Other Animals

We are delighted to announce the results of our latest photo competition. Paamul Jack wins First Prize for his outstanding image ‘The Thinker – Rodin?’. Rob Belterman wins Second Prize with “Parents Care’ and Third Prize goes to Florian Lange with ‘Face to Face with the Wildcat’. Please give kudos to the photographers by leaving
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Bald Eagle. Photo: Jean Hall/Audubon Photography Awards WASHINGTON – “While America’s attention is focused on justice and a killer virus, the administration escalated its assault today on wildlife and time-tested environmental standards,” said David Yarnold, president and CEO of the National Audubon Society. “President Trump is taking the U.S. back 50 years when the public
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The British businessmen helping to organise bloodthirsty trophy hunts in South Africa have been unmasked in a new book. Trophy Hunters Exposed, Inside the Big Game Industry describes how the men arrange for clients to shoot animals including elephants, lions, and rhinos. The book was authored by Eduardo Goncalves, founder of the Campaign To Ban
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Protesters gather at a memorial for George Floyd in Minneapolis. Photo: John Minchillo/AP Dear colleagues, Black lives matter. Our nation is in turmoil because our governments, our institutions (including Audubon), and private individuals haven’t done nearly enough to act on that fundamental truth. George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery should still be alive—our deeply
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Northern Mockingbird. Photo: Steven Biegler/Audubon Photography Awards LITTLE ROCK (June 1, 2020)– This afternoon, the Arkansas Public Service Commission’s (PSC) issued a long-awaited ruling that will retain the full retail credit for all residential and business customers with solar installations up to 1 Megawatt through the end of 2022. The ruling was the final order in
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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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