Conservation

Audubon Magazine

The Most Endangered Bird in the Continental U.S.

The fight to save the Florida grasshopper sparrow inspires all who love wildlife. 
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Wild Man: George Schaller recounts his adventures on the Tibetan Plateau

The renowned field biologist tells of his quest to study the ghost-like snow leopard and the mysterious chiru in his new book.
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Online Explorers: How You Can Help Scientists

Legions of volunteers are helping experts solve the mysteries of the natural world.
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Poisons Used to Kill Rodents Have Safer Alternatives

A second generation of ultra-potent rodenticides creates a first-class crisis for people, pets, and wildlife.
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Audubon Magazine

Review: 'Mr. Hornaday's War'

An early conservationist’s unusual approach to saving embattled wildlife.
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Giant Strip Mine Threatens Alaska's Iconic Bristol Bay

Pick the worst place on the planet for a giant strip mine, in the heart of America’s wildest and most productive ecosystem. That’s exactly where one is planned.
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Audubon Magazine

Connecticut River Watershed Named America's First National Blueway

A huge watershed crossing four states earns a title worth fighting for. 
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Fighting to Protect Panama Bay

Critical bird habitat in Central America is at risk. 
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Blood in Leeches Helps Save Species

Researchers are using genetic material from unconventional sources to better understand species’ populations and ranges. 
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South American Cowboys Cook Up Bird-Friendly Beef

Legendary gauchos are teaming up with grassland conservationists to maintain a way of life and help save millions of grassland birds. 
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Former Audubon New Mexico Director David Henderson Dies

An Audubon employee for nearly 25 years, David Henderson was a conservation champion for his state’s wildlife and environmental education. 
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A Palm Tree Paradise in Maui

A renowned poet writes an inspiring story of restoration and love of nature that created a Hawaiian oasis.
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Audubon Magazine

Eleven Fun Facts About the Farm Bill

From organic agriculture to nutrition programs, the Farm Bill covers a range of subjects. 
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From Coal Mine to Botanic Garden

The Pittsburgh Botanic Garden and the Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania are using a TogetherGreen grant to return an old mine site to nature.
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The Battle Over a North Carolina Beach Continues

On Cape Hatteras National Seashore, a revolutionary management plan is finally putting embattled sea turtles and birds on near-equal footing with ORV drivers. But powerful interests are working hard to undo it.
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Orphaned Otters Find a Home

At California’s Monterey Bay Aquarium, researchers are preparing rescued sea otters to return to their native kelp forests in the Pacific Ocean. 
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Working Lands: A California Couple Builds Habitat Along Stream Edges

Olive and prune farmers Peter and Debbie Hunter create environments where wildlife thrives.
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RESTORE Act Offers Influx of Cash to Gulf States

Legislation provides real funding—and real hope—for habitat repair in the Gulf of Mexico.
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Ecuador Won’t Drill for Oil in the Amazon—As Long as the World Pays Up

The South American country ups the ante on a unique plan to save Yasuní National Park, a haven tropical birds.
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Alaskan Salmon in Bristol Bay Threatened by Potential Mine

Time is running out to weigh in on this important issue. 
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Saving Wildlife on U.S. Roads

Volunteers help decipher how motorways affect animals. 
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Remembering John Ogden

A giant's legacy.
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Working Lands: A Family Making Maple Syrup Grows Sugar Bush for Birds

Tig and Elise Tillinghast show how sweet it is making a living while preserving bird habitat.
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Has One Florida Dam's Day Finally Come?

Conservationists have waged a 41-year battle to free “the sweetest water-lane in the world” by tearing down an unnecessary dam. Their efforts have seemed hopeless—until now.
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Time Capsule: Canal Threatens Florida's Oklawaha River

There are two Oklawaha Rivers today. There is the twisting, unspoiled black-water stream of the Florida Wilderness. And there is the dammed, straightened, Army Engineered desolation of the unfinished Cross-Florida Barge Canal.
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Eels Get a Leg Up Over Dams

Helping eels slide past dams with some PVC pipe and netting.
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A New Rule Balances Wildlife and Off-Road-Vehicle Use on a North Carolina Beach

Congressional legislation and a pending civil suit threaten the future of a new rule that protects wildlife and allows vehicles on Cape Hatteras National Seashore. 
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Ocean Sanctuaries Are a Boon for Fish, Seabirds, and Marine Mammals

A chain of more than 100 Marine Protected Areas offer a safe haven for creatures from albatrosses to whales along California's 1,100-mile coastline.
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Audubon Magazine

Raising Baby Corals for Reef Restoration

Restoring the Florida Keys, one piece at a time. 
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Protecting Hawaii's Precious Plants

Planting native blossoms gives Oahu's unique landscape a fighting chance.
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