Gallery of Plants and Animals

Gallery of Plants and Animals

  • see caption Planting a garden is a great way to remove carbon from the atmosphere.
  • see caption This heavily deforested area no longer keeps carbon out of the atmosphere.
  • see caption A polar bear in Alaska. Their habitat is shrinking due to global warming. Photograph by Alan D. Wilson.
  • see caption A coral reef in the Palmyra Atoll National Wildlife Refuge. Coral reefs are threatened by global warming. Photo credit: US Fish and Wildlife Service.
  • see caption Soldier fish swim under a coral reef. Reefs like these provide a habitat for many organisms, but are threatened by global warming. Photo credit: US Fish and Wildlife Service.
  • see caption A polar bear floats on a small piece of arctic ice. Their habitat is constantly shrinking due to global warming. Photograph taken by Gerard Van der Leun.
  • see caption A coastal forest in Oregon. Forest ecosystems like this one are important because they remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Photo credit: US Fish and Wildlife Service.
  • see caption This old growth Douglas Fir tree keeps a lot of carbon out of the atmosphere. Photo credit: US Fish and Wildlife Service.
  • see caption Climate change threatens the Emperor Penguin’s food supply.
  • see caption A pelican covered in oil from an oil spill waits to be cleaned. Photo credit: Tom MacKenzie/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
  • see caption A polar bear. Global warming has shrunk the habitat of these Arctic creatures. Photograph taken by Susan van Gelder.
  • see caption This field in Brazil used to be a thick rainforest. Rainforests are important because they remove a lot of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Photo credit: UN Photo/P Sudhakaran.
  • see caption Planting vegetables not only produces tasty food, but it also helps to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
  • see caption Baby pine trees. Planting these trees will help with global warming because they will remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
  • see caption The Persian Fallow Deer is an endangered animal. Much of its habitat has been destroyed by deforestation. Photograph taken by Eyal Bartov.
  • see caption Deforestation threatens the Madagascar Tomato Frog. Photograph taken by Frank Vassen.