RedskyNews Category: Rising Temperatures

Warmer Ocean Water Means Less Oxygen

WASHINGTON – Low-oxygen zones where sea life is threatened or cannot survive are growing as the oceans are heated by global warming, researchers warn. Oxygen-depleted zones in the central and eastern equatorial Atlantic and equatorial Pacific oceans appear to have

Canada’s polar bears in dire straits: WWF

OTTAWA (AFP) – Some of Canada’s polar bear populations risk being wiped out within four decades because of climate change and human activity including hunting, the World Wide Fund For Nature warned Sunday. Canada, whose frozen north is home to

Iceland: life on global warming’s front line

REYKJAVIK (Reuters) – If any country can claim to be pitched on the global warming front line, it may be the North Atlantic island nation of Iceland. On a purely physical level, this land of icecaps and volcanoes and home

Rapidly Melting Mountain Snow and Glaciers bring for water shortages

VIENNA, April 14 (Reuters) – Glaciers and mountain snow are melting earlier in the year than usual, meaning the water has already gone when millions of people need it during the summer when rainfall is lower, scientists warned on Monday.

Warmer seas spell disaster for oceans

HANOI (AFP) – The future food security of millions of people is at risk because over-fishing, climate change and pollution are inflicting massive damage on the world’s oceans, marine scientists warned this week. The two-thirds of the planet covered by