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Earth Day, Puglet Style

4/23/2012 // By Amanda Stone

We hope you were able to get outside and celebrate Earth Day in your own outdoor way! Now that you’re back at your desk and wondering how you can celebrate and protect the Earth every day, watch this informative video (a.k.a. …

The Upside-Down, Post-Deepwater Horizon World

4/22/2011 // By Pat Lavin

Historically, environmental disasters have tended to prompt introspection, learning and some level of commitment to do a better job in the future. When an oil blowout blackened the waters near Santa Barbara in 1969, the nation galvanized in its support …

Earth Day Volunteer Opportunities Abound. And Where Did Earth Day Come from Anyway?

4/20/2011 // By Patricia Tillmann

Wondering how to get involved for Earth Day and Earth Week? Or, wondering how Earth Day got its start? After volunteering with Duwamish Alive! this weekend to eradicate blackberries and restore the Brandon Street Natural Area, I began to wonder, just …

Nickelodeon’s The Big Help is a pro-social campaign that aims to inspire a kid-led movement for positive change

National Wildlife Federation and Nickelodeon Team Up With St. Bernard Parish for the Big Help

4/12/2011 // By Susan Kaderka

For the students of St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana, planting a tree is more than just a good deed for planet Earth. For this community southeast of New Orleans, trees can mean the difference between surviving and not surviving a deadly …

5 Ways to Unplug and Connect with Your Family for Earth Day

4/11/2011 // By Rebecca P. Cohen

Are you ready for Earth Day? Help your family embrace nature on April 22 by doing more than just hugging a tree with these activities from Rebecca P. Cohen’s new book, Fifteen Minutes Outside: 365 Ways to Get Out of …

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This Earth Day, Get Earthy with Three Fun Dirt Activities

4/6/2011 // By Guest Author

Celebrate the earth below your feet by making a “dirt shirt,” studying the soil, or starting a compost pile.

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 …

This Week’s Climate Capsule: Earth Day Recap & Dirty’s Fuel

4/27/2010 // By Miles Grant

In this week’s NWF Climate Capsule, pushing the Senate to move now on clean energy & climate action, an Earth Day thank you & Dirty the Global Warming Denier Sock Puppet channels Napoleon Dynamite.

Let’s Go to the Mall! NWF Gets Outside For National Parks Week

4/22/2010 // By Amanda Cooke

In honor of Earth Day’s 40th anniversary and National Parks Week, Department of the Interior employees took their kids to the mall.

Video: Remembering Earth Day

4/22/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

Forty years ago on the first Earth Day, I took a hundred college students to see Pennsylvania’s last nesting bald eagle at Conneaut Marsh. The eggs failed to hatch because of DDT. We eventually won that battle. Read more on …

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