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BLM’s Final Environmental Review for Arctic Refuge Drilling Glaringly Underestimates Harm to Wildlife

BLM’s Final Environmental Review for Arctic Refuge Drilling Glaringly Underestimates Harm to Wildlife

— Rushed and faulty process gives green light to massive and permanent destruction of Arctic Refuge’s Coastal Plain, an irreplaceable habitat for birds and other wildlife
Audubon Opposes Final Repeal of Clean Water Rule

Audubon Opposes Final Repeal of Clean Water Rule

— Repeal threatens drinking water, outdoor economy, birds and other wildlife.
New Seabird Study Highlights Importance of Healthy Forage Fish Populations in Warming World

New Seabird Study Highlights Importance of Healthy Forage Fish Populations in Warming World

— After 23 years studying the nesting success of puffins, razorbills and murres in the Gulf of Maine, research from Audubon and the University of New Brunswick supports the call for improved protections for forage fish populations.
Audubon Urges Congress to Permanently Protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Audubon Urges Congress to Permanently Protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

— Birds from every U.S. state rely on the Arctic Refuge.
Audubon Honors Conservation Pioneer Dr. Steve Kress for a 45-Year Legacy Saving Seabirds

Audubon Honors Conservation Pioneer Dr. Steve Kress for a 45-Year Legacy Saving Seabirds

— After decades of groundbreaking seabird restoration, a conservation hero announces a well-earned retirement.
Wyoming Takes the Lead in Sage-Grouse Conservation

Wyoming Takes the Lead in Sage-Grouse Conservation

— Governor Mark Gordon’s revised Executive Order maintains a balanced approach to sage-grouse and energy development, conserving critical habitat for the imperiled species.
New Endangered Species Act Rules Will Weaken Protections for Birds and Other Imperiled Wildlife

New Endangered Species Act Rules Will Weaken Protections for Birds and Other Imperiled Wildlife

— Final regulations diminish science-based decision-making and will reduce protections for birds.
New UN Report Affirms Importance of Land-Use Initiatives in Fighting Climate Change

New UN Report Affirms Importance of Land-Use Initiatives in Fighting Climate Change

— Report affirms importance of programs like Audubon’s Conservation Ranching Initiative and findings of recent report on fate of birds in America’s grasslands.
New Report Finds Increased Oil and Gas Leasing and Drilling in Priority Sage-Grouse Habitat

New Report Finds Increased Oil and Gas Leasing and Drilling in Priority Sage-Grouse Habitat

— Despite a formal directive to keep leasing, drilling outside sage-grouse habitat, federal agencies have pushed to develop in priority habitat.
“A Grave Setback:” US Forest Service Releases Weak Versions of Sagebrush Conservation Plans

“A Grave Setback:” US Forest Service Releases Weak Versions of Sagebrush Conservation Plans

— Forest Service lands that include important habitat for Greater Sage-Grouse and 350 other species of wildlife now at increased risk of further development.