Species: 2011 – Massive Number of Newly Discovered Species


The number of new species discovered in 2011 was massive. The following article provides a very interesting report on 2011 and the number of new discoveries made.

For more visit:
http://www.treehugger.com/natural-sciences/inventory-lists-19232-newly-discovered-species-during-latest-count.html

131 Years of Climate Change


The following link is to an article concerning a video produced by NASA relating to climate change over the last 131 years – well worth a look.

For more visit:
http://www.climatecentral.org/videos/web_features/nasa-finds-2011-ninth-warmest-year-on-record/

Artic: Massive Rise in Freshwater


The amount of freshwater in the Artic is growing. The following article reports on the issue and what is happening in the far north of the globe.

For more visit:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-16657122