Bird Populations Driven toward Extinction by Global Warming

Climate change is threatening the habitat and feeding grounds of dozens of North American bird species such as albatrosses, frigate birds and puffins, pushing them toward extinction, according to a new report by the Interior Department. While this confirms what scientists have independently been saying for years now, it’s still a sobering reminder that despite the recent resurgence of denial, global warming is real. It’s here now and only going to get worse unless we act.

Here’s the full report. And a Scientific American story on it.


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