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Why Big Oil is Declaring War on Polar Bears – And How You Can Help Fight Back

It’s happening again – Big Oil is using deceptive tactics to confuse the public about climate science. And this time, the attack threatens polar bears.

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Climate Capsule: Turn Down the Heat

This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: Wrong Pipeline, Wrong Oil Quote: Congressman Steny H. Hoyer Economic Story of the Week: Energy-Saving LEDs , Unstoppable Editorial of the Week: Sizzle …

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Oiled Bald Eagle Among Yellowstone River Oil Spill Victims

As fish show signs of stress, a live oiled bald eagle has been spotted in Montana’s Yellowstone River oil spill zone, along with a dead owl and several dead ducks covered in oil.

Rising temperatures in the world’s oceans are causing sea ice—critical habitat for polar bears—to disappear for longer and longer periods during the late summer. Photo: Norbert Rossing

Climate Capsule: When the House Attacks

This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: House Spending Bill Attacks Endangered Species, Clean Water and Clean Air Quote: Jeremy Symons, senior VP, Conservation & Education, NWF Economic Story of …

U.S. Not Ready for Keystone XL Worst-Case

Are giant Canadian oil companies fudging their safety analyses to get the mother of all pipelines built across the U.S.?  And what could happen if a mega-pipeline has a catastrophic …

Video — Great Lakes and Invasives and Oil, Oh My!

Two of the greatest threats to the greatest of lakes – invasive species and submerged oil pipelines – were the subject of a Detroit public television legal affairs program on …

Oiled pasture on the farm of NWF's Alexis Bonogofsky along Montana's Yellowstone River

As Cleanup Continues, Oil Spreads 15 Miles Down Montana’s Yellowstone River

We’re now learning oil from last week’s Exxon Mobil pipeline rupture under Montana’s Yellowstone River has traveled much further downstream than the oil giant originally estimated.

Oil in Montana's Yellowstone River (NWF's Alexis Bonogofsky)

Exxon Mobil Oil Pipeline Ruptures Under Montana’s Yellowstone River

Here’s an account of the oil spill along with pictures from NWF’s Alexis Bonogofsky, who lives on the Yellowstone River in Montana.

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Big Oil Finally Catches a Break, Can Now Afford to Send Kids to College

Big Oil made big news on Wednesday when Exxon Mobil announced a major find in one of its Gulf of Mexico oil fields.  Predictably, the industry and their friends in …

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Climate Capsule: Congress and Big Oil Battle It Out

This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: Oil Execs Cry “Un-American” Quote: Steve Torbit, Executive Director, National Wildlife Federation’s Rocky Mountain region Economic Story of the Week: Cutting Carbon to …

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