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Protesters at a recent Power Shift summit. Photo courtesy of Flickr user Linh Do.

Growing the Clean Economy with Today’s Youth

2/3/2016 // By David Corsar

Interview with Lydia Avila, Executive Director of the Energy Action Coalition (EAC). Lydia Avila is Executive Director of Energy Action Coalition (EAC). EAC is “a coalition of youth-led social and environmental justice organizations working together to build the youth clean …

North Seattle Community College. Photo courtesy of Flickr user Wonderlane

How Community Colleges Can Expand Clean Energy Job Opportunities

2/2/2016 // By David Corsar

Interview with Jane Weissman, President/CEO, Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) About Jane Weissman: Having been active with solar energy since 1985, Jane Weissman is a true veteran of the solar and renewable energy industries and continues leading as the President …

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Creating a Green Workforce in Community Colleges

1/14/2016 // By Julian Keniry

Interview with Dr. Jerry Weber, President of the College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL Jerry Weber is President of College of Lake County, in Illinois, where he has been supporting the clean economy workforce through the Illinois Green Economy Network …

The panel discusses during NWF’s side event connecting private sector commitments and REDD+ to decrease deforestation. Photo by Emily Becker

NWF Hosts Deforestation Events in Paris

12/17/2015 // By Emily Becker

As we have updated over the past 2 weeks, the National Wildlife Federation had a team in Paris for COP21, the United Nations’ Climate Change Conference. This year’s COP was a big one because it created an agreement that ramps up governments’ …

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12 Wins for Wildlife YOU Made Possible in 2015

12/11/2015 // By Collin O'Mara

Looking back at 2015, I’m incredibly proud of wins we achieved together for America’s wildlife. With friends of wildlife like you by our side, we helped restore more wild bison to the Great Plains, launched rescue efforts for our dwindling …

A selection of the wildlife highlighted at COP21. Credit: Emily Becker

NWF in Paris: COP21 Update

12/8/2015 // By Emily Becker

The National Wildlife Federation international team has been hard at work in Paris for the first half of the 21st Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21). At the start of week two, we wanted …

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6 Common Activities That Harm Wildlife

11/19/2015 // By Laura Bruss

Sometimes we forget that nearly everything we do has an impact on the world around us. Here are six common activities that many of us don’t realize have a negative effect on wildlife: 1. Using Products with Microbeads Have you ever …

Weekly News Roundup: We’re Saving Pollinators and more

6/5/2015 // By Linda Argueta

The National Wildlife Federation is joining forces with conservation and gardening organizations as well as seed groups to form the National Pollinator Garden Network! The network will work to save our pollinators with the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge! Up for …

Great Egret, Ardea alba. Photo by Rodney Cammauf, National Park Service

American Wetlands Month in Review: Trouble for the Everglades

5/29/2015 // By Jessica Ritter

This May marks the 25th anniversary of American Wetlands Month – an opportunity to celebrate the critical ecological and economic importance of wetlands for the country. Wetlands improve water quality, serve as a first line of defense against flooding, and …

Weekly News Roundup: It’s Endangered Species Day!

5/15/2015 // By Linda Argueta

Happy Endangered Species Day! Today is dedicated to spreading awareness on the need and importance of protecting our endangered species. For those of you on Twitter, join us in tweeting for wildlife! Yesterday, the National Wildlife Federation honored key environmental …

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