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exercising moderation and self-restraint in appetites and behavior

not excessive or extreme in amount, degree, or force

kept within sensible limits

free from extremes in temperature

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(of weather or climate) free from extremes

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not extreme in behavior

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not extreme

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Without some distinct evidence to the contrary, we may at least admit as probable that the glacial action was simultaneous on the eastern and western sides of North America, in the Cordillera under the equator and under the warmer temperate zones, and on both sides of the southern extremity of the continent.
Hence we see that throughout the world, the plants growing on the more lofty mountains, and on the temperate lowlands of the northern and southern hemispheres, are sometimes identically the same; but they are much oftener specifically distinct, though related to each other in a most remarkable manner.
It should be observed that the northern species and forms found in the southern parts of the southern hemisphere, and on the mountain-ranges of the intertropical regions, are not arctic, but belong to the northern temperate zones.
As the cold came slowly on, all the tropical plants and other productions will have retreated from both sides towards the equator, followed in the rear by the temperate productions, and these by the arctic; but with the latter we are not now concerned.
Thus, as I believe, a considerable number of plants, a few terrestrial animals, and some marine productions, migrated during the Glacial period from the northern and southern temperate zones into the intertropical regions, and some even crossed the equator.
I am far from supposing that all difficulties are removed on the view here given in regard to the range and affinities of the allied species which live in the northern and southern temperate zones and on the mountains of the intertropical regions.
Contract notice: Acquisition of aquariums in the redevelopment of the interior spaces temperate pavilion oceanopolis, the ocean discovery park in brest.
26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- International climate change and rainforest experts warned that without drastic and immediate cuts to greenhouse gas emissions and new forest protections, the world's most expansive stretch of temperate rainforests from Alaska to the coast redwoods will experience irreparable losses.
Washington, March 18 ( ANI ): Researchers have shown that global warming of only 2 degree Celsius will be detrimental to crops in temperate and tropical regions, with reduced yields after 2030s.
The standard climate change predictions said that people in the tropics and the sub-tropics would be badly hurt by global warming long before the people living in the temperate zones, farther away from the equator, were feeling much pain at all.
vivax malaria has reemerged in previously malaria-free temperate regions, including Greece, Corsica, the Korean Peninsula, central China, and Australia (1-5).
Many of those which originate in temperate zones are very well suited to smaller gardens, where they can create a most pleasing and architectural effect.
Summary: The month of November will be characterized by temperate weather during day times and temperature tends to be low at nights in the UAE, according to the National Center of Meteorology & Seismology (NCMS).
With regard to power distance, temperate regions showed greater scores than colder-than-temperate and hotter-than-temperate regions.
The study of avian breeding ecology in the Americas has mostly concerned tropical and northern temperate species.