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What's At Stake as Nations Gather To Stave off the Global Biodiversity Crisis

— The decade's most important negotiations to protect nature and wildlife kick off this week in Canada. Ambitious goals are on the table, but success is not guaranteed.

New Bipartisan Legislation Will Modernize a Crucial Coastal Law

— The Strengthening Coastal Communities Act will build on the decades-long success of the Coastal Barrier Resources Act.

Interior Department Holds Offshore Wind Lease Sale in California

— “Environmentally responsible offshore wind can help reduce our carbon emissions while protecting birds and the places they need.”

The Flight of the Spoonbills Holds Lessons for a Changing Everglades—and World

— As sea-level rise transforms South Florida’s fringe of wetlands into open ocean, Roseate Spoonbills are moving north. Land managers are following their lead, restoring the ecosystem with an eye for resilience, too.
A man walks down a grassy trail in a field, towards a forested area. There is a railing made of rope to one side. We see the man from behind, and he has his hands on a rope.

Birding As a Blind Person Is Now Easier in Colombia, Thanks to a Tourism Project

— The unique effort, consisting of six trails and trained guides, is a showcase for ideas that make birds and nature more accessible.

An Ode to Weird Duck Time

— Cartoonist Rosemary Mosco reflects on a season that’s special to her—and not only because she invented it.

Top Audubon Successes of 2022

— Audubon took a huge leap forward this year protecting birds, people, and the places they need to live and thrive. Here, a look back at a selection of our achievements from the last 12 months.

The Colorado River Compact at 100

— Can it survive another century?
Pine Grosbeak. Donald M. Jones/Minden Pictures

Perfect Gifts for the Bird and Nature Lovers in Your Life

— Whether novice or expert, backyard birder or a globetrotting adventurer, we’ve got something for everyone on your list. Better yet: For many of these products, their purchase also benefits bird habitat.

Let's Talk Turkey Beards

— They're real, and they're magnificent.