M. Sanjayan, The Nature Conservancy’s lead scientist, talks about the “here and now” of climate change, as a new science and environment contributor on CBS Evening News. Check out the video!
Posts Tagged ‘Texas drought’
Strange things are aloft in the bird world. Endangered whooping cranes flew 2,500 miles from Canada to Texas, where they usually spend the whole winter. Instead, they pecked around for a short time and flew back. In Nebraska, other cranes never left.
The state of Texas lost 5.6 million urban trees and as many as 500 million forest trees in the drought that’s been plaguing the state since last year, according to a Texas Forest Research study released last week. With these kinds of numbers we’re looking at a loss of about 10 percent of the city trees and 10 percent of the forest trees in the entire state.
Weird weather like droughts and floods made for a scary season for some pumpkin growers in 2011.