Two major research projects bring into perspective the bird losses individual bird-watchers have noticed and raise concerns about the need for additional conservation measures. A USA TODAY Network analysis of the studies and their data show the loss of birds touches every U.S. state in North America.
“Whether it’s the king tide in Miami or the subtropical storm off the northeast coast, this is to be expected; what we predicted is occurring. The future is here.”
Rain, snow and early season freezing across much of the U.S. sent the country’s average temperature for October plunging to its coolest in a decade, after months of near record or record high temperatures. But despite the national dip, it was the warmest October on record across the globe. And 2019 continues to trend warmer […]