15 Sep '11, 7pm

New Atlas Recognizes World's Newest Island - Direct Result of Climate Change

New Atlas Recognizes World's Newest Island - Direct Result of Climate Change

Uunartoq Qeqertaq is the world's newest island: translated from Inuit as "Warming Island," it was attached to a Greenland peninsula as recently as 2002. But Arctic ice began melting with increasing speed, and Uunartoq Qeqertaq was discovered as its own island in 2005. Scientists say the island exists directly because of climate change—and it is now officially included in the latest edition of the Times Comprehensive Atlas of the World . The atlas, the Guardian explains , includes nearly 7,000 new countries and places, "reflecting political change in Africa, administrative changes in China, burgeoning cities in developing countries, climate change, and large infrastructure projects which have changed the flow of rivers, lakes and coastlines." More from the Guardian on other recent changes that are reflected in the atlas: The world's biggest physical changes in the past few ...

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