One-Third of America's Birds Are Gone
2.9 billion birds have disappeared since the 1970s, evoking frightening images from Rachel Carson's Silent Spring. The decline has affected the bird population as a whole - the species are still around, there are just fewer individuals.
And we didn't notice until now
The World's Frogs Are Disappearing
Around the world, frogs face nearly insurmountable threats, including habitat loss, pollution, devastating new diseases, and climate change. One example, the leopard frog, was once abundant in the American Southwest. No more. The desert waterways that supported these frogs - and many other species - are drying up, leaving them no place to go.
Humans caused some of the trouble, with too many demands on local aquifers. We must restore these waterways!Learn how »