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Arctic mammals respond to changing climate

To understand how Arctic species might respond to climate change, researchers dug into how cold-adapted species responded between previous ice ages. Biologists had concluded that as massive ice sheets retreated, temperate species began to take

Dana Kobilinsky

Caribou, muskoxen benefit rare vegetation

Conservation and management of populations of large herbivores like caribou and muskoxen on the Arctic tundra could help maintain rare plant species under climate change. Although it sounds strange, most species of vegetation are actually