Tag: extreme weather

September 18, 2020

Loggerhead behavior changes during hurricanes

Nobody wishes for a hurricane, but for researchers studying loggerhead sea turtles in the Mid-Atlantic Bight — a coastal region running from Massachusetts to North Carolina — Hurricane Irene’s East...

September 4, 2020

Bird numbers change with the weather

Climate change — and the frequent and intense extreme weather it can bring —  influences some birds differently than others. In a study published in Global Change Biology, researchers tapped...

August 29, 2017

Southeastern lizards adapt quickly to extreme weather

In one of the fastest, most well-documented instances of adaptation, lizards in the southeastern United States developed a tolerance to lower temperatures in response to a recent severe winter. “Extreme...