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In the Wild, It’s Survival of the Trickiest

4/1/2014 // By Dani Tinker

Animals have some crazy tricks up their sleeves, and it’s all a matter of survival. Species must adapt special skills for protection and food, and in the process they often leave other animals completely fooled. That Stinks A few familiar […] Read more >

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Beekeeping Offers a Connection with Nature

6/20/2013 // By David Ruckman

NWF’s lead online developer shares memories of his beekeeping hobby. Read more >

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Backyard Wildlife Color of the Week: YELLOW

5/18/2012 // By Anne Senft

Enjoy these beautiful photos of backyard wildlife that are all or partially yellow. Read more >

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Help Defend the Safety Net of Protections for Endangered Wildlife

3/16/2011 // By John Kostyack

Proposals in Congress to remove the safety net of protection for endangered wildlife are flying around fast and furious.
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Save Ice Cream! #HelpHoneyBees

11/5/2009 // By Kristin Johnson

Häagen-Dazs knows the importance of honeybees to ice cream. Pollination is “essential for ingredients in nearly 50 percent of our all-natural superpremium flavors,” according to their website, HelptheHoneyBees.com. In an effort to raise awareness for the decline in honeybee populations […] Read more >

Three Things You Can Do for Bees

6/23/2009 // By Julia Marden

I was just flipping through this month’s National Wildlife magazine, and I saw this fascinating article on America’s bees. Bees and other pollinators are disappearing from our country due to a variety of threats to their habitat and climate. And […] Read more >

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7 Reasons Bats are Just as Cool as Batman

7/22/2008 // By Danielle Brigida

Batman, the hero of Gotham and star of The Dark Knight, is a good guy faced with intense obstacles that sometimes make him an enemy in the eyes of his city. More often than not, he falls victim to the […] Read more >

Honey Bees: What’s the Buzz About?

5/18/2007 // By Amie Kasakitis

My first encounter with a bee probably went along the same lines as the majority of people’s encounters: the buzz, the flash of yellow and black and then the painful sting. But despite their bad reputation and occasional sting, bees […] Read more >