Nature

Audubon Magazine

Win a Copy of 'Relics': A Gorgeous New Photo Book About Creatures That Have Existed for Millennia

Scientist and photographer Piotr Naskrecki reveals the traces of the ancient earth hidden all around us.
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A Nature Preschool Enhances Early Childhood Brain Development

An exciting nature-based curriculum for preschoolers developed at the Schlitz Center in Wisconsin is spreading to classrooms across the country—and even to Sesame Street.
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2011: The Year in Species Discoveries

Scientists found hundreds of species—ranging from the strange to the extinct—over the last 12 months.
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Earth Almanac

Cold-weather moths; desert wise guy; midwinter's sweet treat; blizzard-loving bison; bicoastal, beach-storming dunlins; more.
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Living with Polar Bears

In Manitoba, residents experience the wonder and caution of sharing space with one of nature’s deadliest carnivores. 
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On the Edge

Wolverines, long admired for their ferocity and canniness, are so elusive that few people have even seen one. Now biologists are racing to find them before trappers do.
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Earth Almanac

Forest clowns; desert drummers; color schemers; high-altitude acrobats; more.
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A Lasting Impression

Art with roots in everyday life.
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Earth Almanac

Porcupine passion; an eight-legged lynx; more.
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Sea Lover's Delight

Home to creatures gorgeous and gross, the fascinating underwater world comes to life on the page.
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Ocean Drifters

The stunning and varied world of plankton—microscopic marine creatures—remains largely a mystery. But it’s becoming clearer that these tiny animals have a big impact on our lives.
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A Garden Grows in New Orleans

Jenga Mwendo is greening a little corner of her hometown.
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Soldiering On

An arboreal army marches across England.
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Bear Essentials

In a place known for citrus groves and golf courses, a group of dedicated researchers and ranchers is drawing a road map to success for one of the state’s biggest mammals.
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The Art of Observation

Curiosity and field skills guide a photographer through tropical rainforests to study nature through science and art.
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Art School

Shape-shifting fish in Hawaii offer a compelling lesson: There’s safety, and beauty, in unity.
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Petal Pusher

A podiatrist photographs some of the world’s most endangered flowers with remarkable precision and artistry, hoping to raise the plants’ profiles before it’s too late. 
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Beetle Mania

Artist Christopher Marley reveals how his insect phobia became a deep passion.
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Storm Chaser

Out on the Great Plains a photographer documents one of the natural world’s truly awe-inspiring journeys.
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The Mother Lode

The tropics are renowned bastions of biodiversity. But scientists are finding that our own backyard rivals the rainforests as they uncover dozens of new species each year in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. 
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Stepping Out

Masked by stinking anaerobic mud, fuggy heat, clouds of mosquitoes, and acre upon acre of flooded forest, mangroves are as mysterious as they are vital to our coasts.
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Ghost Dogs

The long persecuted coyote is not vermin, after all. Researchers are now discovering that it’s a resilient, adaptable predator that’s not just surviving in U.S. cities but playing a valuable role in restoring the food chain for the benefit of birds and other species.
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Audubon Oil Spill Response Team Update: Oil is going but isn't gone

Oil persists on islands, in marshes and on beaches across the northern Gulf Coast.
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