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NWF Fellowship Program Grows to Offer Additional Leadership Opportunities for Emerging Leaders

2/28/2013 // By Courtney Cochran

Since 2000, NWF’s Campus Ecology Program has awarded over 150 Fellowships to student leaders at 112 different colleges and universities in 36 states and Puerto Rico; reaching more than 2.5 million students, faculty, staff and community members at the fellowship campuses. Through the […] Read more >

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Stand with Heroes Fighting for Appalachian Mountains

8/13/2012 // By Jennifer Janssen

When I traveled as a college student to the coalfields of Appalachia to learn from the women and men fighting mountaintop removal coal mining, I had no idea the strength and courage of the people I would meet.  The local […] Read more >

Grizzlies in Bristol Bay, Alaska and in Cabinet Mountains Wilderness in Montana are at risk from proposed mining projects. Photo: USFWS.

New Report: Mine Waste is Poisoning Our Waters

2/28/2012 // By Robyn Carmichael

An eye-opening new report from our friends at Earthworks and MiningWatch Canada catalogues the wide range of damage to ecosystems, wildlife and human health caused by hardrock mining and identifies the world’s bodies of water in greatest jeopardy from toxic […] Read more >

3 Campuses make greener transportation a priority – Appalachian State, U of Chicago, and U Mass Amherst

12/5/2011 // By Kristy Jones

National Wildlife Federation’s 2011 campus sustainability case studies are online now at www.nwf.org/campuscasestudies. The following is the second in a series of blog posts to highlight some of the notable projects and trends represented in our database. Colleges and universities […] Read more >

Standing on top of another decapitated mountain

Saving the Appalachians from Mountaintop Removal Mining

9/30/2011 // By John Kostyack

Last week I travelled to Charleston West Virginia to see mountaintop removal coal mining. I saw the scale of mining underway and was taken aback. No community should be forced to tolerate this amount of environmental destruction. The mountain forests […] Read more >