Thursday, January 10, 2008

Warming Forces Iditarod to Alter Course

Sometimes it just strikes me and I think, 'Wow, this really is happening.' This news story does just that. I mean, I know it is happening. It kind of smacks me in the face once in a while.

"ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The modern challenges of global warming and population growth are catching up with the world's most famous sled dog race.

Citing a warming climate and sprawling development, officials with the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race said Wednesday they were implementing permanent logistical changes that in recent years have become the norm for the March event."

AP article here.

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