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Frozen Life

When you think of the arctic, you might picture mostly empty ice, but the Arctic ecosystem is home to many organisms. Much of this life in the arctic depends on tiny organisms called plankton which make up the base of the food web.

The Interest of Insects

Humans and insects have more in common than you might think. We share a broad range of similarities, covering everything from muscle and nerve structures to the ways our cells communicate.

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