Stories tagged "birds"

May 14, 2019

Sea level rise is having a big impact on coastal birds

When saltwater inundates coastal forests as sea levels rise, it kills salt-sensitive trees, leaving “ghost forests” of bare snags behind. A new study from North Carolina State University revealed that changes in vegetation as salt water moves further inland posed very...

April 9, 2019

Bright Lights Kill Millions of Birds In Big Cities

It’s spring and time for annual bird migrations, but for the more than 70 percent of U.S. birds, which are migratory, it is increasingly dangerous. A new study published last week in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment is shedding “light” on the...

February 13, 2019

New Study Recommends Billions for Gulf Restoration Projects

The National Audubon Society published a new report yesterday calling for the largest ecosystem restoration effort ever attempted — a $1.7-billion slate of distinct restoration projects spanning the states of Mississippi, Texas, Alabama, Louisana, and Florida. ...

April 16, 2018

Our Daily Planet: Trump Blows Off Air Quality Standards, A First: The Shipping Industry Agrees to Reduce Its GHG Emissions, Atlantic Ocean Currents Downshifting, The Commonwealth Addresses Plastic Pollution, Interior Undermines the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, One Funny Thing: March for Science Signs

Our Daily Planet: Trump Blows Off Air Quality, Migratory Birds too, Plus Did You See the Signs? Campaign URL Copy Facebook 0 likes Twitter 0 tweets Google +1 Subscribe Past Issues RSS Translate English العربية Afrikaans беларуская мова български català 中文(简体) 中文(繁體)...