#ClimateImpactsAgriculture – Wodonga

Climate Experience: Local growers findings their crops are struggling to survive the persistent heat of January 2019. Reports include: Beans – burnt and dying Cucumbers – normally 4 per day per plant, now 1-2 per week Pumpkins – struggling to survive Tomatoes – low...

#ClimateImpactsWater – Geelong

Climate Experience: Councils have begun a fortification process to protect coastal communities from rising sea levels. Explanation: Oceans have been absorbing more than 80% of the extra heated added to the climate system, this causes seawater to expand and rise.[1]...

#ClimateImpactsWildlife – Grampians

Climate Experience: Citizen has noticed a reduction in brolga numbers. Scientific Explanation: Changes in water flow regimes and the drying of the region impacts waterbirds that need wetlands for food supply or breeding habitat.[1] Stream flow has decreased in...
#ClimateImpactsWater – Port Fairy 2

#ClimateImpactsWater – Port Fairy 2

Climate Experience: Citizens have noticed roads becoming increasingly threatened by water levels. Explanation: Oceans have been absorbing more than 80% of the extra heated added to the climate system, this causes seawater to expand and rise.[1] Melting glaciers and...