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Guest Post: Celebrating the 10th Annual Atlanta Earth Tomorrow Summer Institute

This is a guest post from Dejia Freeman, a graduate of the National Wildlife Federation’s Atlanta Earth Tomorrow Program and current program assistant for Earth Tomorrow. The Southeast Regional Center …

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What Does Green Mean To African Americans?

As a child my sisters and I would sometimes share bath water and shop at the Goodwill for Sunday dresses.  My great grandma would unearth worms to go fishing and …

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Mercury Pollution Safeguards Proposal Draws Blockbuster Public Support

800,000 comments support the EPA in their efforts to curb dangerous mercury pollution from coal-fired power plants. Smashing records from previous public comment periods, over 800,000 Americans, with tens-of-thousands of …

Federal Budget Antics Threaten Safety of Communities, Raise Costs

Even climate change skeptics may agree that the weather is changing. Just this spring and summer, a tornado outbreak in Alabama tore through the state and destroyed homes; an unprecedented …

NWF activists support Rep. Lois Capps and Rep. Jan Schakowsky as they work to limit mercury pollution

Capps Amendment Protects People and Wildlife from Harmful Mercury Pollution

A press conference was held on Capitol Hill today in support of an amendment to the House Environment and Interior Appropriations bill that would protect people and wildlife by striking …

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Is There a Concerted Effort in Congress to Wipe Out Environmental Education Funding?

At first glance it seemed to me that environmental education spending cuts in Congress must be symptomatic of the broader trend to reduce federal spending in light of our nation’s …

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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 …

Over 630,000 Support Strong EPA Mercury Pollution Limits. How Many Is That?

http://www.nwf.org/News-and-Magazines/Media-Center/News-by-Topic/Global-Warming/2011/07-19-11-More-Than-600000-Americans-Support-Strong-Mercury-Pollution-Safeguards.aspx Enough to fill the Boston Red Sox’s Fenway Park nearly 17 times, or the New England Patriots’ Gillette Stadium 9 times. Enough to fill the football stadiums at Michigan …

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Asian Carp: Not Grandma’s Type of Fish

Early memories of fishing with our grandma included regular warnings to never eat the carp! As a child, the actively agile carp was a tough fish to get into the …

One Year Later, Michigan Tar Sands Oil Spill - Ceresco Dam

Realities of a Tar Sands Oil Spill, One Year Later

Around this time last year, I made an emergency trip home to Battle Creek, Mich., after hearing reports of a major oil spill in the Kalamazoo River. The oil disaster …

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