Year of the Bird

Expert Birders Discuss Conservation Threats and Opportunities at National Geographic Society: The National Audubon Society, BirdLife International, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Geographic Explorers talk bird migration, conservation efforts, and what the loss of birds means for humankind.

On February 15, in partnership with the National Audubon Society, BirdLife International and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, the National Geographic Society hosted and livestreamedan event at the Society’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., featuring global thought leaders in the ...

‘Movimiento’: Hymns to the Human Journey

What is a human being? This question hasn’t always — and arguably still doesn’t — have a definite answer. One of its answers comes from National Geographic Explorer Jane Goodall.  When she was 26, Goodall traveled to Tanzania, where she discovered ...

National Geographic Announces 2018 Year of the Bird Campaign, A Year-Long Effort Dedicated to Celebrating and Protecting Birds: National Geographic, National Audubon Society, Cornell Lab of Ornithology, BirdLife International, and more than 100 organizations join for 12 months of storytelling and science to examine how our changing environment is impacting birds around the globe

2018 marks the centennial of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, the most powerful and important bird-protection law ever passed. In honor of this milestone, National Geographic, the National Audubon Society, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and BirdLife International will join forces ...