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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 …

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 …

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?” …

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 …

“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.

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.

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.

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 …

Lessons from Exxon Valdez: Turning Anger to Action

5/27/2010 // By NWF

The effects of the Exxon Valdez spill in Alaska’s Prince William Sound are still being felt 20 years later. Alaskan citizens impacted by the spill turned their anger into energy to take action and keep this from happening again. We need to do the same for the Gulf Coast and prevent another dirty energy disaster.

Summer of Tears – A Commercial Fisherman Tours the Devastated Louisiana Coast

5/26/2010 // By Max Greenberg

Help ensure NWF has the funding needed to be on the front lines assessing the impact of the BP Oil Spill to wildlife The following is an account from commercial fisherman Michael Roberts of the devastation in the Gulf region …

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