Fiji: Village Relocated Because of Climate Change


The link below is to an article reporting on the relocation of the village of Vunidogoloa in Fiji because of rising sea levels.

For more visit:
http://www.salon.com/2012/09/19/first_village_relocated_due_to_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: Acid Levels Threaten Coral Reefs Worldwide


The link below is to an article that reports on the threat posed to coral reefs around the world by rising ocean acid levels.

For more visit:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2012/jul/09/acid-threat-coral-reef

Antarctica: Ice Melt is Alarming


The link below is to an article reporting on the effects of climate change in Antarctica, with the Filchner-Ronne Ice Shelf almost certainly doomed and a catastrophic ice melt in consequence of its disappearance.

For more visit:
http://www.sciencenews.org/view/generic/id/340580/title/Big_Antarctic_ice_sheet_appears_doomed

Australia: Climate Change a Major Threat to Kakadu National Park


If climate change continues and reaches the levels predicted there will ba a major impact on coastal areas of Australia. This will therefore mean major problems for Australia’s Kakadu National Park.

For more visit:
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/nation/kakadu-treasures-at-mercy-of-climate-change-floods/story-e6frg6nf-1226068252620

 

ANTARCTICA IN CLIMATE CHANGE CHAOS


News from the Antarctic suggests global warming may be accelerating, with the Wilkins Ice Shelf breaking free from the Antarctica. There are fears that as the ice shelf continues to break up and melt, sea levels may rise.

See further reports below: