Blackpoll Warbler. Photo: Owen Deutsch/Audubon Photography Awards NEW YORK — Today, the New York City Council approved Proposed Initiative 1482B, a new policy requiring that new buildings’ materials meet bird-friendly standards that greatly reduce collision risks to birds. Audubon’s Migratory Bird Initiative has issued the following response: “New York’s world famous skyline lies right in
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AB.C. tour company has been fined $35,000 for attracting black bears with food so that customers on jeep and jet ski tours had a better chance of seeing wild animals, according to the B.C. Conservation Service. Blue River Safari pleaded guilty this week in provincial court to attracting dangerous wildlife after a 2017 investigation by
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Maple is a very energetic dog and is constantly doing fun activities like swimming, snowboarding and running around. Since she spends so much time outside and on the go, her mom decided to get her some gear to help keep her safe and happy during her many adventures.  Jessica Dylan Mann “I wanted to buy
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By 11:00, Gopamma Nayaka knew something was wrong. Her husband, Hanumantha, should have returned from collecting firewood an hour before. Gopamma sent for her son, who gathered a search party and headed to Bandipur Tiger Reserve, a nearby national park in south-western India. Just a few metres inside the forest, the group discovered Hanumantha’s half-eaten
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Howick, SOUTH AFRICA – The first of at least five new “vulture safe zones” in Southern Africa are about to take off as private landowners and other partners join the battle to save Africa’s imperilled carrion clean-up birds. Africa’s vulture populations have declined by an average of 62 percent over the last three decades– with
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WWF has collaborated with partners to successfully tag three wild jaguars with special collars, allowing scientists to better monitor and understand the behaviour of this iconic species. The mission, part-funded by WWF-UK and undertaken by WWF-Brazil, theInstituto Onça-PintadaandInstituto Chico Mendes de Conservação da Biodiversidade, took place on a protected Amazonian island off the coast of
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Golden-winged Warbler. Photo: Arni Stinnissen/Audubon Photography Awards WASHINGTON (December 5, 2019) – The U.S. House Natural Resources Committee voted today to advance the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act of 2019 (RAWA). Co-sponsored by a growing bipartisan list of Members of Congress, RAWA would provide a dedicated $1.3 billion for states, territories, and the District of Columbia,
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Tennessee Warbler and ledger kept by Field Museum ornithologist and collections manager emeritus David Willard. Photo: Kate Golembiewski/Field Museum Every year, David Willard, collections manager emeritus at the Field Museum, measures the lifeless bodies of birds that die from building collisions in Chicago. Since 1978, this has been his routine every spring and fall, when
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“The great auk will always hold a place in my heart,” Dr Jessica Thomas says.The Swansea-based scientist spent years piecing together an ancient DNA puzzle that suggests hunting by humans caused this giant seabird’s demise. Dr Thomas studied bone and tissue samples from 41 museum specimens during a PhD at both Bangor and Copenhagen University.The
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