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In this week’s National Wildlife Federation Climate Capsule, how global warming could lead to stronger poison ivy, another landmark event now planned for the week of Earth Day & talking drilling with Dirty the Global Warming Denier Sock Puppet.
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In a recent Men’s Journal article, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar described the Roan Plateau in Colorado as “one of those treasured landscapes of America,” and “a place where we have fish and wildlife resources, beautiful streams.” Yet… Read more >
Two major reminders about how urgent it is for America to break its addiction to oil.
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Native American and environmental groups filed suit in federal court today challenging a proposed tar sands oil pipeline that would bring the dirtiest oil on Earth from Canada to the United States. The U.S. State Department’s approval on Aug. 20… Read more >
National Wildlife Federation released the following memo today to editorial and opinion writers about the State Department’s approval of a multi billion dollar pipeline to import oil from Canadian tar sands in to the United States. These dirty fuels produce… Read more >
TODAY’s THE DAY! Within hours, Congress is expected to vote on legislation to confront the single greatest threat to America’s wildlife and natural resources. Please make sure your representative will help pass this groundbreaking legislation today. Here are the top 3 reasons… Read more >
Underneath a 1,300 square mile area along the T-shaped border of Colorado, Utah and Wyoming lies more estimated oil–in the form of oil shale–than all the oil in of Saudi Arabia. It seems perfect that we have all the oil… Read more >
In Western states, land is literally being cooked to extract oil. Long avoided due to its intense water and energy demands, industries are starting to look at oil shale development to meet America’s domestic energy needs. However, this growing interest… Read more >
Congress has passed the Omnibus Public Lands Bill that will designate more than 2 million acres of wilderness in nine states and establish three new national park units, a new national monument, three new national conservation areas, more than 1,000… Read more >
We’ve waited a long time for a significant victory for our public lands… Over the last five years, it’s been one thing after another threatening to take the character and beauty from our public lands. From fossil fuel development occurring… Read more >