Other Animals

Three weeks ago, on November 16, hurricane-force winds pummeled the coast of Newfoundland, Canada. About 200 miles offshore in the White Rose oil field, where floating platforms and ships extract oil from a 440-million-barrel pool of fossil fuels beneath the seafloor, waves reached nearly 28 feet. Workers on an offshore oil platform run by Husky
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“Exotic birds and ancient ruins are a great combination,” says guide Jóse Barrientos, who is among the first residents to welcome me to Uaxactun (pronounced “wah-shock-tune”). Located just north of the sprawling archaeological complex at Tikal, Uaxactun has some of the oldest known structures in the Maya World, including an ancient temple adorned with colossal masks
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Winter is coming—and with it, holiday parties! This year, mix it up at your next office gathering or friendly get-together with some bird-themed cocktails. Here are four developed exclusively for Audubon by Heather Rush, owner and bartender at the Pine Box Rock Shop in Brooklyn, NY. All four are easy to make, sure to impress, and most importantly, pay tribute
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A $320,000 Donation Match Expires Soon! A $80,000 Donation Match Expires Soon!! Audubon is a nonprofit organization committed to protecting birds and the places they need. We rely on our members for support. You can help us by making a donation today. We’re in a race against time — to give birds a fighting chance
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Yuma Ridgway’s Rail. Photo: Claudio Contreras Koob for Audubon ***On Thursday, Dec. 6 (12p.m. MT/11a.m. PT), we will be hosting a Webinar on our Binational Collaboration to Restore the Colorado River Delta. To learn more and to sign up for the Webinar, click here.*** Recently, our Audubon Western Water team traveled across the Mexican border
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The Trump Administration announced today that it will issue five Incidental Harassment Authorizations (IHAs) for airgun blasting off the Atlantic coast. The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) stated: “In accordance with the regulations implementing the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) as amended, notification is hereby given that NOAA Fisheries has issued incidental harassment
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Painted: 10/28/2018 Climate Threat: The stunningly bright Hooded Oriole spends its time in warmer climates, summering in much of the southwestern United States and wintering mainly in Mexico. Audubon climate models project a 62 percent decline in the species’ current summer range by 2080. Meanwhile, the Lawrence’s Goldfinch doesn’t stick to one specific breeding area year to year, which
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Up to five conservation researchers accused of spying by the Iranian government could face the death penalty if convicted, according to multiple media reports. Conservationists Niloufar Bayani, Taher Ghadirian, Houman Jowkar, Sepideh Kashani and Morad Tahbaz work with the Persian Wildlife Heritage Foundation on the conservation of different wildlife species in Iran, which includes monitoring
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