from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • The various lands and waters surrounding the North Pole and the South Pole, known respectively as the North Polar Region and the South Polar Region.


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  • The role of the Polar Regions as a driver of ocean circulation (see Box 6.42) is of enormous significance, because of their influence on global climate regimes.

    Global Environment Outlook (GEO-4)~ Chapter 6

  • Box 6.40 Global-scale ecosystem services provided by the Polar Regions [546]

    Global Environment Outlook (GEO-4)~ Chapter 6

  • Four of the regions identified climate change as a key priority issue (Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, North America, and the Polar Regions).

    Global Environment Outlook (GEO-4)~ Chapter 6

  • The Polar Regions influence major environmental processes, and have direct impacts on global biodiversity and human well-being.

    Global Environment Outlook (GEO-4)~ Chapter 6

  • There are many ways in which the major changes observed and projected for the Polar Regions influence the environment, the economy and human well-being around the globe.

    Global Environment Outlook (GEO-4)~ Chapter 6

  • As pointed out by the Polar Regions, a very important lesson learned is that there is a long lag time between dealing with complex global environmental issues and seeing improvements, as is the case with climate change.

    Global Environment Outlook (GEO-4)~ Chapter 6

  • America, the Polar Regions, and back to England is derived from the seventh edition of 1793, which has a new sub-title: -- "Gulliver reviv'd, or the Vice of Lying properly exposed."

    The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen

  • Demand is such for this all-inclusive luxury expedition product that guests are booking far in advance to secure their place on the fascinating voyages that take in both Polar Regions, as well as enticing destinations in Central and South America, Great Britain, Ireland and

  • The rise will be more substantial in certain areas-particularly in the Polar Regions and over almost all land. Stories

  • Think deserts, the Polar Regions and the middle of the oceans.

    CRN Australia - News -


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