Climate

Glistening Glass Sculptures in the Desert Explore Bird Molt and Gender Transition

Glistening Glass Sculptures in the Desert Explore Bird Molt and Gender Transition

— Through science and art, Silas Fischer explores the connection between Gray Vireos and the researcher's own queerness.
Nearly Half of the Cassia Crossbill's Population Could Be Lost After Wildfire

Nearly Half of the Cassia Crossbill's Population Could Be Lost After Wildfire

— The birds live on two small mountain ranges in Idaho, and a blaze recently engulfed one of them. “Our alarm levels should be red," scientist says.
Can This Critically Endangered Bird Survive Australia's New Climate Reality?

Can This Critically Endangered Bird Survive Australia's New Climate Reality?

— Efforts to save Regent Honeyeaters seem to be working, but scientists and Aboriginal conservationists are on edge as another bushfire season begins.
Recent ‘Megafires’ Imperil Even Fire-Loving Forest Birds

Recent ‘Megafires’ Imperil Even Fire-Loving Forest Birds

— Many birds, such as owls and woodpeckers, thrive in forest habitats created after fire. But the hotter, bigger, more destructive megafires out West might be too much even for them.
False Springs: How Earlier Spring With Climate Change Wreaks Havoc on Birds

False Springs: How Earlier Spring With Climate Change Wreaks Havoc on Birds

— An early spring may sound lovely after a long winter, but can be disastrous for wildlife.
As Hurricanes Increase in Intensity, How Will Birds Respond?

As Hurricanes Increase in Intensity, How Will Birds Respond?

— Hurricanes don't affect all birds in the same way, but a changing climate that makes storms more intense pose serious threats
When In Drought…

When In Drought…

— When it comes to droughts, the costs of climate change are too high for both birds and people.
House Energy Legislation Provides Promising Opportunities for a Cleaner Future for Birds and People

House Energy Legislation Provides Promising Opportunities for a Cleaner Future for Birds and People

— The package, which was voted on during National Clean Energy Week, supports a variety of energy and environmental justice bills
Climate Change Threatens Seabirds on Both Land and Sea

Climate Change Threatens Seabirds on Both Land and Sea

— Protecting birds and people from sea-level rise and warming oceans is a critical part of climate action.
As the Planet Warms, Will Birds Escape the Heat?

As the Planet Warms, Will Birds Escape the Heat?

— On land and sea, birds are at risk when the temperature spikes