Coasts

Audubon California's Sarah Rose Joins State and Environmental Leaders to Call for End to Offshore Oil Drilling

— Briefing organized by Asm. Cottie Petrie-Norris (D-Huntington Beach)

Black Skimmers Successfully Nest on Louisiana Mainland for First Time in a Decade

— These seabirds capitalized on a restored beach in southwest Louisiana this year after several hurricanes.

New Funding to Help Gulf Coast Beachgoers Share the Shore with Birds

— Audubon leads a new collaborative effort to design more effective coastal stewardship and management plans for the Gulf of Mexico.

A Decisive Victory for the Most Important Coastal Law You’ve Never Heard of

— Audubon won a lawsuit to prevent sand mining on protected beaches and plans to expand this powerful policy.

Getting the Low-Down on Advocacy from Sally Puent

— It’s all about practice, and knowing what your goals are.

Eelgrass is the Climate-fighting Hero the Ocean Needs

— This seagrass provides carbon storage, feeding grounds for birds, and a refuge for sea life from more acidic waters.
Reddish Egret. Marjie Goldberg/Audubon Photography Awards

President Biden Uses His First 100 Days to Protect the Ocean

— New policies like offshore energy reform and climate-ready fisheries will protect birds and people from climate change.

Largest-ever Seabird Action Week Demonstrates the Power of the Audubon Network

— Audubon’s third annual advocacy week brings activists together from around the country to speak up for seabirds.
Black Skimmer. Nikunj Patel/Audubon Photography Awards

A Historic Moment for Large-scale Restoration in the Gulf

— A new set of landmark projects will restore the damage the oil spill caused to birds and their habitats across the Gulf Coast.
A Wilson's Plover on Rutherford Beach in Cameron Parish, Louisiana. Katie B. Barnes/Audubon Louisiana

Louisiana Beach Rocked by Two Hurricanes is Ready for Nesting Birds

— Volunteers removed thousands of pounds of hurricane debris and helped southwest Louisiana bounce back from a tough hurricane season.