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Time is Ticking for the Tundra

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More than ice and snow, the tundra is a diverse biome playing an essential role for the planet. Now, it’s thawing fast — and that’s a problem.

Even the coldest (and seemingly uninhabitable) places on our FROZEN PLANET support life. The tundra is a great example of this — nearly 2,000 species of plants and over 50 species of animals compose the BIODIVERSITY of tundra ecosystems, one of Earth’s real-life winter wonderlands. Here’s what you need to know about this frigid paradise — which is rapidly unfreezing before our eyes.

The Tundra, Explained

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