Written by Matt Miller | June 12th, 2012
Wind and solar offer the promise of a clean energy future. But can these renewables be developed without threatening wildlife and native habitats?
Written by Darci Palmquist | June 24th, 2011
Ah, the California desert! Flickr user ManualFoci captured this shot of an ocotillo cactus in the foreground at Anza-Borrego Desert State Park in March. (Did you know that Anza-Borrego is California’s largest state park and a critical habitat for bighorn sheep?) Thanks for sharing it through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr group! See all of The Nature Conservancy’s featured daily nature images—submitted [...]
Written by Dave Mehlman | March 18th, 2010
Birds of aridlands, grasslands and forests will be least affected by climate change, according to the State of the Birds 2010 report. But that doesn’t mean these species are out of the woods.
Written by Darci Palmquist | April 8th, 2009
Every ten years or so, flood waters rush through Australia’s Red Centre and transform dry, barren creek beds into rich habitat for water birds. 2009 is one of those years. This year’s rare flood has drawn huge flocks of silver gulls, banded stilts, gull billed terns, cormorants, black swans and pelicans to feed and breed in the waters. [...]