The Freeport-McMoRan Audubon Species Survival Center, located on the West Bank of New Orleans, is a 1,000 acre plot of land dedicated to research and preservation. What can you find here? A frozen zoo. A glow-in-the-dark cat. And ... Read More »
Tulane student Kyu Min Huh has been investigating the disconnect between people knowing that climate change is a serious issue and, yet, very little action taking place to solve the problem. In Part I of her series, she looks to her fellow students with questions about how climate change can and will affect their futures. For Part II, she dives further into the issue by talking to Tulane employees and community members about what solutions are in the works and in the future.
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We have a lot of different creatures in New Orleans, and we love to feature them. This week, the Audubon Nature Institute tells us about Andro and Louie, two lemurs who were born on May 14. Read More »
Climate change is so complicated and multi-faceted that I cannot digest it even when I talk about each issue line by line with somebody. The conversation starts seriously and ends with helplessness: Who are enemies in climate change? ... Read More »
This week, the Audubon Nature Institute tells us about Casey (Gorilla) and Berani (Orangutan) who will be heading to new homes. They will be leaving as part of a strategy forged by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) to address the survival of their respective species, and Audubon wants to say their goodbyes. As do we. Read More »