Culture

'Prehistoric Planet,' a Stunning New Series, Depicts Dinosaurs Like Never Before

— Drawing from science that connects modern birds and ancient dinosaurs, the David Attenborough-narrated Apple TV+ show was influenced by avian biology and behavior at every step.

Some of Music’s Biggest Names Create a Trove of New Tunes to Help Birds

— The man behind your favorite film soundtracks wants to build a joyful movement around bird conservation. On ‘For the Birds: The Birdsong Project,’ he’s enlisted musical legends and silver-screen icons to help.

A Ludicrously Deep Dive Into the Birds of Spelling Bee, Wordle, Scrabble, and More

— It’s only a game. It’s only a game.

Flying Gardens of Maybe

— Artist Andrew S. Yang coaxes new life from seeds that bird-strike victims consumed, turning dead ends into second chances.

Master Falconer Rodney Stotts Extols the 'Healing Power of Wildlife'

— Stotts' new memoir details his unlikely journey to the ancient art. Now, his dream is to inspire more people like him to discover a love for raptors.

Jessica Hernandez on Why Western Environmentalism Won’t Save Us

— The Indigenous scientist's new book models a holistic approach to conservation that centers Indigenous worldviews.

Add These Bird and Environmental Books to Your Holiday Reading List

— No matter what you’re in the mood for, these great reads from 2021 have you covered.  
A conceptual illustration shows the hands of four different people putting coins in a bank shaped as the planet Earth.

How to Plan Your Financial Future While Investing in a Healthier Planet

— Sustainable investing has gone mainstream. Is it time to put your money where your mouth is?

Behind the Mystery of Armenia's Oil-Covered White Storks

— In the half decade since oiled birds were first spotted, volunteers and conservationists have raced to care for the iconic animals—and pushed the government to address pollution sources.

5 New Climate Books to Empower Teens and Help Turn Anxiety into Action

— Climate change is happening—and it's scary. But these nonfiction reads prove people all over can come together for a brighter future.