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Wood bison are threatened by tar sands extraction.  Photo Credit USFWS.

Canada Fails to Protect Wood Bison Herd from Tar Sands

As we await the President’s anticipated rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline, new information on iconic wood bison further demonstrates how tar sands oil harms wildlife every step of the way. In …

Keystone XL protests in Nebraska (photo credit: Flickr Creative Commons/laurigorham)

Senate Says “No” to Keystone XL; Next up, President Obama

The Senate narrowly defeated a bill on November 18th that would have approved the Keystone XL pipeline. NWF applauded the Senators that stood up for wildlife, clean air, and healthy landscapes by …

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Getting Wildlife (Safely) to the Other Side of the Road

More and more, mountain lions are tragically being injured or killed on the heavily-trafficked roads outside Los Angeles that cut through their mountain habitat. And as sprawling development consumes significant …

Bicknell's Thrush. Photo by Steve D. Faccio (Vermont Center for Ecostudies)

You’re Invited: Retirement Party for the Portland-Montreal Pipeline

NWF recently released documents showing the company that owns the Portland-Montreal pipeline estimated its pipes to have a 60-year life span. We did the math: The pipe built in 1950 …

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Tar Sands Exposed Tour Shows Human, Environmental Cost of Dirty…

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Can Keystone Pass the President’s Climate Test?

Tar Sands protesters via Rainforest Action Network/Flickr

Canadian Bullying Should Make Saying No To Keystone XL Easy…

Don’t Be Fooled: Tar Sands Climate Impacts Can’t Be Dealt Away

Now that it’s become clear that the Keystone XL pipeline is a climate disaster, the Harper Government in Canada is seeking to strike a deal.  Essentially, it appears that Harper …

Shell’s Oil Sands Project will Devastate Habitats, but Canada Says OK

Once revered as a leading environmental steward, Canada now seems all too willing to cave to the tar sands industry like the petrostate it seems to be veering towards becoming. …

Clayton Thomas-Muller, one of the main organizers, gathers the marchers. Photo copyright Alexis Bonogofsky

You Can Help Heal the Tar Sands By Stopping the Keystone XL Pipeline

Last week, I was fortunate enough to join more than 500 people from the First Nations, Canada and the United States to walk 14 kilometers through Canada’s tar sands mining …

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