How a Great Lakes wind farm may get beaten by birds

The nation’s first freshwater wind farm is in limbo after Ohio regulators required more study of migrating birds.
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COVID-19 hits conservation efforts

Researchers behind habitat restoration and wildlife protection groups are struggling to continue work amid the pandemic.

Speaking of water: Michael Cohen on the Salton Sea

In this episode of Speaking of Water, host Eileen Wray-McCann talks with Michael Cohen, a senior researcher at the Pacific Institute, about the Salton Sea.

Our seasons are out of whack, which is really bad for migratory birds

In North America, spring is arriving earlier and earlier. But this shift isn't uniform across the continent. That unevenness, according to a new study, has unfortunate consequences for migratory birds.

How will climate change affect bird migration? Our scientists explain

We talk to BirdLife scientists about a recent paper they have been working on that has expanded our knowledge of birds and conservation.


‘On life support:’ Research shows common pesticides starve, disorient birds

This is really important science. It demonstrates that neonicotinoid pesticides and chlorpyrifos harm more than insects. They interfere with bird orientation and feeding. And if you think humans are immune to these consequences, well... here is some Kool-Aid.

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