Bird conservationists describe Gulf Coast rescue efforts, the threats posed by climate change and habitat loss to many kinds of birds, and international projects under way to identify and protect areas along the astonishing paths of many migratory birds.


  • Rosa Maria VIdal Pronatura, a non profit conservation organization and BirdLife Partner in Mexico
  • Greg Butcher Director of Bird Conservation, National Audubon Society
  • Graeme Gibson ornithologist, novelist, and author of "The Bedside Book of Birds"
  • Margaret Atwood conservationist and author of more than 40 books of fiction, poetry, and essays. Her internationally bestselling novels include "The Handmaid's Tale, "Cat's Eye, and "The Blind Assassin, winner of 2000 Booker Prize.

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