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Marine Jaouen is the Communications Intern and works to promote NWF’s mission to educate Americans about our country's diverse wildlife. She holds a B.A. in Communications with a concentration in Journalism and a minor in global affairs from George Mason University. She enjoys spending time outdoors in the wilds of Virginia, from animal-watching in the Chesapeake Bay to exploring Northern Virginia's nature trails.
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Weekly News Roundup – August 30, 2012

8/30/2012 // By Marine Jaouen

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: NWF Report Says Climate Change Ruined Summer in the U.S. August 30 – A new National Wildlife Federation report […] Read more >

Sharks are apex predators and regulate the populations of marine life. Their absence poses significant risks for the health of entire ocean ecosystems. (Photo: Andy Murch/SeaPics.com)

Shocking Shark Fin Soup Study Airs on Shark Week

8/10/2012 // By Marine Jaouen

While the Discovery Channel’s annual predator-extravaganza Shark Week decreases misconceptions of these demonized predators, the sensationalism and morbid fascination with shark attacks has often created the wrong kind of awareness. Now celebrating its 25th year, Shark Week is changing its […] Read more >

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My Instagram Diary: Backstage Pass to the Today Show

7/27/2012 // By Marine Jaouen

Inside Rockefeller Plaza, the lights are on, the cameras are cued, and the producers are laughing on the set of The Today Show. The crew jokes between tapings (even making fun of the more frivolous segments) and it’s refreshing to […] Read more >

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New Englanders Take a Stand Against Trailbreaker Pipeline and Dirty Tar Sands Oil

6/20/2012 // By Marine Jaouen

A dirty energy polluter wants to bring tar sands to New Englanders‘ backyards. Organizers in Vermont gathered at Montpelier City Hall to oppose the tar sands oil “Trailbreaker” pipeline that would contaminate drinking water and destroy vital wildlife habitats in […] Read more >

Coastline in Kauai (Photo: Marine Jaouen)

3 Easy Ways to Celebrate World Oceans Day

6/8/2012 // By Marine Jaouen

I was born in the Caribbean and grew up on the French side of St. Martin, surrounded by colorful fabrics, vibrant music, and delicious tropical foods. I was obsessed with the ocean at a very young age and fascinated by […] Read more >

Herding bison bound for release at Fort Peck, MT

Weekly News Roundup – March 23, 2012

3/23/2012 // By Marine Jaouen

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: Tribes Welcome Home Yellowstone Bison March 21 – After more than a century’s absence, wild, genetically pure bison have returned […] Read more >

Lion fish (Photo: Tinou Bao/Flickr)

No Pride for Lion Fish’s Ferocious Appetite

3/13/2012 // By Marine Jaouen

Asian carp are stealing valuable resources from native Great Lakes fish while Burmese pythons are destroying small mammal populations throughout the Florida Everglades. Similarly, lion fish are invading Atlantic reefs and  disrupting the delicate balance of marine ecosystems. First spotted […] Read more >

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Weekly News Roundup – February 24, 2012

2/24/2012 // By Marine Jaouen

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: Eagle Cam is Back! Watch Iowa Bald Eagle Eggs Hatching Live February 18 – Did you join us last […] Read more >

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Mid-Week Refresh: “Just Can’t Wait to be King” Edition

1/12/2012 // By Marine Jaouen

Do not be fooled by those piercing blue eyes. This tiny cub will one day become a ferocious leader, destined to rule everything the light touches. But for now, this little lion’s roaring enduces more awws than eeks.   Be […] Read more >

Protesters carry an inflatable Keystone Xl pipeline around the White House during the Nov. 6th rally. (Photo: Marine Jaouen)

Labor and Conservation Groups Deride Keystone XL

12/15/2011 // By Marine Jaouen

The oil lobby is urging its allies in Congress, including House Speaker John Boehner, to attach a Keystone XL pipeline rider to tax legislation by the end of the year, although President Obama has threatened to veto any bill with […] Read more >