Advocacy

Mississippi's Big Sunflower River Named #3 on 2020 America’s Most Endangered List

Mississippi's Big Sunflower River Named #3 on 2020 America’s Most Endangered List

For the second time in three years, Mississippi’s Big Sunflower River has been recognized as one of the nation’s most endangered rivers

Long-Awaited House Report Provides Blueprint for Congress on Climate Change

Long-Awaited House Report Provides Blueprint for Congress on Climate Change

— House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis offers guidance for rebuilding a cleaner future in the wake of COVID-19
A Whirlwind of Policy News You May Have Missed

A Whirlwind of Policy News You May Have Missed

— We're making progress on climate solutions in Congress and challenging new attacks by the administration.
A New Federal Bill Would Empower Farmers, Ranchers, and Foresters in the Fight Against Climate Change

A New Federal Bill Would Empower Farmers, Ranchers, and Foresters in the Fight Against Climate Change

— Providing farmers, ranchers, and forest landowners with incentives to capture and store greenhouse gases will help rural economies, fight climate change, and improve habitat for birds.
Bipartisan Bill Will Help Cut Pollution While Helping Farmers, Foresters, and Wildlife

Bipartisan Bill Will Help Cut Pollution While Helping Farmers, Foresters, and Wildlife

— The legislation helps the agriculture and forestry industries naturally remove carbon from the atmosphere, creating a cleaner future for birds and people.
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.