Rising sea levels
Earth's Days Are Slowly Getting Longer Every Century
Compared to 700 BC, our clocks today may be seven hours late. The Earth's rotation to its axis has slowed down due primarily to the Moon's tidal pull.
Rising Sea Levels May Cause Saltmarsh Sparrow And Other American Birds To Be Extinct
Bird population is declining in Connecticut, which officials fear could lead to extinction. The Saltmarsh Sparrow's subscpecies, Dusky Seaside Sparrow, was officially declared extinct in 1990 after the last known specimen died in 1987. The Saltmarsh Sparrow could be facing the same disaster.
Antarctica ice sheets melting from the bottom up
Warm oceans appear to be the main cause of the melting of Antarctic ice sheets, not icebergs, causing them to melt from the bottom up. The melting is also highly uneven, predominantly found in smaller sheets.