Tuesday, February 08, 2011


Reading those kind of news is just sad and disturbing! "Finding crabs on the bottom of the ocean isn't that big a deal. But here in Antarctica, crabs haven't lived in coastal waters for the past 40 million years. Until now, it's been too cold.""...What's happened is that the waters around the Antarctic peninsula have begun to get warmer. The air temperature has jumped 6 degrees Celsius (10.8 degrees Fahrenheit) since the 1950s, while the average ocean temperature has increased by 1 degree Celsius (1.8 degrees Fahrenheit) over the same time." continue reading LINK


nell said...

This is disturbing news. It seems so many people are oblivious to this.


It is... and there are more and more... Just attending a scientific conference last year, and there is one section talk about those climate shifting and the impact on the whole communities... : (