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Weekly News Roundup – December 9, 2011

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 …

Haunted Forests

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 …

New Documentary on Deforestation’s Threat to Lemurs

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 …

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

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 …

Stopping Massive Deforestation – A Bright Spot at Climate Talks

As we’ve discussed in previous posts, expectations are pretty modest for climate progress at the international talks here in Cancun. There are some places where we can and must act, …

Cancun Climate Negotiations: No Holiday in the Sun

From the National Wildlife Federation’s perspective, there are three critical things that must happen to consider Cancun a success.

Next Round of Climate Talks a Challenge

As we discussed in a recent post, getting progress at the international climate talks that kick off next week in Cancun, Mexico will be a challenge. What forward movement we see in …

Let’s Commit to Tropical Forest Conservation

Tropical rainforests are diverse habitats that are home to half of the world’s plant and wildlife species, and protecting these forests is crucial to wildlife and to the health of …

Report from Barcelona UN Climate Talks

Against this backdrop thousands of United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change delegates and observers have converged to set the stage for a Copenhagen climate deal.

Speaking Up for the Frog

In my new book Last Chance: Preserving Life on Earth, I write that large tracts of the vast Amazonian rainforest ecosystem may be on the brink of irreversible collapse if …

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