Climate

Can Kangaroo Island's Glossy Black-Cockatoo Survive Australia's Fires?

Can Kangaroo Island's Glossy Black-Cockatoo Survive Australia's Fires?

— The endangered birds have lost a significant amount of habitat, leaving conservationists concerned about their long-term prospects.
New Legislation Taps into Coasts’ Potential to Store Carbon Pollution

New Legislation Taps into Coasts’ Potential to Store Carbon Pollution

— Audubon supports the introduction of the Blue Carbon for Our Planet Act.
Some Wisconsin Birds Are Already Moving to Canada Due to Climate Change

Some Wisconsin Birds Are Already Moving to Canada Due to Climate Change

— The state's newest bird atlas shows species shifting northward over the past 20 years—a pattern that is being seen nationwide, experts say.
These Students Are Partnering With Corvids to Replant a Forest After Fire

These Students Are Partnering With Corvids to Replant a Forest After Fire

— Island Scrub-Jays are acorn-planting machines. Might flying foresters be just what today's scorched Western landscapes need?
After Hurricane Dorian, a Survey Shows Hope and Concern For Bahamas' Birds

After Hurricane Dorian, a Survey Shows Hope and Concern For Bahamas' Birds

— In the weeks after the storm, park managers and scientists went to assess habitat and avian losses—a mission that's becoming all too familiar.
Candidates Are Promising to End Federal Oil and Gas Leasing. But Can They?

Candidates Are Promising to End Federal Oil and Gas Leasing. But Can They?

— The answers aren’t clear, and neither are the politics.
Exclusions In Tax Credit Expansion Present a Missed Opportunity

Exclusions In Tax Credit Expansion Present a Missed Opportunity

WASHINGTON ­— Congress has reached an agreement to fund the federal government, but has missed an important opportunity to extend expirin

Bird Jobs of the Future and Other Avian-Inspired Stories From the Year 2100

Bird Jobs of the Future and Other Avian-Inspired Stories From the Year 2100

— In Audubon’s first foray into climate fiction, or cli-fi, we asked writers of compelling—and sometimes strange—fiction to imagine what climate chaos will bring for birds and people. From there, they created these tales of the somewhat familiar future.
Clean Energy Tax Credits Give Congress An Opportunity for Climate Progress

Clean Energy Tax Credits Give Congress An Opportunity for Climate Progress

As 2019 comes to a close, Congress has one more chance to pass legislation that will help fight climate change.

North American Birds Are Shrinking, Likely a Result of the Warming Climate

North American Birds Are Shrinking, Likely a Result of the Warming Climate

— A new study found significant declines in bird body sizes after analyzing decades of data collected by Chicago’s Field Museum.