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Dead Gulf Dolphins, Destroyed Habitat Not BP’s Fault, Says BP

[4/16/2014 // By Miles Grant]

From the first days of the Gulf oil disaster in 2010 when it publicly underestimated the oil gusher’s flow rate by 50 times, BP has always lived in a state of denial. But as the Gulf oil disaster approaches the […] Read more >

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Atlantic puffins in Latrabjarg, Iceland

EPA research shows regulating methane is efficient and low cost

[4/16/2014 // By Mollie Simon]

This Tuesday, the EPA released five whitepapers examining methane emissions from the oil and gas sector and affirmed what we already knew—this powerful carbon pollutant can be reduced efficiently and cost-effectively. The white papers are part of President Obama’s multi-agency […] Read more >

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Common Loon by Gary Lackie

Biologists Study Impact of BP Oil Disaster On Loons

[4/15/2014 // By Laura Tangley]

Just over a year ago, I held a “charismatic megavertebrate” on my lap. As a participant on a research project in the Gulf of Mexico just off the coast of Louisiana, I had tucked the common loon’s head under my […] Read more >

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Raccoon kits by Barbara Fleming

How to Keep Wild Raccoons Wild

[3/31/2014 // By Laura Tangley]

Whether you live in the country, the city or the suburbs, if you’re frequently out and about after sunset, you’ve likely encountered a raccoon or two in your yard or neighborhood. Highly adaptable mammals, these masked carnivores seem to make […] Read more >

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Weekly News Roundup: Lemurs are Threatened with Extinction and More

[4/4/2014 // By Linda Argueta]

Lemurs: Big-eyes Wonders Threatened with Extinction Today, the movie Island of Lemurs: Madagascar will open in IMAX 3D theaters. Take a second and learn some fun facts about Lemurs while treating yourself to some NWF news right after! What’s happening at the National […] Read more >

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Tim (center) with students showing support for divestment by getting 350 signatures of students who support removing all endowment money from fossil fuels to be given to the president of the university.

Organizing for Clean Energy on the Prairie

[3/30/2014 // By Guest Author]

Guest Post by Timothy Sheehan The growth of renewable energy is the foundation of the fight against global climate change. In Minnesota, through renewable energy standards and healthy living initiatives, we are leading the nation in a push for progressive […] Read more >

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10 frog activities for National Frog Month

Celebrate National Frog Month with 10 Frog-tastic Activities for Kids

[4/10/2014 // By Michele Reyzer]

Did you know April is National Frog Month? Frogs are amazing amphibians, and they should be celebrated! Need inspiration? Then check out these 10 frog-tastic activities you and your kids can enjoy all month long. Go ahead and click the […] Read more >

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Students at PS 57 Conduct a 14-Month Water Quality Study NWF’s Na’Taki Osborne Jelks Honored with White House Champions of Change Award

Wedding Canyon, in Colorado National Monument. Photo donated by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Carolyn Malone.

Antiquities Act Attack Latest Affront to Sportsmen

[3/25/2014 // By Russell Bassett]

Whether you are an avid angler, only go fishing occasionally, or have fished just a time or two, you likely remember the first fish you caught. I can’t remember the first time I watched the television show Knight Rider or […] Read more >

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