MANILA — As a rare species of endemic hornbills disappeared from island after island in the Philippines, ornithologists pinned their hopes on Negros: a little-surveyed island in the center of the Philippine archipelago, whose remaining forest areas could potentially hide a population never before seen or recorded by experts. This year, their speculations were confirmed:
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Maine may have experienced its first-ever fatal shark attack. Officials in the Pine Tree State are investigating a possible shark attack that took place Monday and left one woman dead. If it’s confirmed, it will go down in the books as Maine’s first official deadly shark attack, ABC News reported. The Maine Department of Marine
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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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Separate Zoom “breakout rooms” during the conference allowed student participants to interact face-to-face and to share and discuss ideas related to climate change. Screenshots: Luke Franke/Audubon Last October, at the National Audubon Society’s Fall board meeting, Benji Backer, Varshini Prakash, and Hannah Waters held a panel discussing the climate crisis. The three represented the collective voice
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Belted Kingfisher. Photo: Michael Harvey/Audubon Photography Awards The majority of Arizona’s rivers and streams are at risk of irreversible harm due to the loss of Clean Water Act protections. With the Trump Administration’s revision to the interpretation of the Clean Water Act (called the Navigable Waters Protection Rule) now in effect in Arizona, it is
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Kesha has dropped her campy and colourful self-directed video for “Little Bit Of Love”—featuring her rescue cat Mr. Peep$. The new video, which has Kesha travelling around the world with Mr. Peep$, made its broadcast premiere on MTV Live, MTVU and on the Viacom Times Square billboard this morning. [embedded content] Not only did Kesha come up with the
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Unprecedented bushfires that ravaged Australia in 2019 and 2020 killed or displaced almost 3 billion animals, according to an interim report released Tuesday. Compiled by scientists from several Australian universities, the survey said the blazes impacted an estimated 143 million mammals, 2.46 billion reptiles, 180 million birds and 51 million frogs. The report, commissioned by
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Blakiston’s Fish Owl. Photo: Jonathan C. Slaght Blakiston’s Fish Owl is the largest owl in the world, but that doesn’t make it easy to find. The endangered bird is a seldom-seen resident of far-east Asia, but several hundred pairs are thought to survive in the species’ epicenter: the old-growth forests of Primorye, a remote region of Russia that borders
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