Miles Grant’s Archive

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The Big Tell: Oil Prices Fall After Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline Rejection

Why would President Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline cause oil prices to FALL? You have to wonder what Big Oil is more worried about: That it won’t …

Australian black tip shark (Flickr's Paul Benjamin)

New Hybrid Shark a Sign of Climate Change Adaptation?

Are sharks smarter than some of our elected officials? While Congress may be ignoring climate change, there’s startling new evidencethat sharks are adapting to warming ocean waters: Scientists said on …

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The Top 10 Dumbest Things Congress Did in 2011 (And How You Can Get Smart)

How bad was 2011 for America’s wildlife, air, water, land and public health? After taking 191 anti-conservation votes, even the House of Representatives’ own members called it “the most anti-environment House …

Gray wolf on the banks of the Gardner River in Yellowstone (photo by Beth Pratt)

New Report: 1 in 5 House GOP Votes Target Conservation Protections

From Theodore Roosevelt creating the National Parks System to Richard Nixon establishing the Environmental Protection Agency to George H.W. Bush signing a strengthened Clean Air Act, Republicans have a long …

Power plant in front of U.S. Capitol

Will House GOP Leadership Put Big Oil Donors Ahead of Economic Recovery?

At a time when our members of Congress should be working to find common ground on legislation to help America’s struggling economy, House Republican leadership is instead taking the payroll …

Oil spill cleanup worker in Commerce City, CO (NWF photo)

Crews Report Progress in Stopping Spill at Colorado Tar Sands Refinery

While they’re still working to pinpoint the source, workers have made progress in keeping an oil spill north of Denverfrom getting any worse: Federal officials say a trench dug to …

Oil spill cleanup worker in Commerce City, CO (NWF photo)

As Colorado Oil Spill Cleanup Efforts Continue, Cancer-Causing Benzene Found

We’re learning more about an oily substance found in the Sand Creek north of Denver, CO. Investigators say it may have leaked from an underground pipeline: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency …

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Possible Tar Sands Spill Fouls Colorado Creek, Threatens Wildlife and Drinking Water

Authorities are investigating an oily muck found in a creek north of Denver near the Suncor Energy tar sands refinery in Commerce City: Environmental Protection Agency officials say small dams erected …

Clearly my dad was terrible at football (NWF's Miles Grant)

How a Green Hour Saved Thanksgiving

My Thanksgiving hit rock bottom about 10 years ago as I woke up from a food coma-induced nap in my cousin’s guest bed at about 7pm. Lost time with relatives, …

Grand Canyon (via Paul Fundenburg/Flickr)

Deficit Committee Failure: Feast for Polluters, Famine for Outdoor Economy

Programs to protect wildlife and public health have already been cut deeply this year – and indiscriminate, across-the-board spending cuts will go even further.

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