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adv.1.Toward a pole of the earth.
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To some extent, animals and plants can move polewards to stay in a comfortable temperature zone as temperatures rise globally.
When the polar vortex is weak, more stratospheric wave activities propagate polewards [9] and extreme cold events in the mid- and high latitudes occur more frequently [10].
They found that in the Northern Hemisphere, the storms are moving polewards at a rate of 53 kilometres per decade, and in the Southern Hemisphere, at a rate of 61 kilometres per decade.