If you’ve been watching the news lately, you can’t have missed the terrible succession of devastating hurricanes that have hit the American continent with such an unexpected violence.
These phenomena are very common under tropical climate, but their intensity and their potential power of destruction have increased over the past century and specialists world-wide agree that they are just another consequence of global warming.
The Arctic Circle is in danger too. The ice is melting fast and wildlife is slowly disappearing.
Click on the photos to discover more about the Arctic fauna and flora:
Visit the WWF website here for Fast Facts about the size, population, geography and temperatures of the Arctic Circle, a full documentation about Arctic wildlife and how to protect this very fragile area of our planet.
And even worse ! Watch the video and read the articles below !
As you can see, permafrost is slowly thawing in some countries such as the USA, Canada, Scotland or even Russia.
Scientists are seriously worried about it because they think thawing could contribute as much as 1.7 degrees Fahrenheit to the planet’s temperature ! Read more here !
Or get some more information on permafrost thaw here !: “The researchers estimated that about four million square kilometres of land – an area larger than India – will melt for every degree of global warming.” The Independent
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