Beating the Heat

Williams, Steve; Kershaw, Peter; Dyer, Lee; Thomas, Rob
November 2006
Earthwatch Institute Journal;Nov2006, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p20
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.


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