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Glacier National Park: Biodiversity Paper
Discusses the present and future effects of global warming on biological diversity within the mountainous regions of northwestern Montana, southwestern Alberta, and southeastern British Columbia.
Climate Change and Infectious Disease
Demonstrates the importance of studying the volatility of infectious diseases as one of the earliest biological expressions of climate instability. From the Center for Health and the Global Environment, Harvard Medical School, Boston.
Polar Meteorology: Climate Change
Information on the role of polar regions, including an interactive climate model, study questions, and links to related web sites. From the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA.
US EPA: Sea Level Rise Reports
Federally funded assessments of the dangers associated with rising sea levels, with a focus on what people should do today to prepare for the consequences. Includes maps of vulnerable areas, abstracts on beach erosion and barrier islands, saltwater intrusion, floods, coastal wetlands, dangers to other nations and estimates of future rise, plus links to the full PDF reports.
UK Climate Projections
Assessing the likely environmental and economic effects of climate change in the UK. Includes background information, research, maps, publications and newsletters, and answers to frequently asked questions.
Hamas leader: Don't compare us to ISIL
173 MH17 crash victims identified
Khaled Meshaal has taken pains to disassociate his organization from James Foley's militant killers.
Firefighters still in hospital after Ky. 'ice bucket challenge' mishap
Forensic experts have identified 46 additional victims of the downed MH17 flight, bringing to 173 the total number of passengers killed whose identity has been verified, the Dutch justice ministry said Friday. "Among the 46 victims, 26 were of Dutch nationality," the ministry said in a statement. "The relatives of victims have been informed," it said, adding that the nationalities of non-Dutch fatalities would remain private "at the request of these countries' embassies". The Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 exploded over insurgent-held east Ukraine on July 17, killing all 298 on board, with the West accusing Russia-backed separatists of shooting it down and Moscow blaming Kiev.
Two central Kentucky firefighters are still hospitalized a day after they were shocked by a power line while helping out with an "ice bucket challenge."