Polar Regions Not So Bare – Rich in Species

February 17, 2009 / No Comments

A marine census has documented 7,500 species in the Antarctic and 5,500 in the Arctic. Several hundred species are even new to science. "The textbooks have said there is less diversity at the poles than the tropics, but we found astonishing richness of marine life in the Antarctic and Arctic oceans," says a researcher from the Australian Antarctic Division. "We are ...

Lifejackets to Rescue the Polar Bears from melting ice!

November 19, 2008 / No Comments

There is absolutely no doubt that carbon emissions caused by excessive use of fossil fuel and our callous cutting of trees have caused global warming to creep up to such dangerous levels that it is causing a serious threat to the polar ice caps and all the animals that reside in the cold paradise. Polar Bears have been stranded on melting ...