In the late 1970s, the treetops of the James River looked like a ghost town. Despite plenty of suitable habitat where bald eagles could have been nesting and had before,
Estuaries once harbored thousands of otters, and now conservationists want to extend recovery efforts to California's largest estuary: San Francisco Bay.
Queen Bess Island, one of Louisiana's largest brown pelican nesting habitats, formally reopened for nesting today.
Even when women had low blood levels of these pollutants, which include substances such as DDT and PCBs, babies' growth in utero was impacted, researchers report in JAMA Pediatrics.
The pests delayed rocket launches, suffocated cattle and prompted one island postman to deliver mail in winter clothes.
In the past 50 years, North America has lost 3 billion birds. Luckily, we know how to reverse the decline.