Floods and landslides in the Himalayan State of Uttarkahand offer a stark environmental warning.
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The sun rises over the Central Suriname Nature Reserve, as seen from the summit of Voltzberg. Photo by Andrew Short.
Andrew Short is a National Geographic Grantee and assistant professor of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology at the University of Kansas.
The Earth is warming and human activity is a primary cause. To appreciate the urgency of this problem, it’s important to understand the ways global warming affects us: putting our food and water supply at risk, endangering our health, …