a powerful, warm, and swift Atlantic ocean current that originates in the Gulf of Mexico, exits through the Strait of Florida, and follows the eastern coastlines of the United States and Newfoundland before crossing the Atlantic Ocean.
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change 1992
How many lives are potentially at threat with a 3 foot sea level rise?
Where is precipitation likely to increase?
Where is precipitation likely to decrease?
A serious hydrological imbalance, causing decreased precipitation.
means the full range of variety and variability within and among living organisms and the ecological complexes in which they occur, and encompasses ecosystem or community diversity, species diversity, and genetic diversity