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Biden's Silence on Minnesota Oil Pipeline Frustrates Advocates

— Line 3, a comparable project to the canceled Keystone XL pipeline, runs counter to the president's stated climate and environmental goals.

See the Emergence and Feast of Brood X Cicadas in All Their Glory

— Photographer Chris Linder captured Brood X cicadas as they tunneled out of the earth, burst from their shells, and were devoured by birds.

Meet Nish and Nellie, Ohio's First Nesting Piping Plovers In 83 Years

— With a full clutch of four eggs, the pair are yet another sign of the endangered species' rebound in the Great Lakes region.

Audubon Boosts Water Awareness and Funding for Birds and People

— A recap of water in the 2021 Colorado legislative session.

From Independence to Emancipation Day

— On Juneteenth, I celebrate the strength and resilience of Black people who fought for their freedom—and still strive for equity.

What Is a Songbird, Exactly?

— Turns out it’s about more than just carrying a tune.

Inside the Growing Movement to Make Ecocide an International Crime

— Lawyers will take a major step this month toward putting environmental destruction on the same level as war crimes and genocide.

Audubon Spotlight: Connie Sanchez Is at the Nexus of Everything

— The Bird-Friendly Buildings program manager and Audubon Mid-Atlantic’s communications coordinator reflects on her conservation journey.

After Controversy, the Duck Stamp Contest May No Longer Require Hunting Scenes

— The Biden administration signaled it wants to overturn a rule change that upset artists and fueled worries about fewer dollars for protecting habitat.

A Drone Crash Caused Thousands of Elegant Terns to Abandon Their Nests

— California wildlife managers are hoping the birds relocated to other nesting sites. Meanwhile, they are working to ensure this doesn't happen again.