A hurricane that happened in 2005 brought attention to the effects of global warming on the coral reefs in the Caribbean. The rising temperatures are causing the bleaching of the reefs; because they are losing their symbiotic algae, this causes them to lose their color, which weakens them. This can have a direct effect on the marine life. I think it is astounding to see the reach of global warming and climate change. Who would have thought things such as coral reefs would be directly affected by it. More can be learned about the effect of Global Warming in the Caribbean here.
Imagine it’s Christmas time and there’s no snow outside. In fact, it’s late December and the weather has mostly been warm for a long while since Halloween. The temperature for the most part has been remaining in the 30’s and sometimes early 40’s. Outside, it still looks like