Month: July 2024

Growing up in the steel mill corridor near Chicago, artist Lauren Levato Coyne was surrounded by waterbirds. They lived in the marshes and swamps, even as crisscrossing highways and railroads increasingly encroached upon their habitat. Levato Coyne drew on that landscape—“all the birds, the sounds, the smells”—while creating this portrait of the Black-crowned Night-Heron. Although
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Red-Fronted Macaws; image by Twycross Zoo The conservation of parrots is an active undertaking with many components including study, experimentation, training, and more than a few other tricks to help further declining populations of birds in the wild.  And with all this work, you’d hope that the population of rare parrots would be proliferating heartily.
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Lively characters donning cowboy hats and boots, artistic designs with bright colors against vibrant backgrounds, and detailed scientific illustrations down to the wing patterns—these are the artistic styles that artist Liz Clayton Fuller, known as ipaintbirbs on social media, uses to depict all of your favorite birds. There’s a reason for this variety—Clayton Fuller’s scientific
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We chimps are smartPerhaps as smart as youWe are better at being chimpsThan you humansAre at being youWe love we quarrelWe eat we playSo many things we doDuring an average chimp dayWe are endangeredWhat’s the fuss?We want you humans toCare about us Karen Lyons Kalmenson I am a proud senior, forever hippie, who has incorporated
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WASHINGTON (July 9, 2024) – The National Audubon Society expressed concern today that the House of Representatives’ annual federal appropriations process could undermine efforts to advance climate solutions, protect America’s natural resources, and address biodiversity losses that have already wiped out 3 billion birds in North America since 1970. Of particular concern are elements of
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**Este artículo se puede encontrar en español** Audubon Southwest, in partnership with the Lower Gila River Collaborative, is excited to announce that we have been awarded a $298,014 grant through the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation’s (Reclamation) WaterSMART Cooperative Watershed Management Program to improve ecosystem health and water management. This funding is part of the most recent
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VET APPROVED The information is current and up-to-date in accordance with the latest veterinarian research. Learn more » Hi, I’m Dr. Karyn! Read my introduction to learn more about me and meet my five hilarious cats: Clutch, Cyril, Alex, Zelda, and Zazzles. You might assume that as a vet, I have a pretty rigid stance on vaccination,
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Aman in India bit a snake back after it attacked him, resulting in the snake’s death. The 35-year-old railway worker Santosh Lohar was working in a forested region near the city of Nawada in Bihar, India when the incident occurred on Tuesday evening. When Lohar went to sleep, the reptile suddenly attacked him. He reacted
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Each year, one of the most important events in every bird’s life goes largely unnoticed by even the most dedicated birders. There is good reason: Molting—the replacement of old, worn feathers with fresh plumes—is typically a slow and subtle process, making it hard to detect. But for some species, including many feeder visitors and common
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