The coastline at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge is changing, and changing fast. Join Defenders’ Noah Matson as he explores one of Delaware’s largest protected areas, and what’s being done to save it from rising seas.
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This spring, I joined Defenders’ expert Caroline Kennedy and a group of scientists from around the world to band red knots on the New Jersey shores of Delaware Bay. See the footage from my experience and get up close and personal with these imperiled shorebirds yourself!
As sea level rise threatens to inundate America’s east coast, Blackwater and Alligator Rivers National Wildlife Refuges face the very real threat of disappearing into the sea. What does that mean for the wildlife they support, and what actions can we take to help?
Thanks to a tip from a concerned citizen, authorities have closure in a case in which a female whooping crane was shot and killed. Read more about the case and the role Defenders played in getting it solved.
For these shorebirds, it’s a situation gone from bad to worse: already the victim of plummeting populations, new research reveals that red knot numbers have continued to drop dramatically. With numbers now at their lowest, is there still time to save them?