The proposal for a Biden infrastructure offers a unique opportunity for a cleaner future for birds and humans

The proposal for a Biden infrastructure offers a unique opportunity for a cleaner future...

Ahead of the announcement of President Biden's comprehensive infrastructure proposal, Sarah Greenberger, Senior Vice President, Conservation Policy at the National Audubon Society, made the following statement: “We have a unique opportunity to...
Rice field in Sumatra, Indonesia © Nico Boersen / Pixabay

Sustainable agriculture and forestry could reduce the risk of extinction by 40%

Ensuring the sustainability of plant and wood production This would mitigate the major causes of land animal decline, which is responsible for 40% of the total risk of extinction...
Sanitation in Florida threatens birds, fish and manatees

Sanitation in Florida threatens birds, fish and manatees

The discharge of more than 200 million gallons of sewage from an old phosphate plant in Florida to Tampa Bay this week threatens an important bird area, fish, various species of...
New federal report shows an 80 percent decline in larger sage-capercaillie populations

New federal report shows an 80 percent decline in larger sage-capercaillie populations

This new science should ring alarm bells whether or not you've heard of mugwort or sage, ”said Brian Rutledge, director of the Sagebrush Ecosystem Initiative for the National Audubon Society. ...
BirdLife threatens to leave the Taxonomy Platform on Sustainable Finance

BirdLife threatens to leave the Taxonomy Platform on Sustainable Finance

The European Commission is currently working on finalizing its Sustainable Finance Taxonomy, a landmark regulation that, starting next year, will define what can be called sustainable investment in the...
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CDC: The salmonella outbreak in songbirds caused disease in humans

The salmonella outbreak in birdhouses in recent months has sparked an investigation by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. At least 19 people in eight states have been...
Gulf Coast birds will receive an investment of nearly $ 35 million from the BP oil spill settlement

Gulf Coast birds will receive an investment of nearly $ 35 million from the...

The Deepwater Horizon Trustees announced nearly $ 100 million in new Gulf restoration projects, including nearly $ 35 million specifically to support bird populations recovering from the oil spill nearly 11...
A juvenile Ruby-throated Hummingbird spotted in Springfield, Missouri. Hummingbirds are the subject of the new book The Glitter in the Green. Photo by Steve Ricketts

8 top books on bird behavior, habitat, hummingbirds, and more

The March / April 2021 issue of BirdWatching features reviews of the following eight books, including a new Peterson Reference Guide on Bird Behavior, a Glimpse of the World's Hummingbirds, and...
Ducks in the southern United States have shifted north due to temperature changes attributed to climate change

Ducks in the southern United States have shifted north due to temperature changes attributed...

A study by the National Audubon Society and the James C. Kennedy Waterfowl and Wetlands Conservation Center at Clemson University of 16 common winter duck species in the southeastern United States...
Greater Sage-Grouse population

Larger sage grouse population down 80% since 1965

Sage grouse populations across the area have declined 80% since 1965 and nearly 40% since 2002, according to a new report from the US Geological Survey. Although the overall trend...