Conservation

Audubon Magazine

Duke Energy to Pay $1 Million for Bird Deaths at Wind Facilities

U.S. government issues the first criminal sentence for killing protected birds at turbine farms.
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Audubon Magazine

Audubon View

Getting the lead out of ammo and fishing tackle.
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Audubon Magazine

Birdlife Can Recover in Fragmented Amazon, But It Takes Decades

As humans continue to clear rainforest, there are some hopeful findings.
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Audubon Magazine

Help End the Bluefin Blues

Proposed fishing regulations could help this threatened tuna, but advocates say they’re not enough.
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Audubon Magazine

Ouch. This Is What Happens When You Spy On Andean Black Bears (Video)

Andean Black Bears don't like being photographed.
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Audubon Magazine

Kenya’s Rhinos Receive Microchips to Deter Poaching

Poachers are going to be the next ones tracked.
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Audubon Magazine

Longline Fishing's Unintended Victims: Billfish, Sharks, and Tuna

What's good for protecting some species from longlines can lead to disaster for others.
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Audubon Magazine

Longline Fishing's Unintended Victims: Turtles

Many sea turtles die each year from longline fishing, but circle hooks and buoy gear help protect loggerheads and leatherbacks.
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Audubon Magazine

Urban Wildlife Refuges Highlight Nature That’s Closer Than You Think

Eight new partnerships across the country encourage urban communities to engage with natural spaces.
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Audubon Magazine

Will the World Adopt Sustainable Longline Fishing Practices?

The U.S. is setting the standard for ecologically sustainable longline fishing. Now it’s time to make sure the rest of the world gets onboard.
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Audubon Magazine

Bye-bye Golf Courses, Hello Nature Preserves

The Great Recession had at least one silver lining for wildlife: Golf courses are being turned into natural protected places. 
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Audubon Magazine

A Crazy Idea to Bring Back Atlantic Puffins Is a Success

Ornithologist Steve Kress’s once-controversial methods are the gold standard for saving seabirds around the world.  
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Audubon Magazine

Safer Waters for Sharks

Masters of the underwater universe for millions of years, the much-persecuted shark may finally have a fighting chance thanks to friends in surprising places.
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Audubon Magazine

State of the Birds

This year’s report focuses on the importance of private lands.
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Audubon Magazine

Canoeing Montana's Clark Fork River

A waterway's poisoned past, present cleanup, and, above all, its natural beauty.
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Audubon Magazine

From the Archives: Aldo Leopold's Odyssey

The journey of a single atom paints a compelling portrait of the web of life.
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Audubon Magazine

A Boost for Long Island Sound

Investment in green infrastructure proves to be a boon for the waterway.
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Audubon Magazine

Young Guatemalans Take On Citizen Science

Student scientists track birds in mountainous cloudforests of Central America.
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Audubon Magazine

A Tribute to a Longtime Audubon Friend

Audubon remembers the conservation efforts of Tabasco giant Paul McIlhenny, who died in April.
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Audubon Magazine

Recording Our Planet’s Acoustic Heritage—Before It’s Gone

Climate change, development, and invasive species all threaten natural soundscapes.
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Audubon Magazine

Teachers Inadvertently Spread Invasive Species

A new program teaches educators about the dangers of letting aliens loose.
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Audubon Magazine

The Last Rhinoceros

A new book delves into the race between preservation and destruction in Vietnam’s magnificent wilderness.
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Audubon Magazine

Audubon View

To hear nature’s voice, simply follow the birds.
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Audubon Magazine

The Investment to Save Globally Threatened Bird Species

The cost to protect these animals from extinction actually isn’t staggering.
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Audubon Magazine

A Home for Bluebirds

A letter carrier builds bird boxes along her route.
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Audubon Magazine

Banding Hummingbirds to Solve their Mysterious Ways

People from all walks of life jump at the chance to hold these creatures.
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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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Audubon Magazine

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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Audubon Magazine

Online Explorers: How You Can Help Scientists

Legions of volunteers are helping experts solve the mysteries of the natural world.
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Audubon Magazine

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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