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Hold Your Senators Accountable on their Dirty Oil Vote

3/25/2013 // By Robyn Carmichael

On Friday, the U.S. Senate passed Senator Hoeven’s amendment 62-37, a non-binding amendment that expresses support for building the Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline–despite the projects’ devastating impacts on the climate crisis and wildlife including woodland caribou. While the […] Read more >

Since 1900, Puget Sound Chinook salmon populations have declined 93% and nine runs of Chinook have gone extinct. Orca whales, which eat primarily salmon, have declined by half. Source: Minette Layne/WikiMedia Commons

Keep Up the Fight to Stop Coal Exports in Oregon

3/21/2013 // By Robyn Carmichael

Good news came last week in the battle to protect Oregon’s fish and wildlife from toxic coal pollution. Thanks to support from wildlife advocates like you, multi-billion dollar coal giant Ambre Energy experienced a major setback in its plans to […] Read more >

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Keep Anti-Wildlife Riders Out of the Budget

3/20/2013 // By Robyn Carmichael

Right now, the U.S. Senate is starting to debate on the Budget Resolution for the next fiscal year, which demonstrates what our priorities are as a country. But, as in previous years, big polluters and their allies in Congress are […] Read more >

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45 Days to Speak Up for Caribou

3/8/2013 // By Robyn Carmichael

For the third time, the U.S. State Department has issued an environmental review of the proposed Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline, and once again, they got it dead wrong. Now, it’s up to us to send a signal to […] Read more >

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Speak Up for Gulf Dolphins—Make Sure BP’s Oil Spill Fines Are Used for Restoration

2/15/2013 // By Robyn Fischer

Do you remember the television show Flipper? You know, that loveable, (not so huggable), extraordinarily intelligent bottlenose dolphin that lived off the coast of Florida? Well, NOAA says that the Gulf’s bottlenose dolphins population began to decline right before the […] Read more >

Be Part of the Largest Climate Rally Ever

2/6/2013 // By Robyn Carmichael

On Presidents’ Day weekend, tens of thousands of Americans will head to our nation’s capital for the “Forward on Climate” rally to call for bold action by President Obama to tackle the climate crisis threatening our nation’s wildlife. But for […] Read more >

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What Shrinking Ice Means for Polar Bear Cubs

2/4/2013 // By Jennifer Janssen

Right now in the dead of winter, polar bear moms in the Arctic are searching for food to make up for the calories that were lost during the fall—when record low ice meant that the start of their winter hunting season […] Read more >

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Protecting Our National Treasures by Confronting Climate Change

1/30/2013 // By Corey Shott

Today, the National Wildlife Federation is releasing a major new report, Wildlife in a Warming World, outlining how climate change is threatening wildlife and ecosystems across the country. As someone with deep roots in the natural world — a proud Montanan whose […] Read more >

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Keystone XL Paints Bleak Future for Caribou

1/10/2013 // By Robyn Carmichael

I remember seeing the images of the tar sands region in Alberta, Canada for the first time: a lifeless wasteland of massive open pit mines, smokestacks spewing thick black fumes, and toxic waste ponds. “How can this happen?” I thought, […] Read more >

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Photo Gifts that Inspire and Protect

12/13/2012 // By Jennifer Janssen

I have no doubt that images are worth 1,000 words when I look at this stunning photograph of a dolphin in the crystalline waters of its natural habitat off the coast of California. Photos like these inspire me to keep […] Read more >