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Building materials may impact Arctic tundra

Virginia Walker (Biology) and her research team have revealed how common additives in building materials (nanoparticles) could possibly disrupt populations of microorganisms found in Arctic soils.

dateJun 18, 2014 in Environment
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Polar bear researchers to try crowdsourcing (Update)

Researchers studying the effects of climate change on polar bears are experimenting with the idea of crowdsourcing data as improving technology allows anybody with an Internet connection to monitor the animals' ...

dateNov 05, 2013 in Ecology
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Caribou the missing piece of arctic warming puzzle

In the first study of its type in Canada, new research has shown caribou have a role to play in climate warming in the arctic. Despite declining herd numbers, caribou grazing is controlling plant growth in ...

dateMay 01, 2013 in Ecology
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