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Conservationists are expressing some serious disappointment over the Trump administration’s decision not to ban deadly devices otherwise known as M-44s, or “cyanide bombs,” despite their brutality, sickening death toll and the risks they continue to pose. These devices are spring-activated bait traps placed in the ground that are loaded with sodium cyanide, which is ejected
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The Maya Forest, the largest tropical rainforest north of the Amazon Basin, stretches across northern Guatemala, southern Mexico, and much of Belize. The region is peppered with ancient ruins, including Tikal, a ceremonial center with magnificent temples, pyramids, palaces, and public squares. Surrounded by lush jungle, Tikal now receives hundreds of thousands of tourists from
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Throughout history, there has been no lack of extraordinary tales of extreme determination against overwhelming odds. Some of them are history book worthy. And while there are many more stories of bravery that fill the all the pages of life’s book, none of them are less memorable than the other. This particularly heartwarming tale involves
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Northern Bobwhite. Photo: Carole Wiley/Audubon Photography Awards WASHINGTON – “This Farm Bill is a huge win for birds and it gives us real tools to work together on clean water and places birds need while increasing productivity for farmers and ranchers across the country,” said David O’Neill, Chief Conservation Officer for National Audubon Society. “We are
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The most pertinent issue in the modern world is the state in which we are leaving the planet we live on and the damage we’re doing to it. Since the Industrial Revolution, the vast need to grow, to harvest, to exploit, for economic and social gain has resulted in the world being left in a
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Winter is coming—and with it, holiday parties! This year, mix it up at your next office gathering or friendly get-together with some bird-themed cocktails. Here are four developed exclusively for Audubon by Heather Rush, owner and bartender at the Pine Box Rock Shop in Brooklyn, NY. All four are easy to make, sure to impress, and most importantly, pay tribute
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“Exotic birds and ancient ruins are a great combination,” says guide Jóse Barrientos, who is among the first residents to welcome me to Uaxactun (pronounced “wah-shock-tune”). Located just north of the sprawling archaeological complex at Tikal, Uaxactun has some of the oldest known structures in the Maya World, including an ancient temple adorned with colossal masks
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Three weeks ago, on November 16, hurricane-force winds pummeled the coast of Newfoundland, Canada. About 200 miles offshore in the White Rose oil field, where floating platforms and ships extract oil from a 440-million-barrel pool of fossil fuels beneath the seafloor, waves reached nearly 28 feet. Workers on an offshore oil platform run by Husky
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A $320,000 Donation Match Expires Soon! A $80,000 Donation Match Expires Soon!! Audubon is a nonprofit organization committed to protecting birds and the places they need. We rely on our members for support. You can help us by making a donation today. We’re in a race against time — to give birds a fighting chance
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