Silence of the Songbirds by Bridget Stutchbury

Songbirds are more than just a chirping morning symphony-they may be the alarm clock for climate change. Songbird populations are dropping; scientists speculate that we have already lost half the population of US birds. Biologist and ecologist Bridget Stuchbury outlines what this loss means to the health of our ecosystem-and to us. Stuchbury encourages individuals to make small changes to help the birds. ¬†Shade grown coffee, dimming city lights, organic farming and gardening all protect birds, their migrations, and habitats. Stutchbury's enthusiasm for the birds inspires; her colloquial storytelling style really charms. Look…continue reading →