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Amanda Stone is the Manager of Online Integration and Operations with the National Wildlife Federation, working to share NWF's campaigns and engage audiences to take action to protect wildlife. Originally from New York, she holds a B.S. in Film from Northwestern University and a Masters degree in Natural Resources & Environment with a focus on Policy, Education, Communication, and Awesome Endangered Animals from the University of Michigan.
Photo by Ronald Schaefer.

10 Wildlife Smooches for International Kissing Day

7/6/2013 // By Amanda Stone

July 6th is International Kissing Day! (Yup. That’s a real thing and not something we made up in order to show you these photos.) Humans like to show affection when we see our loved ones (or when British-invented holidays tell […] Read more >

Earth Day, Puglet Style

4/23/2012 // By Amanda Stone

We hope you were able to get outside and celebrate Earth Day in your own outdoor way! Now that you’re back at your desk and wondering how you can celebrate and protect the Earth every day, watch this informative video (a.k.a. […] Read more >

credit: South Florida Water Management District

Revisiting the Ten Plagues: 10 Invasive Species That Plague America Today

4/10/2012 // By Amanda Stone

One of the most memorable parts of the Passover Seder is the recounting of the ten plagues that befell Egypt. When I was little we sang silly songs about the frogs, the pests and vermin that overtook the countryside and […] Read more >

The Festival of Renewable Lights

12/20/2011 // By Amanda Stone

Every year Hanukkah brings the same questions: 1) How do you spell that? (the one I’m using is apparently preferred by the Library of Congress. Thanks LoC!) 2) When is that again? Funnily enough, I can’t recall anyone ever asking […] Read more >

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Climate Capsule: The Last Hurrah

9/6/2011 // By Amanda Stone

In this last Capsule of my tenure relive the Climate adventures of Dirty the Global Warming Denying Sock Puppet. Read more >

Arboreal Salamander, via Bill Bouton/Flickr

Ready to Fight the Stealth Attack on Wildlife? Part Three: Salamanders

8/31/2011 // By Amanda Stone

In all of your accidental or not-so-accidental  salamander sightings, have you ever seen two that were identical? With more than 500 species across the world that span the colors of the rainbow with speckles, spots, stripes, and some that can […] Read more >

Irene aftermath in the Bronx, via Edwin Martinez1/Flickr

Climate Capsule: The Dog Days Are Done?

8/30/2011 // By Amanda Stone

This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: Despite Flawed Review, Tar Sands Pipeline Receives Temporary Rubber Stamp Quote: Mitt Romney Economic Story of the Week: Cleantech Taking Off Editorial of the Week: Irene Strikes a Nation Seemingly Content to Worry […] Read more >

Arctic Fox, via Billy Linblom/Flickr

Climate Capsule: Keeping it Cool and Clean

8/16/2011 // By Amanda Stone

Happy August Recess Climateers! If your office is as quiet as mine take a minute to watch this trailer for an amazing new film on Climate Refugees, and check out the website to find a screening near you. This week’s […] Read more >

via Mark W. Hayward

Spirit Bear: The Return of An Elusive Icon

8/12/2011 // By Amanda Stone

To the Gitga’at First Nation and the Kitasoo/Xai’xais of Canada it has been taboo to hunt or even speak the name of the elusive spirit bear, or Kermode, for many generations. Neither albino nor polar bear, the vanilla-colored bear is […] Read more >

credit: Mark Wexler

Climate Capsule: “Catastrophic, In Fact”

8/2/2011 // By Amanda Stone

In this week’s Capsule, Senator Durbin calls out Congress for avoiding discussion of global warming while they pass legislation to cut spending on programs that clean our air and water and attempt to reduce our carbon pollution. I don’t think they heard you… Read more >