Mar 22

News

Can Biotechnology Stop Hawai'i's Invasive Mosquitoes?

Non-native, invasive mosquitoes spread avian malaria and other diseases among Hawai‘i’s struggling forest birds. Can biotechnology help?… Read more >>

Feb 28

Perspectives

Migratory Birds Are Worth Protecting: A Response to The Wall Street Journal

The benefits of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act far outweigh the costs, argue American Bird Conservancy and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.… Read more >>

Feb 23

From the Field

Invasive Ants in Hawai'i: Small Species, Big Problems

Yellow crazy ants and other invasive ants threaten seabirds throughout Hawai'i. Recent successes from the USFWS Crazy Ant Strike Team offer some hope.… Read more >>

Feb 16

From the Field

Into Serra do Urubu—Brazil's Forest of Hope

Venture into Serra do Urubu—literally, the Forest of Hope—for a peek at Brazil's imperiled Atlantic forest, home to countless birds and biodiversity.… Read more >>

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 >>