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CNN Video: Gulf Oil Disaster Update From Off Venice, La.

8/6/2010 // By Miles Grant

The National Wildlife Federation’s Maura Wood took a CNN crew out on the Gulf of Mexico yesterday. Here’s what they found: http://cnn.com/video/?/video/us/2010/08/06/lavandera.leftover.oil.cnn Help ensure NWF has the funding needed to be on the front lines helping wildlife >> For all […] Read more >

The Gulf Coast: A Long Road to Recovery

8/2/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger I was back down in the Gulf recently, and there is going to be a long road for recovery for the communities and wildlife impacted by the BP oil disaster.  Here is an update from my […] Read more >

Oil Disaster Update, Hill Heat & Big Oil’s All-Star: Watch NWF’s Climate Capsule

6/30/2010 // By Miles Grant

In this week’s National Wildlife Federation Climate Capsule: NWF’s Jaime Matyas visits the disaster zone in Louisiana As the mercury rises on Capitol Hill, pressure builds for a clean energy & climate bill A new Big Oil All-Star card — […] Read more >

Imagine your world…covered in oil

6/29/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger Since National Wildlife Federation has been working so hard to make sure the impacted wildlife have a voice in the continuing BP oil disaster, many people have asked me what they can do to help. Here […] Read more >

Pensacola Beach: From Dolphins & White Sand to Oil-Soaked Disaster

6/24/2010 // By Miles Grant

After spending several days in Venice, La. last week with National Wildlife Federation Naturalist David Mizejewski, I drove to Pensacola, FL to meet up with NWF’s Steve Murchie. As I entered Pensacola Beach, I was greeted by this sign proudly […] Read more >

Be Part of the Story – Join CNN Telethon Tonight 8 pm Eastern

6/21/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

Wildlife have no voice unless we speak up for them.  Join tonight at 8 pm Eastern on CNN’s Larry King Live telethon to help the wildlife, people and communities impacted by the BP oil disaster.  While BP is responsible for […] Read more >

How Is BP Oil Disaster Changing People, Places & Nature in Gulf?

6/21/2010 // By Miles Grant

You can also see pictures I took on Flickr & learn more about the Gulf Telethon at CNN.com. Help ensure NWF has the funding needed to be on the front lines helping wildlife >> For all the latest news on […] Read more >

NWF Finds Marine Life Struggling In Oil Slick Off Florida

6/19/2010 // By Miles Grant

The front page of Pensacola’s newspaper today proudly proclaims the beaches of Perdido Key have been declared safe because there’s no oil slick within 100 yards of shore. But 20 miles southeast of the Florida city, a National Wildlife Federation-chartered […] Read more >

David Mizejewski: “We Are Part Of The Ecosystem” (Video)

6/16/2010 // By Miles Grant

Help ensure NWF has the funding needed to be on the front lines helping wildlife >>   For all the latest news on how the oil spill is impacting the Gulf Coast’s wildlife & to learn how you can help, […] Read more >

Silence Spreads As BP Signs Up Boat Captains & Fishermen

6/16/2010 // By Miles Grant

Remember the Venice, La.-based fishing boat captain who explained to me how fish are mistaking blobs of oil for habitat? Or the one who brought a bottle of oil back to Venice Marina? One month later, I’m back in Venice. […] Read more >