Conservation

Audubon Magazine

Should Conservationists Team Up With Sportsmen?

Environmental writer Ted Williams makes a compelling case for why conservationists should collaborate with hunters and fishermen to save species. 
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Wildlife Advocates Score a Win at Cape Hatteras

A recent court ruling upholds law protecting wildlife habitat from off-road vehicles. 
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D-Con Be Gone

California bans rat poisons that are killing the state’s birds, but the fight isn’t over. 
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Gathering Waters

To steward the Mississippi River, Jaime Thibodeaux brings together a community.
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New Trade Agreements Gut Environmental Protections

Deals affecting U.S. neighbors to the east and west make the case that corporations are countries, too. 
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Accidental Sanctuary

In Korea's demilitarized zone, two of the world's rarest crane species cling to a precarious haven amid mounting military tensions and encroaching development.
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The Last Wild Tigers

An in-depth report from the scattered remaining strongholds of these beleaguered—and magnificent—creatures.
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Drones Take Off as Wildlife Conservation Tool

UAVs are poised to revolutionize ecology and even save scientists’ lives.
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Shady Endeavor Could Help Combat Coffee Rust

Coffee farmers—and birds—could benefit from a shift toward shade-grown crops, researchers say.
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Fighting Bird Poachers at China’s Poyang Lake

Stopping illegal bird hunting in China’s largest freshwater lakes is an uphill battle.
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New Oregon Marine Preserves Protect Birds and Fish

The Pacific Northwest takes a major step toward safeguarding its marine habitat.
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Tick, Tock: Time to Protect the Boreal Forest for Songbirds

A new science report emphasizes the urgent need to preserve at least fifty percent of the 1.2 billion acres of boreal forest where songbirds breed.
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A Farm Bill that Will Benefit Birds—and Us

A big win for the little guys.
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Bird Lovers Wanted

Avian conservation groups are seeking citizen scientists.
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Cow-Fart Catching Backpacks Could Help Curb Global Warming

A new mobile innovation aims to capture bovine flatulence and convert it into energy.
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The Galveston Oil Spill, One Month On

Though the immediate danger has passed, the oil spill’s long term effects are still unknown.
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Europe's Northern Bald Ibis Flies Again

Back from the brink, these resurrection birds still face threats.
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Birding Groups Join Forces to Protect a Hummingbird Hotspot

Tucson Audubon and the American Bird Conservancy keep Paton's birder haven safe.
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The Count Heard Round the World

The annual Great Backyard Bird Count sees record numbers as more countries catch on.
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Mining Minnesota’s Canoe Country

A project could poison one of North America's most important watersheds for years.
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A Journey to Alaska’s Tongass, Where Our Last Old-Growth Temperate Forest Meets the Sea

The 17-million-acre Tongass National Forest sustains both the wildlife within it and the rich ecosystem along its shores. So why would anyone want to clear-cut this place?
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An Accidental Science Project Reveals How Crucial Sea Otters Are to Kelp Forests

Fur traders exterminated them in Washington. A hydrogen bomb helped restore them. These events have given ecologists startling insight into the power of these kelp forest carnivores.
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Farm Bill Will Yield Benefits to Birds and Other Wildlife

Conservationists say the long-stalled legislation contains a number of victories.
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Waste Managment, Peruvian Style

Piling on in the Guano Islands.
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Big Win for Arctic Wildlife

U.S. court rejects offshore oil leases in Arctic waters.
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India’s Kite Flying Proves Fatal to Birds

Regulations on one of India's favorite sports comes just in time for festival season.
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Northern Great Plains Grassland and Wetland Habitat Falls to the Plow

Vital prairie pothole habitat is disappearing. Reformed farm- and ethanol-subsidy programs—and economic incentives—are needed to leave these crucial lands alone.
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Audubon Magazine

11 Reasons the Christmas Bird Count Rocks

The world’s longest-running citizen science project is a boon for bird conservation.
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Audubon Magazine

Volunteers Survey Birds in a National Park in Virginia

Documenting birds will help create a checklist and strengthen the case for conservation.
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