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Greater Sage Grouse has a high concern score © May Haga

New report shows alarming state of North-American...

Thu, 02/06/2016
Since the seventies, millions of North American birds have disappeared and a third of species are now of conservation concern, a new report reveals.

The Messengers - what birds tell us about the...

Fri, 27/11/2015
BirdLife International and Audubon's joint report on climate change has been published, detailing the severity of the threats of climate change, but also the nature-based solutions.

The Messengers: Preview our upcoming climate...

Thu, 19/11/2015
A preview of the report by Birdlife International and Audubon on the threats and solutions for nature and people.

'We cherish, nurture and protect life......

Thu, 19/11/2015
Patricia Zurita (CEO of BirdLife International) and David Yarnold (president and CEO of the National Audubon Society/BirdLife in the US) present 'The Messengers', BirdLife International's climate change report.

Famous Christmas Bird Count is Bigger than Ever!

Tue, 11/12/2012

More than 60,000 volunteers throughout North America will count birds between December

First Global Wildlife Ambassador Award honours...

Tue, 23/10/2012
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.

From Fiji to US Project Puffin – Blog by Sialesi...

Tue, 02/10/2012
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....

International Seabird Fellowship for Fiji staff

Wed, 09/05/2012
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...

Paul Winter, composer of Flyways, named to...

Fri, 02/03/2012
Grammy-winning saxophonist will receive the John James Audubon Center Award for Art Inspiring Conservation (AIC) in April.

Audubon's 112th Christmas Bird Count Reigns...

Tue, 06/12/2011
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.

Birding the net makes strong impression with...

Wed, 23/11/2011
Audubon’s innovative social media campaign Birding the Net earnt 91 million website impressions during the past few weeks.

Hollywood movie shines light on world of birding...

Fri, 14/10/2011
The Big Year film, starring Steve Martin, Owen Wilson and Jack Black, opens across the US.

Audubon Welcomes Good News from Washington, D.C.

Tue, 02/08/2011
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.

US public lands essential for hundreds of species

Wed, 04/05/2011
Publicly owned habitats support at least half of the entire U.S. distributions of more than 300 bird species, says new report

Audubon celebrates 10th year of Neotropical...

Thu, 10/03/2011
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....

Former President of International Council for...

Mon, 28/02/2011
“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.”

Audubon experts monitor bird deaths in Arkansas

Thu, 06/01/2011
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.

Audubon's Birds of America: The world's...

Thu, 09/12/2010
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...