Conservation

Canada Geese. Christian Hannig/Audubon Photography Awards

Audubon Takes the Administration to Court to Save America’s Arctic

— With our allies we will bring voices of opposition to protect vital bird habitat and one of our country’s last untouched places from oil and gas drilling.

Audubon is Going to Court to Save Fifty Years of Environmental Protection

— With a broad coalition, we will demonstrate the harm the Administration’s rollbacks will have on people and birds.

What Do Birds and Beef Have In Common?

— Audubon’s Marshall Johnson is spreading the word on how your meat purchases can help grassland birds, one burger at a time.

Saving Colombia's Forests Is Crucial to Protect Prothonotary Warblers

— A new study shows that almost the entire population winters in a region with rampant deforestation—a finding that could help target conservation.
Bald Eagles. Bonnie Block

The Migratory Bird Treaty Act, Explained

— Don’t know what the MBTA even is? Here’s your comprehensive guide to the Act—including why it's at risk.

Parrots Among Most-Threatened Bird Groups

— Polly doesn’t want a cracker, he wants a future.
The entire world population of Spectacled Eiders breeds in the Bering Sea. Aaron Lang/USFWS

Sitting Ducks: Why Millions of Arctic Seabirds Are in Danger

— Oil spills, climate change, fishing, shipping routes—threats facing Arctic seabirds are vast, and hard to track.
Steven and Alex Herrera (13 and 14) play on a fishing boat off Lake Nicaragua. If the canal proceeds as planned, it will cut through the lake and put the surrounding habitat at risk. Ivan Kashinsky

The Nicaragua Canal: Still a Very Bad Plan

— Construction of the canal, already delayed by more than a year, will harm the environment and the local community, according to a new environmental impact assessment.
The Greater Sage-Grouse. Courtesy of U.S. Department of Agriculture

As Sage-Grouse Decision Looms, West Holds Its Breath

— U.S. Fish and Wildlife will decide whether to list the bird by the end of September.

An MBTA for the 21st Century

— Audubon played a key role in stirring sentiment for bird protection a hundred years ago—and is now working to strengthen our premier avian conservation law.