News Gulf Oil Spill

Audubon website drips in oil to mark 2nd anniversary of Deepwater Horizon oil spill

Fri, 20/04/2012 - 16:50

A gooey brown virtual oil slick will cover the National Audubon Society website in a ground-breaking Internet campaign giving pe...

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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...

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Bahamas National Trust examines seabirds major nesting areas after the oil spill

Fri, 24/09/2010 - 17:48

The Bahamas National Trust (BNT, BirdLife in the Bahamas) have been making surveys of seabird colonies in western and south-western Ba...


Arctic-breeding birds will be among next victims of the Gulf oil disaster

Fri, 02/07/2010 - 12:55

For the next six months, beginning in early July, tens of millions of shorebirds, waterfowl and other migratory birds will land on oiled beaches, ...

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Gulf Disaster—Audubon Responds

Thu, 17/06/2010 - 16:15

Audubon President explores threats to birds and their habitat on location in the Gulf

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Mississippi River can buy time for Louisiana wetlands, scientists say

Mon, 14/06/2010 - 13:53

River Prescription Could Address Short-Term Emergency and Long-Term Health Mississippi River water can keep oil away from some of Louisiana's fragile ma...

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Help Audubon win $200,000 for Gulf of Mexico response

Mon, 07/06/2010 - 13:50

VOTED FOR AUDUBON YET THIS WEEK?Audubon can receive a $200,000 donation for our Gulf of Mexico response by getting the most votes in the Environment/Wildlife category of the American Exp...

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Oil Spill Answers from Bird Conservation Expert on the Ground

Mon, 07/06/2010 - 07:20

A week after oil began pouring into the Gulf of Mexico, Audubon's (BirdLife Partner in the US) Melanie Driscoll raced to Venice, Louisiana, to lend her expertise. Melan...

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Community Spirit

Thu, 03/06/2010 - 16:58

Alone we are all a single voice. But by working with others we achieve so much more. We get heard. And so it is with BirdLife - the world’s biggest Partnership of conservation organisations. Our news in May highlighted how a community spirit enables us to be fa...

Over 300 dead birds are likely Gulf spill victims

Tue, 25/05/2010 - 14:38

More than 300 sea birds, the bulk of them brown pelicans and northern gannets, have been found dead along the U.S. Gulf Coast during the first five weeks of the oil spill off Louisiana, wildlife o...

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Oil found at Audubon's Rainey Sanctuary - Video

Tue, 25/05/2010 - 13:17

Small amounts of oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill were found at Audubon's (BirdLife Partner in the US) Paul J. Rainey Wildlife Sanctuary...

Oil spill's early Impact on Mississippi Barrier Islands - Video

Tue, 25/05/2010 - 13:14

Audubon (BirdLife Partner in the US) Volunteer captures images and discribes oiled wildlife and oil "blobs" on barrier island off the coast of Mississippi.

US environment leaders send letter to President Obama

Fri, 21/05/2010 - 07:31

New York, NY, May 20, 2010 - Dear President Obama: We are writing to urge the federal government to exercise more direct oversight of public safety protection, environmental monitoring, an...

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Audubon’s President speaks out on Gulf Oil Spill

Wed, 19/05/2010 - 16:50

Frank Gill, Audubon President, comments on the Gulf oil spill: “The Gulf oil spill is a disaster unfolding in slow motion, threatening birds, wildlife and Gulf coast communities. While i...

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Wildlife death toll from oil spill uncertain

Wed, 19/05/2010 - 06:19

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.The total includes 154 sea turtles, pr...

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Audubon oil spill response volunteer - Video

Mon, 17/05/2010 - 09:02

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 bi...


Audubon oil spill response volunteer - Video

Mon, 17/05/2010 - 08:58

"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 un...


Concerns grow for the IBAs, wildlife and gulf coast habitat

Fri, 14/05/2010 - 20:21

While immediate impacts on birds have not yet been as dramatic as many had at first feared, Audubon is gravely concerned about the ultimate toll that this unprecedented environ...

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