Japan: Japanese River Otter Declared Extinct


The link below is to an article reporting on the official extinction of the Japanese River Otter.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0828-hance-japanese-river-otter.html

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Arctic: Record Ice Melt This Year


The link below is to an article reporting on the record low amount of ice in the Arctic this year.

For more visit:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/special/nation/low-point-for-arctic-sea-ice/

Palau: Climate Change Impact


The link below is to an article that reports on climate change and its impact on the island state of Palau.

For more visit:
http://grist.org/climate-energy/paradise-lost-in-palau-island-nation-fights-back-against-climate-change/

Article: The End of Climate Change Denial?


The link below is to an article by David Suzuki which looks at the end of climate change denial – is denial on the way out?

For more visit:
http://www.thewesternstar.com/Arts-Life/Environment/2012-08-25/article-3060576/Climate-change-deniers-are-almost-extinct/1

Article: Newly Discovered Species that are Less than Pleasant


The link below is to an article that looks at five newly discovered species that you really don’t want to meet too closely.

For more visit:
http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/139291

Article: Nature Reserves in Climate Change Era


The link below is to an article that looks at the place of nature reserves in the world of climate change.

For more visit:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2012/aug/24/blakeney-point-coastal-nature-reserve-centenary