Conservation

Audubon Magazine

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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Audubon Magazine

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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Audubon Magazine

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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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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Is DDT Here to Stay?

Thanks to Rachel Carson’s crusade, DDT was banned and birds are rebounding. If only it were that simple. 
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Working Lands: A New York Farm Owner Manages Fields For Grassland Birds

Gail W. Miller's 174-year-old farm is worth the upkeep to protect grassland birds such as bobolinks.  
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Rachel Carson and JFK, an Environmental Tag Team

On the 50th anniversary of Silent Spring’s publication, a best-selling historian shows the extent to which John Kennedy and his administration defended Rachel Carson’s controversial work against the chemical industry’s onslaught.
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Audubon Honors Women in Conservation

This year’s honorees draw on faith, corporate experience, and political know-how to promote environmental stewardship. 
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Working Lands: A Missouri Farmer Saves Prairie and Grassland Birds

Creating conditions species need to thrive in Hi Lonesome.
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Keeping Tabs on a City’s Trees

One forester shows what it means to protect living, breathing trees in the urban environment.
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Is the Gulf Getting Better? A Marine Toxicologist Weighs In

The disastrous Gulf oil spill should have taught a broader lesson about the fragility of our oceans. How well have we learned it?
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Audubon Magazine

Since Silent Spring: Reflecting on Rachel Carson's Legacy

The follow-up to Carson’s work, Since Silent Spring, cemented its reputation as a classic. 
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Organic Honey Is Creating a Buzz in the U.S. Virgin Islands

The sweet stuff is a treat for travelers, in everything from cocktails to entrees.
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Audubon Magazine

Gardeners Reap the Benefits of Online Heirloom Seed Swaps

Planting the past, and preserving biodiversity in the process, is easier than ever.
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Rebounding Grizzlies Still Face, and Pose, Risks

Yellowstone’s rebounding grizzly bear population is an undeniable success. But figuring out how to manage the threatened omnivores—in light of potential food shortages and deadly human-grizzly interactions—isn’t so easy. 
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EPA Releases New Rules Limiting Power Plant Emissions

New rules are forcing power plants to clean up their acts.
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Audubon Magazine

Pleasure Beach: A Place for Birds and People

Striking a balance between the needs of threatened birds and humans isn't always easy.
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Audubon Magazine

Saving Sharks From Finning

A serious effort to save some of the earth’s oldest, largest, and most successful predators is finally under way. But it needs to move faster.
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Audubon Magazine

Hunters Help Restore Hardwood Forests

Public and private groups work together to build better wildlife habitat in the Mississippi River valley.
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Audubon Magazine

How to Count Grizzlies

An intensive DNA study will help wildlife managers design better recovery strategies for the threatened bears.  
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