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Hawaiian Monk Seal photo by: U. S. Fish and WIldlife Service

June Ocean Wildlife Roundup: Shark Chomps Giant Squid, Seals on Camera, Cuttlefish in Trouble

We spend lots of time on Wildlife Promise talking to you about amazing animals in the U.S. and elsewhere. But in my opinion, we don’t use nearly enough digital ink …

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Heartland Suggests (and Quickly Retracts) That Believing in Climate Change Puts You in League With the Unabomber

A few hours ago, a news item about our old pals at the Heartland Institute was flying around the internet at light speed. It seems that in preparation for their annual …

Alaska Youth for Environmental Action Gather to Address Elected Officials

Displaying initiative I couldn’t have imagined as a teenager, 24 young activists (ages 13-18) from around Alaska gathered in Juneau last month for the 12th annual Civics and Conservation Summit, …

True, this cover DOES feature ducks...but not wildlfie. SI covers featuring the outdoors have almost disappeared since the 1950s. (flickr | Sports Illustrated)

Hey, Sports Illustrated: Why Doesn’t the Outdoors Count as ‘Sports’ Anymore? (Updated)

Earlier this week, Sports Illustrated ‘photo vault’ archivist Andy Gray came across a curious cover from SI’s past: This week’s SI cover is out and it features … Seals in …

It's important for parents to instill a love of the outdoors early in their kids' lives (flickr | dmhergert)

Study: Many Young Kids’ Parents Don’t Take Them Outside

Giant squid eyes are huge, farsighted, and well-adapted to detecting predators (flickr | Jonathan Lampron)

Giant Squid Eyeballs are Crucial in Arms Race vs. Sonar-Equipped…

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New Biodiversity Pathway Asks Eco-Schools (and Students) to Explore the…

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Video: Tell Heartland to Keep Climate Denial and Bogus Controversy Out of Our Schools

In a recent fundraising appeal and petition, The Climate Reality Project released a short video (see below). In it, some precocious kids tell us what they’ve been learning: “Human activity …

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Dear Heartland Institute: NWF Won’t Back Down in Defending Environmental Education

A FedEx Overnight package from Chicago landed on my desk today. It did not contain late Valentine’s Day treats. Inside, there was a cease-and-desist letter from the Heartland Institute focusing …

School wouldn't be worth a whole lot if we taught every fringe 'controversy.' (flickr | sidewalk flying)

Koch-Funded Plan in Development to Teach K-12 Kids Global Warming isn’t Real

Ah, the old ‘teach the controversy’ gambit. If there’s an easier, more cynical way of casting doubt on reality, I haven’t seen it yet! Case in point: ThinkProgress Green says …

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