Conservation

Invasive Pythons Are Targeting Florida’s Wading Bird Colonies

Invasive Pythons Are Targeting Florida’s Wading Bird Colonies

— A pair of studies fuel worries that the out-of-control snakes could undermine the birds’ recovery despite Everglades restoration.
How Kids Can Make a Difference for Birds This Earth Day

How Kids Can Make a Difference for Birds This Earth Day

— Three easy activities for kids and their families.
How a New Bill Could Help Restore Our Oceans and Lift Seabird Populations

How a New Bill Could Help Restore Our Oceans and Lift Seabird Populations

— Increasing demand has put a big strain on forage fish stocks, a vital food source for myriad marine life. Legislation aims to bring relief.
Why the Border Wall Is a Problem For Birds, Despite Their Wings

Why the Border Wall Is a Problem For Birds, Despite Their Wings

— Some can't just fly over it. And even those that can stand to lose vital habitat or gain stress.
John Young Rediscovered the Australian Night Parrot, but Did He Lie About His Later Findings?

John Young Rediscovered the Australian Night Parrot, but Did He Lie About His Later Findings?

— Much of Young's research on the nocturnal bird has been retracted over scientific shenanigans including allegations of a botched call recording, a planted feather, and bogus nests and eggs.
Four Decades of Building Strike Records Point to ‘Super Collider’ Birds

Four Decades of Building Strike Records Point to ‘Super Collider’ Birds

— A new study finds that quiet fliers are safer than more social species when it comes to avoiding urban hazards on nocturnal migrations.
Making Window Collisions a Priority in Canada's Capital

Making Window Collisions a Priority in Canada's Capital

— Safe Wings Ottawa recently held its annual display to raise awareness about the dangers birds face and encourage action.
Halfway Through Trump’s Term, Key Public Lands Agencies Still Lack Leaders

Halfway Through Trump’s Term, Key Public Lands Agencies Still Lack Leaders

— Former officials say the agencies they once led are being hollowed out and weakened, leaving a vacuum of power for the president's interior secretary nominee David Bernhardt.
With Habitat Protections Officially Lifted, What’s Next for the Greater Sage-Grouse?

With Habitat Protections Officially Lifted, What’s Next for the Greater Sage-Grouse?

— More lawsuits are coming, and a long-threatened listing under the Endangered Species Act is once again a real possibility.
At This Alabama Middle School, the Birds Belong to Everyone

At This Alabama Middle School, the Birds Belong to Everyone

— An outdoor classroom in Birmingham strives to bring students, nature, and environmental justice together.
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