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Owls engineered for stealth and silence

Harry Potter's snowy owl Hedwig delivers mail and provides companionship for the famous wizard. A.A. Milne's wise old Owl provides Christopher Robin, Winnie-the-Pooh and friends with wisdom, albeit questionably ...

dateFeb 03, 2014 in General Physics
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Telling changes on the tundra

(Phys.org) -- University of Alberta researchers are part of a groundbreaking, multinational study of the effect of global warming on tundra vegetation in various regions around the world.

dateApr 12, 2012 in Environment
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Snowy owl -- a marine species?

Wildlife satellite studies could lead to a radical re-thinking about how the snowy owl fits into the Northern ecosystem.

dateDec 10, 2008 in
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Will lemmings fall off climate change cliff?

Contrary to popular belief, lemmings do not commit mass suicide by leaping off of cliffs into the sea. In fact, they are quite fond of staying alive. A bigger threat to the rodents is climate change, which ...

dateApr 20, 2007 in
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