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SOLD! Deepwater Wind Wins America’s First Offshore Wind Lease Auction

America has just taken a major step forward in powering our nation with homegrown, clean energy. Today, the first competitive auction for offshore wind energy leases took place for an …

Thanet Wind Warm (flckr/Wessex Archaeology)

Obama Administration Announces Offshore Wind Energy Lease Auction for Virginia

An announcement this morning gives an important boost to offshore wind energy development, and demonstrates exactly the kind of leadership we hoped would follow President Obama’s climate speech last month. …

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Weekly News Roundup- July 12,2013

What’s happening at National Wildlife Federation this week? Enter the National Wildlife’s Photo Contest before July 15! Registered users can vote for their favorite photo for the People’s Choice Award …

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There are Many Pathways to a Clean Energy Future—Let’s Take All of Them

We talk a lot about the harmful impacts that our reliance on dirty energy sources have on wildlife.  Let us not lose sight of the flipside of that critical conversation: …

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Weekly News Roundup- June 28, 2013

Coalition Supports New Great Lakes Bill June 26- The Healing Our Waters Great Lakes Coalition is supporting a new bill in the U.S. Senate that would help bolster federal efforts …

Burbo Bank OFfshore Wind Turbine (flickr/The Danish Wind Industry Association)

Climate Plan Sets the Stage for Offshore Wind Power’s American Debut

On Tuesday, President Obama presented a series of strategies to move us toward an energy future that capitalizes on clean and renewable sources and leaves behind our heavy dependence on …

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5 Reasons You Should Be Excited About the President’s Plan to Confront Climate Change

The evidence is clear—climate change is already having an impact on wildlife, transforming our communities and landscapes across America.  Drought and fires are ravaging our Western landscapes; floods and storms …

Middelgrunden offshore wind farm between Denmark and Sweden (flickr/Mads Prahm)

Department of the Interior Ushers the U.S. One Step Closer to Offshore Wind Development

Offshore wind energy has felt just out of America’s reach for quite some time now.  While Europe has more than fifty projects up and running off their shores, here in …

Weekly News Roundup- May 23, 2013

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  Bill to Force Keystone Approval a Giveaway to Oil Companies May 22– The U.S. House is set to vote this week on a bill by Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE) …

North Atlantic Right Whale (flickr/MyFWC Research)

On Endangered Species Day, Right Whales Remind Us to Work Together

Today’s climate crisis drips with urgency. Stories of species loss and habitat destruction roll in, and repeatedly underscore the reality of how quickly we need to get our act together …

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