Feb 15

Perspectives

Birds Need the EPA to Oversee Pesticides (and So Do We All)

Ready for a return to the Dirty Sixties? Some in Congress seem to be! The 1960s was the decade of the Vietnam war, civil rights protests, and humankind's first steps on the moon. But it was also a decade of pollution. Among other environmental woes, DDT—the first modern synthetic pesticide—had created a… Read more >>

Jan 28

Perspectives

Bird Conservation in Today's Political Climate: How You Can Help

Bird conservation is under threat from policy and agency changes. Learn more and let your elected officials know that you stand up for birds. … Read more >>

Jan 18

Perspectives

The Nature of Threats to Birds

In order to find and implement solutions to aid to survival of birds, first we must identity and address the threats they face.… Read more >>

Jan 10

Perspectives

Endangered Species Act Facing Its Own Extinction?

Like the birds it protects, the Endangered Species Act faces threats to its existence, notably from some members of Congress who would like eliminate it.… Read more >>

Jan 05

News

Can Wind Energy Be Bird Safe?

Traditional wind turbines kill hundreds of thousands of birds every year in the United States. New designs may offer a bird-friendly solution.… Read more >>

Jan 04

News

Five Big Conservation Wins for Birds in 2016

Throughout 2016, ABC and our partners advanced conservation for many birds across the Americas, from well-loved migratory birds like the Long-billed Curlew to little-known, rare species such as Stresemann's Bristlefront. Here are a few of our conservation wins from the past year. Endangered Seabirds Relocated to New Home in Hawai'i In… Read more >>

Dec 30

Perspectives

To Save Migratory Birds, ABC Goes Where the Birds Go

ABC’s Migratory Bird Program identifies the challenges birds face—wherever they travel—and implements solutions where they will make the most impact.… Read more >>

Dec 30

Perspectives

A Life Shaped by Bird Migration

As we bid farewell to 2016, ABC President George Fenwick recounts his many experiences with migratory birds, and introduces a new ABC initiative to help save migratory birds. … Read more >>

Dec 21

Perspectives

Cuba Welcomes Migratory Birds (and Ecotourists)

Cuba is home to 373 bird species—including many that migrate from North America and elsewhere, and some that are found nowhere else on Earth.… Read more >>

Dec 20

News

In Central America, Clues about Golden-Winged Warbler Migration

To protect the Golden-winged Warblers that breed in North America, scientists study the birds in their wintering habitat in Central and South America.… Read more >>