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California Condor. Photo: Scott Frier/USFWS

Experts, State Officials and Stakeholders to Gather to Plot Future of Salton Sea
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Experts, State Officials and Stakeholders to Gather to Plot Future of Salton Sea

Swift action urged to avert environmental, public health disaster.

California Protects Small Fish that is Key for Coastal Wildlife
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California Protects Small Fish that is Key for Coastal Wildlife

Pacific herring is a linchpin for marine food chain and the commercial fishery.

Take it personally: Climate change is a serious threat to birds and your community. Enter your location to see which impacts from climate change are predicted for your area, and how birds near you will be affected through Audubon's Climate Visualizer.

As the climate changes, so will the places birds need.

Audubon scientists took advantage of 140 million observations, recorded by birders and scientists, to describe where 604 North American bird species live today—an area known as their “range.” They then used the latest climate models to project how each species’s range will shift as climate change and other human impacts advance across the continent.

The results are clear: Birds will be forced to relocate to find favorable homes. And they may not survive.

See which of your local birds are most vulnerable under different warming scenarios.

New Audubon Science: Two-Thirds of North American Birds at Risk of Extinction Due to Climate Change
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New Audubon Science: Two-Thirds of North American Birds at Risk of Extinction Due to Climate Change

Enter your zip code into Audubon’s Birds and Climate Visualizer and it will show you how climate change will impact your birds and your community and includes ways you can help.

What is Audubon California Doing about Climate Change?
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What is Audubon California Doing about Climate Change?

Summary of Audubon California’s programs that contribute to abating the impacts of climate change or increasing the climate resiliency of our priority California habitats and birds.

Senator Wieckowski highlights Alameda Creek restoration project to address sea level rise
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Senator Wieckowski highlights Alameda Creek restoration project to address sea level rise

Funding in the state budget will redesign the creek and improve marsh and bird habitat

California Misses Important Opportunity with Governor Newsom's SB1 Veto
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California missed important opportunity with Governor’s Veto of Key Environmental Bill

Bill would have restored protections for water, air, workers, and endangered species following the Trump administration's rollbacks.

Victory! Audubon-Sponsored Bill Protecting California's Migratory Birds Signed into Law
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Victory! Audubon-Sponsored Bill Protecting California's Migratory Birds Signed into Law

AB 454 ensures state-based protections for migratory birds in the face of federal rollbacks.

Audubon Applauds Federal Lawsuit Challenging Rollback of Endangered Species Act
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Audubon Applauds Federal Lawsuit Challenging Rollback of Endangered Species Act

California leads 16 other states, the District of Columbia and the City of New York in federal lawsuit

North America Has Lost More Than 1 in 4 Birds in Last 50 Years, New Study Says
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North America Has Lost More Than 1 in 4 Birds in Last 50 Years, New Study Says

For the first time, researchers have estimated the volume of total avian loss in the Western Hemisphere—and it’s not just threatened species that are declining. Many backyard favorites are also losing ground.

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