3/22/12

The Jumanji Effect: Extreme Winters Explained

This winter has been unseasonably warm winter, here in Ithaca and across the United States east coast. Meteorologists have labelled this extreme winter as the Jumanji Effect. Over the past many years, studies and observations have shown a general trend of rising and warming temperatures, across the globe.

A recent New York state study explored the impacts of this climate change to the local ecosystems. Specifically, some Cornell Univ professors investigated the effects on animal and plant ecosystems by the Jumanji Effect.

Watch the video below, or click here. To read the report, click here