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Infographic: Keystone XL – Big Oil’s Poison Pill

5/9/2012 // By Peter LaFontaine

More than two full years into the fight against Keystone XL, the stakes are as high as ever. Check out these quick hits for more info on what the dangerous pipeline means for people and wildlife. Read more >

Tar sands pipelines spell big trouble for species like cranes (photo: Andrea Westmoreland)

Sandhill Cranes: an Ancient Bird, a New Threat, and How You Can Help

5/3/2012 // By Peter LaFontaine

What does Big Oil have in store for one of the planet’s oldest residents? Find out more about this amazing animal and its trek across our continent — and how Canada’s tar sands industry puts it in danger. Read more >

Cleanup crews are still working to repair the damage caused by Enbridge's 2010 spill in Michigan (photo: Mic Stolz)

Speak Up Now! Help Stop Big Oil’s Tar Sands Agenda for New England

4/11/2012 // By Peter LaFontaine

Tar sands—a dirty, sludgey oil being produced in Canada—may be oozing into the Northeast soon if Big Oil has its way. You might recognize this dirty product from the heated debate around the “Keystone XL” pipeline, which has received national […] Read more >

Gray wolves are a keystone species in the northern ecosystem (photo: flickr/YankeeNovember3)

Wildlife in Peril: Nine Species in the Tar Sands War Zone

4/9/2012 // By Peter LaFontaine

Canada’s boreal forest is one of the last intact ecosystems on earth — but the fate of its wildlife is in doubt, thanks to the oil industry. Learn more about these remarkable animals, and find out how you can help protect them. Read more >

Big Coal Launches Sneak Attack on Oregon – Speak Up NOW to Protect Wildlife

3/26/2012 // By Peter LaFontaine

An unexpected move by Big Coal has shoved Oregon to the front lines of the battle against dirty energy, and puts wildlife and communities along the Columbia River in serious danger. Read more >

Obama Takes Dangerous Wrong Turn on “Keystone Lite” Pipeline

3/21/2012 // By Peter LaFontaine

As President Obama works to end oil subsidies and promote renewable energy, he has taken a dangerous wrong turn by rushing to build the risky Keystone Lite pipeline, the southern leg of the controversial Keystone XL system. Read more >

Big Oil jumped the gun yesterday, declaring victory on Keystone XL before having to issue an embarrassing retraction

Big Oil Might Be Getting a Little Too Cocky

3/9/2012 // By Peter LaFontaine

Big Oil jumped the gun yesterday, declaring victory on Keystone XL before having to issue an embarrassing retraction. Read more >

Cherry Point, Washington, site of a proposed coal export terminal (photo: Paul Anderson)

NWF Members Say “More Orcas! No Coal!”

3/1/2012 // By Peter LaFontaine

NWF members joined record numbers of citizens to fight Big Coal’s latest scheme: exporting millions of tons of dirty fuel to China. The battle has just begun, but we plan to show up with a vengeance. Read more >

Black Bear cub (photo: Noah Katz)

145 Black Bears Shot In Canada’s Tar Sands Region, More Deaths Likely

2/27/2012 // By Peter LaFontaine

Following up on recent news that the Canadian government is poisoning wolves, reports show that officials have shot at least 145 black bears that wandered too close to development in the tar sands region of Alberta. Read more >

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A Small Farmer Reminds Big Oil: Don’t Mess With Texas

2/17/2012 // By Peter LaFontaine

When a foreign oil company tried to bully Texas farmer Julia Trigg Crawford, she got angry — and got involved in a fight that stretches far beyond her front door. The Keystone XL saga continues… Read more >