Climate

The Future of Birds in Our National Parks

The Future of Birds in Our National Parks

— A new Audubon study on how climate change will affect birds in our country’s most treasured natural places.
This Little Warbler Could Lead to Big Discoveries About Migration

This Little Warbler Could Lead to Big Discoveries About Migration

— After bouncing back from near extinction, the Kirtland's Warbler is helping scientists understand the outsize role of winter habitat for migratory birds.
In Cape Town, a Dedicated Staff Gives African Penguins a Fighting Chance

In Cape Town, a Dedicated Staff Gives African Penguins a Fighting Chance

— Populations of these sleek, endangered seabirds have fallen by 98 percent, and they now face a new threat: climate change.
How New Technology Is Making Wind Farms Safer for Birds

How New Technology Is Making Wind Farms Safer for Birds

— Raptors and wind energy have a fraught history. Could these innovations allow them to co-exist? 
Climate Change Could Cause Shifts in Bird Ranges That Seem Unbelievable Today

Climate Change Could Cause Shifts in Bird Ranges That Seem Unbelievable Today

— Audubon's new National Parks climate study projects some surprising range expansions, but history shows such changes are possible—and likely.
The Audubon and National Parks Study: Frequently Asked Questions

The Audubon and National Parks Study: Frequently Asked Questions

— Everything you need to know about our findings, their implications, and how to interpret the data for the birds and parks you care about.
West Coast Marshes Are Drowning, But There’s Still Time to Save Their Birds

West Coast Marshes Are Drowning, But There’s Still Time to Save Their Birds

— In the next 100 years, sea level rise will overtake Pacific coast marshes. Here's how conservationists plan to keep endangered marsh birds afloat.
Peru's Newest Park Protects More Than 2 Million Acres of Amazon Rainforest

Peru's Newest Park Protects More Than 2 Million Acres of Amazon Rainforest

— The Yaguas National Park is home to a staggering diversity of wildlife, including neotropical migrants from North America in the winter.
Albatross Populations Suffer a Double Whammy of Human Activity

Albatross Populations Suffer a Double Whammy of Human Activity

— Climate change and bycatch are creating a ‘toxic cocktail’ for seabirds on an Antarctic island.
Permanence Is Just an Illusion

Permanence Is Just an Illusion

— In the wake of an especially destructive hurricane season, conservationists and urban planners are grappling with how to protect coastlines—and are increasingly looking to nature for inspiration.