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What Do Birds Have to Do With Anything?

Diane Husic | Posted 12.09.2014 | Green
Diane Husic

Birds may be just one canary in the climate change "mine." They are important signals of not only environmental disruption, but also of risks to humans.

Keeping Our Arctic Wilderness Wild

David Yarnold | Posted 11.03.2014 | Green
David Yarnold

Fifty years ago, the battle to create the magnificent Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in far northeastern Alaska inspired Congress to approve America's Wilderness Act, the law that has since protected millions of acres of some of our nation's most iconic and cherished wild places. The Arctic Refuge is, simply put, astonishing.

Getting to the Soul of Our Connection to Nature

Chandra Taylor Smith | Posted 06.22.2014 | Green
Chandra Taylor Smith

We all started rocking our shoulders and swaying our hips to a natural beat and rhythm among the trees which connected all of us, women and nature in a deeply, moving, spiritual experience with the natural surroundings

Eagles Are Worth Fighting for Today

David Yarnold | Posted 03.12.2014 | Green
David Yarnold

We're sick and tired of conservation being used as a wedge issue by cynical politicians to divide Americans and chip away at our great natural heritage -- including our majestic eagles.

Angry Birds: Audubon Lends Its Support to Industry Initiative That Labels Clearcuts as 'Green' for $60,000

Jim Ace | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Jim Ace

That's right! An organization whose mission is to protect birds is collaborating with an industry whose members regularly cut down the occupied habitat of threatened or endangered forest birds! That makes no sense.

Why You Should Care About Everglades Restoration

Jane Graham | Posted 12.25.2013 | Miami
Jane Graham

Okay, I get it. The only alligator you like is the one on your Lacoste polo shirt. Your favorite bird is either barbequed or fried. And you utterly despise mosquitos. Why then, you ask, should you care about Everglades restoration? Your water.

Is Extinction Forever? Or Is the Passenger Pigeon Waiting in the Wings?

Steve Zack | Posted 12.08.2013 | Green
Steve Zack

It is probably the most dramatic extinction story ever witnessed. Yet now there is interest and even the possibility of bringing the most famously extinct bird back.

This Deadly Lead Ammo Myth Is Killing Wildlife and Putting You at Risk

David Yarnold | Posted 11.04.2013 | Green
David Yarnold

Don't care much about birds? How about the lead on dinner tables across California?

Feral Kat Krazies Eat Audubon Star Reporter Ted Williams

David Petersen | Posted 05.25.2013 | Denver
David Petersen

Mr. Williams, quite recently, wrote a short piece for the Orlando Sentinel detailing the horrific annual slaughter of songbirds in North America by cats, both well-fed and alley variety.

Green Groups Must Embrace Latinos' Concern for Environment

David Yarnold | Posted 03.31.2013 | Green
David Yarnold

The numbers are consistent in survey after survey: When it comes to the environment, Latinos show far more interest in conservation issues and stronger pollution laws than their Anglo counterparts.

The Christmas Bird Count in Central Park

Jeffrey Kimball | Posted 02.20.2013 | Green
Jeffrey Kimball

In the early morning hours, I joined 72 other volunteers for Audubon's 113th Annual Christmas Bird Count. Despite the intermittent drizzle and gray skies, we fanned out and spent the next four hours covering more or less every inch of the park in an effort to count each individual bird in those 843 acres.

Early 'Birds Of America' Edition Goes For Millions

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 03.21.2012 | Home

NEW YORK — A rare first edition of John James Audubon's illustrated "The Birds of America" depicting more than 400 life-size North American spec...

For the Love of Birds

David Yarnold | Posted 12.25.2011 | Green
David Yarnold

As far as brands go, birds are stunningly enduring. Sure, the new iPhone 4S is cool, but it'll be will it still be as awesome in five years? The Bald Eagle certainly will.

An Open Letter to Secretary Clinton: KO Keystone XL

David Yarnold | Posted 12.11.2011 | Green
David Yarnold

These murky relationships and end-runs around science were hallmarks of previous administrations that disdained science. Has the Obama administration signed on as well?

Hitting the Sweat Ceiling?

David Yarnold | Posted 10.08.2011 | Green
David Yarnold

We are in the midst of face-slapping, wake-up-and-smell-the-coffee bad climate disruption happening to our planet. And yet, Congress is acting as if the most important thing they can do is brutally cut environmental regulations.

For The Birds: Google Remembers John James Audubon

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 06.26.2011 | Technology

April 26 marks the 226th birthday of ornithologist John James Audubon. Celebrating this lover of birds, Google has created a custom doodle featurin...

AUCTION ART: 2010's Record Breaking Auction Highlights | Warhol, Picasso, Giacometti

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

(From: ArtFixDaily) Exceptional beauty, rarity, and historical significance are among the factors that drive collectors to compete furiously for art, ...