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Climate Change and its Effect on Migratory Birds
Long term study to identify and assess changes in the spatial distribution, abundance, and demography of the Black-Throated Blue Warbler and other bird species that breed in temperate forests. From the Migratory Bird Center of the Smithsonian National Zoological Park, Washington D.C.
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.
Research by the International Polar Foundation.
Climate Change Impacts on Biodiversity in Australia
A report of the outcomes of a workshop for researchers and policymakers, sponsored by the Biological Diversity Advisory Committee in Australia. Includes an assessment of whether there is evidence for change that has already occurred, a compilation of knowledge about sensitivities of species and communities, and identification of key characteristics of ecosystems that result in high sensitivity.
Provides factual information on climate change based on IPCC reports and peer reviewed papers.
Suspect in Va. abduction charged in DC area rape
WHO chief promises transparency on Ebola failures
The suspect in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student was charged Monday with abducting and raping a woman in suburban Washington, D.C., in 2005.
Third UN employee dies from Ebola
GAMMARTH, Tunisia (AP) — The head of the World Health Organization says the agency will be upfront about its handling of the Ebola outbreak, following an internal report that details failures in containing the virus.
A UN staff member in Sierra Leone has died from Ebola, the UN spokesman said Monday.