Archiv für den Tag: Mother Earth




The Costa Concordia’s Impact on the Mediterranean Marine Environment

Abgelegt in Mother Earth

The most televised disaster of early 2012, the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia hit a reef in shallow water off the coast of Giglio, in Tuscany, Italy, on January 13, 2012, due to the careless actions of the ship’s captain. While the cruise ship disaster caused significant loss of human life, as of yet no one has questioned the possible disaster to the surrounding aquatic environment. (more…)




Climate Change Effects

Abgelegt in global warming

The impact of climate change on our planet is the subject of fierce debate. While some skeptics continue to deny that global warming is man-made or that there will be any climate change effects, for many climate scientists the question is not whether we will see changes, but how severe they will be. (more…)