Conservation

Building Collisions Are a Greater Danger for Some Birds Than Others

Building Collisions Are a Greater Danger for Some Birds Than Others

— Migratory species that zip through the woods for insects are more likely to crash, researchers find—a vulnerability that may be speeding their decline.
In Los Angeles, Rich Neighborhoods Enjoy More Street Trees and a Lot More Birds

In Los Angeles, Rich Neighborhoods Enjoy More Street Trees and a Lot More Birds

— City-owned trees—especially native species—offer important habitat for urban birds, a study finds. But the benefits aren't evenly distributed.
Policies to Rebuild Better for Birds and People Dominate the Week in Congress

Policies to Rebuild Better for Birds and People Dominate the Week in Congress

— As Congress prepared for its July 4th recess lawmakers advanced several important proposals for Audubon’s policy agenda.
Audubon Analysis: The Moving Forward Act is Good for Birds, People, and Nature

Audubon Analysis: The Moving Forward Act is Good for Birds, People, and Nature

— The new infrastructure package would provide critical resources for the nation’s man-made and natural infrastructure.
Pandemic-fueled Surge in Wild Turkey Hunting Tests Declining Populations

Pandemic-fueled Surge in Wild Turkey Hunting Tests Declining Populations

— Turkey hunters with extra time on their hands are behind a harvest spike that could have lasting impacts, biologists warn.
Microplastics Are Literally Raining on Our National Parks and Wilderness Areas

Microplastics Are Literally Raining on Our National Parks and Wilderness Areas

— According to a new study, up to 300 million bottles’ worth of plastic particles per year landed on 11 remote protected areas in the West.
Feds: Expect More Bird Deaths and Endangered Species Under New Rule

Feds: Expect More Bird Deaths and Endangered Species Under New Rule

— A Fish and Wildlife Service report on rolling back protections for migratory birds implies there would be benefits to having fewer of them around.
Congress Has an Opportunity to Protect Birds, Improve Parks, and Create Jobs

Congress Has an Opportunity to Protect Birds, Improve Parks, and Create Jobs

— Fully funding the Land and Water Conservation Fund will help every county across the country.
Trump Opens Atlantic's Only Marine Monument to Commercial Fishing

Trump Opens Atlantic's Only Marine Monument to Commercial Fishing

— Called the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument, the area teems with ocean life, including overwintering Atlantic Puffins.
With the Nation in Turmoil, Trump Orders Agencies to Waive Environmental Rules

With the Nation in Turmoil, Trump Orders Agencies to Waive Environmental Rules

— Hours before trumpeting an economic rebound, the president cited an economic emergency to justify a sweeping rollback of bedrock laws.