Climate change

China has lost its Yangtze river dolphin.  Climate change is coming for other species next |  CNN

China has lost its Yangtze river dolphin. Climate change is coming for other species next | CNN

CNN — They called her the “Goddess of the Yangtze” – a creature so rare that she was believed to bring fortune and protection to local fishermen and anyone lucky enough to spot her. But overfishing and human activity have driven it to the brink of extinction and it hasn’t been seen in decades. “The …

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Antarctica's "doomsday glacier" could raise global sea levels by 10 feet.  Scientists say it "holds today by its fingernails".

Antarctica’s “doomsday glacier” could raise global sea levels by 10 feet. Scientists say it “holds today by its fingernails”.

The loss of a glacier the size of florida in Antarctica could wreak havoc around the world as scientists expect it to raise sea levels by up to 10 feet. It is already melting at a rapid rate – and scientists say its collapse is only likely to accelerate rapidly in the years to come. …

Antarctica’s “doomsday glacier” could raise global sea levels by 10 feet. Scientists say it “holds today by its fingernails”. Read More »