Climate

Meet the 96-Year-Old Man Who Turned Southern Idaho Into a Bluebird Haven

Meet the 96-Year-Old Man Who Turned Southern Idaho Into a Bluebird Haven

— Al Larson has spent four decades building hundreds of nest boxes for Western and Mountain Bluebirds. Now these homes and their inhabitants are facing the test of climate change.
The Arctic Is No Longer A Safe Haven for Breeding Shorebirds

The Arctic Is No Longer A Safe Haven for Breeding Shorebirds

— Predators now wipe out 70 percent of shorebird nests in the far north, a shift in historical patterns that scientists pin on climate change.
People Power vs. Corporate Funds Tested in Washington Carbon Fee Vote

People Power vs. Corporate Funds Tested in Washington Carbon Fee Vote

— An analysis of campaign spending on I-1631 finds a $15-million grassroots effort up against $31 million of out-of-state oil money.
Mountain Birds Need to Move Even Higher to Survive

Mountain Birds Need to Move Even Higher to Survive

— In Honduras, species are migrating upslope to escape deforestation and climate change, illustrating a global trend. But space isn't infinite.
Climate Change Is Hitting National Parks Harder Than Anywhere Else in the Country

Climate Change Is Hitting National Parks Harder Than Anywhere Else in the Country

— And yet, despite warming twice as fast, our parks still remain the best protection for wildlife adjusting to changing environments.
Birders Don't Need to Be Told That Catastrophic Climate Change Approaches

Birders Don't Need to Be Told That Catastrophic Climate Change Approaches

— A new report warns that we're approaching the point of no return—a fact that close observers of nature have known for years.
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.
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.
The Audubon Mural Project Paints a Milestone 100 Species

The Audubon Mural Project Paints a Milestone 100 Species

— Marrying public art and climate change, six new species become ambassadors for conservation on the streets of northern Manhattan.
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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