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Hold Your Senators Accountable on their Dirty Oil Vote

3/25/2013 // By Robyn Carmichael

On Friday, the U.S. Senate passed Senator Hoeven’s amendment 62-37, a non-binding amendment that expresses support for building the Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline–despite the projects’ devastating impacts on the climate crisis and wildlife including woodland caribou. While the […] Read more >

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Keep Anti-Wildlife Riders Out of the Budget

3/20/2013 // By Robyn Carmichael

Right now, the U.S. Senate is starting to debate on the Budget Resolution for the next fiscal year, which demonstrates what our priorities are as a country. But, as in previous years, big polluters and their allies in Congress are […] Read more >

We should keep these guys around, if only to avoid having to pick a new national bird.

Teaming With Wildlife Fights for Wildlife Conservation Funding

3/15/2013 // By Ryan Kingston

Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to be part of an eloquently chaotic event known as a fly-in, compounded by the ‘snowquester,’ an unfortunate combination of a major snowstorm false alarm and the Federal Budget crisis. NWF regularly hosts […] Read more >

Weekly News Roundup – March 30, 2012

3/30/2012 // By Aislinn Maestas

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: New Student Guide Offers Steps for Peer to Peer Campus Sustainability Training March 30 – NWF and the Association for […] Read more >

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Ready to Fight the Stealth Attack on Wildlife? Part Four: Wolverines

9/7/2011 // By Anne Bolen

Just the name wolverine evokes images of a ferocious fighter, able to take down prey many times its size. However, the U.S. government isn’t one of them. The largest of the land-dwelling weasels, this predator has been named a Gulo […] Read more >

Arboreal Salamander, via Bill Bouton/Flickr

Ready to Fight the Stealth Attack on Wildlife? Part Three: Salamanders

8/31/2011 // By Amanda Stone

In all of your accidental or not-so-accidental  salamander sightings, have you ever seen two that were identical? With more than 500 species across the world that span the colors of the rainbow with speckles, spots, stripes, and some that can […] Read more >

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Ready to Fight the Stealth Attack on Wildlife? Part Two: Northern Pintails

8/24/2011 // By Laura Tangley

It’s easy to see why the northern pintail is known as the “greyhound of the air.” A long, slender, small-headed and long-necked duck—propelled by narrow, elongated wings—the sleek pintail seems designed for speed. This quick and graceful flier stands out easily […] Read more >

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Ready to Fight the Stealth Attack on Wildlife? Part One: Polar Bears

8/17/2011 // By Mekell Mikell

Polar bears may be Arctic icons, but even their animal rock-star status can’t always sway Congress to protect wildlife. Global warming is melting habitat the big white bears depend on to survive, but recent and upcoming votes by the nation’s […] Read more >