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At Point Blue, our mission is to advance the conservation of birds, other wildlife, and ecosystems through science, partnerships, and outreach. Our 140 scientists work to reduce the impacts of habitat loss, climate change, and other environmental threats while promoting nature-based solutions for wildlife and people, on land and at sea.

As leaders and innovators in conservation science, Point Blue has the vision, the scientific rigor, the passion, and the people to guide and inspire positive conservation outcomes today for a healthy, blue planet teeming with life in the future.

Watch our video, Introducing Point Blue.

Watch Congressman Huffman's congratulatory video for our 50th anniversary.

Science for a Blue Planet: Read our latest science and conservation news. 

Current News, Information, and Events

Signs of El Nino 

View recent news coverage of our 10 day research cruise to measure the health of our ocean.

SF Bay Habitat Goals and Climate Change

Several Point Blue wetland ecologists contributed to the climate change update of the Baylands Ecosystem Habitat Goals Report, emphasizing the need to work with nature, not against it, in the face of rising seas in SF Bay.