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Constituents or Lobbyists: Who Do House Leaders Represent?

7/25/2011 // By Miles Grant

The U.S. House of Representatives today takes up a bill that would halt endangered species listings, block Clean Water Act protections, and gut the Clean Air Act. Why would any member of Congress support it? As National Wildlife Federation President […] Read more >

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Climate Capsule: Gardening, Gore & Civil Disobedience

6/28/2011 // By Amanda Stone

This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: Adaptation in a Rapidly Changing Climate Quote: Bishop Stephen Blaire Economic Story of the Week: Keystone XL Bill Passes House Committee, Spurs Protest Editorial of the Week: Spurring the EPA on Greenhouse Gases […] Read more >

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Weekly News Roundup – May 27, 2011

5/27/2011 // By Aislinn Maestas

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s National Wildlife Federation news: Obama Takes Two Big Steps Towards Making Nation’s Vehicles Cleaner May 27, 2011 – On Wednesday, the […] Read more >

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On the Shore, On the Water, and Via Satellite: NWF Fights for Gulf Restoration

4/21/2011 // By Miles Grant

NWF marked one year of the Gulf oil disaster on Wednesday by joining a coalition of groups calling on members of Congress to act on legislation to dedicate BP’s oil disaster fines and penalties to restore Gulf Coast wetlands. Read more >

Why Doesn’t the United States Have an Energy Policy To Create Jobs and Protect the Environment?

3/8/2011 // By Larry Schweiger

 By Larry J. Schweiger  I hope you will join me at National Wildlife Federation’s 75th Anniversary Gala on April 13 in Washington D.C.  We’ll honor Robert Redford and the many other conservation heroes who have helped protect wildlife.  Here is […] Read more >

A Family for the Future of Wildlife

1/24/2011 // By Larry Schweiger

“For the nature of tomorrow, we must be the change that the world desperately needs today”  Also posted on National Wildlife magazine: I HAVE LONG THOUGHT of the National Wildlife Federation as part of my family. After all, the organization […] Read more >

Sustaining Life: How Our Health Depends on Biodiversity

12/10/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

My friend Dr. Eric Chivian, and Dr. Aaron Bernstein, both with Harvard Medical School’s Center for Health and the Global Environment, have published an excellent summary of the many diverse and vital ways that the natural world sustains our health […] Read more >

An Earth Ethic—Revisited

11/24/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

(Cross-posted from National Wildlife magazine) HAVE YOU NOTICED that wild strawberries picked from tendrils growing in the most impoverished, barren soils have the sweetest fruits? In their struggle for moisture and nutrients, these small, cone-shaped berries enrich and sweeten far […] Read more >

PA Official Resigns Over Spying on Enviros

10/7/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

Pennsylvania’s oil and gas industry is notoriously reckless on safety, ranking 6th worst in the  U.S. according to a recent National Wildlife Federation report, but somehow it was environmental advocates who were targeted by state level homeland security officials. The […] Read more >

Permanent Cap Marks End of Beginning of Gulf Oil Disaster

9/19/2010 // By Miles Grant

BP announced Sunday a permanent seal had been placed on its Macondo well, site of the April 20th Deepwater Horizon disaster that killed 11 people and led to an estimated 206 million gallons of oil gushing into the Gulf of […] Read more >