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Audubon gala honors leading conservationists with top environmental awards

Fri, 18/01/2013 - 16:52

Star-studded evening raises over $2.4 million for conservation efforts

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Famous Christmas Bird Count is Bigger than Ever!

Tue, 11/12/2012 - 19:50

More than 60,000 volunteers throughout North America will count birds between December 14, 2012 and January 5, 2013 for the 113 th...

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First Global Wildlife Ambassador Award honours Audubon and BirdLife supporter Jane Alexander

Tue, 23/10/2012 - 10:55

Renowned actress Jane Alexander, a member of the board of the National Audubon Society, is to be the first recipient of an award which recognises individuals who support the natural world by leading others to action.

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From Fiji to US Project Puffin – Blog by Sialesi Rasalato

Tue, 02/10/2012 - 01:30

In March this year, I was delighted to be awarded the Josephine Daneman Herz International Seabird Fellowship 2012. The fellowship allowed me to be part of a group of young biologists conducting seabird conservation studies whilst living on remote American islands off the Atlantic coast....

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International Seabird Fellowship for Fiji staff

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 02:47

Sia Rasalato from the Birdlife International Fiji Programme is the 2012 ‘Josephine Daneman Herz International Seabird Fellowship Fund’ recipient. As a result, Sia will soon visit a number of American islands over the course of the summer and participate in various restoration programs - some just starting and others that are 30-year success stories...

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Paul Winter, composer of Flyways, named to receive Audubon award

Fri, 02/03/2012 - 21:01

Grammy-winning saxophonist will receive the John James Audubon Center Award for Art Inspiring Conservation (AIC) in April.

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Audubon's 112th Christmas Bird Count Reigns as a Model for 'Crowd Science'

Tue, 06/12/2011 - 08:31

The longest running Citizen Science survey in the world, Audubon’s annual Christmas Bird Count (CBC) will take place from December 14, 2011 to January 5, 2012.

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Birding the net makes strong impression with surfers

Wed, 23/11/2011 - 23:05

Audubon’s innovative social media campaign Birding the Net earnt 91 million website impressions during the past few weeks.

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Hollywood movie shines light on world of birding and Audubon

Fri, 14/10/2011 - 22:27

The Big Year film, starring Steve Martin, Owen Wilson and Jack Black, opens across the US.

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Audubon Welcomes Good News from Washington, D.C.

Tue, 02/08/2011 - 15:49

The U.S. House of Representatives voted yesterday afternoon to protect wildlife on the brink of extinction by supporting an amendment in the Interior and Environment spending bill to uphold safeguards for endangered species.

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US public lands essential for hundreds of species

Wed, 04/05/2011 - 08:41

Publicly owned habitats support at least half of the entire U.S. distributions of more than 300 bird species, says new report

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Audubon celebrates 10th year of Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act

Thu, 10/03/2011 - 14:15

As spring approaches, millions of birds will wing their way back to North America. Red Knots near Tierra del Fuego will make a remarkable journey to the arctic tundra....

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Former President of International Council for Bird Preservation and Audubon dies

Mon, 28/02/2011 - 12:25

“The world has lost a champion for the environment,” Audubon President, David Yarnold said at Audubon headquarters in New York. “Russ Peterson distinguished himself as president of the National Audubon Society from 1979-1985. Throughout the country Audubon staffers join me in recalling his visionary contributions, and the extraordinary example he set.”

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Audubon experts monitor bird deaths in Arkansas

Thu, 06/01/2011 - 10:10

Audubon (BirdLife Partner in the U.S.) scientists are monitoring reports of thousands of birds found dead in Arkansas, coupled with a second incident in Louisiana, since New Year’s Eve.

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Audubon's Birds of America: The world's most expensive book

Thu, 09/12/2010 - 09:06

A copy of John James Audubon's Birds of America has became the most expensive book ever sold when it went under the hammer at Sotheby's for a staggering US$11,542,683...

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111 Years of Counting: Audubon’s Christmas Bird Count

Tue, 07/12/2010 - 06:50

The longest running Citizen Science survey in the world, Audubon’s (BirdLife Partner in the USA) annual Christmas Bird Count (CBC) will take place from December 14, 2010 to January 5, 2011. Tens of thousands of volunteers throughout North America will brave winter weather to add a new layer to over a century of data...

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Audubon scientists find Gulf birds and oil too close for comfort

Thu, 14/10/2010 - 08:37

Residual oil and chemicals from BP’s Deepwater Horizon disaster pose substantial ongoing risks to birds that breed or nest along hard-hit areas of the Louisiana coast, according to new National Audubon Society field surveys.

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Noted Conservation and Communications Leader to be Audubon President

Fri, 30/07/2010 - 14:36

The National Audubon Society announced that David Yarnold has been named its new President and Chief Executive Officer

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