November 5, 2012 — They vomit all over the place, urinate on themselves to cool off, and feed on the dead. Though disgusting and even frightening to some suburbanites, vultures do some essential cleaning up around the neighborhood. Without them, things might be smellier.
September 9, 2011 — Along the Florida-Georgia border are 80 quail hunting plantations that make up 300,000 acres of accidental nature reserve. Each year scientists and land managers burn tens of thousands of acres and use various other means to mi
September 7, 2011 — Despite living in a digital age, our mailboxes are still inundated with catalogs, many of them made from trees logged in Canada’s boreal forest. To see what’s at stake for birds, our writer ventures north.
September 4, 2011 — When it comes to protecting natural havens for bird species, shade-grown-coffee farms are second only to virgin forest. A writer’s journey through Nicaragua illustrates just how key coffee farms can be for the well-being of a