A picture is worth 1,000 words.


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A picture of one of the Maldive Islands in the Indian Ocean. Rising sea levels threaten areas like this, as well as coastal cities in the U.S.

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 Penguins such as these are some of the first to be effected by melting ice glaziers. Their friends, the polar bears, are also experiencing the same. Their numbers are decreasing to an all-time low.

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 Animals aren’t the only ones being effected by climate change. Inhabitants like this Inuit in Alaska worry about their future, and their children. Fishing patterns, for instance, are shifting and making living that much more difficult.

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 A hurricans rips through a small town. Changing climate patterns have brought on some sudden weather patterns, some of them ending in catastrophe.

 

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