Eagles And Humans

Because of their fierce demeanor and large size, eagles have long been highly regarded as a symbol of power and grace by diverse societies around the world. Eagles have figured prominently in religion, mythology, art, literature, and other expressions of human culture. In North America, for example, the bald eagle is an important symbol in…

Noise and light pollution affect breeding habits in birds

Scientists are studying how human noise and light pollution affect birds throughout North America. Looking for a bird’s-eye view of human impacts? A new study, published in the journal Nature, provides the most comprehensive picture yet of how human noise and light pollution affect birds throughout North America. The effects of noise and light pollution on…