Alex Furuya is an editorial resident at Audubon.
Articles by Alex Furuya
Are Birds Nesting Earlier So Their Chicks Don’t Overheat?
November 15, 2017 — A naturalist's 100-year-old field notes show that California birds now nest a week earlier to stay cool and compensate for global warming.
More Success! Young Pennsylvania Plover Spotted in Florida on Inaugural Migration
November 07, 2017 — The banded bird, which fledged this summer, was part of the state's first Piping Plover brood in 60 years.
Sooty Feathers Tell the History of Pollution in American Cities
October 10, 2017 — Preserved birds and digital photos help pinpoint levels of black carbon and the changes that led to its decline.
Climate Change Has Whooping Cranes Starting Their Spring Migration Earlier
October 04, 2017 — Warmer temperatures mean Whooping Cranes migrate north earlier, and south later, between the Gulf Coast and Canadian breeding grounds.
We Finally Know How Bright Lights Affect Birds Flying at Night
October 03, 2017 — A new study, based at New York City's 9/11 tribute, shows that artificial lights lure birds from their migratory routes.
Department of the Interior Seeks to Conduct Seismic Study in Arctic Refuge
September 28, 2017 — The administration is quietly making moves to drill for oil in the vital habitat, putting birds, caribou, and other wildlife in danger.
Without Federal Help, Local Efforts Add Up in the Climate Fight
September 21, 2017 — According to two reports, states, cities, and businesses are on track to meet half the U.S. pledge to reduce carbon emissions under the Paris Agreement.