Bald eagle, Homer, Alaska

Election 2012 Results for Wildlife: New Opportunity for a Political Realignment

When the new Congress convenes in January, power will once again be divided between a Republican House and a Democratic President and Senate.  So what does it mean for wildlife? …

Sandy: Send the Bill to ExxonMobil

The heroic efforts of people coming together to assist each other in the face of Hurricane Sandy give me great hope for how we work together to overcome adversity.  If we …

Bearded Seal

Clock Ticks Down for Arctic Marine Life as Shell Oil Rig Heads to Sea

This week a Shell Oil Co. drilling rig, the Kulluk, headed towards the Beaufort Sea off Alaska’s northern coast to begin drilling operations.  This flagship effort to open up Arctic waters to …

What Is Causing the Climate to Unravel?

Answer: One Trillion Tons of Carbon Pollution 40,000 heat records have already been broken this year across the United States, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Here in Fredericksburg, …

“Secret” Report Reveals Cover-Up of Wildlife, Health Threats from Canada’s Tar Sands

A Canadian government report labeled “secret”and withheld from public view outlines the extreme risk that oil development of the vast tar sands fields in Alberta poses to people and wildlife. …

Big Oil’s Pipeline Stunt Will Backfire (Updated)

12/22 Update:  Press reports indicate this afternoon that the House GOP will blink on the payroll tax bill and sign off on the version passed by a bi-partisan margin in the …

Power plant in front of U.S. Capitol

Political Theater Becomes a Messy Political Spectacle

It must have sounded like a reasonable idea when polluters first pressed the newly elected Congress to come to their aid.

Public Backlash Intensifies Against Polluter Bailout Bill

Oil companies and other polluters have once again convinced a new crop of political leaders to take a crowbar to the nation’s environmental laws and try to wedge open a few new …

Power plant in front of U.S. Capitol

Earmarks Give Way to Oilmarks in GOP Spending Bill

White House Remains Silent on Clean Air, Clean Water Attacks The new GOP majority in Congress promised to reduce the deficit, but failed to mention they would give polluters free reign to …

Sneak Attack on Clean Water and Clean Air Acts

Urgent Action! Please Speak up for Wildlife Now! Help stop dangerous legislation that slashes critical funding for agencies that defend our nation’s wildlife. Call your U.S. Representative and tell them …

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