Photo credit: Bruce Stein

Sydney World Parks Congress: Charting the Future of Nature

[11/21/2014 // By Bruce Stein]

Over the past week more than 5,000 conservationists from around the world gathered here in Sydney, Australia to participate in the 6th IUCN World Parks Congress. This once-a-decade gathering is an opportunity to take stock of how we are doing […] Read more >

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Woodland Caribou (Photo: US Fish & Wildlife Service)

Weekly News Roundup: Another Incredible Win for Wildlife!

[11/21/2014 // By Linda Argueta]

It has been a victorious week at the National Wildlife Federation! On Tuesday, the senate voted on a bill that would approve the Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline. This pipeline would have put numerous wildlife at risk. Thanks to […] Read more >

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Students check out the Insect Hotel. Photo credit: Christy Boussard

Eco-Schools USA Goes to College

[11/19/2014 // By Jennifer Murck]

  Northwest Montessori is a private school in Seattle, Washington educating students Pre-K thru middle school. The school aims to build an environment that will help every student explore, communicate, work and perfect skills to their highest potential. Today we’d […] Read more >

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Launching A Lawsuit to Protect Wildlife in Minnesota

[11/14/2014 // By Guest Author]

Minnesota Conservation Federation and National Wildlife Federation joined indigenous and conservation groups in filing a lawsuit against the U.S. State Department to stop the expansion of tar sands through Minnesota without a public review of the impacts to the wildlife […] Read more >

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Grizzly bear on the Battle River in Alaska

Weekly News Roundup: Standing up for Clean Water and more!

[11/14/2014 // By Linda Argueta]

For years, it has been unclear which streams and wetlands are protected under the Clean Water Act. This April, the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a proposal that would clarify which streams and wetlands […] Read more >

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A Bird’s Eye View of Coastal Erosion

[11/14/2014 // By Kelly Wagner]

Each day I pass an egret on the way to work that lingers in the watery ditches in my town. It amuses me that this elegant bird seems to give little concern to the cars that are passing within ten […] Read more >

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Weekly News Roundup: Photo Contest Winners Revealed and More!

[11/7/2014 // By Linda Argueta]

After an incredible 29,000 entries and countless votes from wildlife enthusiasts across the country, the winners of the 2014 National Wildlife Photo Contest have been released! Our contest winners will be featured in an upcoming issue of National Wildlife magazine! […] Read more >

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Pass the Proposal to Protect Clean Water

[11/10/2014 // By Maggie Yancey]

Arkansas residents have already come extremely close to losing one of their most beloved and keystone animals, the black bear. Arkansas was once unofficially known as “The Bear State,” but black bear populations reached a point of near extinction after […] Read more >

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