Irreplaceable: Wildlife in a Warming World

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Irreplaceable Wildlife in A Warming World
Graphic of irreplacable species, emperor penguin.
We are connected to each other, to our environment. From faraway places to our own backyard. But climate change is now changing the Earth as we know it, and animals and plants from the Arctic to the Everglades are feeling the consequences.
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Irreplaceable: Birds

Birds


By far the world’s largest penguin species, emperor penguins can grow up to 4 feet tall and weigh more than 80 pounds! It is the only Antarctic animal that breeds during the harsh winter,...
Set your sights on a polar bear and look up. You might see ivory gulls floating above, following the polar bear in hopes of making its leftovers their next meal. A favorite of bird watchers...
With its graceful long neck and pointed tail feathers, the fast-flying northern pintail duck is nicknamed “greyhound of the air.” Nearly all of North America’s pintail ducks breed in the...
With a series of characteristic peeps, the piping plover lays two to four eggs at a time, tucking them in sandy beaches and gravel along the Atlantic coast, the shores of the Great Lakes, and...
Spectacled eiders are Arctic birds named for the black rims around their eyes which resemble old-fashioned spectacles. Through these spectacles, eiders seek out shellfish and clams to feast...
The tallest birds in North America, whooping cranes establish lifelong mates and maintain their bonds through courtship dances and displays.

Irreplaceable in Your Neighborhood

The Earthjustice traveling photo exhibit, Irreplaceable: Wildlife in a Warming World, is available to bring education, scholarship and research to your community. For more information on booking the exhibit, including fees, exhibit specifications, requirements and descriptions, please contact Nadine de Coteau at 1-800-584-6460.