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Like me, you may have seen recent headlines sounding the alarm that birds are vanishing from North America. From the abstract of the September 2019 report in the journal Science, an “integration of range-wide population trajectories and size estimates indicates a net loss … Read more
This article was originally published on Undark. Read the original article. When a major new study on North American bird populations appeared in the journal Science last week, it included all the trappings of a typical scientific paper, along with … Read more
The drought killed a lot of trees. But not all of them.
An examination of Northern California illustrates the challenges of trying to predict the future for evolving species.
What are some the biological consequences of climate change in Northern California?
A tragicomedy of avian proportions
Bay Nature has joined “Covering Climate Now,” a global collaboration of more than 250 media outlets this week to boost coverage of climate change. As organizers Mark Hertsgaard and Kyle Pope wrote in the Columbia Journalism Review, this is “the … Read more
California is a world biodiversity hot spot. Full stop. Roughly 32 percent of the nation’s native plants are found in California, and those 6,500 species provide habitat that supports the state’s multitude of wildlife. To protect that biodiversity as the … Read more