Conservation

Audubon Magazine

Birds' Best Friend?

An airport in Florida has a four-legged solution for keeping birds away from planes.
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A Very Bad Plan

The Nicaraguan government, in league with a Chinese company, wants to dredge an 800-foot-wide canal through one of the world’s most biodiverse regions, connecting the Pacific and the Caribbean. What could possibly go wrong?
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12 Amazing Things About the Christmas Bird Count

One of the longest-running citizen science projects in the world is still evolving. Here's how this year's count will be different from the rest.
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Audubon Magazine

Stirring the Waters

Amy and Dave Freeman spent 101 days in a canoe, in an effort to preserve the wilderness they call home.
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Dust Up

As Los Angeles officials reconsider how to settle the Owens Lake dust, conservationists are concerned about how wildlife might fare. 
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Old Mine Detectors Find New Purpose in the Battle Against Climate Change

Retrofitted Submersibles might offer a better understanding the deep sea carbon cycle.
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Expanded Highway Could Threaten Eagle Habitat

Alaska’s DOT wants to straighten a road through the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve, but conservationists are speaking up. 
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The Endangered Species List Gains the Gunnison Sage-Grouse

The Federal Fish and Wildlife Service listed the bird as a threatened species.
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Audubon Magazine

Rethinking the Endangered Species List

Some threatened species may never earn "endangered" status. Here's why that may be a good thing.
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Audubon Magazine

Florida’s Got a New Constitutional Amendment for Conservation. What Now?

There is still time to fumble the state's landmark new conservation initiative.
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Rehab: A Birdy Love Story, in Pictures

How artist Annie Marie Musselman found her focus by helping injured birds.
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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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Audubon Magazine

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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Audubon Magazine

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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