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BUTTERFLY EFFECT
THEY'RE TINY AND NEARLY WEIGHTLESS. SO HOW DO FRAGILE MONARCHS SURVIVE THEIR EPIC MIGRATIONS? MORE
PETAL PUSHER
COULD HIS ARTISTIC SHOTS OF ENDANGERED FLOWERS MAKE THIS PHOTOGRAPHER THE JOHN JAMES AUDUBON OF PLANTS? MORE
PARROT RESCUE
BONAIRE'S SEA-TURTLE SUCCESS COULD HELP SAVE ANOTHER NATIONAL TREASURE: THE YELLOW-SHOULDERED PARROT. MORE
WORK PLAN
WHEN A COMPANY TOWN'S COMPANY GOES, IT'S A DISASTER. HOW THE GREEN ECONOMY PUT THE WIND BACK IN ONE TOWN'S SAILS. MORE
Feature Articles
Editor's Note
Audubon View
Letters
Field Notes
Green Guru
Incite
Earth Almanac
Reviews
One Picture


Special Pullout
Autumn 2009: Migration Hot Spots
Six super birding sites that are well on their way to becoming fall classics.

Green Travel
Parrots of the Caribbean
Beautiful Bonaire, celebrated for its beaches, reefs, and sea turtles, just may be the best chance for saving the yelalow-shouldered Amazon parrot.

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Solutions
Work Plan
A company town in Iowa makes the switch from washing machines to wind machines, and shows the powerful potential of the green-collar revolution.

Special Pullout
Wildlife Spectacle: The Butterfly Effect
Each autumn monarchs, palm-size and nearly weightless, battle the elements on an amazing journey to their wintering grounds.

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Photo Gallery
Petal Pusher
In an outsized project, for its scale and ambition, a podiatrist-turned-artist aspires to be the John James Audubon of endangered plants.

Editor’s Note

Audubon View

Letters
Feedback from our readers.

Field Notes
Obama reverses Bush regulations; Everglades update; the world’s drinking problem; meet the new chair of the board; tackling the Atlan­tic in a 15-foot submarine; more.
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Green Guru
Aluminum and birds; bad-news backyard bears.

Incite
Kill, Baby, Kill
Alaska Governor Sarah Palin takes steady aim at her state’s predators.

Earth Almanac
Fuel-efficient hummers; a sideways approach; fleeting beauties; flying cows; more.

Reviews
Hustle and Flow
The coming water crisis, and what to do about it.

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One Picture
Falls Guy
A bull elephant plays it close to the edge.

On the cover: The giant Amazon water lily can be 50 feet across. Photo by Jonathan Singer.