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Ring Ring! NWF Rings the NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

5/23/2013 // By Christopher Parker

There is a lot of strange wildlife running around Times Square in New York and certainly not the same kind that National Wildlife Federation has been protecting for 77 years, but that didn’t stop NWF from braving this concrete jungle […] Read more >

Presenting Gina McCarthy, EPA Assistant Administrator for Air and Radiation, with comments from NWF's activists.

Senate Should Give Gina McCarthy a Clean Vote

5/16/2013 // By Anne Goddard

One week after her confirmation vote was delayed by a petty partisan protest, Gina McCarthy’s nomination as Environmental Protection Agency administrator was approved by the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee today. “Gina McCarthy has already been approved once by […] Read more >

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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 >

Kids’ Perspectives On Disney’s Nature Celebration

6/7/2012 // By Guest Author

National Wildlife Federation recently joined four NWF Youth Ambassadors from across the country at the Disney Youth Conservation Summit. The kids were recognized, along with 100 other youth, for their work to promote conversation and protect nature. Collected below are […] Read more >

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The Big Tell: Oil Prices Fall After Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline Rejection

1/19/2012 // By Miles Grant

Why would President Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline cause oil prices to FALL? You have to wonder what Big Oil is more worried about: That it won’t be able to sell the oil to China, or that […] Read more >

The Oberlin Project: Why We Need It Now

1/10/2012 // By Larry Schweiger

  I was heartened when visiting with my good friend David Orr in Oberlin, Ohio recently to hear about the Oberlin Project.  Similar to the transformative Adam Joseph Lewis Center envisioned and implemented by Adam Lewis, David and many others, the […] Read more >

National Association of Evangelicals Releases Document on Climate Change and Impacts on the Poor

12/20/2011 // By Larry Schweiger

The National Association of Evangelicals released a new document on climate change’s impacts on the poor.  Loving the Least of These:  Addressing a Changing Environment covers the science of climate change, its impacts that are affecting everyone but that will […] Read more >

Aerial shot of Alberta tar sands taken during NWF flyover.

Keystone XL Tar Sands Decision Reportedly Delayed (UPDATED)

11/10/2011 // By Miles Grant

“It’s a huge victory, and it would probably be the biggest environmental gift that President Barack Obama has given us,” said NWF’s Tony Iallonardo. Read more >

Thousands of People (plus one Whooping Crane) Protest Keystone XL

11/7/2011 // By Jenny Kordick

I gathered with thousands of others around Barack Obama’s house on Sunday, urging the President to say no to the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline that would carry millions of barrels of tar sands oil through America’s heartland, including the sensitive […] Read more >

credit: Mark Wexler

Climate Capsule: “Catastrophic, In Fact”

8/2/2011 // By Amanda Stone

In this week’s Capsule, Senator Durbin calls out Congress for avoiding discussion of global warming while they pass legislation to cut spending on programs that clean our air and water and attempt to reduce our carbon pollution. I don’t think they heard you… Read more >