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Parents: 10 Reasons Kids Need Fresh Air

National Wildlife Federation’s Be Out There Campaign aims to educate tens of million of U.S. moms and dads on the importance of helping their kids have more time outdoors and providing tools …

New NWF Program: Erthnxt: Trees for the 21st Century

The National Wildlife Federation and the national tree-planting and youth education organization, Erthnxt, have combined forces to further environmental literacy, youth volunteerism, habitat restoration, and reversing global warming.  Our joint aim …

Top Ten Wildlife Stories Of 2009

In the incredibly diverse world of wildlife and endangered species, anyone would be hard pressed to pick the top stories for 2009. But here are ten stories that certainly rose …

The Copenhagen Climate Accord Summarized In Six Key Points

   The Copenhagen Climate Accord has a number of key provisions.  The following is a quick summary set out by U.S. Journalist Keith Schneider  1. Developed nations have committed to …

See The Draft Text Of The Copenhagen Global Climate Accord

As indicated by NWF's Christine Dorsey's report, there will be considerable discussion of the overall success and long-term meaning of the 192-nation global climate in Copenhagen. Many who have seen the …

Eight Reasons More Outdoor Time Improves Kids’ School Performance

American children spend an average of six hours per day watching television, web surfing and playing video games,  By contrast, they spend an average of 30 minutes in outdoor sports and just four …

Seven Safe Ways For Kids To Have More Outdoor Play Time

Today's parents are concerned about the safety of their children when they are playing outdoors.  There is more traffic on the streets and more worries about other harms befalling them such …

Bays and Lakes: We Can Help Our Kids Develop A Sense of Place

Last week the House Natural Resources Committee voted 22 to 13 to send an important new piece of legislation to the House floor.  It received strong support from the National …

Study: Alternative Energy To Produce 1.9 Million New U.S. Jobs

A recent study by three universities provides an estimate of many new green jobs coming from alternative energy development in the U.S. Smart Grid News.com reports: “A collaborative study by …

Greening Our Schools: The Challenge For NWF Eco-Schools USA

America's increasing focus on things that are "green" most certainly extends to our K-12 schools — all 130,000 of them. The new NWF Eco-Schools USA program will help many U.S. schools to …

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