Monday, December 30, 2013

may this be the year

Climate change is a huge threat to the natural world we all depend on. In 2014, let's do more to educate ourselves about this threat -- especially for those of us who care deeply about the natural world, wildlife, and our connection to their and our well-being.

Good places to start are these first few links regarding the effects of climate change on BIRDS:
National Audubon birds and climate change

BirdLife International birds and climate change

For many of us, an iconic species that is likely to be impacted dramatically - the polar bear - is symbolic of this issue in many ways
Beaufort Sea retreating
 ice - Wikim. Commons
. Read about the effect of climate change on this species:
Polar Bears International climate facts

Lastly, if you would like more excellent background information, go the Union of Concerned Scientists' climate change page.

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