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Tar Sands Tranform Parts of Alberta to Toxic Waste Land

10/8/2010 // By Felice Stadler

Felice Stadler filed this dispatch while on a tour of tar sands producing Alberta, Canada. National Wildlife Federation is working to slow production of tar sands fuels in Alberta. Tar sands are one of the dirtiest fuels in the world […] Read more >

Moose and Caribou Numbers Drop from Tar Sands Production

10/8/2010 // By Felice Stadler

Yesterday’s industry-led tour of Suncor’s operations, and a visit to the First Nations town of Fort McKay, gave our delegation varied perspectives on the enormity of the industry Read more >

Video – Tar Sands Bring Misery to Alberta Residents

10/6/2010 // By Felice Stadler

Felice Stadler filed this dispatch while on a tour of tar sands producing Alberta, Canada. National Wildlife Federation is working to slow production of tar sands fuels in Alberta. Tar sands are one of the dirtiest fuels in the world […] Read more >

12/18/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger Green Groups from around the world have a tradition of identifying bad actors. Canada is the big loser because it is producing oil from tar sands – see my photos. One of the things about finger […] Read more >

NWF Joins Lawsuit Against Dirty Oil Pipeline

9/3/2009 // By Miles Grant

Native American and environmental groups filed suit in federal court today challenging a proposed tar sands oil pipeline that would bring the dirtiest oil on Earth from Canada to the United States. The U.S. State Department’s approval on Aug. 20 […] Read more >

Tar Sands: NWF Memo to Editorial and Opinion Writers

8/21/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

National Wildlife Federation released the following memo today to editorial and opinion writers about the State Department’s approval of a multi billion dollar pipeline to import oil from Canadian tar sands in to the United States. These dirty fuels produce […] Read more >

Ontario Will Protect 55 Million-Acre Forest and Wetland Area

8/19/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

In a move that will protect nature and help fight global warming, Ontario will conserve an area about the same size as the entire State of Kansas. (Photo: Forest Ethics) Kerry Gillespie for the Star.com reports: “Ontario has made the largest […] Read more >

Week Two: A “Bugly” Scavenger Hunt

7/21/2009 // By Jennifer Ward

Bugs are everywhere in nature, regardless of whether you’re a city dweller or a country dweller. I encourage you to take a walk with your kids and see just what you can find as you embark on a Bugly Scavenger Hunt. Read more >

New Study: Shrinking Sea Ice Shrinks Polar Bear Population

7/7/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

A new study calls on Canada to re-examine its policies toward polar bear protection. Bob Weber of the Canadian Press reports: A major international report says the increasingly rapid loss of Arctic sea ice is already taking a toll on […] Read more >

Let’s Go Slow on Oil Shale

6/15/2009 // By Lisa Eadens

Underneath a 1,300 square mile area along the T-shaped border of Colorado, Utah and Wyoming lies more estimated oil–in the form of oil shale–than all the oil in of Saudi Arabia. It seems perfect that we have all the oil […] Read more >