Other Animals

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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As farming season comes to an end it may be time to start thinking about upgrading your facilities. The planning for future problems such as crop disease and pest control are crucial to the success of next season’s productivity. Farmers face a lot of potential problems through the season and much attention needs to be
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Yuma Ridgway’s Rail. Photo: Claudio Contreras Koob for Audubon ***On Thursday, Dec. 6 (12p.m. MT/11a.m. PT), we will be hosting a Webinar on our Binational Collaboration to Restore the Colorado River Delta. To learn more and to sign up for the Webinar, click here.*** Recently, our Audubon Western Water team traveled across the Mexican border
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Blessed by the waters Of the seas, And the creatures that swim So gracefully. The sparkling teeming Coral reefs. The oceans and their secrets, beautiful and deep. . Karen Lyons Kalmenson I am older than dirt and proud of it!!!! I have managed to incorporate my eternal woodstock nation spirit with the high tech 21st
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Photo: Jon Heller Photo: Jon Heller Painted: 9/28/2018 Climate Threat: A recent transplant from across the Atlantic, the aptly named Glossy Ibis now occupies the northern and western parts of the New World. Audubon’s climate models show a continuing shift of the species’ suitable climate space in North America, especially in the summer season, with only 35 percent of the range remaining stable. The Lewis’s
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Painted: 11/18/2018 Climate Threat: The Connecticut Warbler breeds in mosquito-infested spruce bogs, but dedicated birders can find them in May or October, migrating through Chicago or New York City. Audubon’s climate models predict that the bird’s summer range will shift almost entirely northward by 2080. Common in both the East and the West, it‘s believed that the two populations of Nashville Warbler are actually separate
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Painted: 10/28/2018 Climate Threat: The stunningly bright Hooded Oriole spends its time in warmer climates, summering in much of the southwestern United States and wintering mainly in Mexico. Audubon climate models project a 62 percent decline in the species’ current summer range by 2080. Meanwhile, the Lawrence’s Goldfinch doesn’t stick to one specific breeding area year to year, which
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2016 saw for the first time wind power create more electricity than coal. The Uk is currently the best place in europe to house wind farms. As the success of wind turbines grows so does their production, size and location. But why are wind turbines so good? Here’s 6 reasons why wind power is the
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