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Moonrise near Homer Alaska by Doug Kaufman

What They’ve Said: Meditations on Nature

10/21/2010 // By Roger Di Silvestro

Here are some thoughts—bestowed on us by various scholars, sages, theorists, etc. down through the years—that comment on or raise questions about nature, animals, conservation and related topics. Some of these observations are inspirational; many are just perspectives from a […] Read more >

Home energy auditor points out the air leaks around a door

It’s Cool Outside! Give Your Home an Energy Audit

10/13/2010 // By Hannah Schardt

If you cannot afford a professional home energy audit or don’t want to wait, you can conduct your own audit of your home’s efficiency. Read more >

California condor by the US Fish and Wildlife Service

California Condor Population Hits 100

10/7/2010 // By Hannah Schardt

One of the most endangered birds in the world celebrates a happy milestone this week: On Wednesday, the US Fish and Wildlife Service announced that for the first time in half a century, 100 wild California condors now fly free […] Read more >

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My Close Encounter With a Clouded Leopard

10/7/2010 // By Corey Shott

Recently I had an amazing opportunity through my graduate program to visit the Smithsonian’s Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) – formerly Conservation Research Center – located in Front Royal, VA.  As someone who has had an interest in wildlife conservation since […] Read more >

Marina Silva: Amazon Champion Inspires in Washington

4/27/2010 // By Miles Grant

The National Wildlife Federation’s international team hosted rainforest champion, Brazilian Senator, and presidential candidate Marina Silva for a press conference yesterday at our Washington, DC office. Brazilian journalists covering Marina Silva’s visit to the U.S. capitol learned her impressions of […] Read more >

NWF Moves to Protect Florida’s Sea Turtles

10/1/2009 // By Miles Grant

Stephen Colbert isn’t the only one who can put people on notice. Today the National Wildlife Federation and Florida Wildlife Federation notified the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that we’ll be taking them to court. Why? FEMA has failed to […] Read more >

How to be an Organic Gardener

4/2/2008 // By Danielle Brigida

I recently moved into a new house, and I now have a glorious backyard that’s lush, green and full of (wild)life. I have never had a green thumb (though the rest of me is green, I swear!), but I’m very […] Read more >