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National Wildlife Federation’s Wildlife News Roundup for November 30th, 2010

11/30/2010 // By Kevin Coyle

Today’s news has species updates, Interior Department activities, wolves, seals, detectives and a cool wildlife bridge:   Canada’s new species-at-risk report card shows little progress: http://bit.ly/ecuN4w Plans for the reintroduction of elk to southern Missouri: http://bit.ly/fKZiCS Interior Department completes a new […] Read more >

National Wildlife Federation’s Wildlife News Roundup for November 29th, 2010:

11/29/2010 // By Kevin Coyle

Endangered species are prominent in the news today along with a unique backyard wildlife study and a “hairy enigma.”   See below:   Aboriginal knowledge will help to save the world’s caribou: http://bit.ly/gaZJlN Complicated: salmon are endangered in some areas even though […] Read more >

National Wildlife Federation’s Wildlife News Roundup for November 28th, 2010

11/28/2010 // By Kevin Coyle

Today’s news — a climate summit, crazy bear incidents, a little geo-engineering, tortoises on iPhone apps and a campus battling with crows. The upcoming Cancun climate summit will also be about how climate, poverty and conflict are intertwined: http://huff.to/ewWu2e Can reintroducing […] Read more >

National Wildlife Federation’s Wildlife News Roundup for November 27th, 2010

11/27/2010 // By Kevin Coyle

New in the past 24 hours on the wildlife front in the U.S. and other nations: Could a massive dam between Russia and Alaska save the Arctic Sea? http://bit.ly/fXg1hh Tejon Ranch conservation plan update: California condors doing well: http://bit.ly/hW5npy Threatened […] Read more >

National Wildlife Federation’s Wildlife News Roundup for November 26th, 2010

11/26/2010 // By Kevin Coyle

Lot’s of major international news items today, updates on some species and some animal oddities: California: update on the fate of the sea otter: http://bit.ly/gdI4I1 Photos: It seems that bears have taught a wolf to catch salmon! http://bit.ly/hQ16K6 Update on […] Read more >

National Wildlife Federation’s Wildlife News Roundup for Thanksgiving Day, November 25th, 2010

11/25/2010 // By Kevin Coyle

Happy Thanksgiving! Some major events in the past 24 hours in the fight to conserve and protect wildlife in North America and the world and some fun things too.   U.S. designates 187,000 sq miles of area most critical to […] Read more >

How Much Outdoor Play Time Does Your Child Need? What the Experts Say

11/25/2010 // By Kevin Coyle

Many parents are aware their kids are spending too much time indoors watching TV and playing video and computer games.  A recent study by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that the average eight to eighteen year old kid is now […] Read more >

NWF Wildlife News Roundup for November 24, 2010

11/24/2010 // By Kevin Coyle

November 24th wildlife news updates:  Some unusual and instructive items today! Revealed: the secret of flying snakes: http://yhoo.it/e3Sfyc Playing with fire – Banff tourists are fined for chasing grizzly bears: http://bit.ly/fWn5Lx Angry otter terrorizes neighborhood in florida: http://bit.ly/ia0Bwc Actor Leonardo […] Read more >

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Keeping Kids in the Dark: U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Energy “Education”

10/21/2010 // By Kevin Coyle

U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for 21st Century Energy teachers’ guide is just wrong. We need to provide our classrooms with a full picture, and not permit purveyors of partial information to keep students in the dark.
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You Can Help The Great Backyard Bird Count

2/13/2010 // By Kevin Coyle

 The weekend of February 12 through the 15th marks the Great Backyard Bird Count, a nationwide effort by many distinguished organizations concerned with wild birds in the U.S. The sponsors of the event describe it as follows: “The Great Backyard […] Read more >