The more we hear about the ravages that climate change is inflicting on our world, the harder it is to be optimistic about the planet's future. At least a million different species now face extinction and although the specific reasons vary between them, there is a great deal of overlap between them.
After all, a creature that experiences the loss of its food sources, its habitat, or both doesn't have much hope for survival.
And unfortunately, some people throughout the world are noticing that the effects of this crisis are getting close to home. And the residents of one Russian city saw a recent reminder of this reality.