TITLE

Beating the Heat

AUTHOR(S)
Williams, Steve; Kershaw, Peter; Dyer, Lee; Thomas, Rob
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Earthwatch Institute Journal;Nov2006, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the authors' views on researches concerning the effects of global warming on ecosystem. Climate changes in Australia's Wet Tropics World Heritage area has led to crowding of fauna on mountain-tops. Research suggests that accelerated permafrost thawing in the Canadian Arctic is also due to global warming. Climate change may also be responsible for extreme weather such as Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, Louisiana.
ACCESSION #
23191881

 

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