Earth Day Event with New Hampshire Senator Shaheen: Fish and Wildlife in a Warming World

National Wildlife Federation is excited to announce that Senator Jeanne Shaheen will be joining us on Tuesday afternoon at 2:00pm at the New Hampshire Audubon Society for a roundtable event with sportsmen, scientists, …

Governors Must Take a Stand Against Tar Sands

Citizens, towns and organizations have taken a stand against tar sands oil, the climate polluting oil-of-last-resort from Canada that Exxon Mobil and Enbridge want to bring into Northern New England’s …

Moose in the Snow

Governors Stepping Up to Protect Wildlife from Carbon Pollution

Long a leader on environmental issues, the Northeast is stepping up once again. On December 2nd, Governors from nine Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states sent a letter to the Environmental Protection …

Moose with calf

The South Portland, Maine Vote to Protect Wildlife from Dirty Oil

Update:  The Nov. 5th initiative in South Portland, Maine was narrowly defeated. See more below.   Right now, Big Oil is trying to pump millions of gallons of dirty tar …

Tar Sands Study Falls Short

A study was released from the National Academy of Sciences this week about tar sands and pipelines. It is massive (more than 1,000 pages!) and filled with scientific jargon and …

Thanks Maine Senators Collins and King for Climate Vote

Buried among the hundreds of budget votes that the Senate took were some grains of hope that Congress may get its head out of the sand on confronting climate change. …

Moose

Northeasterners Fight Back Against Tar Sands Project

The tar sands industry — responsible for toxic oil spills across the Midwest and Arkansas — is plotting to bring this dirty fuel straight through New England. They seek to reverse the flow …

Deer me, who knew I would miss hemlocks so much?

NWF recently released a report on how climate is already impacting wildlife, detailing everything from dropping numbers of moose in New England to bears not hibernating much (if at all) …

Save Santa’s Reindeer!

Tar Sands Threat to Santa’s Reindeer: Santa’s sleigh doesn’t run on oil, it’s powered by Rudolph and his friends! Santa’s reindeer and their cousins, the woodland caribou, are in danger …

Tar Sands in New England?

Last week there was a meeting in the town of Randolph, New Hampshire to talk about tar sands. A Randolph conservation commissioner who had heard about the tar sands/Trailbreaker issue …

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