Seas & Shores


Welcome to the Island Where Egrets Rule

By Martha Harbison
November 28, 2023 — A century ago, Audubon Texas made a commitment to protecting birds along the Texas coast. They started here.
A cormorant bird swims underwater, rays of sunlight shining through dense kelp plants.
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A Photographer Documents Kelp Forests’ Decline and Efforts to Bring Them Back

By Zoe Grueskin
June 24, 2023 — In our attempts to restore kelp forests, hungry sea urchins should not be villainized, says Kate Vylet. “Everything’s just trying to survive.”
Seas & Shores

Mangroves, much more than meeting points of land and sea

By Julio Montes de Oca
March 08, 2023 — During the 8th Our Ocean Conference, Audubon Americas, and Conservation International showcased two leading projects in Panama and Colombia, supported by the UK-Blue Carbon Fund, and administered by the Inter-American Development Bank.
Audubon Americas

Chile, the country of birds

By Javiera Ferreyra
December 01, 2022 — Javiera Ferreyra, Audubon Américas Chile director, shares her vision of the country's bird species and habitat richness. This text was initially published by Plataforma Costera.
Seas & Shores

Hit the Beach With A Shorebird Biologist

By Jenny McKee
July 11, 2022 — Shelby Casas braves sun, bugs, and storms to protect endangered birds.

Piping Plover Gains Ground in The Bahamas

By Audubon Americas
June 22, 2022 — Three sites in The Bahamas are recognized as Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) and international conservation priorities for the endangered Piping Plover. Audubon Americas celebrates the result of this collaborative effort to map these critial sites.

Audubon CEO Dr. Elizabeth Gray Testifies Before U.S. Senate on Coastal Legislation

By National Audubon Society
June 15, 2022 — The hearing covered four coastal bills that would protect people and birds in the face of climate change.

Our Best Defense Against Hurricanes Is to Modernize This Coastal Law

By Portia Mastin
June 01, 2022 — Congress must expand on the success of the Coastal Barrier Resources Act to protect people and birds from climate change.

Crucial Coastal Bill Gains Momentum in Congress

By Portia Mastin
May 11, 2022 — The SHORRE Act will make coastal communities and birds more resilient to climate change.

Our Blueprint for a Resilient Lower Mississippi River

By Julie Hill-Gabriel
March 22, 2022 — On World Water Day, Audubon has identified the most important places for birds and people from Missouri to the Gulf Coast.