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Despite Epic Fail in 2012, Shell Wants Arctic Drilling “Do Over” in 2014

When Shell launched its drilling operations off the Alaska coast in 2012, it promised to employ “world-class technology and experience to ensure a safe, environmentally responsible Arctic exploration program.” What …

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Weekly News Roundup-December 13, 2013

What’s happening at National Wildlife Federation this week? Gifts for Kids Who Love Animals.  Give the gift of conservation! Bring Back Bison! America’s iconic bovine needs your help. Silencing a …

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Weekly News Roundup- December 6, 2013

What’s happening at National Wildlife Federation this week? Feeling the Heat.  New NWF photos show the effects of climate change on polar bears. Bioenergy Debacle. Read more about bioenergy development …

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A Polar Bear Population is In Decline. Can You Guess Why?

Update Below New photos show polar bears in a population of bears in Hudson Bay that are on the front lines of climate change, as news continues to break on their …

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Dwindling Arctic Sea Ice Forces 10,000 Walruses Ashore

When we discuss sea ice here at NWF, we’re usually talking about polar bears. But this month, the annual loss of sea ice in the Arctic is affecting another marine …

A polar bear swimming for survival. y National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Richard Seeley.

Top 10 Wild Ways to Stay Cool

From polar bears to squirrels, wildlife all have their own ways of beating the wilting summer heat without cranking up the air conditioning.  With these cool tips in mind, you …

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Starved Polar Bear: Too Shocking for Words

About 10 years ago, when I worked on a mercury pollution campaign, an industry representative challenged me and a toxicologist on whether mercury in fish is really that bad. In …

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Weekly News Roundup: August 9, 2013

What’s happening at National Wildlife Federation this week? The Secret Life of Gray Foxes : Check out these dazzling photos of the nocturnal gray fox! Did you know birds have …

As Fish Die in Alaska Heat, Media Ignores Climate Tie

Last week, Reuters reported thousands of Alaskan salmon and trout are dying as a result of record-setting heat wave. But the real shock of the story comes in realizing the …

Presenting Gina McCarthy, EPA Assistant Administrator for Air and Radiation, with comments from NWF's activists.

Senate Should Give Gina McCarthy a Clean Vote

  |   May 16, 2013

One week after her confirmation vote was delayed by a petty partisan protest, Gina McCarthy’s nomination as Environmental Protection Agency administrator was approved by the Senate Environment and Public Works …

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