Climate change threats
Nov 30, 2017 | 307 views | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend | print
To the Editor

My sixth-grade class is doing an lB project on immigration/migration and I choose to do my project on migration of birds. I am doing my project on the whip-poor-will because it is being threatened by climate change. The bird doesn’t know when to migrate to Mexico.

The whip-poor-will has been heard and spotted less and less. Audubon scientists have used hundreds of thousands of citizen observations and climate models to predict that the birds do and are reacting to the climate change.

For the action part of my project, I would like to make more people aware of the birds that are being threatened by climate change and that when you turn your ignition in your car or throw trash out your window you could be killing thousands of living creatures. Next time you think about littering or turning on your car there is always some other alternative.

Sincerely,

Nora Bowen

Dover
Comments
(0)
Comments-icon Post a Comment
No Comments Yet


Comment Policy

In an effort to promote reasoned discussion, transparency, and integrity in online commenting, The Deerfield Valley News requires anyone posting comments to identify themselves using their real name. Anonymous commenting will not be allowed. All comments will be subject to approval before posting, and may take up to 24 hours for approval to be granted.

We encourage civil discourse among readers, and ask that they be willing to stand behind their identities and their comments. No personal harassment or hate speech will be tolerated. Please be succinct and to the point. For longer comments, please consider submitting a letter to the editor instead. It will appear in both the print and online editions.

All comments will be reviewed, and we reserve the right to reject, edit or remove any comment for any reason. For questions or to express concerns feel free to contact our office at (802) 464-3388.