Military Relief Efforts in Haiti Winding Down

January 12 was a devastating day for Haiti when an earthquake rocked the country and killed almost 250,000.  Since that time there have been many relief efforts to help the country get back on its feet.  From fundraisers to raise money and groups going to lend aid, everyone has stepped up to help Haiti.  The U.S. government sent 22,000 troops over to help with aid as well as maintaining order; however a recent release from Washington stated that it is time for the troops to pull out.  By June 1 only about 500 troops will remain.  To read the entire release click here.

Melting Glaciers

Global warming has become a very hot topic in recent years.  Many environmentalist, scientists, and even politicians believe very firmly in global warming and that there will severe consequences if we don’t do anything about it.  There are also many on the other side of the debate that feel global warming is somewhat of a conspiracy and nothing that we should be worried about.

Whatever side you are on, it is hard to ignore the facts.  A recent report showed that there are in fact several glaciers that have shown a significant decrease in size in recent years.  Warmer weather is the most obvious culprit  for this decline in glaciers from Alaska to Greenland.

The pictures are hard to deny.  Click here to see for yourself.