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A Louisiana fishing boat captain led National Wildlife Federation Naturalist David Mizejewski & several reporters to an oil-stained marsh yesterday. A Reuters reporter reveals what they found: In marshy areas, vegetation is blackened from oil, and looks burnt just above […] Read more >
Even if oiled birds like the brown pelican are cleaned, significant numbers won’t survive their return to the wild. Should we try to rehabilitate them anyway?
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As the bleak news continues to flow from the oil spill disaster in the Gulf, there is one thing that is keeping spirits a little bit lighter: the amazing outpouring of support from people–especially children–across the country who are doing […] Read more >
By Larry J. Schweiger Download NWF_TarSands_final_pages Today National Wildlife Federation is releasing a new report Staying Hooked on a Dirty Fuel: Why Canadian Tar Sands are a Bad Bet for the United States. The report is being released one week […] Read more >
Former National Wildlife Federation staffer Denise Ryan captured this video of a dolphin swimming near the pier at Louisiana’s Grand Isle East State Park. Here are some of her notes: The park was open but the beach closed. They did […] Read more >
A song lyric by Jimmy Buffett takes on an eerie new meaning in the wake of the BP oil disaster.
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Via CNBC, check out this model from the National Center for Atmospheric Research: Help ensure NWF has the funding needed to be on the front lines helping wildlife >> For all the latest news on how the oil spill is […] Read more >
Dr. Doug Inkley, senior scientist at the National Wildlife Federation, has compiled startling numbers on dolphin & sea turtle strandings so far. Here’s what he found: The 244 endangered & threatened sea turtle strandings in the spill area is 6 […] Read more >
The National Wildlife Federation is making a habit out of refuting BP’s bogus claims about the BP oil spill. Last week, we proved BP wrong on how much oil is soaking Louisiana’s marshes. Now, in the face of a wave […] Read more >
“We’ve dropped everything, family plans, work plans to spend time down there to be the voice of wildlife …. It’s like seeing your kids in harm’s way. It’s hard to focus on anything but making sure we’re doing everything we can,” said NWF’s Jeremy Symons.
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