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
Voyageurs National Park Biologists Looking For a Few Good Moose to Collar For Climate-Change Studies
Interior Secretary Salazar Launches "Coordinated Strategy" To Address Climate Change Impacts on Federal Landscapes
In an understandable effort to get all land-management agencies on the same page when it comes to climate change, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar on Monday signed off on a strategy to develop some coordination in how climate change might already be affecting, or could in the future, the country's land, water, ocean, fish, wildlife, and cultural resources.