New research on marmots in the US reveals how the topsy-turvy seasons are causing havoc among wildlife.
Tags: climate-change seasons extreme-weather phenology north-america small-mammals
The COVID-19 pandemic is interrupting scientific field work across North America, leaving blank spots in important data sets and making it harder to track ecological change.
May 19, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: climate-change covid-19 biology nature ecology coronavirus-2020 wildlife ducks phenology massachusetts migratory-birds colorado thoreau field-research
Climate change has advanced the arrival of spring by as much as several weeks in some parts of the US. This can mean major crop losses and disconnects between species that need each other to thrive.
March 4, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: climate-change birds agriculture plants citizen-science winter spring pollinators seasonal-change phenology
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