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Wildlife like mule deer use public lands. Photo by Yellowstone National Park

Save Public Lands from a Super Pollutant

Public lands, those held in trust by the federal government for the American people, offer an important defense against climate change. Our public lands provide a variety of resources that …

Mule deer are threatened by methane emissions. Photo by Dillian K, Flickr

WANTED: Fugitive Emissions

Despite a recent Supreme Court-ordered delay of the Clean Power Plan, efforts to protect wildlife and reduce the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that cause climate change are continuing to move …

Teachers at PS 110 measure energy consumption in appliances. Photo by NWF.

Energy Conservation in Action

The staff and students at PS 110 are beginning to take the journey of thinking about the energy that makes our city work with the ultimate goal of reducing school-wide …

Photo By Don Clark

Painted Bunting Far From Home

A Painted Bunting, one of North America’s most beautiful birds, has been discovered in Pittsfield, Vermont. This species very rarely occurs north of the Carolinas, and according to the Vermont Center …

NWF President & CEO Collin O'Mara addressing the U.S. Offshore Wind Power Leadership Conference in Boston, Feb. 29, 2016. Photo: NWF

New Energy for Offshore Wind Power in Massachusetts

Here in Massachusetts it’s particularly noticeable that the offshore wind power conversation is rapidly changing. The prominent debate is no longer whether offshore wind power is right for Massachusetts – …

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Maryland Legislature Passes Historic Climate Protection Bill

Beyond the policy “wonks” in Annapolis, the details of the GGRA (or Goog-gur-a as it is affectionately known), may not be top of mind for all Marylanders, but its passage …

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A Voice for Wildlife in Politics

On March 3, 1961, President John F. Kennedy hosted a dedication ceremony for the new headquarters of the National Wildlife Federation in Washington, D.C., highlighting the national importance of protecting …

Eagle. Photo by Airwolfhound via Flickr Creative Commons

Fighting for the Environment: Women Making History

March is Women’s History Month — a time to celebrate the accomplishments of women around the world who have made history in many fields, including art, science, politics, and conservation. Ensuring the …

Photo by Jeremy Roberts, Conservation Media, LLC

Fish of Steel

What Happens When Our Most Spectacular Trout Runs Into Man-Made Kryptonite? Unless you’re an angler, you’ve probably never heard the term “steelhead”. Most Americans don’t know that a steelhead is …

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Offshore Wind Supporters Brave the Cold and Call on NYC Mayor to Lead

It may have been freezing cold, but that was not going to stop us offshore wind power supporters with an important message to deliver! Yesterday, the National Wildlife Federation joined more than …

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