A newly proposed rule would loosen protection for eagles in the United States: It might soon be legal to kill 4,200 Bald Eagles a year. Here’s why federal scientists think that’s okay. I wrote about this issue for the website of Audubon magazine. It went live May 10, 2016. Read it here.
Spirit, a 20-year-old Bald Eagle at the National Wind Technology Center in Boulder, Colorado. Photo: Dennis Schroeder/NREL/Flickr CC (BY-NC-ND 2.0)