Conservation

Meet the Man Who Sang Like a Bird and Helped Save the Redwoods

Meet the Man Who Sang Like a Bird and Helped Save the Redwoods

— Charles Kellogg advocated for California's redwood forests to crowds across the country—while warbling from a giant tree-mobile.
Minnesota's Newest Sports Stadiums Take Very Different Approaches to Bird Safety

Minnesota's Newest Sports Stadiums Take Very Different Approaches to Bird Safety

— The homes of the Vikings and the Loons stand in stark contrast when it comes to preventing avian collisions. They’re both also about to be tested.
Yards With Non-Native Plants Create ‘Food Deserts’ for Bugs and Birds

Yards With Non-Native Plants Create ‘Food Deserts’ for Bugs and Birds

— New research finds that Carolina Chickadees require a landscape with 70 percent native plants to keep their population steady.
Raptors Around the World Are Still Being Massacred. What Can Be Done?

Raptors Around the World Are Still Being Massacred. What Can Be Done?

— A series of high-profile poisonings and shootings has drawn attention to age-old fears and conflicts that fuel these wildlife crimes.
How This Year's Devastating Red Tide Has Wreaked Havoc on Florida's Birds

How This Year's Devastating Red Tide Has Wreaked Havoc on Florida's Birds

— Sick Red Knots, Sanderlings, and Ruddy Turnstones have been turning up at hospitals in record numbers as toxic algal blooms take their toll.
Guardians of the Grebes

Guardians of the Grebes

— To protect climate-threatened Hooded Grebes, volunteers camp out at remote, high-elevation lakes in Patagonia for the entire breeding season.
Scientists Make Plea to Protect a Rare Hummingbird They Just Discovered

Scientists Make Plea to Protect a Rare Hummingbird They Just Discovered

— By their estimate, fewer than 750 Blue-throated Hillstars remain in the fragile Ecuadorian Andes.
Shorebirds Experience Dismal Breeding Season Due to a Quirk of Climate Change

Shorebirds Experience Dismal Breeding Season Due to a Quirk of Climate Change

— Across the Arctic, late snowmelt wrecked the breeding season for many shorebird species already experiencing major declines.
How Prairie Birds Found an Unexpected Group of Heroes in Hunters

How Prairie Birds Found an Unexpected Group of Heroes in Hunters

— As critical habitat disappears, imperiled grassland species are finding refuge on land preserved for an exotic pheasant.
Timing of Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Is Key to Case on Wildlife Threatened by Climate Change

Timing of Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Is Key to Case on Wildlife Threatened by Climate Change

— If the SCOTUS nominee takes the bench by October 1, his vote will likely decide if endangered species law can protect wildlife in a changing climate.
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