Nenets nightmare

Ada Wordsworth looks at what the climate crisis means for Russia’s reindeer herders THE indigenous Nenets people are nomads living in the icy tundra of Russia’s far north. For a thousand years Nenets reindeer herders have migrated to summer pastures on the Yamal Peninsula above the Arctic Circle, returning south in winter. This 800-mile journeyContinue reading “Nenets nightmare”

Climate Change Notes

By Bryn Glover One of the serious consequences of a changing global climate is the loss of habitat for many species which have always occupied special small niches, and which do not have the ability to adapt to changes. The World Wild Life Fund has just published a report indicating that the rate of extinctionContinue reading “Climate Change Notes”