Conservation

Audubon Magazine

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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Audubon Magazine

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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Audubon Magazine

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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Audubon Magazine

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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Audubon Magazine

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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Managing Lands for Bobolinks

Keeping cattle out of hay fields will help a dwindling bird population.
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Southwestern Farmers Share Their Water with Endangered Birds

In the West, as the saying goes, whiskey is for drinking and water is for fighting. So why on earth did New Mexicans--during a severe drought, no less--decide to give precious drops to southwestern willow flycatchers?
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Restoring the Gulf Coast

In a strange twist of fate, the biggest oil spill in U.S. history may end up saving the South’s wetlands and coastlines—if we make the right choices.
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Finding Where Biodiversity Overlaps with Conservation

A mapping project emphasizes the need to protect more places.
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