1. Rocky Mountain National Park

A hillside of dead pine trees killed by Mountain Pine Beetles shows the effects of warming temperatures on the mountain ranges.

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2. The Great Barrier Reef

Warmer water temperature has turned corals white, which is like what happens when they die.

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3. The Danube River

A persistent drought led to record-low water levels along the Danube.

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4. The Alps

The Swiss peak is eroding as a result of melting glacier water at the summit.

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5. Muir Glacier

The glacier has completely disappeared.

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6. Lake Chad

The lake has lost about 80% of its surface area since the 1960s – a combined effect of irrigation, the damming of rivers, and global warming.

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7. San Blas Archipelago

The Caribbean Islands communities are flooded for several days every rainy season as a result of rising ocean levels caused by global warming. In the picture on the right, a traffic sign reading “Slow Down” is partially submerged.

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8. Coral reefs

The reef was devastated by harmful algae blooms known as red tide, due to increased greenhouse gases and rising ocean temperatures.

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9. Whitby Harbor

The port is now quiet, filled with empty pots, nets, and dried-out fishing boats as global warming has pushed fish stocks northward.

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10. Carbon dioxide levels

This is how CO2 level has risen in just four years between 2003 and 2007. Rising CO2 levels cause global warming.

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Credit: businessinsider

 

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