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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 >

Smashed Pelican Eggs & New Oil Disaster Flow Estimate

6/15/2010 // By Miles Grant

Can you believe BP once would have us believe the Gulf oil gusher was only spewing 40,000 gallons a day? Today, the Obama administration said its latest estimates show the gusher could be pumping as much as 2.4 million gallons […] Read more >

Helping Wildlfe and People

6/15/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger From an interview I gave this morning with Fox Boston, here are some powerful, tragic images of pelicans impacted by the BP oil spill.  To help hold polluters accountable for the full costs of their impacts on […] Read more >

So many clean energy opportunities at our doorstep

6/15/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger I’m speaking this morning to a number of media outlets on how we need to oppose the Keystone XL Pipeline project that will cross six states and cover 2,000 miles, only to bring America dirty fuel from […] Read more >

NWF Trip Finds Louisiana Marsh “Eerily Quiet”

6/15/2010 // By Miles Grant

A Louisiana fishing boat captain led National Wildlife Federation Naturalist David Mizejewski & several reporters to an oil-stained marsh yesterday. A Reuters reporter reveals what they found: In marshy areas, vegetation is blackened from oil, and looks burnt just above […] Read more >

NWF’s Climate Capsule on the BP Oil Disaster, Unscripted

6/14/2010 // By Miles Grant

David Mizejewski, National Wildlife Federation naturalist, is in Louisiana today & I’ll be joining him tomorrow. Before I left, it was time to record the Climate Capsule video. But given the frustration we’re all feeling about the BP oil disaster, […] Read more >

NWF’s David Mizejewski: Why We Must Try To Save Oiled Birds

6/11/2010 // By Miles Grant

Even if oiled birds like the brown pelican are cleaned, significant numbers won’t survive their return to the wild. Should we try to rehabilitate them anyway?
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Tar Sands Report – Why Dirty Fuels Don’t Make Sense for America

6/9/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger Download NWF_TarSands_final_pages Today National Wildlife Federation is releasing a new report Staying Hooked on a Dirty Fuel: Why Canadian Tar Sands are a Bad Bet for the United States.  The report is being released one week […] Read more >

This Isn’t What Jimmy Buffett Had in Mind

6/8/2010 // By Miles Grant

A song lyric by Jimmy Buffett takes on an eerie new meaning in the wake of the BP oil disaster.
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BP Oil Disaster Now Impacting Wildlife Off Florida

6/7/2010 // By Miles Grant

Remember how marine life off Louisiana appeared to be mistaking oil for habitat? Sounds like the same thing is now happening off Florida: Ten miles off Pensacola Beach on Sunday afternoon floated what looked like the biggest swirl of peanut […] Read more >