Climate

The Female Scientist Who Discovered the Basics of Climate Science—and Was Forgotten By History

The Female Scientist Who Discovered the Basics of Climate Science—and Was Forgotten By History

— Celebrate Eunice Foote’s 200th birthday by learning how she predicted the effect of greenhouse gases before the man who gets the credit.
As the Rockies Melt, This Rare Nesting Bird Will Have Nowhere to Go

As the Rockies Melt, This Rare Nesting Bird Will Have Nowhere to Go

— In Wyoming, the Black Rosy-Finch, one of the continent’s least-known, least-accessible birds, may prove a bellwether for a retreating alpine ecosystem—if an intrepid scientist can track its numbers.
Grazing Like It's 1799: How Ranchers Can Bring Back Grassland Birds

Grazing Like It's 1799: How Ranchers Can Bring Back Grassland Birds

— A new ranching generation is taking cues from historical bison herds to help prairies, wildlife, and their businesses survive the next century.
Thanks To Climate Change, Canada Jays May Eat Freezer-Burned Food All Winter

Thanks To Climate Change, Canada Jays May Eat Freezer-Burned Food All Winter

— The birds' critical food stores, saved up each autumn for lean times later, risk going bad as global temperatures warm.
Do You Know the Other Way Birds Migrate?

Do You Know the Other Way Birds Migrate?

— Some species change locales by merely moving between higher and lower elevations. Here are four examples of altitudinal migrants in the U.S.
The ‘Godfather of Biodiversity’ on Why Two Degrees of Warming Must Be Avoided

The ‘Godfather of Biodiversity’ on Why Two Degrees of Warming Must Be Avoided

— Renowned biologist Thomas Lovejoy talks climate change and explains why restoring ecosystems plays a crucial part in curbing rising temperatures.
Sooty Tern Vomit Tells a Worrisome Story

Sooty Tern Vomit Tells a Worrisome Story

— Populations of the seabird on Ascension Island have plummeted since the 1950s. A disrupted food chain could be to blame, scientists say.
If You Can Identify Any of These Birds, You're Ready for Climate Watch

If You Can Identify Any of These Birds, You're Ready for Climate Watch

— And if you can't yet, learn them here so you can help Audubon track how certain species are adjusting to climate change.
The Hidden Carbon Trap in Your Garden? It's All About the Soil

The Hidden Carbon Trap in Your Garden? It's All About the Soil

— Stop tilling, digging, and using conventional fertilizers to preserve carbon-rich dirt. You'll be helping your plants and the atmosphere.
Birders Are Discovering a Secret to Better Big Days—the Bicycle

Birders Are Discovering a Secret to Better Big Days—the Bicycle

— More people see the allure of pedal power in a car-centric world.
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