Seas & Shores

Beach Birds

Beach Birds

— Keep an eye out for these chicks when you hit the water this summer.
Spying on Puffins

Spying on Puffins

— The coast of Maine is alive with seabirds—see for yourself.
Santa Barbara Oil Spill Hits the Coast

Santa Barbara Oil Spill Hits the Coast

— The tens of thousands of gallons of crude leaked into the Pacific could be devastating to the ecosystem and surrounding wildlife.

President Obama Approves Arctic Drilling Permit for Shell

— “This is just cynical partisan politics … it’s a phony deal,” says Audubon CEO David Yarnold

Why Drilling the Chukchi is a Bad Idea

— In a letter to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Audubon Alaska and partners ask BOEM to reconsider allowing Shell to drill in the Chukchi Sea.
Red Knot Rescue

Red Knot Rescue

— To save Delaware Bay for migrating shorebirds, conservationists recruit residents in the area to build an oyster reef for horseshoe crabs.
Excerpt: Project Puffin

Excerpt: Project Puffin

— Steve Kress and a fellow researcher pass up the Fourth of July fireworks to celebrate with a bizarre-looking bird.
Troubled Times for Tufted Puffins

Troubled Times for Tufted Puffins

— Audubon Washington's director of bird conservation explains the bird's recent inclusion on the Endangered Species List.
Help Wildlife by Sharing the Beach

Help Wildlife by Sharing the Beach

— Nolan Gould and Danielle Soibelman show how you can keep the beach safe for birds and other wildlife.

Beach Birds

Keep an eye out for these chicks when you hit the water this summer.