Seas & Shores

Audubon Opposes Removal of Protections for Coastal Areas

Audubon Opposes Removal of Protections for Coastal Areas

— Department of Interior Secretary David Bernhardt's decision will allow sand to be removed from important bird and wildlife habitats.
An Overheating Gulf of Maine Is Forcing Wildlife to Adapt—or Move

An Overheating Gulf of Maine Is Forcing Wildlife to Adapt—or Move

— Rapid warming in the Gulf of Maine is shifting the marine food web, putting already endangered Roseate Terns and their broods at even greater risk. Figuring out how to help these seabirds could point the way for safeguarding other species.
Climate Change is Already Affecting the Ocean and the Birds That Rely on It

Climate Change is Already Affecting the Ocean and the Birds That Rely on It

— A new United Nations report details the triple-threat that climate change poses to the ocean and its wildlife.
Audubon Goes to Court to Defend Seabird Winter Home

Audubon Goes to Court to Defend Seabird Winter Home

— Audubon’s Seabird Science was Instrumental in Creating Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Monument.
Infrastructure Can and Should Be Clean and Sustainable

Infrastructure Can and Should Be Clean and Sustainable

— Natural infrastructure is the cleanest, cheapest way to protect birds and people from some of the harmful effects of the changing climate.
One Person’s Leftovers Are Another Person’s Treasure

One Person’s Leftovers Are Another Person’s Treasure

— Extra sand is an outcome of all dredging projects, and Audubon wants to use it to rebuild a vital nesting island in South Carolina.
Where Do Maine's Atlantic Puffins Go for the Winter?

Where Do Maine's Atlantic Puffins Go for the Winter?

— Audubon scientists tracked breeding puffins from Maine to finally learn where they pass the colder months—in a maze of underwater canyons and mountains southeast of Massachusetts.
In Suspected Pro-Development Move, California Coastal Commission Ousts Its Director

In Suspected Pro-Development Move, California Coastal Commission Ousts Its Director

— Despite hours of testimony in support of current executive director Charles Lester, the commission voted against their leader last night.
New Bahamas National Park Will Protect Migratory Piping Plovers, Red Knots, Other Atlantic Coast Birds

New Bahamas National Park Will Protect Coastal Birds

— Formerly unknown shorebird wintering grounds receive permanent protection after discoveries and collaboration.
Saving Baby Seabirds From Crash Landings

Saving Baby Seabirds From Crash Landings

— Countless young seabirds plummet to earth each year after becoming disoriented by artificial light. For a lucky few, rescuers are there to greet them.