Audubon MagazineJuly-August 2011

Tarred and Feathered

A Canadian-based company is bluffing and bullying its way through six states so it can pump the world’s dirtiest oil through a 1,661-mile-long pipeline that crosses some of our most fragile wildlife habitats and lies inside e

Art School

Shape-shifting fish in Hawaii offer a compelling lesson: There’s safety, and beauty, in unity.

The Perfect Firestorm

By Daniel Glick
September 09, 2011 — Welcome to the new era of "megafires," which rage with such intensity that no human force can put them out. Their main causes, climate change and fire suppression, are fueling a heated debate about how to stop them.
International Travel

Paradise Found

By Christopher R. Cox
September 09, 2011 — After enduring years of bloodshed and oppression under the brutal Khmer Rouge regime, Cambodia now hosts growing numbers of nature-seeking tourists who come to discover some of the largest wilderness areas remaining in Asia.

High Hopes

By Frank Graham Jr.
September 09, 2011 — Two toymakers have literally written the book on building chimney swift nesting towers—vital to the declining  bird’s survival—and turned their Texas property into a thriving Audubon sanctuary.

Other Issues