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National Wildlife Refuge Week: October 11

In 1903, President Theodore Roosevelt officially started the National Wildlife Refuge System when he protected Pelican Island Refuge in Florida. Some years later, In 1934, and after the ad hoc …

October 4th: World Animal Day — Learn About/Join NWF’s Wildlife Watch!

It is World Animal Day–a day to show appreciation for animals of all kinds. World Animal Day was established on the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi, a nature …

Report: Climate Change Is Greatest Threat Ever To U.S. National Parks

In a recently released report, our colleagues at the Natural Resources Defense Council have identified how great a threat global warming poses to U.S. national parks. U.S. Today Science Fair reports: The …

Using Mobile Phone Towers For Wind Power Generation

As the world moves toward lower carbon energy production it will cause us to look for power production opportunities in new places including cell towers. This is particularly important for …

NWF Community Habitat Program: Whole Communities For Wildlife!

The National Wildlife Federation’s Community Habitat Program now has 80 communities either certified or in the process and they range in size from small towns of a few thousand to …

North Pacific Humpback Whales Making A Comeback

After being hunted to near extinction, the population of humpbacks near British Columbia has increased and there are signs it may come off the endangered species list next year. Though these …

180 Of The World’s Largest Investors (With $13 Trillion) Want Climate Legislation Passed

Wildlife has a whole bunch of new friends. As the Senate considers climate legislation and the world readies itself for the global climate negotiations in Copenhagen a powerful and welcome group of investment funds …

Report: Climate Change Coming Sooner, Stronger Than Thought

A report released on September 22 by the United Nations points to some disturbing findings about how much quicker global warming is coming on: Roseanne Skirble of Voice of America …

President Obama Points Out The Role of Hunters and Anglers in America’s Conservation History

To acknowledge National Hunting and Fishing Day this weekend, President Obama has released a special White House proclamation that reflects the many decades that hunters and anglers in the U.S. …

City Rooftops: Paint Them White Or Plant Them With Green? — New Study

Cities are real climate hot spots and their rooftops, in particular, absorb heat and run up energy use. Jeff Salton at Gizmag.com reports: Previous studies have indicated that painting roofs …

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