A small aquatic insect found only in five streams on the eastern flanks of Glacier National Park is facing extinction from climate change and should be given protection under the Endangered Species Act, according to two groups.
Zion National Park, which receives quite a bit of sunshine throughout the year, is turning more of those glorious rays into energy to help reduce the park's carbon footprint.
Dr. Leigh Welling, who for some time has worked on climate change issues for the National Park Service, has been appointed to oversee the agency's Climate Change Response Program
Imagine Shenandoah National Park without its autumnal showcase of colors, or a sign along the Virginia coastline noting that the site of the Jamestown colony is offshore and under water. Both scenarios could be realized in less than a century if human-influenced climate change isn't slowed, according to a report.
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NRDC Sues To Have Fish and Wildlife Service Consider Whitebark Pine For Endangered Species Act Protection