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Grisly Report Raises Questions About the Cruise Industry's Impact on Migrating Birds

Grisly Report Raises Questions About the Cruise Industry's Impact on Migrating Birds

— Lights on ships can lure birds to their deaths, but nearly a decade after a call for more research, the scale of the problem is anyone's guess.
An Annual Birding Competition Adapts to the Pandemic By Going Global

An Annual Birding Competition Adapts to the Pandemic By Going Global

— Every spring, birders at the American Museum of Natural History vie to see the most birds in Central Park. This year, competing from their quarantine spots around the world brought unexpected benefits.
National Audubon Society and Bower & Branch Team Up to Bring Native Plants to Costco

National Audubon Society and Bower & Branch Team Up to Bring Native Plants to Costco

— Available on Costco.com through June 21
Court Strikes Down Trump Administration’s Sage-grouse Directive, Canceling Hundreds of Oil and Gas Leases

Court Strikes Down Trump Administration’s Sage-grouse Directive, Canceling Hundreds of Oil and Gas Leases

— Administration violated federal law by leasing sensitive sage-grouse habitat for drilling
Arizona Legislature Adjourns 2020 Session

Arizona Legislature Adjourns 2020 Session

— A once-promising legislative session for Audubon priorities grinds to a halt, but there is hope.
Proposed Georgia Mine Next to Okefenokee Swamp Raises Alarms

Proposed Georgia Mine Next to Okefenokee Swamp Raises Alarms

— Opponents say excavating a ridge along the swamp’s edge threatens the water that is the lifeblood of the largest national wildlife refuge in the East.
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.
When to Expect Hummingbirds in Your Yard This Spring

When to Expect Hummingbirds in Your Yard This Spring

— Flowers are beginning to bloom, and hummingbirds are starting to return from their southern winter sojourns. Here’s a regional guide for when they should arrive and the food they’re seeking.
Meet the Bird World's Essential Workers

Meet the Bird World's Essential Workers

— Despite the pandemic, these pros are working long hours to save injured birds and at-risk species that need them.
Sheltering in Place in Manhattan—With 18 American Chestnut Saplings

Sheltering in Place in Manhattan—With 18 American Chestnut Saplings

— Disease and logging nearly wiped out the towering trees in the early 20th century. Now the pandemic endangers a one-man operation trying to help the species endure.