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Kissing Cousins vs. Coal: Mining Industry Lawyers Clarify Comments on Inbreeding and Birth Defects in West Virginia

7/11/2011 // By Mekell Mikell

Folks living near mountaintop removal mining operations may be at greater risk for birth defects according to a new study by West Virginia University (WVU) researchers. According to co-author Michael Hendryx, Ph.D.: Research related to infants has found that mothers […] Read more >

Weekly News Roundup – June 23, 2011

6/23/2011 // By Aislinn Maestas

National Wildlife Federation’s offices are closed tomorrow, so here is an early a recap of the week’s National Wildlife Federation news: Keystone XL Pipeline Bill Passes House Committee June 23, 2011 – After passing through subcommittee last week, the House […] Read more >

Otter in Yellowstone National Park

Weakening the Clean Water Act Would Be Otter Nonsense

6/22/2011 // By Anne Bolen

River otters may now be at risk from recent Supreme Court decisions. Act now to restore the Clean Water Act. Read more >

What If There Be No Goose Music?

6/20/2011 // By Larry Schweiger

Aldo Leopold shared his concern for the future of his children in his renowned essay “Goose Music,” which first appeared in his classic book A Sand County Almanac: “I hope to leave them good health, an education, and possibly even […] Read more >

Weekly News Roundup – June 17, 2011

6/17/2011 // By Aislinn Maestas

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s National Wildlife Federation news: National Wildlife Federation Announces New Ranger Rick Geocache Trails June 17, 2011 – National Wildlife Federation is […] Read more >

Townhalls Inspiring Action

6/3/2011 // By Miguel Mejia

This past Wednesday, the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) partnered with Democracia USA, a national non-partisan Hispanic civic engagement organization, to put on a townhall-style event in Camden, NJ (outside of Philadelphia) entitled “Hispanics, the Environment, and the Impact of the […] Read more >

Weekly News Roundup – April 29, 2011

4/29/2011 // By Aislinn Maestas

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s National Wildlife Federation news: America’s First ‘Green Flag’ Flies Over Sustainable Savannah School April 29, 2011 – Savannah Country Day School […] Read more >

Bristol Bay, Alaska

Hard Rock Mines Threaten the Nation’s Waters

4/27/2011 // By Tony Turrini

Metal prices are on a tear. Both gold and silver prices recently hit all-time highs. While this is good news for investors, it should alarm anyone who cares about clean water and wildlife. That’s because these soaring prices have caused […] Read more >

Wiconson Wildlife Federation leaders stand with NWF's Danielle Korpalski in front of the US Capitol building

NWF’s Affiliate Leaders Swarm Capitol Hill

4/21/2011 // By Jenny Kordick

National Wildlife Federation’s 75th annual meeting brought over 45 NWF State Affiliates to Washington D.C. last week. Before the meeting kicked off, a number of affiliate leaders participated in Capitol Hill Days, getting the chance to meet with their elected officials on Capitol […] Read more >

Oil & Boom in Louisiana Marsh, June 2010

Restoring the Clean Water Act Can Help Restore the Gulf Coast

4/20/2011 // By Mekell Mikell

Oil and water don’t mix, a reality people and wildlife along Gulf Coast must confront every day. This week marks the one year anniversary of the Gulf oil disaster, an anniversary no one is celebrating. Lives were lost in the […] Read more >