Month: July 2020

Over the last few months, we’ve committed to making Audubon an antiracist institution – a commitment built on years of learning and action. Audubon’s presence in hundreds of communities across America gives us a responsibility to help correct centuries of racial injustice by changing our internal and external practices. And that includes a reassessment of
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This piece, written by a historian and biographer of John James Audubon, is the first in a series of pieces on Audubon.org and in Audubon magazine that will reexamine the life and legacy of the organization’s namesake as we chart a course toward racial equity.  John James Audubon was a man of many identities: artist,
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Every spring, the judges of the Audubon Photography Awards gather at Audubon’s headquarters in Manhattan to review their favorite images and select the finalists. But as with much of life in 2020, this year’s awards had to be handled differently due to pandemic-related travel, work, and social-distancing restrictions. So, for our 11th annual awards, which saw more than
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photo by Lisa Bono, CPBC It’s is a beautiful day in the neighborhood. Your plans are to go outside to enjoy the day, take in the sunshine and feel slight breeze on your skin. You want to take your parrot out with you to get vitamin D and some fresh air. Afterall, they were not
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Marbled Godwit. Photo: Mick Thompson/Audubon Photography Awards WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the Water Resources of Development Act of 2020 in a bipartisan vote. This legislation is critically important because it authorizes projects and programs led by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to study, design, and construct water transportation and infrastructure
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Red-winged Blackbird. Photo: Greg Lavaty 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! Today, we’ve invited BirdNote science advisor, Dr. Gordon Orians, to discuss an unusual adaptation in blackbirds, a family of birds on which
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A 10-year-old boy was grabbed from a boat and mauled by a shark before his heroic dad jumped into the water to save him. The family was fishing on a six-metre vessel about 5km off the coast of Stanley, northwest Tasmania, on Friday afternoon when he was attacked. The boy suffered head, chest, and arm
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5 min read So fluffy 😍 Angus has a unique look that makes him stand out from the crowd.  The 3-year-old Mangalitsa pig, a breed known colloquially as “the pig-sheep,” is covered in thick, curly hair during the winter months. His coat is double-layered like a dog’s, with long wiry hair protecting a soft, fluffy
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