Friday, May 23, 2014

Loose Feathers #445

Swainson's Warbler / USFWS Photo
Birds and birding
Science and nature blogging
Environment and biodiversity
  • The is evidence of accelerated ice sheet melting at both poles, and the future stability of ice sheets may be further undermined by channels of water running underneath the ice sheets.
  • Fender's Blue butterflies, an endangered species, are being released at Finley NWR in Oregon.
  • Lake Powell is half empty due to dry conditions.
  • Chris Christie is replacing two members of the Pinelands Commission that voted against the proposed pipeline.