Venice Canals Dry Up as Italy Braces for Severe Drought
With almost little snowfall this winter, Italy is preparing for yet another year of extreme drought, which will lead to lower food yields and water shortages. The snowfall totals in the Alps are just half of what they normally are,...
Unprecedented Warm Winter in Greece and Europe Puzzles Scientists
Greece and the rest of Europe have been experiencing unprecedentedly warm temperatures well above winter averages thus far this season. In Greece, the unseasonable “spring” weather—with temperatures averaging three to four degrees above normal—will last until the end of next...
Climate Change Kills More Elephants than Poaching, Kenya Says
Wildlife and Tourism officials in Kenya say that climate change is killing more elephants in Kenya than poaching. It also poses the biggest threat to the conservation of their lives. The illegal slaughter of elephants in search for ivory in Kenya used...
113 Million Year Old Dinosaur Footprints Found in Arid Texas River
Dinosaur footprints more than 113 million years old have been found in a Texas river whose waters are receding due to severe summer drought. A video and pictures of the enormous prints in the mucky Paluxy River riverbed were posted...
Top Worst Incidents of Climate Change
In recent history, climate change has been at the forefront in contributing to hazards in weather cycles culminating in a multitude of worst incidents to mankind. With the long-term shifts in temperatures and weather patterns such as hurricanes, droughts and...
How Climate Change Weakened the Ottoman Empire
At its peak, the Ottoman Empire spanned three continents, controlling a vast part of Southeastern Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa.
Underwater Bronze Age City in Iraq Revealed After Drought
An ancient Bronze Age city in Iraq came to light after the river that covered it for thousands of years dried up due to a drought. Located under a portion of the Tigris River in Northern Iraq, the city of...
Greek Summer Temperatures Up By 4 Degrees Celsius in Past Century
Greece’s average temperatures during the summer months have risen by more than four degrees Celsius in a period of 100 years, according to Professor of Geology Christos Zerefos, head of the Research Center for Atmospheric Physics & Climatology of...
Drought-Hit Cretan Farmers Braced for 40% Loss of 2018's Crop
By Heini-Sofia Alavuo As reported earlier this year by Greek Reporter, the island of Crete has been suffering from a difficult drought. In April, the island had only seen only 3.8 billion cubic meters of rainwater since September 2017. This insufficient amount causes...
Mykonos 'Could Declare Emergency' Over Water Shortage
Mykonos is facing the risk of being left without enough water in the summer and residents of the Greek island could even find themselves declaring a state of emergency, according to local reports. Increased tourist traffic as well as a...
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