climate change

The Long-Lasting Impact of Wildfires on Wildlife, WWF Explains
The Long-Lasting Impact of Wildfires on Wildlife, WWF Explains

 

The population sizes of mammals, birds, fish, amphibians and reptiles have seen an average drop of 68% since 1970, according to a recent report from the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) released on Wednesday, Sept. 9. NATURE spoke with Dr. Nikhil Advani, WWF's Director of Climate, Communities and Wildlife, about this ...

Embryo Cam | Nature Nation
Embryo Cam | Nature Nation

Each week, we feature a worthy citizen science project or nature news segment from around the world. This week we're featuring Embryo Cam.

Researchers at the University of Plymouth are studying the effects of climate change on aquatic embryos. They use technology that mimics climate change scenarios, like different temperatures, to ...

I See Change | Nature Nation
I See Change | Nature Nation

Each week, we feature a worthy citizen science project or nature news segment from around the world. This week, we're featuring I See Change.

I See Change allows communities to take observations and documentation into their own hands. As the climate continues to change in ways that destroy our environments, I ...

Deforestation affecting climate change
7 Stories to Read for Climate Week

Earlier this week, the United Nations’ Climate Action Summit gathered in New York City to discuss their plans to dramatically cut greenhouse gas emissions. This meeting kicked off Climate Week and in that spirit, we've rounded up the following nature-focused articles and events that delve into issues of climate change. Read on to discover some of the ways scientists are trying to save ecosystems and biodiversity, how art can impact climate awareness, and how you can get involved.

Coral Reef
The Current State of Coral Reefs

Coral reefs cover less than 1 percent of the Earth’s surface yet feed and shelter a significant amount of marine life, including some 4,000 species of fish. However, these vital ecosystems face an increasingly bleak future.

How to Give Frogs and Toads a Leg Up
How to Give Frogs and Toads a Leg Up

Founded in 1998, FrogWatch USA is one of the longest-running citizen science programs around, and, since amphibians are extremely sensitive to environmental changes, FrogWatchers’ observations have been especially valuable.

 Episode 3: Connections Preview

American Spring LIVE: Episode 3 - Connections

Episode 3: Connections Preview

Learn how plants and animals depend on each other to survive. See first-hand how climate change can break those connections, altering the timing of weather and plant growth, and disrupting the delicate relationships between plants and pollinators such as moths, bees and butterflies.