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How to avoid deforestation sneaking into your shopping cart

In our last blog, the National Wildlife Federation’s International Conservation Team shared how members can be a strong voice for tropical wildlife by “speaking with our wallets” to purchase zero-deforestation …

Photo Courtesy of Philippe Henry, National Wildlife Photo Contest Entrant

Calling on President-elect Trump to Stand with Wildlife

And there is still the potential for more gains, as President Obama considers rules to protect large areas of public land in the American West and adopt an Interior Department stream …

Photo by Linda Tanner

A Harrowing Harvest: Climate Change is Impacting Agriculture

This Thanksgiving, help protect the food your family and wildlife depend on. A changing climate will harm the natural resources and food supplies that people and wildlife need to survive. …

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Can South America’s Forests withstand Agricultural Expansion?

Key actors gather in Canada for the 2016 Global Conference on Sustainable Beef to share work being done on enhancing the sustainability of the beef sector. Last week in Banff, …

Makapuu Beach Lookout outside of Honolulu, Hawaii, host of IUCN's 2016 World Conservation Congress. Photo by David Burns.

Achieving Zero Deforestation Agriculture

Purple martin. Photo by Bill Thomson

How Engaged Consumers Can Help Protect Wildlife In the Amazon

Blue and Yellow Macaw. Photo by Skeeze/ Pixabay

Monumental Win: Amazon Soy Moratorium Renewed Indefinitely

Cattle grazing in pasture in the Brazilian Amazon

How the Brazilian Beef Industry is Helping Protect Wildlife Habitat in the Amazon

The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-M) recently announced the beta launch of a new website and the publication of a new study, highlighting the effectiveness of …

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Songbirds, Migration and Soy: What’s the Connection?

Spring season is now in full swing, with bluebells blooming and daffodils dancing. And, even sweeter, there is the sound of songbirds singing. Now is peak migration time for many …

This heavy tilled soil has no soil structure, resulting in water polluting erosion, poor drainage, and slow warm up in spring. NWF Photo by Ryan Stockwell

Why You Should Use No Till and Cover Crops This Planting Season

It’s that time of year again when farmers’ hearts begin to beat a little faster in anticipation of the spring planting rush. Across rural America, farmers excitedly prepare tractors and planters, finalize …

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