Photo: Global Warming May Swamp Hawaiian Wildlife, Study Warns



A photographer draws near a group of rare Hawaiian monk seals on Disappearing Island, one of the islands and atolls that make up the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.

New research suggests that by 2100 up to 65 percent of some islands there could be submerged by rising sea levels due to global warming.

Photograph courtesy Brenda Becker/U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service


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