Newsflash: Climate Change Brings Tropical Disease back to Venice!

Disturbing news! In the wake of global warming, "at the southern edge of the globe's temperate area... Italy is being particularly hit by the collapse of the climatic equilibrium."

Not only has malaria returned to Italy, but also "tick-borne encephalitis, a virus which attacks the nerve system, is also on the way back. While only 18 cases had been reported before 1993, 100 have been since, mostly around Venice..." [more at The Guardian Unlimited]

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