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Unformatted text preview: If so, it should be explained in the article. Otherwise, it seems that parasites are a bigger problem than global warming, especially considering that during the past two summers, when weather has been cooler, numbers haven’t been able to rise. If the moose population is truly being affected by weather, then why haven’t the numbers risen while it’s been cool? The article should spend less time worrying about moose populations elsewhere and more time on explaining how the climate change actually affects the moose population in Minnesota. There are several irrelevant digressions throughout this article as well. Discussing the effects of the declining moose population on the wolves of a small archipelago does not provide a better understanding of the big picture. Before getting into this topic, the author should first provide a better understanding of climate change and the moose population and how they’re connected....
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2012 for the course GEOL 109 taught by Professor Surge during the Fall '08 term at UNC.
- Fall '08