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Polar bear mother and cubs

Photo of the Day: Polar Bear Mother and Cubs

Photo by Christine Haines See more of Christine Haines’s photos on Flickr >> What’s Your Favorite Photo? Enter your favorite photo that you’ve taken of wildlife or landscapes in our …

An inquisitive female polar bear checks me out.

Watch Polar Bears Live Online

I’m a pretty lucky guy. As National Wildlife Federation naturalist, I get to go on television to promote conservation, often with real wild animals.  It’s a very cool job, and I …

The frozen cap of the Arctic Ocean broke a new record low when it reached its annual summertime minimum extent. | Image credit: NASA

How Arctic Sea Ice Loss Can Set the Stage for Superstorms

As the east coast begins efforts to recover from Hurricane Sandy, the devastating effects of climate change are impossible to miss. Bigger, more powerful storms. More rainfall and higher storm …

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Turn Spotlight on Climate in Debates

Last night at the presidential debate, the moderator did not allow an undecided voter with concerns about climate change to ask a question–despite carbon pollution being central to the lengthy …

Polar Bear Breaks Ice

One Day Left: Ask the Candidates About Climate Change

The October 16 debate between President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney will be a town hall forum, and you have the chance to choose the questions! Google is accepting …

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Clock Ticks Down for Arctic Marine Life as Shell Oil Rig Heads to Sea

This week a Shell Oil Co. drilling rig, the Kulluk, headed towards the Beaufort Sea off Alaska’s northern coast to begin drilling operations.  This flagship effort to open up Arctic waters to …

Carbon Rule Comment Delivery with Polar Bear

Record-Setting Three Million Strong for Wildlife

This summer, wildlife have suffered the effects of the terrible wildfires, droughts, and heat caused by climate change. The Western fires sent moose fleeing their blazing habitat in Colorado, the …

This Friday is Endangered Species Day, do you have any on your campus?

  On Friday, May 18, 2012 join National Wildlife Federation in recognizing Endangered Species Day, a day to learn about the imperiled birds, fish and plants in your area and also …

credit: Mark Wexler

Petition Asks Discovery Channel to Stand Up for Climate Science

Conservationists have been raving about the amazing images of wildlife surviving in frigid habitats depicted in the Discovery Channel’s Frozen Planet series, but they’ve also noticed something missing – an honest …

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More than 735,000 Americans Support Action to Curb Carbon Pollution [VIDEO & PHOTOS]

We asked you to speak up for polar bears, and you delivered! More than 735,000 Americans, including nearly 50,000 NWF members and supporters have sent letters to the Environmental Protection Agency in …

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