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How They Keep Warm: Arctic Fox

There’s one thing that’s certain about arctic foxes, they’re friggin’ adorable. These animated little tufts of fluff are generally found in the Arctic regions of the Northern Hemisphere, are almost immediately differentiable from other types of fox due to their… Continue reading →

Endurance Fabric in coldstore clothing increases efficiency.

Why should you worry about longevity When it comes to coldstore workwear, longevity = efficiency. Specialist and certified clothing should be durable and it should be cared for to ensure that it lasts as long as possible. This is for… Continue reading →

Net Fishing Beneath the Ice

In the winter months, when the sea and lakes are frozen over with a thick layer of ice, fishermen need to think a little outside the box for their fishing techniques. One way that fish can be caught from under the… Continue reading →

Tackling Water Shortages with Artificial Glaciers

In areas of the world where rainfall, and water supplies in general, turn scarce during the spring and summer months, local communities depend upon less-conventional sources such as glacial melt waters for their very survival. One such place is Ladakh,… Continue reading →

Vase Breath: Visualise Flames to Warm the Soul

Have you ever been told to “think warm thoughts” after complaining about the cold? Scoff-worthy advice, I’d say. However, there is some merit to this line of thought. After all, it is possible to change your perception of body temperature despite being… Continue reading →

4 Essential Accessories for Cold Storage Work

When you start working in cold storage the first, most obvious considerations are clothing and safety gear. Coats, coveralls, boots, gloves, hi-viz vests and hard hats are your top priorities, but is there anything you can do beyond that to… Continue reading →

How They Keep Warm – Narwhal

Narwhals are, in every respect, utterly bizarre. They were the source of seaborne legends for centuries, as sightings of them were taken to be close encounters with sea monsters, and their long tusks were often sold as unicorn horns by… Continue reading →

Defining a Polar Climate

When referring to a polar climate people naturally think of the North and South Poles, but the true definition is a lot more complicated than simply saying ‘it’s at the poles’. In fact, the Arctic and Antarctica are defined as… Continue reading →

How Temperature Affects our Sense of Smell

Scent plays an important role in our lives. A distinctive smell can promote happiness, inspire our imaginations and bring memories to the forefront of our minds. With that in mind, the mechanisms behind our sense of smell can be both… Continue reading →

Insulation in Space – How do Astronauts Keep Warm?

Space suits have to be designed to cope with extreme temperatures. Depending on the position of the sun, temperatures can plunge to -233°C (-387°F) or soar to reach around 135°C (275°F), so the suit needs to be very well insulated… Continue reading →

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