Environment & Science

#ISeeChange: Show us how your natural environment is changing

Hail in Huntington Beach taken by s Ryan Ikari March 2, 2015.
Hail in Huntington Beach taken by s Ryan Ikari March 2, 2015.
Ryan Ikari
Hail in Huntington Beach taken by s Ryan Ikari March 2, 2015.
Poppy fields in California taken in 2014.
Josh Gibson
Hail in Huntington Beach taken by s Ryan Ikari March 2, 2015.
Wildflowers in Santa Monica Mountains.
Anthony Bevilacqua


>>> How to contribute

The natural world in Southern California has been changing: Summers have been hotter, winters warmer and drier, and ocean temperatures are higher, drawing sea life usually seen in the tropics.
 
But are these examples of climate change or just natural variability?

We'd love for you to share with us how the local environment is affecting your everyday lives. For example: 

Did you see that hail on Huntington Beach?

Instagram: Hail in Huntington Beach

Are the Monarch butterflies crowding on your milkweeds this winter?

Instagram: Monarch butterfly

When you dive in the kelp forests, how do they look?

Twitter: Kelp forests

When you walk in the forest, what do you see? Do you wonder where the big trees went?

Twitter: #BushPoppies

#ISeeChange is part of a national effort to observe climate change and bring questions to scientists. Here are three ways you can contribute:

We can't wait to see the world through your eyes.