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Point Blue's 160 scientists develop nature-based solutions to climate change, habitat loss, and other environmental threats to benefit wildlife and people.

It's Bird-A-Thon Season!

Join us in the 43rd annual Rich Stallcup Bird-A-Thon, taking place from September 15–October 15, 2021! As a participant in the country’s longest running Bird-A-Thon, you will support Point Blue Conservation Science and our multiple-benefit solutions to environmental problems in California and beyond with a focus on climate change. Since Point Blue’s Bird-A-Thon inception, more than $3 million have been raised for conservation science. (Photo: 2020 Lookers Bird-A-Thon team, credit: Sophie Noda)

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What's Happening

Oil Spill Response

On Saturday morning an oil spill occurred off the coast of Huntington Beach in Southern California in which 127,000 gallons of oil leaked into the ocean. Point Blue has deployed scientists to collect data from wildlife impacted by oil spill.

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First Ever Global Count of a Mammal

We teamed up with scientists from the University of Minnesota, 330,000 citizen scientists, and others to publish a direct population estimate for the global distribution of Weddell seals in Antarctica. A first for any wide-ranging wild animal.

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An Upgrade for Coastal Planning

We are excited to announce that we just launched our newly updated Our Coast, Our Future platform! In a time when we are seeing and feeling the effects of climate change more than ever, it’s critical that our solutions keep pace.

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Are Protected Areas Working?

A new study led by Point Blue's Mark Dettling explores this question with 25 years of data! Our results were encouraging and enlightening.

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Smarter Conservation Solutions

Sharing our conservation resources and knowledge and providing our partners with valuable conservation tools is essential to Point Blue’s mission.

Farming & Ranching

Be a steward of the land without sacrificing your bottom line.

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Management

Improve conservation outcomes and guide conservation investment priorities.

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Nature Stewardship

Identify, understand, and help birds and other animals at home and while out enjoying nature.

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Research

Use our science. Browse our library of briefs and more than 2,000 peer-reviewed scientific articles, book chapters, and reports.

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Teaching

Teach others about a variety of science and conservation topics.

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