Posts Categorized: Northeast

The Cost of Climate Silence »

As cities, towns, wildlife refuge and other communities along the northeast begin to rebuild, many are asking the question: is this the cost of climate silence?

Humpback calf, © Caroline Good

Watching Whale Protections at Work »

As an environmental lawyer in Washington, D.C., much of my work involves the often invisible world of policy, laws, and court decisions. Every now and again, however, I have the incredible privilege of getting out to see the wildlife I work to protect. This past weekend, I got to do just that on a whale watching trip in one of the most important whale habitats on the East Coast of the United States—the waters off of Cape Cod, Massachusetts.

Mispillion red knots, © Andrew Harper

Red Knots Added to New Jersey Endangered Species List »

Hunkered down in their Southern Hemisphere wintering grounds, red knots may be out of sight. But the plight of the shorebird is certainly not out of mind. Just this week, the state of New Jersey added the red knot to its list of endangered species.