Audubon MagazineNovember-December 2014

Three Generations of Citizen Science: The Futurist

Jessica Zelt's database of bird sightings helps us understand how climate change is affecting North American bird populations.

Three Generations of Citizen Science: The Incubator

Once Sam Droege gets a research project up and running, he dreams up a new one—and builds it.

Three Generations of Citizen Science: The Pioneer

By Jeff Hull
December 16, 2014 — Fifty years after launching the breeding bird survey, 70 years after starting a career in bird conservation, and nearly 100 years after his birth, Chan Robbins is still watching closely.

Tokyo's Got a Parrot Problem

By Raillan Brooks
December 08, 2014 — Feral parakeets, let loose after an exotic pet craze, have taken over the world's largest city.

Audubon View: Rallying Cry

By David Yarnold
December 05, 2014 — Audubon's climate report changes the American landscape of ideas.

Old Mine Detectors Find New Purpose in the Battle Against Climate Change

By By Chris Benjamin
December 01, 2014 — Retrofitted Submersibles might offer a better understanding the deep sea carbon cycle.

Stalking the Wild Ur-Chicken

By Andrew Lawler
November 26, 2014 — A small town in Georgia may hold the genetic key to the future of poultry.
International Travel

Galapagos Journal: Tracing Darwin’s Footsteps

By Terry Tempest Williams
November 20, 2014 — Inspired by the great naturalist, a modern writer keeps a Galápagos journal of her own.
International Travel

Galapagos Journal: A Quest to See a Place Untouched by Climate Change

By Doug Peacock
November 17, 2014 — A brush with mortality spurs a trip to the equator.
Working Lands

Rethinking the Endangered Species List

By Hillary Rosner
November 12, 2014 — Some threatened species may never earn "endangered" status. Here's why that may be a good thing.

How To Cook Like Michael Pollan

By Rene Ebersole
November 06, 2014 — The author reveals how to cut calories and carbon emissions—and you won’t even have to make a trip to the farmer’s market. 

Real Estate for Purple Martins

By By Emily Sohn
November 05, 2014 — Biologists and volunteers are using maps to bring a beloved species back to Wisconsin.
Illustrated Aviary

Reimagining the Cedar Waxwing

By Ryan Berkley
November 04, 2014 — Ryan Berkley reimagines this avian just in time for the Christmas Bird Count.

I Dream of Gigi

By Emma Fidel
October 24, 2014 — In Pelican Dreams, documentary filmmaker Judy Irving explores the modern lives of ancient seabirds

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