climate change

The Pika Predicament: Wildlife & the Climate Crisis

Our wildlife are in crisis, with a third of species in decline. Climate change greatly exacerbates this decline. Sadly, unchecked climate change will drive many species to extinction. The effects …

Responsible Wind Power: Protecting Wildlife While Solving Climate Change

The return of the California condor is one of America’s most heartening wildlife stories. Due to habitat loss, poaching, and lead poisoning, this most magnificent and largest of North American …

A Storm of Controversy Over A Hurricane Protection Plan in Texas

More than six million people call the greater Houston metro area home. The busy Houston Ship Channel supports the nation’s largest petrochemical complex. If a powerful hurricane made landfall here, …

“All Life is Interrelated”: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Environmental Justice Legacy

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is remembered for his powerful civil rights legacy and his nonviolent protests that inspired half a century of peaceful protest in support of equality. As …

The Paris Rulebook: Will it be enough to Safeguard People and Wildlife against Climate Change?

The 24th annual Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24) came to a close over the weekend, with negotiations going into overtime due …

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Protect Sea Turtles and Other Multinational Species: Support the WILD Act

Wildlife across America and around the globe are in crisis, with more than one-third of all species at risk of potential extinction in the decades ahead. Loss of habitat, attacks …

Offshore Wind Power: A Clean Energy Victory for Wildlife!

Virginia to Build the First Two Offshore Wind Turbines in Federal Waters For years, states along the Atlantic Coast have been striving to get offshore wind turbines built in federal …

Climate Change is Having a Big Impact on Small Mammals

Climate change has arrived. The years of waiting and watching for the changes we were told to expect are over. We have seen drought, sea level rise, and melting glaciers. …

Blazing the Path to Real Climate Solutions: YES on WA 1631

What’s the first word that comes to mind when you think of Washington state? For me, it’s rain. I associate the state with dark green, lush vegetation, and lots of …

Safeguarding Summer: Climate Threats to Your Summer

With each passing summer, more of our summertime activities are affected by climate change. Some of these changes are direct connections like hotter summers contributing to droughts and wildfires or …

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