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Iqbal. Climate change: the effects on ocean animals. The “poster child” for global warming is the polar bear.

Climate change: the effects on ocean animals

But many other animals are already feeling the effects of global climate change on the oceans. Find out about the changing climate's impact on the earth’s population of sea turtles, right whales, penguins, seals, lobsters, and cod. The Arctic’s top predator, the polar bear, is affected both by the reduction in sea ice and by reduced stocks of its primary food, the ringed seal. Polar bears use sea ice as a platform for hunting their prey and for resting. They catch adult seals when they come up through the holes in the sea ice and search out the snow-covered ice caves of seal pups. But sea ice is decreasing throughout their Arctic range due to climate change. As sea ice becomes thinner and multi-year ice disappears, a greater proportion of females make their dens on land, expending more energy to get there.

Polar bears are often described as completely dependent on ice for their survival. In 2008, the U.S. Back to top. Mo'ne Davis, Throw #LikeAGirl  If anyone has reshaped what it means to throw like a girl it is Mo'ne Davis.

Mo'ne Davis, Throw #LikeAGirl 

Recently featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated and applauded by a growing national fan base (including WNBA player Brittney Griner), the 12-year-old athlete has done her fair share to shake off the hater-ade surrounding the usage of the phrase "like a girl. " Earth Guardians - Standing up for the Earth, Water, Air. Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, a 13 year old indigenous environmental activist from Boulder, Colorado, came into the world through the Aztec culture on his father's side, and environmental activism on his mother's side.

Earth Guardians - Standing up for the Earth, Water, Air

His name was chosen by Aztec elders of Mexico based on the cosmology of the Aztec calendar and given to him when he was six weeks old in the Black Hills of South Dakota by elders Arvol Looking Horse and Xolotl Martinez. Xiuhtezcatl has been participating in ceremonies and Aztec dancing since he could walk, and is very connected with his culture. He grew up learning to respect and care for the Earth and all life upon it. His deep connection with the Earth inspired him to become a voice for protecting the Earth at a young age, giving his first speech at a climate change rally when he was six years old (see Xiuhtezcatl is the youth director of Earth Guardians, a non-profit environmental organization that is committed to protecting the water, air, earth, and atmosphere.

Wearable Tech: Mask Gives Users Superhuman Senses. Learn to Draw - Graphite Pencil Drawing Tutorial. Work In Progress - Step-by-Step Title: "Inner Beauty" Size: 18" x 14" Medium: Charcoal, Graphite, Carbon on White Paper.

Learn to Draw - Graphite Pencil Drawing Tutorial.

Climate Change. Floods.

Climate Change

Droughts. Heat waves. Massive storms. Climate change is not just about polar bears, the iconic symbol of a melting Arctic. It affects the entire planet. In fact, if our chief scientist, Dr. "Events like these will continue to increase in number and severity as the world continues to warm. " What's causing climate change? What's causing climate change? Greenhouse gases (GHGs) in the atmosphere act like a blanket that keeps the earth warm. Other factors such as deforestation have added to the problem. Do scientists agree about climate change? The laws of physics dictate that the world will grow warmer and warmer as greenhouse gas concentrations rise.

Are scientists still debating climate change? The important point to remember is that natural fluctuations in the climate system will continue with global warming, but the baseline will climb higher and higher. Teen Activists and Issues. Draw people. The 14-Year-Old Voice of the Climate Change Generation. This post first appeared at In These Times.

The 14-Year-Old Voice of the Climate Change Generation

Trans_100_2014_Booklet_Update_9. Day of Silence (April 17, 2015) Rally breaks silence on bullying - The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram. A Portland crowd voices support for gay, lesbian and other youths who face harassment.

Rally breaks silence on bullying - The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

PORTLAND – More than two dozen people gathered in Monument Square despite the cold and wind Saturday to speak up during the Breaking the Silence rally. The event, organized by the youth of the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network of Southern Maine and the Gay Straight Alliance, came a day after the National Day of Silence. On Friday, hundreds of thousands of students and teachers nationwide took a vow of silence to bring attention to name-calling, bullying and harassment in schools. Saturday’s focus was breaking that silence to support lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth and efforts to make Maine schools safe places for all. “Vow to tell our stories,” Timothy Rose, communications director for Equality Maine, said to cheers. Day of Silence.

Drawing. Vertical Gardening / Farming. Teen gets early start as entrepreneur. ANCHORAGE, Alaska — It is spring break for middle school students in south-central Alaska.

Teen gets early start as entrepreneur

Many spent it playing video games, skiing or just enjoying a lazy week away from school. Grayson Davey, an eighth-grader, spent most of his week off looking for employees. Grayson is only 13 years old, but he already owns a business. It is called Alaska Paracord Designs and has made $40,000 in sales in three years. Now Grayson is looking to expand and hire people to make his products. His Products Can Also Save Lives.