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Climate Capsule: Earth, Snow & Fire

6/14/2011 // By Amanda Stone

This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: Comments on Keystone Quote: Representative Bob Inglis (R-SC) Economic Story of the Week: USDA Grants Help Farmers Face Climate Change Editorial of the Week: Solutions: Time to rethink flood control Declining Snowpack Strains […] Read more >

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Oh Carp! Flying Fish May Invade Great Lakes

6/14/2011 // By Mekell Mikell

A fish out of water is more than an expression along the Mississippi and Missouri river basins – it’s also a threat to people and wildlife. Asian carp are an invasive species of flying fish wrecking havoc upstream along the […] Read more >

Weekly News Roundup – June 3, 2011

6/3/2011 // 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: June is Great Outdoors Month! June 3, 2011 – Some people can’t get enough time outdoors, surrounded […] 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 >

Weekly News Roundup – May 20, 2011

5/20/2011 // 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: Celebrating Endangered Species Day May 20, 2011 – We do not always know the value of something […] Read more >

Guest Post: It’s Still the Mighty River

5/19/2011 // By Amanda Stone

This post was written by Amanda Moore, NWF’s Coastal Louisiana Organizer in New Orleans. I have to admit, I was terrified to visit the overflowing banks of the Mighty Mississippi this week.  Not knowing what to expect (no one alive […] Read more >

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Mississippi River Flooding: How You Can Help

5/18/2011 // By Mekell Mikell

Intense flooding is devastating communities along the Mississippi River, but there are ways you can help. Here is a list of organizatons providing flood relief efforts: Aidmatrix Network http://www.aidmatrixnetwork.org Web resource lists all the organizations that are involved in the […] Read more >

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Climate Capsule: Congress and Big Oil Battle It Out

5/17/2011 // By Amanda Stone

This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: Oil Execs Cry “Un-American” Quote: Steve Torbit, Executive Director, National Wildlife Federation’s Rocky Mountain region Economic Story of the Week: Cutting Carbon to Cut Costs Editorial of the Week: Climate Change Denial Becomes […] Read more >

Weekly News Roundup – May 13, 2011

5/13/2011 // 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: High Waters Offer Sediment-Laden Lessons Amidst Flooding Tragedy May 13, 2011 – As the rising waters of […] Read more >

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Climate Crisis Fueling Mississippi River’s Historic Floods

5/9/2011 // By Miles Grant

The Mississippi River is experiencing its second “500-year flood” since 1993. That’s no freak occurrence – it’s a result of man-made carbon pollution changing our climate. “All extreme weather events are now subject to human influence,” said Dr. Peter Gleick, […] Read more >