Written by Timothy Boucher | December 3rd, 2012
Hey birders: This winter, many species normally found in the northern boreal forests–White-Winged Crossbills, Snow Buntings and others–are showing up in more southerly climes. Our birding expert gives some pointers on getting in on the action.
Written by Nicole Levins | January 3rd, 2011
Written by Dave Mehlman | January 11th, 2010
Rusty Blackbirds are declining in population for unknown reasons. But Conservancy migratory bird expert Dave Mehlman says there’s a way you can help.
Written by Dave Mehlman | March 25th, 2009
Forests are a dominant habitat type in North America and, with 310 breeding bird species, are one of the most rich habitats for birds. And looking at the overall forest birds indicator from the U.S. State of the Birds Report, it appears that things are going well in this habitat, at least in this decade […]
Written by Jonathan Hoekstra | February 25th, 2009
In his book Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet, Mark Lynas paints a cataclysmic picture of what might happen if runaway climate change increases the average global temperature by 6 degrees Centigrade: Super hurricanes would cause catastrophic flooding. Explosive gases would bubble up from deep in the oceans and erupt in massive fireballs. […]