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Insomniac Bears

4/30/2009 // By Julia Marden

Last week I met a wildlife biologist from New Hampshire. Each year he sees animals that can’t adapt to the rising temperatures– grizzly bears that won’t hibernate and snowshoe hares whose fur won’t turn white. He came to DC to […] Read more >

Live Blogging House Hearings on Clean Energy Legislation

4/22/2009 // By Miles Grant

National Wildlife Federation staffers are taking notes on today’s House Energy & Commerce Committee hearing on the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009, draft principles for clean energy & climate legislation introduced by Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA) and […] Read more >

A Second Chance for Millions of Acres of Public Lands

3/17/2009 // By Shreema Mehta

Last week, I visited Piney Point Park in Maryland. It was cold and a little rainy, but it was also truly memorable to see bald cypress trees whose roots grew above ground and tiny little Carolina chickadees. Wilderness areas like […] Read more >

Help is On the Way

2/3/2009 // By Julia Marden

Alright friends of wildlife, here’s the update: A green recovery package has passed the U.S. House of Representatives– with great provisions to create clean energy jobs while protecting wildlife and natural resources. Great work from the thousands of you that demanded the […] Read more >

Finally! A Victory for Public Lands!

1/23/2009 // By Lisa Eadens

We’ve waited a long time for a significant victory for our public lands… Over the last five years, it’s been one thing after another threatening to take the character and beauty from our public lands. From fossil fuel development occurring […] Read more >

Historic Times for the Conservation Movement

12/4/2007 // By Josh Nelson

The momentum right now in the conservation movement is really incredible.  Not only are we on the eve of mandating an increase in fuel efficiency to 35 MPG, but we are also just hours away from seeing the first comprehensive […] Read more >

The Arctic Wildlife Refuge–Whose Land?

5/18/2006 // By Larry Schweiger

Caribou Rising: Defending the Porcupine Herd, Gwich-’in Culture, and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge by Rick Bass Sierra Club Books 164 pp., $19.95 With gas prices climbing, oil executives hope that lawmakers will be persuaded to open the Arctic National […] Read more >

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