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    Zoya Salahuddin What is the Arctic? The Arctic is an exciting place full of animals and people. There are many types of animals that have their own habitat and it isn’t all frozen. The animals vary in size and characteristics. The Arctic has eight nations within it. They are Canada‚ Denmark (Greenland)‚ Finland‚ Iceland‚ Norway‚ Russia‚ Sweden and the United States. It is an area with 2 million people in it and over 50 languages. One reason that it is a very important area is because of how

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    The Arctic Circle is located at a latitude of 66 degrees 33 feet 39 inches North. The problem with this statement is the actual latitude of the Arctic Circle is continuously changing due to the tilt of the Earth. It is important to maximize your sample size when developing a predictive model like the height and shoe length model we explored in the Experimental Laboratory 1. What is the purpose of a large sample size? A large sample size provides the scientist with a more accurate representation

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    Countries began making more and more claims on the Arctic over time. Denmark‚ Canada‚ and Russia have especially become involved. On November 16‚ 2004‚ Denmark ratified UNCLOS. Greenland has land in the Arctic Ocean and is part of Denmark‚ which has led Denmark to make a lot of claims. Since 2004‚ Denmark has claimed over five areas of the Arctic. On December 15‚ 2014 it claimed 900‚000 square miles there. Denmark has also become involved in claims for Hans Island and the Lomonosov Ridge. If Denmark

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    and begin to extract what ever they can be balance can be tipped‚ resulting in pollution and destruction of the environment. Climate. The Artic The Arctic Circle Ditions enclose roughly the same territory‚ which is somewhat larger than the region bounded by the Arctic Circle‚ and will be used as the basis for this article.The largest Arctic ... winters much longer than the Summer. In the winter the sun never rises and in the summer it never sets. The average temperature for the Artic is zero

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    Biology 2013 Spring Semester Project Name ____________________________ Date ______________ Per ___________ Article Question and Essay Packet 1) SEA OF DEBRIS a. What is causing the sea of debris? b. How much debris is produced every day from the Los Angeles area alone? c. What percent of the world’s oceans are covered with debris? d. What is the impact of this debris on wildlife? On habitat? e. What can be done about it? Vocabulary: Monofilament line

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    Oil Drilling in the Arctic

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    The Coastal Plain of the Arctic Refuge is one of America’s last great wilderness areas. It is home to many animals such as polar bears‚ wolves‚ and grizzly bears‚ caribou herds‚ snow geese‚ musk oxen‚ and dozens of other species. If your oil companies keep drilling in the Arctic‚ most of these beautiful creatures will die‚ and some will become extinct. The Coastal Plain is home to these animals. Annually‚ a herd of 129‚000 caribou gather on the Coastal Plain to bear and nurse their young. Polar

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    footprint on the Arctic Fox Michael Mays Biology 102 April 28‚ 2011 I wanted to do my research on an animal that was not all that common. We hear all the time about if we don’t stop doing this or this then there won’t be any more Polar Bears‚ etc. But there are so many other species out there that we never hear about that really might have a bigger impact on humans if they become extinct. So that is why I choose to do my project over Arctic Foxes. Slide MM #2 The Arctic Fox (Alopex lagopus)

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    Article Rebuttal: BBC News “Arctic Summers Ice Free By 2013” Article Rebuttal: BBC News “Arctic Summers Ice Free By 2013” The British Broadcasting Corporation‚ better known as BBC‚ has a business division devoted to gathering and broadcasting current events. Since 1934 BBC News has been independently reporting the news from around the world (Crisell‚ 1997). BBC

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    ecosystems. The marine environment has been threatened by climate change. Glaciers‚ ice caps‚ and the sea ice cover area have been decreasing due to the global warming. Since 1920‚ primarily due to the climate change‚ glaciers and ice caps across the Arctic have shown shrunk lessens in volume and glacier fronts‚ leading to the rise of sea lever (Prowse et. al‚ 2009a‚ p.277). Moreover‚ the annual averaged area of sea ice in Northern Canada has decreased by 7.4% from 1978 to 2003 (Prowse et. al‚ 2009a

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    Task 1 Can polar bears and people coexist? Polar bears are the largest land predator on earth today. They live in the Arctic area‚ surrounded by the northern nations like Norway‚ Greenland and Canada. The effects of global warming have caused the temperatures to rise‚ which have led the Arctic ice to melt. Because the polar bears’ territory is shrinking‚ they are forced to hunt further inland. They usually hunt on the sea ice‚ but they cannot do that now. A polar bear can starve for months‚ but

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    ecosystems: the arctic tundra and the alpine tundra. The tundra biome has several unique characteristics. The climate is very cold there is little diversity‚ and a "short season of growth and reproduction occurs" (1). The Finnish word tunturia‚ which means treeless plain‚ was the inspiration for the words tundra (4). The formation‚ plants‚ and animals that are associated with this biome have several attributes that make them remarkable‚ and this biome is also effected by human actions. The arctic tundra

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    Portfolio Assignment SUS1501 – Sustainability and Greed Student Name: Shitlhangu Mercy Tsakani Student Number: 40525007 Date: 2014.05.06 Teaching Assistant Name: S GEORGE Declaration: By submitting this portfolio‚ I implicitly declare that this is my own work except for the “Introduction” which was kindly written for me by my lecturer. Introduction My aim in compiling this portfolio was to reflect on the things that have struck me throughout this crazy module. My starting

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    The Arctic Fox By Rebekah Mackinnon‚ Grade 3 Project due‚ January 23‚ 2013 The Arctic Fox is a cute ball of white fluff. They are the size of a cat. They have short ears and legs; they have

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    Climate change in Russia’s Arctic tundra 1. Key words Fill the gaps in the sentences using these key words from the text. Tundra‚ permafrost‚ swamp‚ wilderness‚ landslide‚ Catastrophic‚ indigenous‚ itinerant‚ unmistakeable‚ impenetrable 1. The _______________ people of a particular place have lived there for a very long time before other people came to live there. 2. A _______________ situation or event causes a lot of damage or makes a lot of people suffer. 3. A _______________ is

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    Trees at the Arctic Circle. In the poem “Trees at the Arctic circle”‚ the author Al Purdy provides a description of dwarf plants that manage to grow above the tree line on Baffin Island‚ a Canadian territory. The topics of this poem are very mundane as he uses different types of trees to illustrate truths about the human condition‚ and in particular about life in the Arctic. However‚ Purdy ’s true goal is to remind the reader that humans are judgmental creatures and that it is only once you

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    This report studies secondary research to discover the effects of global warming and the consequences it has on sea levels‚ ice melting and the polar bear. Websites researched were NASA‚ ICUN‚ National Geographic‚ BBC News‚ The Independent‚ IPCC‚ Arctic Council‚ National Resources Defense Council‚ UN News and D.V.D. called ‘An Inconvenient‚’ truth. Evidence researched supports the conclusion that scientists believe global temperatures have been rising and that human activity is a significant contributing

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    Committee: Disarmament and Social Council Topic: Prevention of building up of conflict in the arctic region Country: Federal Republic of Austria School: Step by Step International School‚ Jaipur. As the temperature of the Earth rises quite quickly‚ so does the speed at which this storehouse of minerals‚ oils‚ and potential source of energy thaws: The Arctic. The USGS found that the region has an estimated 90 billion barrels of undiscovered‚ technically recoverable oil‚ 1‚670 trillion cubic feet

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    09/30/2012 Jocelyn Henson Climate Change Effects on Artic Polar Bears Climate warming and ecological changes have caused a significant threat to the declining population of polar bears in the Arctic which is affecting human habitats Polar bears‚ the largest of the terrestrial carnivores‚ live on the Arctic ice for the majority of the year. The icy habitat allows polar bears to hunt for their primary prey - seals. The powerful species’s survival completely depends on their ability to use ice for

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    They have seen the season grow by more than ten days per decade which is among the highest rates in the Arctic (Spotts 2). Residents who have lived near the area for their whole lives notice the changes. They call it the “furry invasion‚” (Usha 2). Since polar bears mainly hunt during the winter months they are losing time for their preparation for their fasting

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    To what extent should Canada protect its Arctic Sovereignty? Canadian Arctic Sovereignty is currently a pressing issue has raised many questions about who owns and who has control over the Arctic and its precious resources. The posing question is; to what extent should Canada protect its Arctic Sovereignty? There are many reasons why Canada must go forward in defending and protecting the Arctic to a moderate extent even though it will be a challenging mission considering that the Canadian military

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