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Greening the Work Force

Since 1936, the National Wildlife Federation has worked to conserve the nation’s wildlife and wild places. As part of our 80th anniversary celebration, we are recognizing important moments in our …

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Five Lessons for Boosting Career Skills in a Clean Energy Economy

When Jobs for the Future and National Wildlife Federation teamed up to create the Greenforce Initiative with 100 community colleges and dozens of employers across six states in 2010, we …

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NWF Gears Up for 2014 Good Jobs Green Jobs Conference

  Now in its seventh year, the Good Jobs, Green Jobs Conference will be in Washington, D.C., February 10-11, 2014. As a proud sponsor of the conference, National Wildlife Federation is excited …

Researchers and a UMBC teacher and student examine details of NASA's GRIP project, which is studying the formation and intensity of hurricanes. Flickr photo by NASA/Paul E. Alers.

When Scientists Get Tattoos, Do Instructors Respond for Students? A Survey Inquires

Back in fall of 1989, in one of my earliest experiences as a conservation organizer, a professor stood up before about 200 students and faculty we’d assembled at the University …

Campus Ecology Fellow Ellen Teygart collects a soil sample from the field. Image credit Brittany Prischak.

Campuses Safeguard Wildlife, Cut Carbon Pollution

National Wildlife Federation’s Jim Lyon Motivates Virginia Students to Lead…

Congratulations to the Class of 2013 for graduating with zero carbon debt!! Image via Microsoft Clip Art.

Graduate with Zero Carbon Debt!

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Three Tips for “Making Good” from Billy Parish

Are you about to graduate? Interested in working to make the world a better place, and also interested in making money along the way? For those convinced that the two goals …

Initiating Sustainability through the Production of Biodiesel Fuels

In the not too distant future, Piedmont Community College’s (PCC) lawn mowers and yard equipment could be powered by biodiesel fuels produced from cooking oils used in the College’s snack …

A student at St Clair County Community College scans a QR code with her smartphone to learn more about a campus green feature. Image credit St Clair County Community College.

The Future of Campus Sustainability

On the afternoon of Tuesday, January 29, as part of the Johnson County Community College Center for Sustainability webinar series, Dr. Jay Antle, Executive Director, and Dave Newport, Director of …

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