Places to remember before they disappear -- Arctic

10:40, May 11, 2010      

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The Newsweek has released a list of 100 famous spots in its latest issue and predicted all of them might disappear because of global warming and tremendous changes of geography.

The most famous of them are:

1. Tundra, Norway

Tundra, Norway (Photo Source: huanqiu.com)


The cold, barren Scandinavia is the home of reindeers. In recent years, rising temperature and successive mild winters have threatened the fragile ecosystem of here. Rain increasingly falls instead of snow in winter, which posing problems for the reindeers and the local nomads who depend on their herds.
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http://english.people.com.cn/90001/90782/6980455.pdf