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Arctic

Arctic Pertaining to, or situated under, the northern constellation called the Bear; northern; frigid; as, the arctic pole,... Read More

Habitat

Habitat Definition Habitat refers to the place or the location where an organism (or a biological population) lives,... Read More

Nearctic realm

Definition noun A biogeographic realm that covers most of North America, including Greenland, Central Florida, and the... Read More

Biome

Biome Definition What are biomes? There is no universal definition of biomes. But biome definition in biology of different... Read More

Bioinquiry: Making Connections in Biology, 3rd Edition by N.L. Pruitt & L.S. Underwood

Bioinquiry: Making Connections in Biology, 3rd Edition       ... Read More

Ammonites and the Other Cephalopods of the Pierre Seaway: Identification Guide (Fossils & Dinosaurs)

Ammonites and the Other Cephalopods of the Pierre Seaway: Identification Guide ... Read More

Chlorophyta

Chlorophyta is a taxonomic group (a phylum) comprised of green algae that live in marine habitats. Some of them are found in... Read More

Psychrophile

Definition noun, plural: psychrophiles An organism that thrives in cold temperatures, i.e. ranging from −20 °C to +10... Read More

White-out syndrome

white-out syndrome (Science: syndrome) A psychosis which occurs in arctic explorers or others similarly exposed to the... Read More

Biosphere

What is biosphere? The biosphere is that part of the Earth where living things thrive and live. It is the portion of the... Read More

Bib

Bib 1. A small piece of cloth worn by children over the breast, to protect the clothes. 2. (Science: zoology) An arctic fish... Read More

Ulula

ulula (Science: zoology) A genus of owls including the great gray owl (Ulula cinerea) of arctic America, and other similar... Read More

Convergent evolution

Convergent evolution definition What is convergent evolution? Convergent evolution is a concept in evolutionary biology... Read More

Dominant

Dominant Definition The word dominant or dominant trait is commonly used in biology. The general meaning of dominant is to... Read More

Vascular plants

Definition of Vascular plants The term 'vascular' is derived from the Latin word vāsculum, vās, meaning "a container and... Read More

Freezing Point: Cold As a Matter of Life and Death by L. Kavaler

Freezing Point: Cold As a Matter of Life and Death      ... Read More

Latitudes

Latitude 1. Extent from side to side, or distance sidewise from a given point or line; breadth; width. Provided the length... Read More

Snail

snail 1. (Science: zoology) Any one of numerous species of terrestrial air-breathing gastropods belonging to the genus helix... Read More

Latitude

Latitude 1. Extent from side to side, or distance sidewise from a given point or line; breadth; width. Provided the length... Read More

Ocean

ocean The great body of salt water that covers mores than two thirds of the surface of the earth, any of its five principal... Read More

Bears

Bears Definition Bears are mammals belonging to the family Ursidae. They typically have massive bodies, coarse heavy fur,... Read More

Land

Land 1. To set or put on shore from a ship or other water craft; to disembark; to debark. I 'll undertake top land them on... Read More

How Humans Have Disrupted The Nitrogen Cycle

June 5, 2009 — More and more, scientists are getting a better grip on the nitrogen cycle. They are learning about sources... Read More

The Two-Mile Time Machine: Ice Cores, Abrupt Climate Change, and Our Future

The Two-Mile Time Machine: Ice Cores, Abrupt Climate Change, and Our Future ... Read More

The World Without Us

The World Without Us     AUTHORS:  ... Read More