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    wolverines

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    The wolverine (Gulo gulo) which means glutton is a member of the mustelid’s. Wolverines can be found in remote reaches of Northern boreal forests, the subarctic and the alpine tundra. There are millions of wolverines throughout the world making them least concerned on their conservation status. The biome they live in is the coniferous forest. They choose to live in this biome because of the warm summers and cool winters with adequate rainfall. The wolverine is known to be a powerful, aggressive and

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    The Labrador Wolf is a endangered species. They are very unique animals. This will tell the habitat, species, adaptions, type of offspring, they’re reactions, and they’re way of homeostasis. Labrador Wolves, like all animals, has a habitat. They still inhabit most of Northern Quebec and Labrador.It’s mainly in Northern Quebec, Newfoundland, and Labrador. These areas are very cold but thanks to their thick fur coats it is liveable. They seem to like it very much. They are used to the cold so they

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    are native to the countries that ring the Arctic Circle. These mammals are closely related to brown bears and live on land. There are about thirty thousand polar bears worldwide and the number keeps increasing. Even though the main cause of death for polar bears is manmade pollution, scientists have observed that there are now more than three times as many polar bears in the Arctic than there was in the 1970's. Polar bear are at the top of the Arctic food chain because they play a huge role in

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    Park and Alaska, but they can also be found in Wyoming, Colorado, Idaho and Montana. Some are thought to be in Washington. Grizzly bears live in a variety of environments .All of which includes dense forests, subalpine meadows, open plains and arctic tundra . In the past though, they could be found from Alaska to Mexico, and from California to Ohio. Though Nowadays there are efforts trying to make it so grizzly bears can make a comeback and the wild, and all of their efforts are proving to be

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    Grizzly Bear Analysis

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    The gallery I went to was the G2 Gallery in Venice. The images I chose to analyze were from the National Parks of Alaska and Hawaii Exhibit. This exhibit explored distinct elements of each of these areas. The first image (listed below as 1a) that I selected was “Grizzly Bear” by Carl Battreall, which consisted of a bear trekking through an Alaskan national park during, what seems to be, the beginning of spring. This image was produced to show a bear in an environment that one would not normally

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    Panda Alternate Ending

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    "D-don't panic! It's gonna be fine, lets just set up shop for the night and we can figure things out tomorrow morning." Panda lowered his arm and frowned. "Grizz, how are we going to sleep after all of that." "Cuddle pile?" Grizz smiled and raised his eyebrows. Panda sighed and shook his head. "I think we should try and find town." But Ice Bear was already sitting in the dirt, most likely messing up his pure white coat. Grizz shrugged and sat down as well, forcing Panda to join. The sky was surprisingly

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    Sirmilik National Park

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    Sirmilk National Park is located on the northwest part of Baffin Island, and runs along the northeastern fringe of Labrador and Nunavut. Sirmilk National Park is in the Arctic and Hudson Bay Lowland landform region. Most of the national park is covered by high mountain peaks and glaciers; however there are long flat plains of tundra as well in the park. The park composes of three different areas of land; Bylot Island consists of glaciers, ice fields, and coastal lowlands; Oliver Sound Island consists

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    Kaden Osterhaus English 11 Research Paper Mrs. Ribar 7 November 2016 The Inuit Tribe is Affected By Global Warming There are many people affected by global warming. One of those affected is the Inuit tribe. The Inuits live in the Arctic Region. Global Warming has affected the Inuit tribe greatly. Global warming has affected the inuit tribes ancient rituals by, depleting the food supply that the inuit use to survive and furthermore, ancient hunting rituals have changed and the land that they had

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    Tundra Research Paper

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    Temperature, Carbon Dioxide, Air, Little Rainfall, Poor Soil. Biotic Factors Wildlife in tundra include Snowy Owls, Grayfalcon, Reindeer, Polar Bears, White Foxes, Lemmings, Arctic Hares, Wolverines, Caribou, Migrating Birds, Mosquitoes, Black Flies, Lichen, Flowers, Arctic willow grass, bearberry, Arctic owl, Arctic fox, Arctic

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    Deception Point

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    rare object buried deep beneath the Arctic ice. The finding, a 300 years old meteorite with fossil, is made public during the presidential elections and this is a devastating blow for Senator Sexton who has been criticising NASA for errors throughout the campaign. The president sends Rachel Sexton ,a White House intelligence analyst and daughter to senator Sexton , along with four other ordinary scientists and a team of highly ranked NASA scientists up to the Arctic to verify and confirm the authenticity

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    Sedna

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    punishments for those who disobeyed her commands. Sedna will truly reamin as a magnificent myth in the Inuit culture. Did you know that Sedna lived a happy life before she became married? Sedna was once a young and beautiful woman who lived in the Arctic with her mother and father. Though Sedna was a very beautiful woman she did not enjoy the idea of marriage. Sedna was asked by a young man to marry him. Sedna’s family was so impressed with the young man that she agreed to marry him and to move to

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    struggle are the research, the reward, and the result. One question most people would over look in this situation is where would you start? First things first how is Canada going to lay claim to the fact that any oil they find is rightfully ours if the Arctic is so vast and no real boundaries are drawn. Also don’t think for a second that Canada is the only one up north looking for oil. We have to compete with four other countries; Norway, US, Greenland, and Russia. Russia who has jumped out to an early

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    Contemporary World Geography because the BBC shows the Physical Geography of the Polar Regions and most importantly, it shows the Human Geography of the Arctic Region and Antarctica. As for me, the most important part of the film is about how people of the Arctic and Antarctica survive and adapt to the hostile and extreme weather conditions of the Arctic and Antarctica. The Dolgans and Inuits may not be exposed to modern technology, but with the help of different animals and their teamwork, they are

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    On May 11 of 2015 James Bamford published an article entitled “Frozen Assets.” The article detailed the struggle between various states for the right to tap into the vast natural resources of the Arctic. This power struggle is happening primarily between the five states bordering the Arctic Ocean: Russia, Canada, Denmark, Norway, and the United States of America. This is ongoing struggle has been characterized by what many would call publicity stunts, including the Canadian government declaring

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    Drilling In The Arctic

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    The exploration, drilling, production, and transportation practices applied in the Arctic are basically similar to those applied in another places, but there are some extraordinary difficulties. The permafrost spreads down in the ground for hundreds of meters, but the surface layer melts during summertime. The frozen soil is hard, and can endure almost any weight, but the ground melts if a surface building changes the thermal regime, and the melted soil is often weak and unable to support constructions

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    Preliminaries: If you don’t already know, the Inuits are an indigenous people located in the Arctic; specifically Nunavut, Russia, Alaska, and Greenland. Interestingly, the Inuits have a distinct and unique culture, and partially a resilient one. Now, how might Inuit culture be related to Inuit resilience? Focusing on this question, my report will discuss Inuit culture, history, and resilience. Inuit Culture First of all, this paragraph will go into Inuit culture. Starting off with the Inuit language

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    Essay On Walrus

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    a large flippered mammal. Walrus means gregarious marine animal and is related to eared seals as both animals have two large down-pointing tusks. The walrus’s scientific name is Odobenus rosmarus. The walrus also has mustache. Walruses live in the Arctic. Walruses tusks are very helpful. They can haul big animal bodies out of water (i.e. tooth walking) and they also use their tusks to break holes in the ice. Walruses tusks can grow up to 3 feet for both male and female (National Geographic). The walrus

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    Grizzly Bear Environment

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    The environmental pressure of the Pleistocene ice age caused a fast evolutionary jump from the species of Grizzly bears to Polar bears. The climate an animal lives in plays a large part in the composition of an animal. The availability of prey is one of the most crucial parts of survival. Mutations of species can impact them or die off quicklier. The composition of an animal is based highly off its habitat location. The Grizzly bear’s habitat before the ice age was in a deciduous forest. Grizzly

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    is one too familiar to one of the top artic predators, the polar bear (Ursus maririmus). Many people are aware that due to climate change, polar bears are experiencing extreme habitat loss in the form of melting ice sheets in the polar region. The Arctic is becoming warmer at a high rate, and contractions in the extent of sea ice are currently changing the habitats of marine top-predators dependent on ice (Prop 1). However, what many people don’t know is that the melting

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    Throughout the course of time, the question of ‘Who Owns the Arctic?’ has been one of great international dispute. In short, there isn’t a sole country that claims the Arctic and its resources for itself. The United States, Russia, Norway, Canada, and Denmark, or the five Arctic littoral powers, all own land in the Arctic and the resources that come with it. The Arctic has always been an area of contention, specifically during World War II and the Cold War. Global warming has melted away layers of

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