Climate Change and Sea Level Rises


The link below is to an article that looks at the impact of global warming on island nations around the world.

For more visit:
http://www.businessinsider.com/islands-threatened-by-climate-change-2012-10

Article: Pumice Island in Pacific


The link below is to an article concerning a massive floating island of Pumice in the Pacific Ocean. Photos are included in the article.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0810-pumice-island.html

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/

Climate Change: Tuvalu


The link below is to an article that looks at the impact of climate change and rising sea levels on the country/island of Tuvalu.

For more visit:
http://www.bikyamasr.com/73352/un-urges-intl-community-not-to-turn-its-back-on-tuvalu-over-climate-change-2/

Article: Wildlife – The Three-Toed Pygmy Sloth


Less Than 100 Animals Remain

The following link is to an article reporting on the endangered Three-Toed Pygmy Sloth. Less than 100 of these animals now remain in the wild on the uninhabited Escudo Island off Panama.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0523-hance-pygmy-sloths.html

Philippines: Two New Frog Species Discovered


The following link is to an article on the Philippine island of Leyte, where two new species of frogs have been discovered. The article also reports on the rediscovery of the Dinagat Bushy-Tailed Cloud Rat on the island of Dinagat.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0419-hance_newfrogs_leyte.html

Article: Purple Crab Discovered in the Philippines


The following link is to an article reporting on the discovery of a new purple coloured crab in the Philippine island of Palawan.

For more, visit:
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/04/pictures/120418-new-crabs-purple-philippines-animals-science/

Kiribati: Climate Change to Bring Abandonment and Relocation of Country and Nation


The link below is to an article reporting on the cost of climate change to the island nation of Kiribati. Rising sea levels will lead to the country being abandoned and the nation relocated.

For more visit:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/australiaandthepacific/kiribati/9127576/Entire-nation-of-Kiribati-to-be-relocated-over-rising-sea-level-threat.html