Deep heat threat to this sporting life | The Climate Institute

Weather on steroids is one way scientists describe global warming’s impact on our climate. It is and will be slugging Australians in cities, on farms, and even at the footy.

Heatwaves, drought and extreme rain threaten sport, whether at local grounds or in professional tournaments. Player and spectator health is at risk, venue management is tested. Football, cricket, tennis, skiing and more are struggling to cope.

Source: www.climateinstitute.org.au

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Sweating it out: Climate change extremes to impact on sport

While the training and playing seasons for winter sports such as AFL and NRL stretch ever further into the warmer months, traditionally summer pastimes such as cricket and tennis squads – and their fans – are also facing the greater risk of playing in hot conditions.

Source: www.smh.com.au

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Cristiano Ronaldo Scores As Ambassador of Mangrove Care Forum In Bali, Indonesia

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We were live at the Mangrove Care Forum in Bali to witness football hero, Cristiano Ronaldo, along with President Bangbang Susilo Yudhyono and other important Indonesian ministers take actions to raise awareness for the negative impact that negligent business operations has had on the Mangroves of Indonesia and also to gain support in restoring these natural habitats.

 

The mangrove tree planting ceremony which took place on the 26th of June 2013, as said by Cristiano Ronaldo himself, was performed in a bid to inspire the youth in Indonesia to be more concerned about their natural ecosystems, and to be more aware of the damage that the neglect of doing so would cause to the future of the country along with the rest of the world.

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