biofuels

SAA inaugurates nicotine-free tobacco biofuel with a flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town. Photo by Marcelle Peuckert

South African Airways’ New BioFuel

It is no coincidence that the first flight was timed to coincide with national celebrations of Nelson Mandela’s birthday. The biofuel flight also celebrated the 100th anniversary of Boeing and …

Pronghorn. Photo from USFWS.

Clean Energy: Working for Wildlife

It is well known that the burning of fossil fuels releases carbon and other pollutants into the air when burned, which directly contribute to climate change and pose a dire …

Corn stover is a potential source of biofuels, but there are environmental risks if too much residue is harvested. Photo: Lara Bryant

Can Corn Stover Really be a Sustainable Biofuel Source?

What are the best ways to help us replace our reliance on fossil fuels without causing unsustainable damage to land, climate, water, or wildlife? The question remains unanswered because almost …

Poplar trees in Oregon. © Charles Knowles/Flickr

Doubling Down on Sustainability – GreenWood’s Oregon Poplar Farm

In early February, Oregon’s GreenWood Tree Farm Fund doubled down on sustainability. Already certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) for its forest management, roundwood logs and wood chips, GreenWood …

Field buffer of perennial grasses and forbs in MN. Courtesy of NRCS.

Guidelines to Produce Energy Grasses in Wildlife-Friendly Ways

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COP 19 Update: Delivering the Message

"Grasslands to cashlands?" Tell that to this black-footed ferret.  Corn fields don't make good wildlife habitat.  Photo: J. Michael Lockhart, US Fish & Wildlife Service

Disappearing Grasslands are No Joke

Weekly News Roundup – March 8, 2013

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: NWF Celebrates New Certified Sustainable Biofuel Flight Route Across …

Weekly News Roundup – October 26, 2012

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: HISD Celebrates New Collaboration with National Wildlife Federation’s Eco-Schools …

Weekly News Roundup – April 6, 2012

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: Growing Risk for Taxpayers and Wildlife April 4 – …

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