Climate

Photo: M. Vernon Tomajko

Searching for Balance in a Shifting World

Changing weather patterns affect birds' ranges, which can limit food sources and/or introduce them to new predators.  As a result, more than half the bird species in North America are threatened with steep declines or extinction by 2080.  That includes coastal birds, which are vulnerable because of rising seas.  But take heart  there's plenty we can do to protect our feathered friends!

Here’s what Audubon South Carolina and its members are doing to make a difference: