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  1. News - World - NATURE

    Joy and concern as snowy owls arrive in Vancouver

    Posted Jan 20th 2013, 12:00am by Ian Young

    ... Ian Young in Vancouver Arctic raptors appearing in Vancouver a bird watchers’ delight, but a worry for experts puzzled by their unusual arrival in large numbers Joy and concern as snowy owls fly in Snowy owls, a symbol of the Arctic tundra, are flocking to the outskirts of temperate Vancouver, thrilling birdwatchers with their rare presence but worrying bird welfare experts. ...

  2. News - World - NATURE

    What polar bear’s diet may tell us about how our bodies can handle fat

    Posted May 09th 2014, 09:41pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Scientists show genetic changes have allowed Arctic predator to be both obese and healthy What polar bear's diet may tell us about handling fat When ... to survive in the Arctic, the scientists said. And it all happened within the last 500,000 years, after the polar bear split from its cousin, the brown bear, according to research that compared ...

  3. News - World - NATURE

    Shrinking sea ice forces walruses to crowd onto remote Alaskan beach

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... unable to find sea ice over shallow Arctic Ocean water have come ashore on Alaska's northwest coast. Scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) on Friday ... been coming ashore since mid-September. The large herd was spotted during the administration's annual arctic marine mammal aerial survey, an effort conducted with the Bureau of Ocean ...

  4. News - World - NATURE

    Too much sun exposure is bad for whales, too, says study

    Posted Sep 05th 2013, 12:00am by MCT

    ... the backs of 106 blue whales, 23 sperm whales and 55 fin whales during their annual migration from the Arctic Ocean to the Gulf of California. In all three species, the number of cells that produce ...

  5. News - China - NATURE

    Ex-HK banker Yann Muzika tells of challenge photographing rare finch

    Posted Oct 30th 2012, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... polar bears hunting and eating seals last year in Svalbard, an archipelago in the Arctic, the bloody scene reminded him that it wasn't that long ago when his ancestors were living through ...

  6. Lifestyle - Technology - NATURE

    Have bird brains mastered art of quantum physics?

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Martin Williams

    ... of the natural world. It has evolved in response to the great rewards of being able to exploit food in a place like Arctic tundra, while also fleeing winter conditions that make life impossible for many ...



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