Pronghorn are threatened by both climate change and oil and gas development (photo credit: USFWS)

Clean Energy: Working for Wildlife

[11/21/2014 // By Jenny Rowland]

It is well known that the burning of fossil fuels releases carbon and other pollutants into the air when burned, which directly contribute to climate change and pose a dire threat to wildlife, communities, and public health. Luckily, nonpolluting sources […] Read more >

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Climate Adaptation Planning Gaining Momentum at Federal Level

[11/21/2014 // By Michael Murray]

Even if the federal government is moving slowly on the climate mitigation front, agencies are ramping up their efforts on climate adaptation, with a number of new reports, initiatives or tools coming out in recent months. Between the federal and […] 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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Photo by Robin Poole.

Wild Bison Find Their Way Home to Tribal Lands

[11/13/2014 // By Garrit Voggesser]

In the summer of 1999, I spent several weeks, while interning with the National Wildlife Federation (NWF), in Yellowstone National Park manning a booth to speak with visitors about the importance of protecting bison. The visitors came from all walks […] Read more >

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