Conservation

To See How Oil Drilling Would Transform the Arctic Refuge, Look Next Door to Prudhoe Bay

To See How Oil Drilling Would Transform the Arctic Refuge, Look Next Door to Prudhoe Bay

— The spiderweb of infrastructure at Prudhoe Bay's oilfield will be replicated at the Arctic Refuge if it's opened to drilling—a fact legislators downplay.
Proposed Federal Law Could Save Countless Birds From Death by Glass

Proposed Federal Law Could Save Countless Birds From Death by Glass

— Potential legislation to prevent bird strikes, introduced to the Senate this month, is an important step in helping migrating birds. But where the biggest difference needs to be made may be surprising: rural communities.
How Wildfires Affect Birds

How Wildfires Affect Birds

— Big burns are natural, but climate change could make especially destructive fire seasons the new normal.
Update to U.S.-Mexico Water Treaty Is a Huge Win for Conservation

Update to U.S.-Mexico Water Treaty Is a Huge Win for Conservation

— Audubon and its partners played a key role in the negotiations for Minute 323, which sets aside 200,000 acre-feet of water for environmental purposes.
Report: The Arctic Refuge Is Facing Its Biggest Threat Yet

Report: The Arctic Refuge Is Facing Its Biggest Threat Yet

— Congress is trying to drill for oil in wild protected areas by sneakily using the budget reconciliation process. A few senators could stand in the way.
Zinke to Reconsider Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation Plan

Zinke to Reconsider Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation Plan

— With an official notice of intent, the secretary of the interior begins the process required to amend the landmark 2015 conservation agreement.
Conservation Ranching

Conservation Ranching

— Saving birds on America's working lands.
How Caribbean Birds Are Faring After Hurricanes Devastated Their Homes

How Caribbean Birds Are Faring After Hurricanes Devastated Their Homes

— The first surveys of Caribbean birds, many with small populations limited to a single island, sow worry with glimmers of hope.
What We Lose When We Forget the History of Our Public Lands

What We Lose When We Forget the History of Our Public Lands

— Public lands let us experience wildness in spaces where nature and history converge. How do we make them more inclusive to all?
Stretching Their Wings

Stretching Their Wings

— Lauren McGough became a falconer as a teenager. Now her compassionate training with Miles, a troubled Golden Eagle, has given him a new life.