Earth Hour 2012


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Climate Change: Impacting Mount Everest


The link below is to an article reporting on suggestions that climate change may soon make Mount Everest unclimbable.

For more visit:
http://www.treehugger.com/climate-change/climate-change-could-make-everest-unclimbable-warns-sherpa.html

Climate Change: Bringing on Disasters


The link below is to an article reporting on suggestions that climate change may bring on volcanic eruptions, earthquakes and tsunamis.

For more visit:
http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/climate-change-is-set-to-shake-the-earth-20120228-1tzr2.html

Climate Change: Clouds Closer to Earth


The link below is to an article reporting on research that suggests clouds are now loosing altitude the world over – somewhere in the vicinity of 40m over the past 10 years. A very interesting read.

For more visit:
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-02-25/clouds-dropping-closer-to-earth/3852530

Australia: Queensland – New Sea Snake Species Discovered


The link below is to an article reporting on the discovery of a new species of deadly sea snake. The new species has been called the Rough-Scaled Sea Snake (Hydrophis donaldii).

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0224-new_sea_snake.html

Australia: Tasmania – Tarkine Wilderness


The link below is to an article in the Sydney Morning Herald on the Tarkine Wilderness in Tasmania. It’s well worth a read.

For more visit:
http://www.smh.com.au/travel/activity/great-outdoors/old-growth-new-life-20120223-1tq17.html

Mexico: Did Climate Change Destroy the Mayan Civilization?


The link below is to an article reporting on the theory that climate change may have brought about the end of the Mayan civilization.

For more visit:
http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2012/0224/Climate-change-may-have-caused-Mayan-civilization-s-collapse