Coasts

New Bill to Strengthen International Conservation for Albatrosses and Petrels

— By expanding seabird conservation internationally, this move would level the playing field for U.S. fisheries.

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.
A flock of Dunlin in Washington's Skagit Valley. Sheila Pera

Our Blueprint for a Healthy, More Resilient Puget Sound

— Audubon’s new conservation strategy identifies the most important places for birds and people in Puget Sound.
Piping Plover. Matthew Filosa/Audubon Photography Awards

New Science Reveals the Big Impact Stewardship Has on Coastal Birds

— Birds like terns and plovers that are vulnerable to human disturbance need active stewardship to thrive.
Magnificent Frigatebird. Peter Brannon/Audubon Photography Awards

Gulf of Mexico Marine Sanctuary Nearly Triples in Size

— Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary is one of the only safe havens for Gulf seabirds.
Atlantic Puffin with Herring. Shawn Casey/Audubon Seabird Institute

More Food on the Table for New England's Puffins and Terns

— Federal fishery managers took decisive action to protect Atlantic herring, a fish many seabirds eat.