Climate Change - it's visible effects

We are now beginning to see the effects of climate change in all parts of the world.
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Thanks To Climate Change, Canada Jays May Eat Freezer-Burned Food All Winter
Thanks To Climate Change, Canada Jays May Eat Freezer-Burned Food All Winter
a small turtle is standing on its hind legs
National Geographic
Joel Sartore photographed this bog turtle as part of the Photo Ark project, which aims to document all of the world’s 12,000 captive species. (Watch a video about the Photo Ark.)Bog turtles’ wetlands habitat is threatened by extreme weather connected to climate change.
an island in the middle of the ocean with lots of water and land around it
'One day we'll disappear': Tuvalu's sinking islands | Eleanor Ainge Roy
'One day we'll disappear': Tuvalu's sinking islands | Eleanor Ainge Roy | Global development | The Guardian Rising seas are on the verge of swallowing two of the tiny archipelago’s nine islands, and the encroaching waves haunt locals’ dreams
a polar bear is walking in the water near some rocks and seaweed on the shore
National Geographic Your Shot
A Polar Bear walks up the shore of Hudson Bay, waiting for the ice to freeze. As climate change causes the sea ice to freeze later and melt earlier, the world's largest land carnivore has a smaller window within which to hunt seal, it's natural diet--and it gets shorter every year. What will happen to the great ice bear in ten or fifteen years? Will it be extinct, or will it thrive? Only our actions will determine this. For more wildlife photos, follow me on Instagram, @noelguevaraphotoWHAT
an aerial view of a large lake surrounded by land and water in the middle of nowhere
This is an aerial shot of the Menindee Lakes, South Australia, where water is looking very scarce indeed. 👎 📷: Farmer from Down Under
March Arctic sea ice extent was yet again well below average. The Danish Meteorological Institute's Ruth Mottram, a climate scientist and glaciologist working on Greenland and the Arctic, shared this graphic adapted from Zack Labe. It shows the long-term climate change trend.
March Arctic sea ice extent was yet again well below average. The Danish Meteorological Institute's Ruth Mottram, a climate scientist and glaciologist working on Greenland and the Arctic, shared this graphic adapted from Zack Labe. It shows the long-term climate change trend.
'Falling out of trees': dozens of dead possums blamed on extreme heat stress | Environment | The Guardian More than 100 dead and injured ringtail possums have been found by wildlife rescuers along a single stretch of beach in Victoria in what ecologists say is becoming an annual occurrence due to extreme heat. Victoria, Action, Coal Plant, Moth Species, Possum, Heat Stress, Climate Change Effects
'Falling out of trees': dozens of dead possums blamed on extreme heat stress
'Falling out of trees': dozens of dead possums blamed on extreme heat stress | Environment | The Guardian More than 100 dead and injured ringtail possums have been found by wildlife rescuers along a single stretch of beach in Victoria in what ecologists say is becoming an annual occurrence due to extreme heat.
the sun shines through the branches of seaweed in this underwater photo taken from below
Heatwaves sweeping oceans ‘like wildfires’, scientists reveal
Heatwaves sweeping oceans ‘like wildfires’, scientists reveal | Environment | The Guardian The number of heatwaves affecting the planet’s oceans has increased sharply, scientists have revealed, killing swathes of sea-life like “wildfires that take out huge areas of forest”.
a group of people riding on top of a boat in the ocean surrounded by fish
Earth’s fish are disappearing because of climate change, study says | CNN
Fishermen gather to harvest fish in Hangzhou in eastern China. Fishermen gather to harvest fish in Hangzhou in eastern China. (CNN)Climate change is endangering fish worldwide, shrinking populations by up to 35% in coastal regions near China and Japan, scientists say.
the inside of a tree trunk that has been carved into it's sides and is covered in wood chips
Bogong moth decline could have catastrophic effects in the Australian Alps
Moths in cave
there is a fire in the middle of an open field with rocks and dirt around it
The ground is on fire at this NT cattle station and no-one can put it out
Fire at Mount Denison Station "This is a unique example of enriched organic matter in the desert because of the high concentration of animals, being pulverised by their hooves, heated up by a heatwave, moistened by a lot of urine, plus bacteria, and then the wind came and triggered a little ground fire — very interesting."
a group of meerkats are sitting on the ground in their enclosure at the zoo
Drier summers and colder winters are projected to kill off the meerkats
The global meerkat population hangs in the balance, with a new scientific model giving them about 50 years before its stares down the gauntlet of extinction.
two hands reaching for potatoes on a blue tablecloth covered in rows of potato heads
This spud's for you: A breeding revolution could unleash the potential of potato
Researchers fear that gene pool may not be deep enough to adapt the potato to future climates or enable other improvements. Wild potatoes, however, hold valuable, untapped genetic diversity. One trait from those wild plants, "could save our life."
three butterflies sitting on top of white flowers
Plummeting insect numbers 'threaten collapse of nature'
Scarce copper butterflies. The world’s insects are hurtling down the path to extinction, threatening a “catastrophic collapse of nature’s ecosystems”, according to the first global scientific review. More than 40% of insect species are declining and a third are endangered, the analysis found. The rate of extinction is eight times faster than that of mammals, birds and reptiles.
green moss covered ground surrounded by trees and bushes
Cushion plants and ancient King Billy pines in mist, Mt Anne, Southwest National Park. Threatened by the wildfire currently burning at Mt Anne, 2019