From Audubon Magazine

The Rise of Billion-Dollar Disasters

— As extreme weather and climate events cause increasing devastation, people and birds are paying the price.

The Grand Dream of an International Park With Mexico Meets a Complicated Reality

— Much has changed since F.D.R. called for a great transboundary conservation area spanning the Rio Grande, but the vision lives on. Is it an idea whose time has come—or come and gone?

How to Feed Birds Safely This Winter

— Follow these tips to ensure that you’re creating a healthy environment for wildlife visitors you attract to your yard.

Add These Bird and Environmental Books to Your Holiday Reading List

— No matter what you’re in the mood for, these great reads from 2021 have you covered.  

On Oneida Wetlands, Bird Surveys Affirm Tribal Conservation Success

— A recent collaboration between Wisconsin birders and the Oneida Nation demonstrates how the tribe's decades-long habitat restoration paid off.
A conceptual illustration shows the hands of four different people putting coins in a bank shaped as the planet Earth.

How to Plan Your Financial Future While Investing in a Healthier Planet

— Sustainable investing has gone mainstream. Is it time to put your money where your mouth is?

Birds and Bold Activists Take the World Stage in Glasgow

— At the U.N. climate summit, Audubon’s CEO urged leaders to hear what birds are telling us and learned from youth and Indigenous campaigners.

The Surprises We Find In Pursuit of Truth

— Our latest issue offers a reminder that, even when we think we know where stories are going, they often take us to unexpected places.
The invention of early home answering machines, such as the PhoneMate, helped birding hotlines take off in the 1950s to 1970s.

Where Have All the Rare Bird Alerts Gone?

— Long before eBird, birders simply called up an avian hotline to learn where to chase unusual birds. Today these phone services are themselves sliding toward extinction—with one notable exception.

It Takes a Helicopter Parent to Rescue a Rare Seabird from Extinction

— Raising the world’s entire population of Bermuda Petrels, or Cahows, requires undivided attention—and a relentless drive to see them succeed.