August, 2011

Waterfowl Finding New Homes in Thriving Mississippi River Wetlands Restoration Project

By Maura Wood, National Wildlife Federation Coastal Louisiana Senior Outreach Coordinator Our boat left the canal, rounded a small spit of land, and emerged into the outfall area of the …

Nebraska Governor Tells Feds Keystone XL Route Unsafe

The Keystone XL tar sands pipeline route is unsafe, and the federal government’s environmental risk analysis is wrongly optimistic. That’s the assessment of Nebraska Republican Governor Dave Heineman who today …

Vermont Governor Bemoans Climate Inaction After Flood

Saying his state is under siege after Hurricane Irene swept through his state early this week, the governor of Vermont had some choice words about the failure of leaders at …

Ready to Fight the Stealth Attack on Wildlife? Part Three: Salamanders

In all of your accidental or not-so-accidental  salamander sightings, have you ever seen two that were identical? With more than 500 species across the world that span the colors of …

Climate Capsule: The Dog Days Are Done?

Join Me: Support the Growth of Environmental Education in Colorado

Update: Tar Sands Action Arrests postponed due to Hurricane, Michigan…

Seven Things to Know About How Hurricanes Affect Wildlife

As Hurricane Irene made landfall on the East Coast this week, the news media was rightly focused on the many dangers to humans from such powerful storms.  Due to the …

Alaska’s Small Bears Are Still Glorious

A friend told me a story last night about the Klondike, a great overnight relay running race from Skagway, Alaska to White Horse, Canada.  A runner from an opposing team …

The Sweet Shell of Success: Maryland Football’s Authentic Terrapin Tribute

The University of Maryland’s football team—the Terrapins—is popularly known for three things: hosting the Queen of England at her first American game (they beat North Carolina), winning a couple of …

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