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California Drought Crushes Tricolored Blackbird Population

California's dry spell is exacerbating an existing decline in the local blackbird population. 
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Mallards Feel the Heat

As the drought in California continues, Mallards and other native waterfowl have taken a hit.
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EPA's Gutsy Move to Slash Power Plant Carbon Is a Win for People and Birds

New EPA regulations would rein in carbon pollution from coal plants.
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Pulling the Plug on an Energy Project in New England

A habitat-destroying transmission line hits a wall in New Hampshire.
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Study Estimates Impact of Climate Change on Southwestern Birds

New research from the U.S. Geological Survey predicts the impact climate change will have on the habitat of seven bird species and five reptile species.
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Brighter Days for the Long-Tailed Tit

Climate change could be beneficial for at least one little woodland bird.
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Green Energy: Can We Save the Planet and Save Birds?

Wildlife-smart wind power may be as close as it gets to "green energy." But over vast swaths of America, the "smart" part is still more hot air than reality--especially when it comes to raptors.
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In Drought-Stricken California, Assessing the Damage Done

The state’s worst drought in 500 years poses a danger to migrating bird species.
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Shell Scraps Plans to Drill in Arctic Waters in 2014

Legal obstacles and financial troubles compel the oil company to abandon exploration this summer, and possibly for good.
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The Arctic Omnivore’s Dilemma

As the North heats up polar bears take to dining on land. 
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The Obama Administration's Big Chance to Cut Carbon

The EPA has a chance to drastically curb power plant emissions. Will it?
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What Happens When We Frack the Forest?

In Pennsylvania scientists are tracking how birds and other wildlife respond to gas development in formerly undeveloped woodlands.
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Drilling Deeper in the Gulf

The Gulf of Mexico is one of the country’s true energy hotspots. It’s also home to deep-sea organisms that are a vital link in the marine ecosystem.
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In Texas, Private Landowners Hold Their Ground

Texas is no stranger to the oil business. But with the new boom, private landowners are forcing oil and gas companies to clean up their act.
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On The Ground In Oiltown, USA

Weld County, Colorado, has more active wells than any county in the nation. As energy development transforms the landscape, people and wildlife are acutely feeling the effects. Can industry and conservationists reach a compromise?
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Shell Shows It Can’t Ensure Safe Offshore Oil Operations in the Arctic

When it came time to prove it could safely handle an offshore spill in Alaska, the oil company flunked its own test.
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Climate Change Is Causing Some Mixed-up Wildlife

Species separated for millennia are coming into contact, and mating. The debate over what, if anything, we should do about their hybrid offspring is heating up.
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Climate Scientists Lawyer Up

A major science assocation offers legal counseling for global warming experts who may need to defend against attacks on their research and statements.
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The Other Pipeline

An under-the-radar project may transport Canadian crude.
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Has the Developed World Used Up Its Share of Emissions?

Will rich countries make good on a $100 billion promise to help poorer countries adapt to climate change?
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Climate Change Shifts Bird Migration—One Generation at a Time

Biologists unravel how warming weather causes some birds to migrate earlier.
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Audubon Magazine

Follow Hudson Bay’s Polar Bears Live [Web Cam]

Cameras reveal how Canada's polar bears fare while waiting for winter's ice.
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Taking the Pulse of Montana’s Melting Glaciers

Scientists hike to retreating ice to discern its fate.
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Audubon Magazine

The Park Service Mulls a Decision About Michigan's Isle Royale

Wolves in one national park may go extinct without government intervention.
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Arctic Researchers Race to Uncover Effects of Global Warming on Songbirds

Ornithologists are in a race against time to document shifts at the top of the world that could foreshadow what’s to come in lower latitudes.
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Wind Energy Developers Snap Up Offshore Leases

A renewable-energy rush off New England.
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Audubon View

The consequences of a warming climate--habitat loss, wildfires, flooding, and drought--threaten birds.
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Wine or Wildlife?

As the world warms, vineyards could move into wildlife habitat.
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Biofuel from Stomach Bugs

Researchers are transforming gut microbes into biodiesel-making factories.
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Audubon Magazine

Global Warming is Spurring Sea Ice Expansion at the South Pole

Climate change's polar opposite effects.
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