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Urgent Request from Congress: Tell Us About Wildlife

6/10/2009 // By Julia Marden

I just got an email from Robyn, in the Western Regional Center, with an urgent call to action she’d seen in the Mercury News. Oddly enough the author was not a wildlife enthusiast or environmental activist.  It was from a […] Read more >

The EPA Wants You

5/21/2009 // By Julia Marden

Over the past week, the EPA has heard testimony from celebrities like James Bond, scientists like Dr. Amanda Staudt, and concerned Americans from Northern Virginia to Washington’s Puget Sound. They’re all telling the EPA what you already know – that […] Read more >

Take Friday to Think About Endangered Species

5/14/2009 // By Julia Marden

Last week, the Senate passed a resolution declaring today, May 15, as Endangered Species Day. It’s a day for all of us wildlife enthusiasts (and those who are still joining the party) to learn about endangered species and their habitats. […] Read more >

Insomniac Bears

4/30/2009 // By Julia Marden

Last week I met a wildlife biologist from New Hampshire. Each year he sees animals that can’t adapt to the rising temperatures– grizzly bears that won’t hibernate and snowshoe hares whose fur won’t turn white. He came to DC to […] Read more >

Clean Cars for Penguins

4/3/2009 // By Julia Marden

Okay, okay, you and I both know that penguins don’t drive. But they stand to benefit just as much from hybrids and electric cars as we do. Recently, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that seven species of penguins–nearly […] Read more >

Help NWF Win $200,000 To Change Climate Change!

3/18/2009 // By Julia Marden

Cast your vote to help the National Wildlife Federation bring YOUR voice to the table. It doesn’t really need saying that America is home to many diverse communities.  We’re a KitchenAid mixer, or a salad bowl, or a fondue pot, or […] Read more >

Melting Ice in Alaska

3/11/2009 // By Julia Marden

Last week a number of tribal leaders from across the United States came to Washington to lobby for strong climate change legislation. Olga Malutin is a Tribal Council Member, from Kodiak, Alaska. She took some time to talk to us about […] Read more >

Be Heard!

3/10/2009 // By Julia Marden

First it was the Teaming with Wildlife Coalition. They came to DC to make sure Congress passed climate change legislation that protected wildlife from the worst effects of global warming. Then the Great Lakes Coalition arrived. They asked Congress to […] Read more >

Young People Speak up for Wildlife and a Clean Energy Future

3/2/2009 // By Julia Marden

It’s estimated that over 13,000 young people are in Washington today for Power Shift 2009, and despite the snowstorm, thousands are on the Hill today, lobbying for strong climate legislation.  It’s expected to be the largest citizen lobby for the […] Read more >

Wildlife on the Red Carpet

2/22/2009 // By Julia Marden

This penguin may not be at the Oscars tonight, but director Werner Herzog will be there for his film: Encounters at the End of the World If you're watching the Academy Awards tonight, be sure to look out for the […] Read more >