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They start with the fact that the Arctic has been warming faster than anywhere else on Earth, so the difference in temperature between the Arctic air mass and the air over the temperate zone has been shrinking.
The wide temperate category that harbors genera that occur in both temperate zones is apparently meaningful only in the chorological approach.
Jim Lycett's exhibition, Temperate Zones, is a landscape portfolio of monochrome prints and runs in the Glass Corridor until August 18.
Beneath gigantic, transparent, golf-ball shaped spheres are different temperate zones housing plants, seeds and an ecosystem for the 21st Century.
For reptiles, particularly those that dwell in temperate zones and are thus exposed to harsh winter conditions, this involves functional knowledge concerning all aspects of their winter dormancy or hibernation.
The pounds 86million multi-environment complex already features two domes - known as biomes - for plant life from humid and temperate zones.
In tropical locations, fish spawn more often than in temperate zones.
In cold and temperate zones, early March is the time to plant asparagus crowns, collards, onion sets, garden peas, radishes, spinach, and turnips.
Research on past climates in the tropics has been much more recent than that carried out for temperate zones.
While some of the plants from cooler temperate climates are "housed" in the Roofless Biome, plants from the humid tropics and warm temperate zones thrive within a series of gigantic greenhouses, designed to capture solar energy during the day and save it in an earthen heat sink to radiate at night.
In 1995, Mander told an interviewer, "A little investigation of traditional native economies shows that people were able to survive in most parts of the world, certainly in the temperate zones, but even in the extreme zones, with very little work, maximum pleasure and fun, and minimum technology.
Temperate zones would shift; farmlands would be hit by drought and new fertile areas would be created.