Indigenous people of the Tundra

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Tundra
A climatic and vegetation type found in the most northerly parts of Eurasia and North America. It also occur above the tree line in mountainous areas such as the Alps, Rockies, Andes and Himalayas.
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What is the main difference between mountain and Arctic tundra?
The sun is is higher in the sky in mountain tundra areas, giving warmer conditions, and that permafrost is generally absent from these areas.
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How much of the world does the Tundra occupy?
The tundra occupies 25% of the Earth's surface.
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Sami
A European tribe living in the Tundra.
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Inuit
A North American tribe living in the Tundra.
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How does the Sami tribe survive?
They survive by hunting and fishing. They keep their lifestyle sustainable by relocating their living space by moving with the reindeer,hence not depleting stock levels in a single area.
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How does the Inuit tribe survive?
They hunt seals, narwhal and fish. They keep their lifestyle sustainable by relocating fishing spots every few months to not deplete stock levels in a certain area.
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What is the main difference between mountain and Arctic tundra?

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The sun is is higher in the sky in mountain tundra areas, giving warmer conditions, and that permafrost is generally absent from these areas.

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How much of the world does the Tundra occupy?

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Sami

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Inuit

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