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COP 19 Update: Delivering the Message

11/25/2013 // By Ethan Spaner

This weekend marked the official end of the 19th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Governments have agreed on a text after working through Friday night and into midday Saturday. Civil society spread its …

COP 19 Report: NWF’s Partnerships for Forest Protection

11/15/2013 // By Ethan Spaner

Greetings from Poland! NWF staff have been circling the National Stadium, speaking with government negotiators, civil society and the private sector. Yesterday was our opportunity to present the work we’ve been doing on partnerships between the public and private sectors …

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COPs, REDD and Climate Change: NWF Takes its Message to Poland

11/11/2013 // By Ethan Spaner

The air is starting to get chilly, the sun is setting earlier in the evening, and climate change professionals around the world are working longer hours. It must be time for another COP! This week, the 19th Conference of the …

Lodgepole pine trees in Colorado. Photo by National Wildlife entrant Mandy Christy.

Clear Science, Murky Ambition: Forests and Our Carbon Pollution Footprint

10/3/2013 // By Ethan Spaner

As a party to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the United States is periodically required to submit a report outlining its progress in addressing carbon pollution. The end of 2013 marks the sixth time since 1992 …

Cattle ranchers from the Sao Marcelo Ranch in Brazil. Photo credit: Pisco del Gaiso

Gucci Goes Green at Paris Fashion Week

3/5/2013 // By NWF

This post was written by Nathalie Walker, Manager of National Wildlife Federation’s Tropical Agriculture, Forests and Climate Project For decades, fashion designers have looked to wildlife and the natural world for inspiration. Today, however, they’re taking it one step further at Paris …

Weekly News Roundup – February 10, 2012

2/10/2012 // By Aislinn Maestas

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: Major Milestone for Sustainable Biofuels February 10 – The NCS International announced on Thursday that it has certified the …

Weekly News Roundup – December 9, 2011

12/9/2011 // By Aislinn Maestas

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: After 150 Years, Tribes to Welcome Home Wild Bison December 9 – Nearly 70 Yellowstone bison, part of North …

Haunted Forests

10/31/2011 // By Bryn Fluharty

Halloween is the time when ghosts of ages past appear! It is not only the ghosts of those people who have past though that can be seen haunting our historic places but plants as well as shown in this spooky …

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New Documentary on Deforestation’s Threat to Lemurs

9/13/2011 // By Miles Grant

Humans may have only one planet, but imagine if we had only one island? That’s the reality for lemurs, primates that live only on Madagascar. And as a new documentary reports, their home is becoming increasingly inhospitable. Rachel Kramer is …

VIDEO – At Climate Talks, NWF Presses for Reduced Deforestation in Brazil

12/9/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

In the past decade, deforestation has accounted for over 50 percent of Brazil’s greenhouse gas emissions and it’s the world’s third largest emitter of carbon. Agriculture for things like cattle ranching and increasingly palm oil production have been the drivers …

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