Scientists bid farewell to Okjökull, the first Icelandic glacier lost to climate change, with a monument that features “A letter to the future”

Scientists bid farewell to Okjökull, the first Icelandic glacier lost to climate change, with a monument that features “A letter to the future”

My wife put “We Still Do. 13 Years” on this letterboard. I added a word when she wasn’t looking. She is posting this version to Facebook as I type this without realizing the change. Wish me luck.

My wife put “We Still Do. 13 Years” on this letterboard. I added a word when she wasn’t looking. She is posting this version to Facebook as I type this without realizing the change. Wish me luck.

Close-up portrait of an Harlequin filefish (Oxymonacanthus longirostris). This species is dependant on Acropora corals for its food which makes it highly vulnerable to extinction with the destruction of coral reefs by pollution and climate change amongst other factors.

Close-up portrait of an Harlequin filefish (Oxymonacanthus longirostris). This species is dependant on Acropora corals for its food which makes it highly vulnerable to extinction with the destruction of coral reefs by pollution and climate change amongst other factors.

For once, it’s not about one animal but several… each of these coral colonies is forming a pretty healthy coral reef. Unfortunately, if we don’t take urgent measures to stop climate change, pollution and other consequences of human activities, these will soon be a blast from the past…

For once, it’s not about one animal but several… each of these coral colonies is forming a pretty healthy coral reef. Unfortunately, if we don’t take urgent measures to stop climate change, pollution and other consequences of human activities, these… Continue Reading

Arctic ringed seals (Pusa hispida hispida) are cold-water specialists that are not yet endangered but will soon become threatened because of the effects of climate change on ocean water temperature, impacting prey availability amongst other factors.

Arctic ringed seals (Pusa hispida hispida) are cold-water specialists that are not yet endangered but will soon become threatened because of the effects of climate change on ocean water temperature, impacting prey availability amongst other factors.

The Fourspot butterflyfish (Chaetodon quadrimaculatus) is a jewel from the Pacific Ocean’s coral reefs. It occurs around islands of the western Pacific Ocean and is easily recognisable with its black back and two white spots on each flanks. It is threatened by the effects of climate change.

The Fourspot butterflyfish (Chaetodon quadrimaculatus) is a jewel from the Pacific Ocean’s coral reefs. It occurs around islands of the western Pacific Ocean and is easily recognisable with its black back and two white spots on each flanks. It is… Continue Reading