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More Than Half of U.S. Bird Populations Are Shrinking An alarming report indi

An alarming report indicates that dozens of species are likely to become federally endangered without preventive…

October 12, 2022

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2022 U.S. State of the Birds Report Reveals Widespread Losses of Birds in All Habitats—Except for One

In 50 years, birds have increased overall in wetlands, a singular exception that shows the way forward for saving birds and benefiting.…

October 12, 2022

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Georgetown Bee Campus Team Maps Biodiversity on Campus

Georgetown University is joining an international initiative that will allow community members to upload photos of plants, animals and insects around campus to an app that will…

October 6, 2022

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First-of-its-kind digital platform reveals migration data for birds across the Western Hemisphere

Interactive digital platform visualizes the incredible journeys of migratory birds, how they connect us across the hemisphere, and the widespread challenges they face throughout…

September 22, 2022

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New atlas of bird migration shows extraordinary journeys

A new online atlas of bird migration, published on Thursday, draws from an unprecedented number of scientific and community data sources to illustrate the routes of about 450…

September 15, 2022

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Chrysalis Conundrum: Why One Butterfly Species’ Pupae Fare Better in Winter Than Summer

The silverspotted skipper can be found throughout most of the continental U.S. as well as parts of Mexico and Canada. Weiss explains a little bit about how the skipper lives: As…

September 14, 2022

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Multiple crises halt progress as 9 out of 10 countries fall backwards in human development, UNDP report warns

The world must jolt itself out of its global paralysis to secure the future of people and planet by re-booting its development…

September 8, 2022

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Trickle-down climate risk regulation

In the US, the primary regulators of national and community banks are narrowly zeroing in on risks posed to the largest banks—those with over $100 billion in total consolidated…

September 1, 2022

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Is it time to end cats’ right to roam?

Pet cats kill songbirds by the million, as well as rodents and other wildlife. But how much of a threat do they really pose, and should they be kept indoors? Expert opinion is…

August 14, 2022

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Can the U.S. fight climate change — and shift industrial policy?

On Friday, the House will vote to approve the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), clearing the way for President Biden to sign the bill into.…

August 12, 2022