Melting ice-caps means rising sea levels and city flooding. But it will open more land for cultivation – for humans. Sadly for polar bears, loss of sea ice means starvation.
With selfies being the image capture of choice for increasing numbers of tourists, alarm is rising over their effect on the environment. Fragile ecosystems, ancient monuments and sacred places are all suffering from overreach by millions of happy-snapping web-posting visitors. One resource management body has decided it is time to issue guidelines for the Instagram generation