How is a cold environment interdependent?
Interdependence is essential for survival in cold environments. Examples of interdependence in cold environments include:
- complex food webs are good examples of interdependence in cold environments.
- indigenous people rely on whales and seals for clothing, food and heating. Fish are a staple part of the diet of indigenous people.
- plants form dense cushions on the ground to protect them from wind and retain moisture and heat.
- moss is used for shelter and to provide warmth by Arctic birds.
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