Great Barrier Reef: World Heritage Committee Concerns


The link below is to an article reporting on concerns for the Great Barrier Reef held by the World Heritage Committee.

For more visit:
http://www.australiangeographic.com.au/journal/great-barrier-reef-in-danger-decision-postponed.htm

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Tundra and Climate Change


The link below is to an article that reports on concerns of carbon stored in the Tundra regions of the north once it thaws with climate change.

For more visit:
http://www.enn.com/climate/article/45987

Asia: Dams to Cause Environmental Disaster – Mekong River


The link below is to an article reporting on the construction of some 78 dams along the Mekong River system in south-east Asia, raising major concerns for the health of the river system and its fish population.

For more visit:
http://www.scidev.net/en/agriculture-and-environment/news/dams-a-potential-catastrophe-for-mekong-fisheries.html

Artic Erosion Becoming a Massive Issue


The following article concerns the alarming rate at which the Artic is eroding thanks to Climate Change. It is a very concerning article.

For more visit:
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/04/110418-arctic-erosion-global-warming-ice-environment/?source=link_tw20110418news-arctic