Advocacy

Mississippi: Massive Project to Drain Mississippi Flyway Wetlands Threatens 250+ Bird Species

Mississippi: Massive Project to Drain Mississippi Flyway Wetlands Threatens 250+ Bird Species

The Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) recently announced an unprecedented move to resurrect the devastating Yazoo Backwater Pumps Project in Mississi

Bipartisan Water Legislation Advances in Senate

Bipartisan Water Legislation Advances in Senate

Every two years Congress works to pass water resources legislation, which can authorize billions of dollars in conservation funding for

Eastern Gulf’s Protections from Oil Drilling Set to Expire

Eastern Gulf’s Protections from Oil Drilling Set to Expire

— Audubon urges renewal for both the environment and economy.
To Help COVID Recovery and Address Climate, We Must Protect Natural Spaces

To Help COVID Recovery and Address Climate, We Must Protect Natural Spaces

— With the right policies, existing spaces like wetlands, forests, and farmland can remove emissions and help protect against future crises that affect people and wildlife. Congress must include support for natural climate solutions in any recovery plan.
Recovery Efforts Provide the Opportunity to Build a 21st Century Energy System

Recovery Efforts Provide the Opportunity to Build a 21st Century Energy System

— As Congress makes plans to recover from the COVID crisis, they must plan for the future by supporting legislation that saves and creates jobs, while also creating a cleaner and healthier world.
The 50th Anniversary of Earth Day Is a Time for Reflection and Action

The 50th Anniversary of Earth Day Is a Time for Reflection and Action

— Even in the face of enormous challenges, we can do great things to secure a better future for birds and people.
New Orleans Approves Net-Zero Carbon Standard by 2040

New Orleans Approves Net-Zero Carbon Standard by 2040

— Historic measure commits New Orleans to a zero-carbon energy portfolio by 2050, phasing out fossil fuels.
Audubon’s Advocacy Is Needed Now More Than Ever

Audubon’s Advocacy Is Needed Now More Than Ever

Though our offices are closed, our work continues.

Audubon Mississippi Celebrates Resilience as BP Oil Spill 10-Year Memorial Nears

Audubon Mississippi Celebrates Resilience as BP Oil Spill 10-Year Memorial Nears

As Americans unite against the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis, it is sometimes a comfort to remember past adversities we have endured.

Washington Legislature Ends with Mixed Climate Victories and More Work Ahead for Comprehensive Climate Action

Washington Legislature Ends with Mixed Climate Victories and More Work Ahead for Comprehensive Climate Action

— Policy discussions on a clean fuels standard, carbon pricing, and other economy-wide approaches to carbon reduction lays groundwork for substantive climate action in 2021.