Previously there had been news about part of an ice sheet splitting off — the size of Delaware. Just a few weeks ago, the unimaginable happened, and the large, broken off iceberg is a sign for change. The Larsen C ice shelf is located in Antarctica, and has shown potential for splitting in recent months. … Continue reading The Larsen C Ice Sheet is Breaking Up
With temperatures rising around the world due to carbon dioxide emissions, the ice sheets up in the Arctic are breaking and melting quicker than ever before. The melting ice sheets has caused the Arctic, the polar bears’ habitat, to be slowly disappearing. Polar bears are forced to survive on smaller areas of ice and sometimes … Continue reading Polar Bears: Part Two
Climate change has affected many different species all over the globe. One of the more dramatic and publicly acknowledged cases is the polar bears. As the earth continues to warm the polar icecaps, the bears home, melts. With less and less ice the bears are forced to swim longer distances for necessary resources. This added … Continue reading Will Polar Bears Sink or Swim?
How much waste have humans thrown away? Well, the weight of all human trash today is likely through the roof — imagine all the fast food, appliances, and everyday goods that people throw away each year! It is no surprise that the amount of trash we have disposed has increased vastly, accumulating from our bedrooms … Continue reading Human Waste and Its Impact