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In 2018, we mark the centennial of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, the most powerful and important bird-protection law ever passed. In honor of this milestone, nature lovers around the world are joining forces to celebrate the “Year of the Bird” and commit to protecting birds today and for the next hundred years.


Help build a better world for birds by taking a simple but meaningful action each month.

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If you take care of birds, you take care of most of the environmental problems in the world.

Thomas Lovejoy
Biologist and Godfather of Biodiversity

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Share Your Love of Birds This Holiday Season

Share Your Love of Birds This Holiday Season  

The holidays are a time to celebrate. And, while it is easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle, there are great ways to incorporate your care for the environment and birds. All the choices you make and all the actions you take do make a difference. Over the past year hundreds of thousands of you have taken action as part of the Year of the Bird – planting native plants, avoiding plastic, participating in community science, making your home bird friendly. Together, it all adds up. So, this year what better way to celebrate the holidays than to share your love of birds. There is no better gift to give. Below are some resources to make giving easy.

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Birds of the Photo Ark

The National Geographic Photo Ark is using the power of photography to inspire people to help save species at risk before it’s too late. Take a look at some of the birds of the Photo Ark below and learn more about Photo Ark here.

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TOP PHOTO: TUFTED TITMOUSE by MICHELE BLACK/AUDUBON PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS; FEATURED POSTS: PHOTO BY TAMI GINGRICH/CORNELL LAB VIA THE GREAT BACKYARD BIRD COUNT PHOTO CONTEST; PHOTO PINE GROSBEAK BY DONALD M. JONES/MINDEN PICTURES; PHOTO of THE WHITE-SHOULDERED IBIS BENEFITS FROM WILDLIFE-FRIENDLY PRACTICES IN CAMBODIA BY JONATHAN C EAMES