Hotter Than Ever
- Antarctic Meltdown. Hickey, Georgina; Fullagar, Richard; Holden, Karina; Lee, Michael; Mcghee, Karen; Mclean, Michael; Sullivan, Rachel; Thomas, Abbie // Nature Australia;Autumn2002, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p6
Reports on the effect of global warming on Antarctica's natural environment in autumn 2002. Impact of global warming on Antarctic animals; Rise in air temperatures; Changes in the physical environment.
- WILDLIFE ON THE HOT SEAT. Levy, Sharon // National Wildlife (World Edition);Aug/Sep2000, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p20
Makes observations on the impact of global warming on wildlife. Relocation of butterfly species northward; Decline in weight and birth of fewer cubs by polar bears; Decline in the population of Porcupine caribou despite greenery on calving grounds; Adaptability of the Mexican blue jay. INSETS:...
- THE FUTURE IS NOW. Kloor, Keith // Audubon;Mar/Apr2005, Vol. 107 Issue 2, p14
Focuses on the importance of wildlife preservation initiatives in preparation for global warming. Establishment of the Future Challenges Project by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. Geological Survey; Predicted rise in surface temperatures in parts of the U.S.; Effect of global...
- Too Hot to Handle. // Weekly Reader News - Senior;11/19/2004, Vol. 83 Issue 11, p3
Discusses the effect of global warming on the penguin population. Factors that cause global warming; Decrease in the population of AdÃ©lie penguins caused by warmer temperatures; Shrimplike creatures which serve as important food for penguins.
- THE ESCALATOR EFFECT. Marris, Emma // Rachel's Democracy & Health News;11/29/2007, Issue 935, p7
The article reports on the escalator effect and its impact on species. Under the concept, species move up towards colder climates if they are unable to stand heating temperature at lower levels. It was observed that not all species adjust to temperature shifts caused by global warming. Many...
- Letting the Facts Speak For Themselves. Wexler, Mark // National Wildlife (World Edition);Apr/May2005, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p6
Introduces a series of articles that gather evidence supporting the reality of global warming and its negative impact on wildlife and the environment.
- Rising Temperatures Spur Biological Chaos. // USA Today Magazine;Jun2003, Vol. 131 Issue 2697, p14
Presents research findings which discussed the impact of global warming on plants and animals. Detection of ecological changes that affect the ecosystems; Correlation between global warming and biological change; Springtime events for temperate-zone species.
- A link to global warming. Young, Barbara // National Provisioner;Aug2006 Supplement, p8
The article provides insights on the effects of global warming to human and animal life. Diseases emerge as a result of record heat and high humidity levels, posing threats to life. The U.S. animal protein industry struggles to defend its position against accusations that the environment is...
- SPRING ARRIVAL DATES OF MIGRATORY BREEDING BIRDS IN MAINE: SENSITIVITY TO CLIMATE CHANGE. Wilson Jr., W. Herbert // Wilson Journal of Ornithology;Dec2007, Vol. 119 Issue 4, p665
I analyzed the relationship between spring temperature and arrival date for 105 species using over 32,000 arrival records of migratory breeding birds in Maine collected by a volunteer network between 1994 and 2005. I used quantile regression analysis, testing three different quantiles (0.1,...