From Audubon Magazine

An Alaskan Mine Threatens the Site of the World's Largest Gathering of Bald Eagles

An Alaskan Mine Threatens the Site of the World's Largest Gathering of Bald Eagles

— In the Chilkat Valley, eagles, bears, and people depend on healthy salmon runs. A proposed mine could put the entire ecosystem at risk.
Inside the Race to Save China's Mysterious ‘Bird of Legend’

Inside the Race to Save China's Mysterious ‘Bird of Legend’

— The Chinese Crested Tern was written off as extinct decades ago. Since its rediscovery in 2000, scientists have been working to ensure that Asia’s rarest seabird keeps a firm foothold in reality.
These Students Are Partnering With Corvids to Replant a Forest After Fire

These Students Are Partnering With Corvids to Replant a Forest After Fire

— Island Scrub-Jays are acorn-planting machines. Might flying foresters be just what today's scorched Western landscapes need?
Birding With Benefits: How Nature Improves Our Mental Mindsets

Birding With Benefits: How Nature Improves Our Mental Mindsets

— Mounting scientific evidence supporting the health benefits of the outdoors is helping shape innovations in medicine, education, and more.
How to Boost Your Mindfulness and Empathy While Birding

How to Boost Your Mindfulness and Empathy While Birding

— Turning your focus to nature and wildlife can help allay stress and anxiety. But always make others feel at ease, too.
Perspectives: Discovering the Mental Health Benefits of Nature

Perspectives: Discovering the Mental Health Benefits of Nature

— The outdoors may help us focus or heal, but many grow up isolated from it.
Dramatic Swings in Great Lakes Water Levels Make Life Tough for Birds

Dramatic Swings in Great Lakes Water Levels Make Life Tough for Birds

— On Wisconsin's Cat Islands and around the region, wildlife managers are working to create avian safe harbors from the climate-fueled fluctuations.
As Demand for New Technology Increases, Mining Threatens Pristine Places

As Demand for New Technology Increases, Mining Threatens Pristine Places

— From smartphones to electric-car batteries, minerals are essential. Can places like Alaska's Bristol Bay survive unscathed?
Birds Saved Debi Shearwater. Is She Really Going to Call it Quits?

Birds Saved Debi Shearwater. Is She Really Going to Call it Quits?

— After 40-plus years of leading sold-out pelagic birding tours off the California coast, the trailblazing conservationist says it’s time to retire.
Reimagining the Great Cormorant

Reimagining the Great Cormorant

— Martin Haake's collage-style design enlivens the bird's dark plumage—and gives it a fish to snack on.