Droughts. Heat waves. Massive storms. Climate change: the effects on ocean animals. The “poster child” for global warming is the polar bear.
But many other animals are already feeling the effects of global climate change on the oceans. Imgres 1. Transgender Teen Wins A Long Battle For A Basic Human Right. Samantha Goodyear. Girl, 12, Takes on Sports Catalog for Gender Equality. <br/><a href=" News Videos</a> | <a href=" News Videos</a> Copy.
Teen: Dick's Sporting Goods magazine lacks gender equality. The Reaction To #LikeAGirl Is Exactly Why It's So Important. Out of all the controversial ads that aired during the Super Bowl, the one that may have spurred the most vocal backlash was the one that promoted gender equality.
The original "Like A Girl" spot, which first aired in June 2014, featured people being asked to throw, run and fight "like a girl. " A Bullet Can't Kill a Dream - Who Was Iqbal? Who Was Iqbal Masih?
(click on pictures to see full size jpg) Global Warming and the American Pika. The tiny pika, a cousin of the rabbit that lives on mountain peaks in the western United States, is running out of options.
In fact, they have already disappeared from over one-third of their previously known habitat in Oregon and Nevada. Now, the situation is so dire that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is considering the pika for protection under the Endangered Species Act. Effects. Global climate change has already had observable effects on the environment.
Glaciers have shrunk, ice on rivers and lakes is breaking up earlier, plant and animal ranges have shifted and trees are flowering sooner. Effects that scientists had predicted in the past would result from global climate change are now occurring: loss of sea ice, accelerated sea level rise and longer, more intense heat waves. Taken as a whole, the range of published evidence indicates that the net damage costs of climate change are likely to be significant and to increase over time. Scientists have high confidence that global temperatures will continue to rise for decades to come, largely due to greenhouse gases produced by human activities.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which includes more than 1,300 scientists from the United States and other countries, forecasts a temperature rise of 2.5 to 10 degrees Fahrenheit over the next century. Future effects Temperatures will continue to rise. Global Warming Effects Map - Effects of Global Warming. Climate Change Research. Climate Change Research. Malala Yousafzai, Girl Shot by Taliban, Was Drawn to Politics by Dad. Correction Appended: Oct. 17, 2012 Malala Yousafzai is only 14 years old, but she has always come off as preternaturally mature, able — even at 11 — to talk about serious issues like education and terrorism and her native Pakistan’s troubled relations with India.
The attempt on her life and the ensuing medical emergency have made her a hero to a greater audience. But in the patriarchal and conservative Muslim world she grew up in, a pioneer like Malala would not have been possible without another hero: her father. The saga “is a story about a father and a daughter, more than a story about a girl,” says Adam Ellick, a journalist and documentary filmmaker who covered the 2009 shutdown of the schools in the Swat Valley because of Taliban threats that led to the displacement of the Yousafzai family and thousands of others. Ziauddin Yousafzai founded the Khushal School and College that his daughter attends in the city of Mingora.
(MORE: How Malala Yousafzai May Affect Pakistan’s Culture Wars) Girl basketball players in Saudi Arabia need sneakers, a net, and courage. JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia — In Saudi Arabia, there are many restrictions on what a woman can and cannot do.
Now, a group of women and girls in the kingdom are pushing back by playing basketball. Women's basketball is becoming popular in the Middle East's largest country. Women are using basketball to push for greater rights on and off the courts in Saudi Arabia. "We are an activist team," said Lina Almaeena, who started the first women's basketball team here 11 years ago. In 2006, Jiddah United became the first sports club in Saudi Arabia to include women. New freedoms of Afghan women under threat. KABUL, Afghanistan — Shahgol Shah was just 11 when her family married her to a man she didn't choose.
She never went to school, and spent her life raising seven children. Today, Shah, who is 50, still obeys an Afghan custom that forbids women to leave home without a male relative. Malala Yousafzai. Malala Fund Blog - Malala's Nobel Peace Prize Speech. Join Malala in seeing #TheLast at Malala.org. Mo'ne Davis Has a Memoir Coming Next March.
NEW YORK (AP) — A memoir when you're still a teenager may seem premature, but not for Mo'ne Davis, the first female pitcher to win a Little League World Series game. "Mo'ne Davis: Remember My Name" will be released next March by HarperCollins Children's Books, the publisher told The Associated Press on Monday. The honor roll student from Philadelphia became a sensation last summer after leading the Taney Dragons to a 4-0 victory over Nashville, when she was just 13. Known for her long braids and uncommon poise, she has since appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated, thrown out the first pitch at a major league World Series game and starred in a car commercial directed by Spike Lee. In September, she donated her jersey to the baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. "When I joined an all-boys baseball team, my mom wasn't too happy," Mo'ne said in a statement issued Monday through HarperCollins.