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Sally Jewell Wind Announcement

Obama Administration Takes Major Step Forward for Offshore Wind Power in Massachusetts

Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced that the federal government is kicking off the leasing process for the Massachusetts Wind Energy Area with plans to hold an auction by the end of the year.

This picture of a polar bear shaking off was donated by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Steve Perry.

Good News for Polar Bears: Momentum Growing for Climate Action

Protecting the future of Arctic wildlife, from polar bears to seals and Arctic foxes, requires commitment to large-scale action—and recently, that’s exactly what we’ve been seeing from the White House. National …

Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm in the North Sea (flickr/UK Department of Energy and Climate Change)

Block Island Wind Farm Clears Major Hurdle with Unanimous Approval from State Officials

Yesterday was a landmark day in America’s journey to bring offshore wind power online. NWF has been calling on Rhode Island to lead the nation in harnessing the clean energy …

Sea Turtle. Photo donated by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Tyler MacDonald.

Another Chance for Clean Energy and Sea Turtles

The Senate may have a chance to redeem itself this week – at least in the eyes of clean energy advocates. On the heels of yet another defeat for the …

Weekly News Roundup: Our Wildlife Legacy and more

  |   May 9, 2014

With Mother’s Day around the corner, NWF has released a new report: Wildlife Legacy: Climate Change and the Next Generation of Wildlife. Emphasizing the stress climate change is causing wildlife parents, …

Right whale mother and calf. Photo by NOAA NMFS.

Right Whales Hold Their Seat at the Table while Offshore Wind Power Moves Forward in New England

As a wildlife advocate working to advance clean energy, I spend a lot of time talking about “looking forward.” Today, I welcome an opportunity to celebrate this moment, and even …

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Weekly News Roundup: BP Attacks Science and NWF, and more

Almost four years since the Gulf oil disaster in 2010, Gulf wildlife continues to suffer. National Wildlife Federation’s newly released report provides evidence of the ongoing environmental impacts of the …

Weekly News Roundup: Gulf Wildlife Still in Peril and More

Wildlife in the Gulf of Mexico are still suffering from the BP Oil Disaster, according to a report released this week by National Wildlife Federation. Dolphins, sea turtles and corals …

Cerulean Warbler

Ohio Must Reject Attacks on Clean Energy

Spring time in Ohio means hundreds of thousands of migratory birds will once again descend on Ohio fields, lakes and ponds—critical habitats that are being put at risk from climate …

Offshore wind farm

Senate Finance Committee Can Re-open the Door for Renewable Energy

On the last day of 2013, the wind power industry lost two important tax credits to an expiration date that never should have been set in the first place. The …

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