Earth’s surface temperatures in 2019 were THE SECOND WARMEST since modern record-keeping began in 1880. Globally, 2019 temperatures were SECOND ONLY TO THOSE IN 2016 and continued the planet’s long-term warming trend. THE PAST FIVE YEARS HAVE BEEN THE WARMEST IN THE PAST 140 YEARS. IMAGE BY NASA.
Friday, 31 May 2019
Conservationists find protected areas worldwide are shrinking
Grasslands National Park, Saskatchewan, Canada. A PinP photo.
A large international team of researchers reports that the amount of land designated as protected around the globe is shrinking. Story here.