From: The Environment Report
Published December 29, 2008 08:50 AM

Podcast: Rain in Arctic Bad for Reindeer

Reindeer in the arctic could face harder times in the future. Lester Graham reports researchers believe global warming might hurt their chances for survival:

It’s not just reindeer, but caribou, muskox — the hoofed animals in the arctic. They eat lichen and moss when they can find it.

Jaakkoo Putkonen is a researcher at the University of North Dakota. He and his team have studied the arctic herds. He says when it rains in the arctic” it freezes.

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