Sleigh Bells and Seaweed

Christmas came and went – and so did the cookies you left for Santa! But what do reindeer eat offseason? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Climate change in the far north freezes Rudolph’s favorite plants. It also melts sea-ice bridges, preventing reindeer from foraging

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Dam-ming Evidence

Beaver biting a piece of wood

  Does the Arctic have a…GNAWING problem? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Shorts and sandals in the Arctic? It’s getting warm up there! And like many humans, some animals love the warmer climates. Melting ice means summer homes on the tundra! But is there

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Baby Spider Boom

A handful of baby spiders crawling on a web

  Stop and smell the…SPIDERS?! This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Sunny spring days mean it’s mating season in the Arctic! BUT these warm days are arriving earlier each year. What does this mean for creepy-crawling wolf spider moms-to-be? Ask Toke Høye and colleagues from

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Sleigh Bells and Seaweed

Christmas came and went – and so did the cookies you left for Santa! But what do reindeer eat off season? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Climate change in the far north freezes Rudolph’s favorite plants. It also melts sea-ice bridges, preventing reindeer from

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Frozen Fish Sticks

By: Racine Rangel Jump on in – the subzero Arctic water is fine! This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science and a chilling case. What’s it like to live in the coldest location on the planet? Polar ice caps, bitter snow storms, and below freezing temperatures.

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