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America’s Next Energy Chapter Has Begun!

Updated August 8, 2016 A new clean energy chapter for America is beginning that will create tens of thousands of jobs while protecting our wildlife and communities from the dangers …

New Yorkers come together to demand climate action. Photo by Max Oppen, EANY

Affiliate of the Week: Environmental Advocates of New York

In honor of our 80th Anniversary celebration throughout 2016, the National Wildlife Federation is recognizing each of our Affiliate Partners in a special “Affiliate of the Week” blog series that …

Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm in the North Sea (flickr/UK Department of Energy and Climate Change)

Landmark Moment for Offshore Wind Power in New York

U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced a competitive auction for more than 81,000 acres of federal waters for offshore wind energy development. She stated that “this is …

Reckless Risk on Our Rails: Call for Oil Train Transport Ban

The National Wildlife Federation, its affiliates, Environmental Advocates of New York and Vermont Natural Resources Council, and partners assembled more than 80 organizations, businesses, legislators, community leaders, and cities — …

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Offshore Wind Supporters Brave the Cold and Call on NYC…

New York has an abundance of wind and solar resources that can lead to local jobs, economic growth, and a cleaner environment. Photo by Barn Images via Flickr Creative Commons

New York Governor Points to Offshore Wind Power

Service technician with a tablet at the Rhyl Flats offshore wind farm (UK). Photo: Siemens AG, Munich/Berlin

A Big Week for Offshore Wind Power!

International Rose Test Garden in Washington Park, Portland Oregon. Photo by InSapphoWeTrust, Flickr Creative Commons

Fun Parks to Visit in the Top 10 Cities for Wildlife

Parks are great places to get outdoors and see wildlife, especially in cities. Whether a park is 100 acres or 4000 acres, wildlife is sure to be found in the …

National Wildlife Week: Bronx Guild High Boasts New York City’s Largest Orchard

One great way to engage multiple generations to live together with wildlife is to support multidisciplinary environmental education in schools, through great programs like Eco Schools USA. One of the …

Across the Atlantic, offshore wind has been advancing for more than 20 years... it's time for the US to catch up! (photo: London Array)

Energy Announcement on Long Island Indicates We Have a Long Way to Go

A long-awaited clean energy announcement on Long Island yesterday missed a major opportunity finally bring New York’s massive offshore wind power resource online. The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) committed to purchasing …

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