While locals on the Outer Banks tussle over whether global warming is real and causing oceans to rise, the islands themselves are gradually, inevitably going under.
Joel Sartore wants a close-up of every captive species on earth—as many as 12,000 animals—before it's too late.
Though no Avian Elvis, the Red-cockaded Woodpecker is ready for the spotlight.
The consensus is in: Birds are living dinosaurs. But how that epic evolutionary leap took place remains one of science’s greatest mysteries.
The Nicaraguan government, in league with a Chinese company, wants to dredge a massive canal through one of the world’s richest, most biodiverse regions. What could possibly go wrong?
Restoring a national icon takes luck, patience, and more than a little guile. The backing of a billionaire helps quite a bit, too.
Audubon’s new study reveals the devastation global warming will likely bring down on birds―and identifies the habitat strongholds they’ll need to hang on.
Beyond politics and paralysis lies a way forward—to action.
Five unexpected agitators on climate explain why they're speaking out.
Growing demand for wood pellets abroad hurts bird habitat at home.
In warming oceans, seabirds’ food chains are headed straight to the bottom.
It’s time to be honest with ourselves: Our relationship with the atmosphere is a two-way street.
With our climate becoming ever more off-kilter, a naturalist takes stock of the ends of the earth.
A growing number of institutions are letting their money do the talking.
From Miami to Key West, climate change is now in southeastern Florida.
Chance favors the prepared shooter, and that means packing the right stuff. All the gear here comes in quieter hues to help you blend into the background and get that perfect photo.
Birds do some spectacular things when they think no one is watching.
Photographers share advice, their most memorable avian shots, and the ones that got away.
Illustrator Calef Brown drew inspiration from a childhood encounter with the bird.
In the desire to get the perfect shot, some photographers push the limits, jeopardizing the wildlife they adore. Can’t we all just get along?
Some commonsense guidelines can help you get the shots you want while protecting the birds you love.
An artist goes airborne to reveal the beautiful scars we’ve left on the earth.
Over the past century, wildlife photography has become a bridge between art and science, thanks to a few ingenious inventions.
Of the 9,000+ photos submitted, these were our judges' favorites.
BP continues its campaign of deception and denial, even as evidence of the catastrophic effects of the 2010 oil spill continues to roll in.
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