Saturday, February 11, 2017

Climate Science Saturday: Melting Ice Caps and Rising Seas

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Earth's climate is rapidly changing, and the impacts can be seen all around the world, with droughts, severe storms, coastal erosion, bleaching coral reefs, and so much more.

We see these effects, and our children do too! They see their favorite animals disappearing due to a loss of habitat or changing migration patterns. They see their lands changing as coastal erosion increases. They see beautiful coral reefs bleaching due to rising acidity and temperatures within the oceans.

It can be easy to feel overcome by the sheer weight of it all, and feel helpless as to what we can do to help. But even with all of these big things, there are ways that we can take control and have an impact! It all starts at home, with our kids, and in our communities.