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(Picture Credit: Akimasa Harada/Getty Images) You love cats. You love memes. Put them together, and your day is about to get a whole lot better. Share these cat memes on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you want to make people laugh. Share them with your friends, or share them with your enemies. No fighting allowed, though.
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Last month, students from University of Mississippi in Oxford, and Rust College in Holly Springs, met up at the Strawberry Plains Audubon Center to connect on more than just birds. These young conservation leaders are working together to make sure that conservation—and Audubon—is for everyone. The gathering was organized by Audubon’s campus chapter program, an
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This year was supposed to be a celebratory one for Kākāpō researchers. In February, the Kākāpō Recovery team announced that the critically endangered parrot was set to have its biggest breeding year since 1995. Back then, only 51 of the flightless birds remained alive, spurring New Zealand’s Department of Conservation to launch the species recovery program. 
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(Picture Credit: Geraint Rowland Photography/Getty Images) Just like there are certain people in the neighborhood you would rather avoid on your daily commute–you know that Mrs. Jones will keep you talking for hours!–there are also certain dogs that your dog may not be completely happy about interacting with. While you keep your head down and
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Sandwich Tern. Photo: Photo: Danny Sauvageau/Audubon Photography Awards. BATON ROUGE, La. — The Mississippi River Delta is one of the largest and most important estuary systems in the world, supporting critical populations of a variety of bird species. A new study, published in the Wilson Journal of Ornithology, titled “The Regional, National, and International Importance of Louisiana’s Coastal
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) It’s funny when I ponder the word “own” to describe my place in my dog’s life. I can’t imagine telling someone that I own a child—biological, adopted, or otherwise. And I feel that the word “own”—when it comes to describing the inclusion of a dog in my life—sounds so arrogant, because
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Indian Peafowl. Photo: Jodi Vest/Audubon Photography Awards This audio story is brought to you by BirdNote, a partner of The National Audubon Society. BirdNote episodes air daily on public radio stations nationwide.  Transcript: This is BirdNote. A peacock’s tail is magnificent. Four or sometimes even five feet in length, when opened it’s an iridescent wonder, shimmering
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Areas cleared of forests bleed heat to neighboring forests, and this fuels increases in temperatures there, new research has found. Average temperatures in forests around the world are already rising because of climate change; this leaked heat exacerbates the problem and accelerates local extinctions of forest-dwelling species. A Parson’s chameleon (Calumma parsonii), a species endemic
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In Whāingaroa/Raglan on New Zealand’s (NZ’s) west coast, trapping for introduced mammals that prey on endangered native birds is something of a competitive sport. Karioi Project, a local conservation NGO named after the bushclad volcano that backs the small surf town and houses a significant population of endemic oi (grey-faced petrels, Pterodroma gouldi), has established
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Every March, birders spill into the canyonlands outside of Austin, Texas, to search for Golden-cheeked Warblers. The tiny black-and-white songbird, with vibrant yellow splashed across its face, is the state’s sole endemic bird, and a federally protected species with an estimated population of 27,000. In early spring the birds migrate up from Central America to nest in
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(Picture Credit: BERKO85/Getty Images) Most cats love summer. It’s a great time to get out and nap at the beach, nap in the yard, or nap on the boat. Even indoor cats can have more sunny spots to nap in thanks to the longer days. Just make sure you’re staying safe in the heat! Some
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