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National Wildlife's June-July 2019 issue

Read all the compelling stories in the new issue of National Wildlife!

  • Lisa Moore, Editorial Director
  • National Wildlife
  • Jun 01, 2019

Off Spain’s Canary Islands, this green sea turtle snags a plastic bag, perhaps mistaking it for a jellyfish. Sergi Garcia Fernandez (Biosphoto/Minden Pictures) removed the bag to save the turtle.

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A Plague of Plastics

  • Barry Yeoman
  • Conservation
  • June 1, 2019

From the Arctic to Antarctica, ocean debris is killing marine wildlife—but we still have the power t...

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Running the Gauntlet

  • Paul Tolmé
  • Conservation
  • June 1, 2019

Crops, dams, fences, roads and other human footprints can block animal movements, but efforts are af...

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The Little Fox that Could

  • Jaymi Heimbuch
  • Wildlife Conservation
  • June 1, 2019

Vigilant hands-on care keeps Santa Catalina Island foxes alive.

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News of the Wild

  • Mark Wexler
  • Animals
  • June 1, 2019

Mammals in our midst; jaws faster than the blink of an eye; how birds see the world

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No Joke

  • Lynne Warren
  • Animals
  • April 1, 2019

Armadillos aren’t just pests or punch lines, researchers say, yet these peculiar armor-plated mammal...

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Let Nature Take Its Course?

  • Joshua Rapp Learn
  • People and Nature
  • April 1, 2019

Learning when to intervene—or not—if you find a baby animal in your garden

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The Downsides of Home Rearing

  • Janet Marinelli
  • Garden for Wildlife
  • June 1, 2019

To support declining monarchs, restore habitat and eliminate pesticides.

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Bloom or Bust

  • Laura Tangley
  • Urban Greening Part 1
  • April 1, 2019

By growing a diversity of flowering plants, gardeners are turning cities into havens for bees and ot...

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A Plea for Trees

  • Janet Marinelli
  • Urban Greening Part 2
  • April 1, 2019

Dwindling numbers of urban trees are putting wildlife and people at risk—but it’s not too late to re...

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Treasure Traps

  • Photographs by Clay Bolt and Krista Schlyer // Text by Laura Tangley
  • PhotoZone
  • June 1, 2019

Known as carnivorous killers of hapless insects, pitcher plants actually offer food, shelter and fru...

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Nature’s Witness: Family Bonding

  • Photograph by Jen Guyton
  • PhotoZone
  • June 1, 2019

Morning sun warms a meerkat clan.

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Shared Moment: A Perfect Match

  • Photo by Mike Anderson
  • PhotoZone
  • June 1, 2019

A beak perfectly built for the task

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