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BP Spill Impacts on Red Snapper — What We Know, What We Don’t

[4/20/2014 // By Ryan Fikes]

Red snapper are one of the Gulf’s signature sportfish, popular among recreational and commercial fishermen and prized at markets and restaurants. Due to this popularity, red snapper in the Gulf of Mexico have been overfished since the early 1980s, but […] Read more >

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A pair of baby moose calves. Photo by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant . Gary Lackie.

Earth Day Event with New Hampshire Senator Shaheen: Fish and Wildlife in a Warming World

[4/19/2014 // By Carol Oldham]

National Wildlife Federation is excited to announce that Senator Jeanne Shaheen will be joining us on Tuesday afternoon at 2:00pm at the New Hampshire Audubon Society for a roundtable event with sportsmen, scientists, wild life enthusiasts and supporters of action to combat climate […] Read more >

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Weekly News Roundup: BP Attacks Science and NWF, and more

[4/18/2014 // By Linda Argueta]

Almost four years since the Gulf oil disaster in 2010, Gulf wildlife continues to suffer. National Wildlife Federation’s newly released report provides evidence of the ongoing environmental impacts of the Gulf oil disaster. For a hands-on look at environmental impacts, […] Read more >

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Photo donated by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Samuel Quaintance.

Can Wild Bison Return to the Prairie Grasslands?

[4/17/2014 // By Steve Woodruff]

Most people probably know something about the awful history of the American bison. Almost every school child learns that 19th-century market hunters wiped out the vast herds that once roamed the prairies and that we barely managed to save this […] Read more >

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South Woodlawn Becomes First NWF Community Wildlife Habitat in Tennessee

[4/15/2014 // By Patrick Fitzgerald]

The City of Knoxville, Tennessee, has a mounting reputation for being a top destination for outdoor recreation. Nestled in the foothills of the Appalachians Mountains, it’s just about 45 minutes from Smokey Mountain National Park and the Appalachian Trail. But to […] Read more >

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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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The Grandeur of Our National Parks

[4/18/2014 // By Dani Tinker]

This weekend is the beginning of National Parks Week (meaning you can enter National Parks for free). I’m excited by our National Parks. I have a Passport and get a stamp for each one I visit. The awe-inspiring views are […] Read more >

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Los Angeles Mountain Lion Survives Freeways, Now Threatened by Poison Exposure

[4/17/2014 // By Beth Pratt]

During a recent capture, Hollywood’s famous mountain lion in Griffith Park displayed symptoms of mange and tested positive to poison exposure. Read more >

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