Selected Articles

The surprising reason scientists haven’t been able to clone a bird
in Audubon

Researchers have cloned countless mammals, from sheep to black-footed ferrets. Mammalian cloning technology could even have potential benefits for conservation. But no one has ever managed to clone a bird, leading scientists to look for creative alternatives.

Scouring the desert for a seabird
in Hakai Magazine

After seven years of searching, researchers found two nesting colonies of the mysterious white-vented storm-petrel hidden deep in the driest non-polar desert in the world.

The Interior Least Tern’s comeback is a model conservation success
in Audubon

The inland population of America’s tiniest tern recently left the endangered species list. Here’s how conservationists and the Army Corps of Engineers teamed up to rebuild habitat and bring the birds back.