Conservation

Conservation

On March 22, a barge owned by Kirby Inland Marine carrying 920,000 gallons of thick, tarry RMG 380 fuel oil collided with a ship in the Galveston ship channel. The damaged barge leaked 170,000 gallons of that fuel oil into Galveston Bay, just a few...

Conservation

Tucson Audubon and the American Bird Conservancy keep Paton's birder haven safe.

Conservation

A Minnesota project could poison one of North America's most important watersheds for years.

Conservation

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?

Conservation

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.

Conservation

A bitter, drawn-out food fight is finally over. Today President Obama signed the farm bill into law.

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.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
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.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
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.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
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.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
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. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
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.  
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
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