climate change

Tennessee Wildfires Devastate Communities, Threaten Wildlife

UPDATE, 12/16: Officials declared all fires out as of Tuesday, December 13. After 15 days of fires, it was confirmed that 14 people have died and 191 others were injured …

The Plan: Decarbonize the Economy

The plan is an outgrowth of last December’s Paris Agreement, the first global commitment to avoid the most severe impacts of climate change by keeping average global temperature increase below …

Ensuring the Paris Agreement Works for Forests and Wildlife

While the Paris Agreement, which formally entered into force last week on November 4, 2016, provides the global mechanism needed for realizing a low carbon future, there remains much work …

A Harrowing Harvest: Climate Change is Impacting Agriculture

This Thanksgiving, help protect the food your family and wildlife depend on. A changing climate will harm the natural resources and food supplies that people and wildlife need to survive. …

Beyond Politics: Important Decisions for Wildlife Conservation

Take the pledge here to vote for candidates this Election Day who stand with wildlife! Confronting Climate Change A warming world stresses wildlife and their habitat. We’ve recently witnessed severe forest fires, …

Making Moves: Canada Lynx in Vermont

This year has brought exciting insight into the distribution of Canada lynx in the Green Mountain State.  Having predominantly only been observed in the northeastern-most portion of the state, biologists now have …

Cold-water Fish: our Contemporary “Canary in the Coal Mine”

In just the decade since the National Wildlife Federation released the report Fish Out of Water, the region’s cold-water fish have experienced extreme conditions that reflect what is likely to …

Effects of an Historic Climate Agreement

The threat to such things I hold dear turns my attention to the world stage. An historic agreement to address global climate change has been ratified by enough nations to go …

3 Birds in the Northeast That Need Our Help

The call to action is now clearer than ever, and a new sense of urgency is required. Working together, we must take bold steps to protect critical habitats and help …

Stormy Skies in a Changing Climate

Increased Flooding According to the U.S. National Climate Assessment, the amount of rain falling in powerful downpour events has been significantly above average since 1991. Further, sea-level rise has worsened the …

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