Miles Grant’s Archive

Marsh coated in tar sands oil from Exxon Mobil Pegasus pipeline spill, Mayflower, Ark., April 2013 (NWF photo)

As Arkansas Community Reels from Tar Sands Oil Spill, Wildlife Remain in Peril

Four days after Exxon Mobil’s Pegasus pipeline sent tar sands oil flooding through a neighborhood in the small Arkansas town of Mayflower, the fumes still burned my nostrils — like …

Exxon Mobil pipeline oil spill, Mayflower, AR, March 2013 (AJ Zolten)

Exxon Tar Sands Pipeline Ruptures in Arkansas, Forcing Evacuations and Threatening Wildlife (UPDATE)

An Exxon Mobil pipeline carrying tar sands oil from Canada spilled in Arkansas on Friday, sending thousands of gallons of heavy crude oil flowing through residential streets outside Little Rock, …

Florida Panther

Dunk City’s Dark Side: Florida Gulf Coast University Built on Desperately-Needed Panther Habitat

Will Florida Gulf Coast University basketball’s success brings renewed attention to the need to protect the Florida panther habitat that their school was literally founded on?

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Red Panda Loses Mind Over Pumpkin

I don’t have much to say about this video other than it’s making the rounds on the internet, it was shot at the Maruyama Zoo in Sapporo, Japan, and it’s incredibly …

penguin that leaps

It’s Hard Out Here For a Penguin

I’ve always assumed penguins, through the magic of evolution, must be specially adapted to living life on ice and rocks. Wrong! As graceful as they are in the water, they’re …

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Watch Minnesota Moose Being Outfitted with iPhones

If you thought, “Hey, I bet that’s not quite accurate and that guy’s just trying to sucker me in with a funny headline,” you’re right! But this video of Minnesota …

Striped dolphins swim through BP oil, April 2012 (NOAA's National Ocean Service)

BP is Even More Dangerously Arrogant Than You Thought

Haven’t been following the BP oil spill trial this week? You’ve missed a series of incredible revelations that have provided a window inside BP’s grossly negligent corporate culture.

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Climate Crisis Deepens for America’s Moose

Alarming news from Minnesota today about the health of the state’s moose population being driven to the brink by climate change. Today, officials revealed the northeast Minnesota population of the iconic animal …

Vice President Joe Biden at the 2013 Green Inaugural Ball (photo by NWF's Avelino Maestas)

Inauguration Renews Hope for Secure Climate Future

President Barack Obama delivered his second inaugural address today, making a strong case for continued action to cut carbon pollution: “We, the people, still believe that our obligations as Americans are …

Gray wolves (Flickr/Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary)

What the Fiscal Cliff Deal Means for Wildlife

The short answer is, we’ll find out in March. First, the good news: The deal includes an extension through the end of 2013 for both the production tax credit (PTC) for …

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