Audubon Magazine January - February 2016

Meet the Creatures of the Arctic Polar Night
Science

Meet the Creatures of the Arctic Polar Night

As the far north heats up, more open waters means more winter habitat for a wider variety of birds and other marine life.

What One Magnificent Predator Can Show Us About the Arctic's Future
Climate-Threatened Birds

What One Magnificent Predator Can Show Us About the Arctic's Future

Scientists are scaling the cliffs of Alaska's Seward Peninsula to stop the mighty Gyrfalcon from losing more ground to climate change.

9 Images That Show How Fast The Arctic Is Changing
Photos

9 Images That Show How Fast The Arctic Is Changing

Take a look—life at the top of the planet will never be the same.

5 Audubon Birding Festivals to Hit Up This Winter
Coming Attractions

5 Audubon Birding Festivals to Hit Up This Winter

Start off 2016 with a rustic winter carnival, a weekend-long fete on the coast, and more.

6 Views of The Earth From Above
Photos

6 Views of The Earth From Above

Staring at the Earth from outer space is captivating—until you realize you're probably marveling at destruction.

Reimagining the Arctic Tern
Illustrated Aviary

Reimagining the Arctic Tern

In Edel Rodriguez's replica, icy blank space takes a seabird's place.

How to Protect Birds at the End of the Earth
Audubon In Action

How to Protect Birds at the End of the Earth

Audubon Alaska's executive director talks to us about the wonders of migration, and how to make the Arctic safer for birds.

Is Shell Really Abandoning Arctic Drilling?
Letter From The Editor

Is Shell Really Abandoning Arctic Drilling?

It's great that the energy giant pulled out of the Arctic Ocean. But let’s still stay vigilant.

How One Alaskan Community Is Attempting to Adapt to Climate Change
Culture

How One Alaskan Community Is Attempting to Adapt to Climate Change

The Iñupiat use portable houses and sandbags to shield themselves from rising waters and melting permafrost, but can they save their culture?

Help Audubon Protect the Coastal Plain
Audubon View

Help Audubon Protect the Coastal Plain

After decades, a long-sought conservation victory is truly within reach.

Breaking the Ice: Survival Lessons from a Changing Arctic
Science

Breaking the Ice: Survival Lessons from a Changing Arctic

As temperatures rise and sea ice melts, our intrepid correspondent heads north to watch scientists test technologies to better understand the Arctic.