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Weekly News Roundup – November 4, 2011

I was out last Friday hiking with my coworkers, so this week we have a double edition of the National Wildlife Federation news roundup: Healthy Kids Outdoors Act Supports Strategies …

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Update: House of Representatives approves bill allowing more invasive species in Great Lakes

The U.S. House of Representatives on Nov. 4 approved legislation that would leave the Great Lakes and other U.S. waters vulnerable to invasive species that live in ocean freighters’ ballast …

Pew! – An unwanted, stinky, hungry guest

The holidays are just around the corner and just like the unwanted holiday guest who eats all the food in the fridge and smells up the house the Brown Marmorated …

Weekly News Roundup – October 7, 2011

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: Mass Opposition to Keystone XL in DC Today October …

Weekly News Roundup – September 9, 2011

Our offices were closed last Friday, so this week we have a double edition of the National Wildlife Federation news roundup: Congress Moves Flood Insurance Reform Forward as Americans Face …

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If You Don’t Eat Your Veggies Stink Bugs Will

  Unlike scores of children around the globe, brown marmorated stink bugs don’t mind eating their veggies or yours. The invasive species is rather fond of broccoli and asparagus, some …

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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 …

Video — Great Lakes and Invasives and Oil, Oh My!

Two of the greatest threats to the greatest of lakes – invasive species and submerged oil pipelines – were the subject of a Detroit public television legal affairs program on …

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Scientist Confirm Asian Carp Are Major Threat to the Great Lakes

Today, leading Great Lakes scientists announced a new report that examines the extent of the Asian carp threat in the Great Lakes. Asian carp are a huge threat to the Great …

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Motion maps track spread of Asian carp and invasive mussels

Motion maps of Asian carp and invasive mussels’ spread  across the U.S created by NWF and the U.S. Geological Survey dramatize as never before their meteoric invasion.  Watch Asian carp spread across the …

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