“The WWF says the biggest drivers of the declines are habitat loss and overexploitation, but says climate change is a growing threat.” According to a recent study, 60% of world’s wildlife has been wiped out since 1970.

+ “Climate change has since left an unmistakable mark. Winter air on the western peninsula has warmed more than 10 degrees Fahrenheit since the 1950s. Winds drive changes in ocean circulation that bring warmer deep water toward the surface … Sea ice now appears later and disappears faster: The ice-free season on the western peninsula lasts a full 90 days longer than in 1979. For a Northern Hemisphere equivalent, imagine summer suddenly stretching to Christmas.” NatGeo shares the cold hard truth (and some amazing images) from the Antarctic Peninsula, where the rules of life are being ripped apart.

+ “Those rising temperatures are creating an epic underwater refugee crisis among marine life.” Reuters with an interactive look at the planet’s hidden climate change. Ocean Shock.

+ Vox: America is warming fast. See how your city’s weather will be different in just one generation.