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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 …

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 …

Wildlife Watch for Bald Eagles this Winter

12/31/2008 // By Jessica Jones

Winter can seem like a difficult time to watch for wildlife. Trees have dropped their leaves, a good number of birds have migrated south and many mammals have gone into hibernation. However, a good naturalist knows that as the seasons …

Midwest Greenhouse Gas Accord

12/5/2007 // By Josh Nelson

Nine Midwestern governors and the Premier of Manitoba yesterday signed an historic greenhouse gas accord. This has powerful implications not just for state and regional progress, but for global warming policy nationwide. In addition, it lays out a detailed road …

A Gwich’in Perspective

11/9/2005 // By NWF

A guest blog posted by Matthew Gilbert, Arctic Village, Alaska Why are the Gwich’in people raising such a fury over their land and animals? When the Alaska Native Land Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) passed in 1971, it turned hunter and …

Let’s Win This One for the Gipper

8/28/2005 // By Adam Kolton

I was heartened by a report in Wednesday’s Toronto Globe and Mail that Canada’s Prime Minister Paul Martin won’t sit idly by and wait for the U.S. Congress to pass legislation to allow drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. …

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