Conservation

Court Strikes Down Trump Administration Policy That Let Companies Kill Birds

Court Strikes Down Trump Administration Policy That Let Companies Kill Birds

— In a major victory for conservation groups, a federal judge ruled that the Migratory Bird Treaty Act covers unintentional but avoidable avian deaths.
Audubon is Going to Court to Save Fifty Years of Environmental Protection

Audubon is Going to Court to Save Fifty Years of Environmental Protection

— With a broad coalition, we will demonstrate the harm the Administration’s rollbacks will have on people and birds.
After a Historic Conservation Win, Questions Remain Over Future Funding

After a Historic Conservation Win, Questions Remain Over Future Funding

— The Great American Outdoors Act provides billions of dollars to protect and improve public lands, but some advocates say the funding source—fossil-fuel revenue—isn't a long-term solution.
The Parrot King

The Parrot King

— Over the past 14 years, Martin Guth has built a monopoly on some of the world's rarest birds. Will his secretive organization ultimately help the parrots—or push to them closer to extinction?
A New Plastic Wave Is Coming to Our Shores

A New Plastic Wave Is Coming to Our Shores

— A glut of natural gas has led to a U.S. production surge in tiny plastic pellets, called nurdles, that are washing up on coasts by the millions.
Meet the Inmates Working to Rebuild the Greater Sage-Grouse's Home

Meet the Inmates Working to Rebuild the Greater Sage-Grouse's Home

— Participants in the Sagebrush in Prisons Project find peace and purpose helping the bird's habitat recover from increasingly devastating wildfires.
Where Burrowing Owls Are Your Neighbors

Where Burrowing Owls Are Your Neighbors

— On Florida's Marco Island, families of the small owls live among the locals, who keep a close eye on the birds to ensure they will always feel welcome.
Audubon Analysis: House Spending Bills Address Conservation Needs for Birds, People, and Places

Audubon Analysis: House Spending Bills Address Conservation Needs for Birds, People, and Places

— The appropriations bills wending through Congress will help communities and birds everywhere through increases in important programs.
Student Advocates Help Make Advocacy Day a Success

Student Advocates Help Make Advocacy Day a Success

— Remote tools like Zoom help young conservation leaders join Audubon North Carolina to engage in advocacy.
Trump Delivers Major Blow to the Foundation of U.S. Environmental Law

Trump Delivers Major Blow to the Foundation of U.S. Environmental Law

— A new interpretation of the National Environmental Policy Act limits its power and scope, ignores climate change, and cuts marginalized communities out of decisions, critics say.