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Audubon Magazine

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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Audubon Magazine

Volunteers Tap Trees for Climate Clues

A project to collect core samples from trees could shed light on the effects of global warming.
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Audubon Magazine

Sea Urchins Illuminate How to Trap Carbon Dioxide

A marine creature shows researchers a new way to capture a potent greenhouse gas.
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Audubon Magazine

Fight Club: A Ragtag Crew Races to Save Disappearing Trees

Backcountry activists in the Mountain West defend the whitebark pine against climate change and beetle attacks.
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Audubon Magazine

Tracing the Keystone XL Pipeline’s Potential Path of Destruction

The proposed pipeline would run from Canada to the Gulf Coast and threaten wolves, warblers, and waterways.
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Audubon Magazine

Plugging Into the Electric Vehicle Revolution

Cars may prove to be one solution to our climate change problem.
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Audubon Magazine

Barbara Kingsolver and Butterflies

Novelist Barbara Kingsolver tackles global warming. 
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Audubon Magazine

What Four More Years of the Obama Administration Means for Environmental Policy

What environmental issues may be addressed in Washington over the next few years?
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Audubon Magazine

International Campaign Aims to Combat Ocean Acidification

A new international collaboration seeks to save the seas. 
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Audubon Magazine

Exclusive Interview: Obama Defeats Romney, Says We Must Tackle Climate Change

The president provides written answers to 10 critical questions about the environment.
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Audubon Magazine

Scrapped Plans for Power Lines Protect Habitats from Energy Development

Thousands of acres are saved when plans for two transmission lines meet their end.
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Audubon Magazine

A New Book and Film Showcase the Planet’s Melting Ice

Photographer James Balog captures climate change’s affect on glaciers.
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Audubon Magazine

Eleven Fun Facts About Driving

From money, to greenhouse gas emissions, to time, here are 11 ways you save or spend by driving. 
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Audubon Magazine

Darfur: The First Climate War

Global warming is driving violent conflicts in Darfur and around the globe. 
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Audubon Magazine

Protecting Birds and Caribou from Drilling in the Arctic

An unprecedented management plan for the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska could help balance domestic oil production and conservation.
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Audubon Magazine

The Path to Cleaner Energy

Wind power’s role in weaning America off fossil fuels holds vast untapped potential for domestic energy production and green jobs.
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Audubon Magazine

Texans Oppose the Keystone XL Pipeline

A growing group is speaking out against the southern spur of the proposed TransCanada pipeline. 
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Audubon Magazine

Kicking the Coal Habit

America may be coming to grips with the dark side of our cheapest, most abundant energy source, but a plan to unload it on Asia threatens to poison our planet.
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Audubon Magazine

Climate Change Spurs Remarkable Melting in Greenland

Researchers zero in on a little-known landscape that offers some chilling lessons on the future of global warming.
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Audubon Magazine

Conquering the Energy Crisis

To meet coming power demands we'll need to radically change our energy systems.
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Audubon Magazine

Audubon View

The Audubon network has achieved major accomplishments where climate and energy are concerned. It's prepared to take on more.
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Audubon Magazine

The Virtues of Switchgrass as an Alternative Fuel

With rising gas prices and global temperatures, corn-based ethanol seemed to promise a bright energy future. Now, as corn's dark side becomes ever clearer, switchgrass offers a better alternative as well as a first step to restoring the prairie that once blanketed this country's heartland. 
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Audubon Magazine

A Lost Civilization May Shed Light on Coping with Climate Change

An innovative collaboration between scientists is discovering how, 700 years ago, a mysterious, prehistoric culture overcame its landscape’s harsh constraints. The findings may tell a cautionary tale for today’s Southwest.
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Audubon Magazine

High and Dry: A Human Face of Climate Change

Peruvians living high up in the Andes may not know the phrase, "climate change," but they're worried about its effects.
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Audubon Magazine

Thawing Permafrost in the Arctic Will Speed Up Global Warming

There’s more carbon locked up in the high north’s permafrost than the combined total released into the atmosphere by humans. The big melt going on right now in the Arctic could trigger a train of catastrophic events across the world.
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Audubon Magazine

Scarface: The Damage Wrought from Mountaintop Mining

Skimming above a devastated Appalachian landscape, a photographer zooms in on landscape-leveling destruction.
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Audubon Magazine

Coal Control

Audubon and the Sierra Club celebrate a landmark settlement.
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Audubon Magazine

Smoke on the Water: Stopping a Coal-fired Power Plant in Arkansas

Nationwide, coal-fired power plants appear to be on the way out. But in southwest Arkansas—next to some of the finest fish and wildlife habitat anywhere—one may be on the way in. 
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Audubon Magazine

Putting Wind Turbines Out of Wildlife's Way

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has issued voluntary federal guidelines to minimize the impact of wind power facilities on wildlife by approving them in the right places. Audubon is doing its part, too.
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