• The Point Reyes Beach as viewed from the Point Reyes Headlands

    Point Reyes

    National Seashore California

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  • Point Reyes Fire Management will be using heavy equipment on the Inverness Ridge Trail this week.

    A recreation advisory is in effect for hiking, horse riding, and biking along the Inverness Ridge Trail (aka Bayview Fire Road) during the week of September 14, 2014. Extra caution in this area is critical while work is in progress. More »

Climate Change Resources and Links

Park Science

Park Science

Other Journal Articles


WebRangers - the National Park Service's site for kids of all ages.


Earth to Sky: Sharing a World of Resources is a Federal, inter-agency partnership working to collaborate across all sectors in support of scientific literacy. Through unique learning experiences, Earth to Sky brings scientists and communications professionals together in a collegial environment fostering a community of practice to develop communications products and strategies for furthering environmental efforts across the nation.

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News about Climate Change

Government agencies and non-governmental organizations studying and working to educate the public about climate change


National Aeronautics and Space Administration

  • Climate Change: NASA's Eyes on the Earth - Current news and data streams about global warming and climate change from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
  • The Earth Observatory's mission is to share with the public the images, stories, and discoveries about climate and the environment that emerge from NASA research, including its satellite missions, in-the-field research, and climate models.
  • Climate 365 is a yearlong effort in 2013 to highlight NASA's ongoing monitoring of Earth's climate.
  • Research at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) emphasizes a broad study of global change, which is an interdisciplinary initiative addressing natural and man-made changes in our environment that occur on various time scales—from one-time forcings such as volcanic explosions, to seasonal and annual effects such as El Niño, and on up to the millennia of ice ages—and that affect the habitability of our planet.

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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminstration

  • Climate.gov is a source of timely and authoritative scientific data and information about climate. Climate.gov's goals are to promote public understanding of climate science and climate-related events, to make NOAA data products and services easy to access and use, to provide climate-related support to the private sector and the Nation's economy, and to serve people making climate-related decisions with tools and resources that help them answer specific questions.


RealClimate - a commentary site on climate science by working climate scientists for the interested public and journalists.


Skeptical Science - Explaining climate change science & rebutting global warming misinformation.


Union of Concerned Scientists


Economic Impact of Global Climate Change


Businesses--particularly the insurance industry--are recognizing the realities and implications of climate change as well.

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Statements and Testimony of Department of the Interior Officials before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies regarding Climate Change - April 26, 2007


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Did You Know?

Elephant seals at the main colony at Point Reyes

Northern elephant seals (Mirounga angustirostris) began breeding at Point Reyes in 1981 after being absent for over 150 years. The population breeds at terrestrial haul out sites at Point Reyes Headland, one of only eleven mainland breeding areas for northern elephant seals in the world. More...