In 2015, something strange happened as nearly 90% of saiga antelopes living in central Kazakhstan dropped dead in a matter of three weeks. The mysterious demise of some 200,000 antelopes, which is 62% of the global population of the critically endangered animal, took the world by … [Read more...] about Did global warming kill 200,000 critically endangered saiga antelope in just three weeks?
Animals dying from global warming
SANTA may need extra reindeer to pull his sleigh this year after reports the animals are shrinking.Arctic reindeer are getting smaller and lighter due to the impact of climate change on food supply, say scientists.In the 16 years to 2010 the average weight of an adult animal fell … [Read more...] about Scientists claim global warming is making reindeer smaller and lighter as winter rain ices up their grass
Ninety percent of all the coral reefs in our oceans are set to disappear by 2050 – that is the shocking figure that has led to the launch of a new global initiative to try to save coral reefs. The 50 Reefs campaign brings ocean, climate and marine scientists and … [Read more...] about Scientists plan to save 50 key coral reefs from climate disaster
Scientists confirmed the largest die-off of coral ever recorded in Australia's renowned Great Barrier Reef on Monday, saying 67 percent of shallow-water corals in its northern region have been lost over the past eight to nine months. "Most of the losses in 2016 have … [Read more...] about Largest ever coral die-off confirmed on Great Barrier Reef
With wisps of morning fog drifting across the surface of the Irrsee, ecologist Harald Ficker lowers a thermometer into the deep blue water to measure the Earth's global warming fever. Since the 1970s, the water has warmed about 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) - twice … [Read more...] about Can we save our lakes from global warming?