Month: May 2020

It’s well-known by now that the current administration has been trying to rollback much legislation that protects wildlife and the environment. They’ve been trying to weaken the Endangered Species Act and according to the New York Times, 100 environmental rules have been reversed during the administration. More recently, a former trophy hunting attorney was appointed
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These two very attentive cats give a whole new meaning to the term “teacher’s pet.” The sweet feline pair, whose names are Douglas Roberto and Jurandir, live in Brazil with their family. There, like in many places, traditional classroom instruction has given way to at-home schooling. But Douglas Roberto and Jurandir appear to have had no problem adjusting. Just
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Illustration: Joe Ciardiello Who’s Kenn? Simply put, Kenn is a national treasure. A renowned birder, author, and conservationist, Kenn Kaufman has spent his life dedicated to observing birds, reading about birds, writing about birds, and sharing the world of birds with others. With all that birdy knowledge in his brain, he also acts as the field editor for Audubon magazine. So, whenever we
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Western Grebes. Photo: William Halladay/Audubon Photography Awards PHOENIX—As part of an overall $38 million effort to bolster Lake Mead surface levels by fallowing irrigable farmland on the Colorado River Indian Reservation in western Arizona, the National Audubon Society has reached an agreement with the Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR) to help fund the Colorado
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South African traders with China are illegally selling thousands of wild animals threatened with extinction and endangered, under the guise of legal exports, according to an investigation. Monkeys have been stolen from the wild, and together with cheetahs, tigers, rhinos, lions and meerkats, they have been trafficked to circuses, theme parks, laboratories, zoos and “safari
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American Goldfinch. Photo: Brian Kushner/Audubon Photography Awards Climate change is a global problem. It’s sometimes called global warming because temperatures are rising across the entire planet. But it won’t affects birds the same way everywhere. Birds that live near the ocean are likely harmed by sea-level rise. Birds that nest in drier areas in the
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Webinar: Ask The Vet: Q&A with Tom Tully, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice), DECZM (Avian) Date: Friday, May 29, 2020 Time: 12 pm PST (double-check your local time with this time zone converter) Good news! We are making our “Ask the Vet Webinar with Tom Tully, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice), DECZM (Avian)” a regular feature, which you
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