While locals on the Outer Banks tussle over whether global warming is real and causing oceans to rise, the islands themselves are gradually, inevitably going under.
Joel Sartore wants a close-up of every captive species on earth—as many as 12,000 animals—before it's too late.
Though no Avian Elvis, the Red-cockaded Woodpecker is ready for the spotlight.
The consensus is in: Birds are living dinosaurs. But how that epic evolutionary leap took place remains one of science’s greatest mysteries.
The Nicaraguan government, in league with a Chinese company, wants to dredge a massive canal through one of the world’s richest, most biodiverse regions. What could possibly go wrong?
Restoring a national icon takes luck, patience, and more than a little guile. The backing of a billionaire helps quite a bit, too.
Audubon’s new study reveals the devastation global warming will likely bring down on birds―and identifies the habitat strongholds they’ll need to hang on.
Beyond politics and paralysis lies a way forward—to action.
Five unexpected agitators on climate explain why they're speaking out.
Growing demand for wood pellets abroad hurts bird habitat at home.
In warming oceans, seabirds’ food chains are headed straight to the bottom.
It’s time to be honest with ourselves: Our relationship with the atmosphere is a two-way street.
With our climate becoming ever more off-kilter, a naturalist takes stock of the ends of the earth.
A growing number of institutions are letting their money do the talking.
From Miami to Key West, climate change is now in southeastern Florida.
Gaby D'alessandro channels her love of Dominican home into her art.
Before reopening one of its historic waterways, Eastern Europe takes a look at the environmental benefits—and the downsides.
Conservationists hope that intervening at a pivotal moment can save it from disaster.
Filmmaker Charlie Engelman dreamt of glimpsing one Bald Eagle, but saw hundreds instead.
The quest to understand how birds manage nocturnal navigation has consumed scientists for decades. The effects of “electrosmog” may now point to an answer.
The Pacific Coast saw record numbers of dead Cassin’s Auklets this winter. We dive in to see what went wrong.
BP continues its campaign of deception and denial, even as evidence of the catastrophic effects of the 2010 oil spill continues to roll in.
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