- Bald Eagle is not out of DDT's shadow. // Birder's World;Dec2007, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p15
The article reports that the pesticide DDT continues to affect Bald Eagles, a species removed from the Endangered Species List in July 2007. The insecticide which was used widely from the 1950s to 1970s made the eggshells of eagles, falcons and other birds so thin that few offspring hatched....
- Bald Eagles, Sea to Shining Sea. // American Forests;Spring/Summer2014, Vol. 120 Issue 2, p23
The article provides information on bald eagles, the national bird of the U.S., highlighting the declining number of bald eagles due to the use of DDT insecticide.
- Bald Eagles. Goldish, Meish // Bald Eagles: A Chemical Nightmare;2007, preceding p1
The article offers information on bald eagle. While studying bald eagles in Florida in the 1940s and 1950s, bird lover Charles Broley noticed that there were fewer young bald eagles each year. Broley believed that the problem was due to DDT. In 1972, ban on DDT in the U.S. prevented its...
- Chapter 5: Saving Our Proudest Symbol. Marcovitz, Hal // Bald Eagle (1-59084-032-1);2003, p36
The chapter describes the preservation of the bald eagle population in the U.S. When the settlers from Europe first arrived on American shores, it is believed that some 500,000 bald eagles were alive and thriving in the New World. As the population of the U.S. grew, the species of the bald...
- Birds, Bees and DDTs. Kapperman, Scott // 21st Century;Jan96, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p11
The author reflects on the threat posed by pesticides to wildlife. According to the author, efforts by both the National Wildlife Federation and volunteers have led to an improvement in the declining population of bald eagles. He points out that the careless use of pesticides, such as...
- Protection. Hicks, Kelli L. // Bald Eagle (978-1-60472-342-7);2009, p26
A chapter from the book "The Bald Eagle" is presented. It discusses the initiatives of the U.S. government to protect the bald eagle population and remove them from extinction. On June 28, 2007, the bald eagle was removed from the endangered species list due to the government's decision to ban...
- The Bald Eagle's Return. CAREY, JONATHAN // Audubon;Fall2016, Vol. 118 Issue 5, p42
The article offers information on the important years focused on the return of Bald Eagles which includes the bird becoming the national emblem in 1782, the declining rate of eagles due to shooting and banning DDT use in the U.S.
- Put 'Em in a Tree Museum. Quindlen, Anna // Newsweek;8/23/2004, Vol. 144 Issue 8, p74
Presents a commentary on overdevelopment and its effect on animal and plant species. Slow but sure reappearance of the bald eagle in Pennsylvania; How the bald eagle was named an endangered species after the pesticide DDT was found in the water in the 1970s; Clear-cutting of land to make room...
- Back from the Brink. // Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;2/24/2006, Vol. 75 Issue 19, p2
Focuses on how the bald eagle was saved from extinction in the U.S. Factors which contributed to the decline of its population; Threat posed by the farming chemical DDT; Impact of the creation of the Endangered Species Act. INSET: Strength in Numbers.