Global Environmental Crisis News

Global warming – 56 million years ago

View of Bighorn Basin in Wyoming, showing the sediments which scientists drill through. Photo courtesy of Phillip Jardine. Sandy, Irene, Katrina... Hurricanes are fast becoming household names and have many…

Animals dissolving due to carbon emissions

Marine snails, known as Limacina helicina antarctica, are seeing their shells dissolve due to carbon emissions. Photo by: Nina Bednarsek. Marine snails, also known as sea butterflies, are dissolving in…

WWF: biggest villain at Rio+20 is Canada

U.S. President Barack Obama (left) meets with Canadian Prime Minister (right) Stephen Harper in 2009. WWF criticizes both nations for watering down negotiations at the Rio+20 Summit. Photo by: Pete…