By Josh Funk, Associated Press
For a year, Rich MacDonald cataloged every bird he saw in his home county of Hancock, Maine, which includes the famous Acadia National Park. His so-called ‘big year’ is cataloged in his book, “Little Big Year, Chasing Acadia’s Birds.” MacDonald…
By Hari Sreenivasan, Sam Weber
On Maryland’s eastern shore, small islands used by birds for nesting are disappearing. That coincides with a steep drop in several species of colonial nesting birds in the state. But this spring, in what's being described as a ‘Hail Mary’,…
By Hari Sreenivasan, Sam Weber, Connie Kargbo
U.S. wildlife officials said the rule could mean more birds die, including those that land in oil pits or collide with power lines. Under Trump, the government sided with industry groups seeking to end prosecutions of accidental but preventable bird…
By Matthew Brown, Associated Press
The Trump administration moved forward Friday on gutting a longstanding federal protection for the nation's birds, over objections from former federal officials and many scientists.
By Associated Press
The Trump administration is moving forward with plans to scale back a century-old law protecting most American wild birds despite warnings that billions of birds could die.
In our news wrap Thursday, Iran threatened an “all-out war” if attacked by the U.S. or Saudi Arabia. From the United Arab Emirates, Sec. of State Mike Pompeo said he hoped for a “peaceful resolution” of the tense situation. Also,…
By Seth Borenstein, Christina Larson, Associated Press
North America's skies are lonelier and quieter.
By Danielle Venton, KQED
Scientists are finding a growing presence of pharmaceuticals, small pieces of plastic and household chemicals in the bodies of Pacific razor clams, Pacific oysters and remote seabirds.
By Rashmi Shivni
The crested pigeon's mere act of taking frantic flight is enough to alert its flock of looming danger.
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