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National Wildlife's August–September 2019 issue

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

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

David Rein photographed these sandhill cranes dancing at sunrise along the Platte River in Nebraska, where more than 600,000 of the magnificent birds converge during migration every winter.

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Shifting Winds

  • Paul Tolmé
  • Conservation
  • August 1, 2019

As more wind farms arise, researchers strive to save wildlife—especially raptors and bats—from deadl...

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Blues in the Bay

  • Kristan Uhlenbrock
  • Conservation
  • August 1, 2019

Though thriving today, blue crabs in the Chesapeake Bay face a complex future as the climate continu...

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Stopping Carp Ripple Effects

  • Drew YoungeDyke
  • Invasive Species
  • August 1, 2019

A plan to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes may save a way of life—and an entire ecosystem.

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Crowd Appeal

  • Mark Wexler
  • Animals
  • August 1, 2019

Witness six of North America’s most spectacular wildlife gatherings that occur during fall and winte...

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News of the Wild

  • Mark Wexler
  • Animals
  • August 1, 2019

A chimp culture collapse; droughts increase mosquito bites; the world’s deepest-diving mammal

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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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Surviving the Dry Spells

  • Doreen Cubie
  • Garden for Wildlife
  • August 1, 2019

Follow these tips to get your wildlife garden through a prolonged drought.

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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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Nature’s Witness: Perfect Pairing

  • Photograph by Javier Aznar González de Rueda
  • PhotoZone
  • August 1, 2019

The beauty of mutual benefits

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Shared Moment: Tiny Thinker

  • Photograph by Jacques-André Dupont
  • PhotoZone
  • August 1, 2019

A baby baboon enchants a lucky wildlife photographer.

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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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