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Cloud Forest, Rain Forest: A NYC Eco-School Goes to Ecuador

10/21/2013 // By Guest Author

Guest post by Margaret Palmer This past spring, my high school (Stuyvesant High School), an NWF Eco-School in New York City, gave me and twenty-four other students involved in our Eco-Club the incredible opportunity to travel to Ecuador with four teachers for a week. […] Read more >

Marina Silva: Amazon Champion Inspires in Washington

4/27/2010 // By Miles Grant

The National Wildlife Federation’s international team hosted rainforest champion, Brazilian Senator, and presidential candidate Marina Silva for a press conference yesterday at our Washington, DC office. Brazilian journalists covering Marina Silva’s visit to the U.S. capitol learned her impressions of […] Read more >

COP15 Update: The Answer is in the Forest

12/16/2009 // By Miles Grant

With deforestation responsible for roughly 15 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, we have an opportunity to bridge a significant gap between what science tells us is necessary to avoid catastrophic climate change and the amount of reductions nations like the U.S. are willing to put on the table. Read more >

Did You Get That Handbag From…The Amazon Rainforest?

12/12/2009 // By Christine Dorsey

Here in Copenhagen, while negotiators hash out the details of an international climate agreement, thousands of organizations and businesses from all over the globe are monitoring the talks and bringing to the table ideas for how to solve the climate […] Read more >

Rainforest Education at Evergreen State College

3/11/2009 // By Xarissa Holdaway

Nalini Nadkarni, a faculty member at Evergreen State College, talked to TED about her work studying and preserving rainforests, including outreach projects that get inner-city youth from Washington into the trees and learning about nature. Here she describes the richly […] Read more >