We know that wildlands will play an important role in the fight against climate change, but what if we also looked at them like living, breathing laboratories? That’s exactly what Wilderness Society scientists are doing on some of America’s public lands.
President Obama’s latest budget plan, released on Tuesday, March 4, strongly reaffirms his administration’s push to combat climate change by reducing harmful fossil fuel emissions and promoting clean energy technology.
Climate change is forcing many species to embark on a mass exodus out of their native habitats. Sometimes they’re able to find refuge in new areas that can support their biological needs, but sometimes there’s just nowhere to run.
Saguaro National Park was designated to protect the universal symbol of the American west—the giant saguaro. Saguaro can only be found only in a small portion of the U.S., and are currently threatened by warming temperatures caused by climate change.