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Striped dolphins observed in emulsified oil on April 29, 2010. Credit: NOAA.

Will the RESTORE Act Actually Restore the Gulf of Mexico?

3/4/2014 // By Amanda Fuller

Despite what BP wants you to believe, the Gulf oil spill is not over. Scientists continue to learn more and more about the ongoing impacts of the disaster on dolphins, loons, sea turtles and other wildlife. In Louisiana alone, BP […] Read more >

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Gulf Restoration Tour Finishes on a High Note!

6/23/2011 // By Jenna Peters

405 Volunteers + 3,240 Hours of Hard Labor = Tireless Dedication and Commitment to the Gulf’s Precious Places. While BBQs, beach outings, and parades were in full swing Memorial Day weekend, National Wildlife Federation’s committed network of volunteers were knee […] Read more >

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Climate Capsule: America’s Hunters, Anglers Call for Clean Air

6/7/2011 // By Amanda Stone

It’s that time again… To avoid those humid climate blues, check out planet Earth’s press statement in The Onion. This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: Sportsmen Say No to Clean Air Act Cuts Quote: Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney Economic […] Read more >

The Gulf Coast: A Long Road to Recovery

8/2/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger I was back down in the Gulf recently, and there is going to be a long road for recovery for the communities and wildlife impacted by the BP oil disaster.  Here is an update from my […] Read more >

Imagine your world…covered in oil

6/29/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger Since National Wildlife Federation has been working so hard to make sure the impacted wildlife have a voice in the continuing BP oil disaster, many people have asked me what they can do to help. Here […] Read more >

NWF Team to Gulf & BP’s Campaign Cash: Watch NWF’s Climate Capsule

5/25/2010 // By Miles Grant

In this week’s NWF Climate Capsule video, lessons we didn’t learn from the Exxon Valdez, NWF’s call to revoke newly-issued deep water drilling permits & BP’s donation to one of its most prominent defenders.
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Forecast Florida: BP Oil Spill Now Being Tracked in Two Directions

5/20/2010 // By Miles Grant

NOAA’s BP oil spill response page is now featuring not one but two BP oil spill maps. The first one highlights the projected devastation in Louisiana, where winds from the southeast are forecast to bring devastation in the coming days: […] Read more >

Video: NWF’s Oil Spill Response Featured on PlanetForward.org

5/15/2010 // By Miles Grant

I joined PlanetForward.org this week to talk about my trip to the Gulf of Mexico to report on the BP oil spill: We need a new national energy policy — one that will cut our oil dependence & protect America’s […] Read more >

Marine Life Confusing “Dispersed” Oil with Sea Habitat

5/13/2010 // By Miles Grant

Are you like me? Do you not think much about seaweed unless it gets caught in your bathing suit? Until my 10-hour boat trip across oil spill-impacted areas last week, I had no idea what a critical role sargassum, a […] Read more >

BP Oil Spill Update: Birds, Barrel Bickering & Betty White

5/11/2010 // By Miles Grant

The latest news from the Gulf Coast: The first two birds rescued from the spill have been returned to the wild Officials are pumping more fresh river water into the Louisiana wetlands to try to push the oil offshore Teams […] Read more >

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