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Reduce, Reuse, ReTweet

4/13/2010 // By NWF

New courses and campaigns that take place online, specifically in social media, are changing the way students and staff talk about sustainability.

Obama Goes to Copenhagen!

12/1/2009 // By NWF

A day before Thanksgiving, President Obama gave us all a little something more to be thankful for by announcing that he will attend next week’s climate negotiations in Copenhagen. The announcement came after thousands of youth contacted the White House …

New Facebook Application Will Let You “Friend” A Mountain Gorilla (For Real)

8/31/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

Who would have thought you would ever “friend” a gorilla? AFP reports: “Users of the social networking sites Facebook and Twitter will be able to “befriend” rare Ugandan mountain gorillas and track their movements, a Wildlife Authority spokeswoman said Monday. …

Google the Echidna and Save a Pika

7/30/2009 // By Julia Marden

Ever feel like you’re wasting time on Wikipedia or Google? You probably are. I know I am. But today, I found a way to continue wasting hours on the internet and feel great about it. Facebook Causes has launched a …

The Best Birthday Present Ever — Protected Wildlife

7/22/2009 // By Danielle Brigida

I am writing to thank you for the best birthday I have ever had in my 25 years of life. I am forever touched by the amazing people I get to meet as Social Media Outreach Coordinator for NWF, but …

Facebook Fans Love to Read!

7/13/2009 // By Mary Quattlebaum

Our fans on Facebook share their favorite children’s books about the outdoors.

Take Friday to Think About Endangered Species

5/14/2009 // By Julia Marden

Last week, the Senate passed a resolution declaring today, May 15, as Endangered Species Day. It’s a day for all of us wildlife enthusiasts (and those who are still joining the party) to learn about endangered species and their habitats. …

Can Twitter and Facebook Help Connect People With Nature?

4/21/2009 // By Anne Cissel

The National Wildlife Federation is connecting people with nature — through the Internet. Sounds paradoxical, doesn’t it? It’s true. With just a few mouse clicks and key presses, we are raising awareness about the importance of outdoor time. Hopefully, with …

5 Tips to Get Off The Couch — And Get Outside!

1/9/2009 // By Anne Cissel

The holidays are over. The prospect of three more months of winter seems, well, HORRIBLE. Everyday I seem to find more reasons to Tether myself to my couch Surf Twitter, Flickr and Facebook Catch up on my Netflix This is …

A Big Decision Based On a Simple Question

11/20/2008 // By Rachel Faulkner

The EPA has dodged the responsibility of addressing the regulation of greenhouse gases that cause global warming for years. In 2007, the Supreme Court issued a ruling that greenhouse gases are air pollutants under the Clean Air Act, which gives …

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