Audubon Magazine May-June 2012

Earth Almanac

Earth Almanac

One tough little warbler; ten-inch terrors; a ticklish beetle; the march of avocets; sky-high sheep; and more. 

Audubon View

Audubon View

Major wind developers have pledged to voluntarily incorporate bird-friendly guidelines in the construction of new wind energy projects and to modify existing turbines. 

Birding by Zipline
News

Birding by Zipline

Clipping into a zipline and flying through the canopy of a West Virginia hardwood forest gives thrill seekers a decidedly different perspective on their favorite birds. 

Is DDT Here to Stay?

Is DDT Here to Stay?

Thanks to Rachel Carson’s crusade, DDT was banned and birds are rebounding. If only it were that simple. 

Rachel Carson and JFK, an Environmental Tag Team
News

Rachel Carson and JFK, an Environmental Tag Team

On the 50th anniversary of Silent Spring’s publication, a best-selling historian shows the extent to which John Kennedy and his administration defended Rachel Carson’s controversial work against the chemical industry’s onslaught.

Kicking the Coal Habit
Energy

Kicking the Coal Habit

America may be coming to grips with the dark side of our cheapest, most abundant energy source, but a plan to unload it on Asia threatens to poison our planet.

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