Painting a Brighter Future for Raptors and Renewables?

Around the world conservationists are working towards more sustainable power solutions and wind energy has emerged as a leading source of renewable energy. Over the past decade, the wind energy industry in South Africa has grown significantly. There are now more than 30 utility-scale operational wind farms that supply energy to power approximately 3.6 million

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An Eagle Eye on Sage-grouse

Across the western United States, researchers are working to understand what is causing declining populations of the Greater Sage-grouse, including whether predation is playing a role. Over the last three years, we’ve studied the impact that one predator in particular—the Golden Eagle—is having on this once widely distributed and abundant native upland gamebird. So what

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Your Shot to Save Eagles

It isn’t easy being a raptor. Even at the top of the food chain, these predators face many threats, such as disease, drought, vehicle collisions, habitat degradation, poaching, electrocution, and lead.   The U.S. Geological Survey estimates that between 6,000 and 10,000 tons of lead (or 12 to 20 million pounds) enter our nation’s uplands, wetlands,

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Updates from the 2023 Jerry Liguori Scholarship Awardees

Last August, we awarded three scholarships supporting raptor education and migration research, all topics Jerry Liguori was passionate about. Since then, Sara, Jasmine, and Alfredo have been sharing their love of raptors with others and contributing to important research projects. We are thrilled to see how our awardees have carried on Jerry’s legacy and all

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