Arctic Fox

Arctic Fox The arctic fox survives cold temperatures as low as –58°F in the Arctic.  Their staple food is lemmings but they are not too picky and will eat whatever is available.  This video shows how the arctic fox jumps up and dives head first into the snow looking for lemmings.  Looks painful but it does …

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Climate Change Australia

We should take care of our planet and children too. Healthy families will think healthy. We should take care of our planet and children too. Healthy families will think healthy. Tall people and small people eat the same amount of food.:) Drug The Sceptics! Make Children Shorter! https://www.youtube.com/embed/KzBVtmyN6_Y?version=3&rel=0&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=0&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent By Andrew Bolt ~ Meet the global …

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NRA has nuke plant volcano checklist, but experts point to eruptions’ unpredictability — nuclear-news

When it comes to volcanic threats to nuclear power stations, the Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) requires utilities to do a lot of digging. The NRA demands that utilities evaluate the potential risks presented by any volcanoes within 160 kilometers of a given plant. That evaluation begins with a look through the written record for any […] …

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Scientists Urge Endangered Listing for Cheetahs — Nat Geo Education Blog

WORLD Researchers are supporting a call to list the cheetah as “Endangered” on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List. (National Geographic) Familiarize your students with endangered species using our encyclopedia entry and reference resource. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers Toolkit. Discussion Ideas Scientists …

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New regulations set to cost Alberta’s large carbon emitters upwards of $1.2 billion a year — Financial Post

CALGARY — Large carbon emitters in Alberta are expected to pay upwards of $1.2 billion a year in levies by 2020 under updated regulations announced Wednesday. The government, however, said its plan includes a phase-in period and significant funding assistance to make it easier for industry to adapt to the new regime, while offsets and… via …

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The Secret Lives of Plants

Scientists plan to develop a three-dimensional map of Earth's vegetation. By knowing the extent of forests from existing maps, as well as the heights of the canopy from the new instruments, researchers will then be able to estimate how much plant matter -- and therefore how much carbon -- is present. As trees grow, they …

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