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5 Mass Wildlife Deaths to Really be Worried About

1/11/2011 // By David Mizejewski

In the last week, we heard news report after news report of mass wildlife die-off events, making it seem like the Apocalypse was drawing near. Birds dropped out of the sky, dead fish covered miles of the surface of rivers […] Read more >

Too Risky? Man Lives with Lions to Raise Money

1/4/2011 // By David Mizejewski

Jim Jablon runs the Wildlife Rehabilitation of Hernando in Florida, where he takes in abandoned animals from livestock to exotic primates and big cats.  Caring for these animals is an expensive endeavor, and with money running out, Jablon has turned […] Read more >

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Mass Die Off of Birds and Fish in Arkansas

1/3/2011 // By David Mizejewski

Something strange is going on in Arkansas.  On New Years Eve close to 5,000 dead birds dropped out of the skies over a square mile in a town called Beebe.  Only a day earlier, an estimated 100,000 fish died in […] Read more >

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New Maps Show Wildlife Strandings in Gulf

12/17/2010 // By David Mizejewski

New maps published by National Wildlife Federation show the widespread devastation to wildlife resulting from the Gulf Oil Disaster.  The maps were created using official data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service […] Read more >

Owl Movie Premieres Tonight

9/24/2010 // By David Mizejewski

Friday night is movie night and National Wildlife Federation is the education partner on the great new animated film Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole. The film follows Soren, a young barn owl enthralled by his father’s epic stories of […] Read more >

Sea Turtles and Satellites

8/11/2010 // By David Mizejewski

I recently attended a very special event held by the Sea Turtle Conservancy (STC).  National Wildlife Federation has partnered with STC to support their work protecting sea turtles from the BP oil spill disaster.  Specifically, STC is involved in the […] Read more >

Electric Eels and Oil Spills

5/26/2010 // By David Mizejewski

Electric eels are native to the Amazon and Orinoco River basins in South America, and fortunately are not one of the species that will be impacted by the BP Oil Spill.  I did, however, bring an electric eel (among some […] Read more >

Wildlife and Weather – April 2010

4/23/2010 // By David Mizejewski

Here’s our latest Wildlife and Weather video.  Spring is here and it’s a great time to get outside and enjoy the wonderful weather.  You might even do some wildlife watching! Read more >

NWF on Today Show

4/22/2010 // By David Mizejewski

NWF’s Naturalist David Mizejewski, here.  Each month, I appear on the Today Show along with four or five amazing animals. My goal is to inspire the millions of Today Show viewers to care about wildlife and help protect it with […] Read more >

Animal Olympians – Part 4

2/23/2010 // By David Mizejewski

Here’s the fourth installment in our Animal Olympians series.  Don’t forget to tune in to my next appearance on the Today Show tomorrow, February 24, where I’ll be bringing some animal Olympians to share with Kathie Lee and Hoda. Sooty […] Read more >