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Alaska Embraces Renewable Energy for Homes, Businesses

8/19/2010 // By Kristin Johnson

Great news from Jim Adams, Regional Executive Director in National Wildlife Federation’s Alaska Regional Center: As part of National Wildlife Federation’s efforts to limit carbon emissions and move America to a clean energy future, we have been working on changing […] Read more >

Lessons from Exxon Valdez: Turning Anger to Action

5/27/2010 // By NWF

The effects of the Exxon Valdez spill in Alaska’s Prince William Sound are still being felt 20 years later. Alaskan citizens impacted by the spill turned their anger into energy to take action and keep this from happening again. We need to do the same for the Gulf Coast and prevent another dirty energy disaster.
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You Can’t Rewind an Oil Spill

5/25/2010 // By Miles Grant

The National Wildlife Federation is one of several conservation organizations sponsoring this new ad: Tell Interior Secretary Ken Salazar: No more oil spills, especially in critical polar bear habitat. Read more >

Big Oil Meets Big Nature in Louisiana

5/3/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger I write this from Venice, Louisiana, a few days after the explosion at British Petroleum’s (BP) Deepwater Horizon oil rig set off a massive oil spill in the Gulf. Looking at the scale of the ecological […] Read more >

Reflections on the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill and What’s Ahead for the Gulf Coast

5/2/2010 // By Miles Grant

Staff in the National Wildlife Federation’s Alaska office observe the recent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and offer their perspective based on their experiences of the Exxon Valdez after-effects. Read more >

NWF in Alaska to Murkowski “Stop Attacking the EPA”

1/22/2010 // By Miles Grant

The National Wildlife Federation’s Pacific Regional Center in Anchorage has been on the front lines of working to stop Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s Dirty Air Act attacks on the Environmental Protection Agency. Read more >

Senator Murkowski’s Opportunity to Lead

1/19/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger Senator Murkowski of Alaska has a unique opportunity to lead America’s response to slow climate change and respond to the damage already occurring in her state by working with Senators Graham, Lieberman and Kerry to advance […] Read more >

Two New Threats to Polar Bears & How You Can Help

11/19/2009 // By Miles Grant

We’re learning some alarming new data about just how fast polar bear habitat is melting away in the Arctic Circle. Read more >

Arctic Geese Now Skipping Migration

9/18/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

A new study by the U.S. Geological Survey has found that 30% of Pacific Brant are now wintering over in Alaska. Julia Whitty at Mother Jones reports: Usually Brant stream south along the Pacific flyway each fall. They’re a familiar […] Read more >

Obstructing Action from Global Warming’s Ground Zero

9/18/2009 // By Miles Grant

Alaska has been called the poster state for global warming. Winter temperatures have already risen 6 degrees. Sea ice that protects coastal villages from winter storms forms a week later than it used to. Forests are under siege from wildfires […] Read more >