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What’s Bugging You? A Biologist Battles Stink Bugs

3/14/2011 // By Mekell Mikell

They’re the house guests that refuse to leave, make a mess, and creep you out. Brown marmorated stink bugs (BMSB) have been bugging NWF senior biologist Doug Inkley, Ph.D. for a while, despite his best efforts to show them the […] Read more >

Mallard ducks (from Flickr's ViaMoi)

Thousands of Mallard Ducks Killed in South Dakota

2/10/2011 // By Miles Grant

There’s been another massive bird die-off, this time in South Dakota. But while the blackbird & fish deaths in Arkansas that captivated the nation turned out to have most likely been a result of natural causes, this event is more […] Read more >

NWF's Doug Inkley Discusses Bird Deaths on CNN

NWF Scientist Discusses Bird Deaths on CNN

1/5/2011 // By Miles Grant

Dr. Doug Inkley says the mass bird deaths are unusual – but not unheard of. Read more >

NWF's Maura Wood examines oil in the marsh.

Removing Oil From Marshes Not Without Risk

12/1/2010 // By Craig Guillot

Since the start of the Gulf oil disaster, the emergence of oil into the marshes of Louisiana has been one of the most pressing environmental concerns. Currents and high tides can push oil deep into a marsh, saturating grasses, smothering […] Read more >

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Questions Remain: How will the oil disaster affect the Gulf’s food web?

11/18/2010 // By Craig Guillot

While the flow of oil from the Deepwater Horizon has come to an end, millions of gallons of degraded oil and chemicals have the potential to wreak havoc on the ecosystem. If toxic chemical compounds from the disaster impacted eggs […] Read more >

Dr. Ian MacDonald: Over 50% of BP Oil Remains in Gulf

9/27/2010 // By Miles Grant

Dr. Ian MacDonald of Florida State University is scheduled to testify at today’s meeting of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling. Testifying on a panel entitled “The Fate of the Oil,” Dr. MacDonald […] Read more >

Gulf Oyster Workers “Facing Tremendous Amount of Uncertainty” (Video)

7/28/2010 // By Miles Grant

Dr. Doug Inkley, senior scientist with the National Wildlife Federation, just returned from another trip to the Gulf Coast. As NWF has been reporting, the BP oil disaster is hurting the people who rely on healthy oyster populations from the […] Read more >

News from Coastal Louisiana

5/27/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger My colleague Senior Wildlife Biologist Doug Inkley at National Wildlife Federation and I have spent the past two days in Louisiana.  Doug shares some information on how wildlife are being impacted by the BP oil spill.  […] Read more >

Gulf Coast Region Holds Collective Breath as Hurricane Season Starts

5/27/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

Just what we needed in the Gulf Coast. Hurricane season starts formally next Tuesday. In the midst of a man made catastrophe unfolding in the Gulf Coast, the region must also brace for the possibility of a natural disaster. A […] Read more >

NWF Team to Gulf & BP’s Campaign Cash: Watch NWF’s Climate Capsule

5/25/2010 // By Miles Grant

In this week’s NWF Climate Capsule video, lessons we didn’t learn from the Exxon Valdez, NWF’s call to revoke newly-issued deep water drilling permits & BP’s donation to one of its most prominent defenders.
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