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Who’s Afraid of Climate, Equity, and Women?

After getting trained as Climate Reality Project leaders as part of Al Gore’s Climate Change movement, two National Wildlife Federation staff members in Seattle wanted to do more than just …

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Climate Change: Hurting Wildlife in Our Own Backyards

For far too long, climate change seemed like a distant, impersonal problem. But the unfortunate reality is that many wildlife populations are feeling the effects of climate change now, and …

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Save the Wild Things, Save Ourselves

Species throughout our nation – including moose, sea turtles, and polar bears — are in serious jeopardy due to rising temperatures and sea levels, drought, pests, wildfires, and severe storms …

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A Slipping World Leader

The Paris Agreement, methane rules, and now the Clean Power Plan— rollbacks on major climate policies are a reoccurring theme since the presidential election. These rollbacks on climate policies represent …

COP21. Photo Credit David Ellenberger

Paris and The West

4 Ways Higher Education Can Lead for Climate Action in…

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An optimistic agenda for wildlife – even during the nation’s…

Maryland Approves Nation’s Largest Offshore Wind Development

Last week, the Free State took a huge step forward in transitioning to clean, renewable sources of energy. The Maryland Public Service Commission awarded offshore wind renewable energy credits (ORECs) …

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President Obama’s Wildlife Conservation Wins

American presidents have incredible power to shape the conservation movement – from Theodore Roosevelt, who established the national parks system, to Richard Nixon, who created the Environmental Protection Agency. After …

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Climate change, pollution and mining: Moose pay the price

If we need evidence that our changing climate, polluted waterways, and mining on public lands directly impacts wildlife, consider the plight of moose. The majestic animal is struggling with disease …

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