Apr 19

Perspectives

Island Birds, Unique and Vulnerable, Need Our Help

History tells us that islands are the epicenters of extinction. Yet we also have the tools and the knowledge to save island birds and make them beacons of conservation success.… Read more >>

Dec 12

From the Field

Hawai‘i's Lanai Cat Sanctuary Also Helps to Protect Endangered Birds

Cats live like royalty, and native birds are safe from predation. Could this be a solution to the ancient conflict between cats and birds?… Read more >>

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 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 >>

Oct 18

News

New Colony of Chicks Keeps Hope Alive for Rare Newell's Shearwater

Sometimes you have to move it to save it. That’s the theory behind conservationists' efforts to move endangered seabird chicks to a new, predator-proof colony for the second year in a row.… Read more >>

Aug 01

From the Field

Scientists Try A Daring Approach to Save Endangered Hawaiian Petrels

Moved from their mountain burrows to a haven on the coast, young Hawaiian Petrels will be the founders of the only fully protected colony of federally listed seabirds anywhere in the Hawaiian Islands.… Read more >>

Jul 18

News

Rapid 'Ohi'a Death Threatens Habitat for Hawai'i's Forest Birds

The 'ohi'a tree, a foundation of Hawaiian forests and a powerful cultural symbol, is succumbing in large numbers to an aggressive plant disease, jeopardizing key habitat for endangered forest birds.… Read more >>

Jun 30

Perspectives

Hawai'i's Legendary 'Ohi'a Tree Is Important for Birds and People

'Ohi'a is so critical to the survival of Hawai'i’s native birds that it is hard to imagine a vibrant avifauna without it.… Read more >>

Jun 21

Perspectives

To Protect Birds from Wind Turbines, Look to Hawai‘i's Approach

Hawai‘i has a very different approach to wind development than the mainland United States, with strict protocols that go a long way toward protecting endangered birds and bats.… Read more >>

Jun 17

Perspectives

ABC is Hard at Work to Save Native Hawaiian Birds

Hawaiian birds face many challenges, including loss of habitat and non-native predators, but American Bird Conservancy is working closely with partner organizations to help these rare species survive.… Read more >>
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