School of Life Sciences | Ask A Biologist

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.

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Biologists study everything from tiny organisms to whole ecosystems. Let's take a closer look at what biologists do and how you can become a biologist.

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