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“Some of the Worst Wildlife Pictures I’ve Ever Seen”

6/3/2010 // By Miles Grant

That’s what Dr. Doug Inkley warned me on the phone just a few minutes ago, calling me at 11:30pm on a Thursday night, asking me to log on to my email to see newly-released photos of oiled brown pelicans. When […] Read more >

BP Oil Slick to Reach as Far as North Carolina?

6/3/2010 // By Miles Grant

Via CNBC, check out this model from the National Center for Atmospheric Research: 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 […] Read more >

Growing Evidence of Oil Spill’s Impacts on Dolphins, Sea Turtles

6/2/2010 // By Miles Grant

Dr. Doug Inkley, senior scientist at the National Wildlife Federation, has compiled startling numbers on dolphin & sea turtle strandings so far. Here’s what he found: The 244 endangered & threatened sea turtle strandings in the spill area is 6 […] Read more >

NWF Refutes BP, Finds Oil Far Below Gulf’s Surface

6/2/2010 // By Miles Grant

The National Wildlife Federation is making a habit out of refuting BP’s bogus claims about the BP oil spill. Last week, we proved BP wrong on how much oil is soaking Louisiana’s marshes. Now, in the face of a wave […] Read more >

Big Oil Bailout Vote Looks Likely By June 10

6/1/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

Wait a minute. In the depths of a Great Recession and the likely decimation of Gulf Coast fishing, tourism and recreation industries caused by BP’s oil spill, the Senate thinks it’s time for a vote on a “Big Oil Bailout?” […] Read more >

BP CEO Really Tired Of Dealing With BP Oil Spill

6/1/2010 // By Miles Grant

Yesterday, the Washington Post wrote about how National Wildlife Federation staffers have dropped everything to respond to the BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. I’ve been working 60+ hour weeks, but I’m glad to do it to so […] Read more >

“We’ve Dropped Everything … To Be The Voice Of Wildlife”

5/29/2010 // By Miles Grant

“We’ve dropped everything, family plans, work plans to spend time down there to be the voice of wildlife …. It’s like seeing your kids in harm’s way. It’s hard to focus on anything but making sure we’re doing everything we can,” said NWF’s Jeremy Symons.
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NWF Scientist: Oil Ashore So Far “The Tip Of The Iceberg”

5/28/2010 // By Miles Grant

Dr. Inkley joined Kiran Chetry on CNN’s American Morning, saying he doesn’t know how any wildlife could survive under the Gulf of Mexico’s thick blanket of oil.
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NWF Flyover Shows Acre After Acre of Oiled Wetlands

5/28/2010 // By Miles Grant

NWF staffers investigate BP’s claim that only 30 acres of Louisiana wetlands have been coated in oil.
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Breaking: Massive New Oil Plume Found Lurking in Gulf

5/27/2010 // By Miles Grant

We’re learning new details about the effects of dispersants on the massive BP oil disaster, now estimated on the low end to be 19 million gallons. University of South Florida researchers say they’ve now discovered a huge swath of subsurface […] Read more >