Friday, October 13, 2006

Global warming may submerge Northwestern Hawaiian Islands

For the first time, a team studied the threats of rising sea levels to the Northwestern Hawaiian Island chain. Jason Baker of the Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center — part of the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration — led the team. Their study suggests that monk seals, sea turtles and millions of sea birds could go extinct before the end of this century due to global warming. Read More...

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