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Biodiversity conservation in the indigenous Chimalapas region, Oaxaca, Mexico

Fri, 21/05/2010
“Biodiversity for Development and Poverty Alleviation” is this year’s theme for International Day for Biological Diversity - our work in the Chimalapas of Mexico is improving livelihoods while conserving biodiversity

US environment leaders send letter to President Obama

Fri, 21/05/2010
Audubon President Dr Frank Gill and ten other leaders send letter to President Obama urging more direct oversight of oil spill disaster

Audubon’s President speaks out on Gulf Oil Spill

Wed, 19/05/2010
Audubon is gravely concerned about the ultimate toll this unprecedented environmental crisis will have on the already strained Gulf Coast ecosystem. Audubon has recruited more than 12,000 volunteers to assist with on-the-ground response efforts.

Wildlife death toll from oil spill uncertain

Wed, 19/05/2010
Federal officials say they don't know whether a massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico killed 189 sea turtles, birds and other animals found dead since it started.

Un mapa de la esperanza para la biodiversidad de las Américas

Mon, 17/05/2010
Una iniciativa de conservación que une sitios y organizaciones para la conservación.

Audubon oil spill response volunteer - Video

Mon, 17/05/2010
Meet Liz, who's volunteering with Audubon in Venice, Louisiana. "I'm here volunteering at Cypress Cove Marina in Venice, La., and we're volunteering with the Audubon Society. We're waiting for any of the birds to show up from out where they're having the oil slicks, and we're waiting to help transport if there's anything we can do to help."

Audubon oil spill response volunteer - Video

Mon, 17/05/2010
Meet Elizabeth, who’s volunteering with Audubon in Venice, Louisiana. "I'm Elizabeth Underwood. I'm a resident of New Orleans, La., where I've lived for 17 years. I am volunteering with the Audubon organization to help with oiled-bird rescue in any way that I can because I understand the deep link between the health of our coast and the health of my city and my future. I'm very passionate about protecting the environment, and I'm very honored to be able to be out here and be of service."

Concerns grow for the IBAs, wildlife and gulf coast habitat

Fri, 14/05/2010
Oil from the recent spill in the Gulf of Mexico is getting closer to more Important Bird Areas - concerns grow for the wildlife and gulf coast habitat.

Birds rescued from gulf oil spill released in Florida

Wed, 12/05/2010
The first two oiled birds found in the Gulf oil spill have been cleaned, rehabilitated, and are now ready for release today on Florida's Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, a refuge the National Audubon Society (BirdLife Partner in the US) helped establish and manage. The birds, a Northern Gannet and a Brown Pelican, will find a safer place to be at the nation's first wildlife refuge, on the Atlantic coast near Vero Beach and currently outside the oil spill trajectory.