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The Wood Frogs Adaptation

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Henry Fountain. “Why So Cold? Climate Change May Be Part of the Answer.” 3 January 2018. 9 January 2018. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/03/climate/cold-climate-change.html
The relationship between climate change and cold spells is not fully clear. The Arctic is not as cold as it used to be yet North America is still gripping with bitter cold. There are many other factors involved and these might be the cause of the extreme weather patterns being experienced. The influence of a particularly cold spell cannot be directly attributed to climate change mainly because cold snaps have occurred throughout history. There has been a warming trend all year round and this should result in warmer winters. However, the opposite has been occurring with winters becoming colder. The only explanation that scientists have is that cold air moving east and colliding with warm air from the Atlantic Ocean causes a bomb cyclone, which results in the formation of…… [Read More]

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Henry Fountain. “Why So Cold? Climate Change May Be Part of the Answer.” 3 January 2018. 9 January 2018. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/03/climate/cold-climate-change.html

Larson, Don J, et al. \\\\"Wood Frog Adaptations to Overwintering in Alaska: New Limits to Freezing Tolerance.\\\\" Journal of Experimental Biology 217.12 (2014): 2193-200. Print.