March, 2011

American Redstart by Darlene Friedman

Declining Rainfall in Tropics Affects Migratory Birds

Scientists have long believed that changes in day length are the trigger that signals migratory birds wintering in the Tropics to begin flying north for the breeding season. But now …

Cutting Corn Ethanol Subsidies: Congress Should Be All Ears

As early as this afternoon, the Senate may vote on an amendment that would save taxpayers billions of dollars by cutting wasteful and environmentally-harmful corn ethanol subsidies. At a time …

NWF Naturalist David Mizejewski show Martha Stewart an Alligator Snapping Turtle.

Martha Stewart and Wildlife Adoption

I recently appeared on the Martha Stewart Show to promote National Wildlife Federation’s Wildlife Adoption program. I brought some animal ambassadors with me to help inspire the viewers to want …

The Green Economy Takes All Kinds (Even Business Majors)

I almost missed it in a week of big news and early baseball, but this op-ed from Sunday’s Richmond Times-Dispatch brings up a few good points about America’s growing green …

Power plant in front of U.S. Capitol

Political Theater Becomes a Messy Political Spectacle

When the Oil Wells Run Dry

Bay Area Home Depot Stores Stock Up on Sustainable Wood

Electric Vehicles’ Price at the Pump: 75 cents “per gallon”

Last week, the global price of oil rose above $105 per barrel and the national average price of gasoline hit $3.55 per gallon— the highest ever for this time of …

Annette Leal Mattern

In Pursuit of Passion: From Corporate Chief to Cancer Advocate

The is the next interiew in the series “In Pursuit of Passion.” I have met many interesting people on my travels as Executive Vice President of National Wildlife Federation.  In this …

TODAY – Clean Air Act Showdown in Senate – Take action

Today the Senate is scheduled to vote on a series of polluter-backed amendments to the Clean Air Act. While the details differ, all these amendments have one thing in common …

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