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Bi-Partisanship Hits Capitol Hill – Thanks to Environmental Education!

7/14/2011 // By Danielle Moodie-Mills

  Today the bi-partisan No Child Left Inside Act (NCLI) (S.1372 and H.R. 2547) was introduced by Senators Jack Reed (D-RI), Mark Kirk (R-IL) and Congressman John Sarbanes (D-MD).  The NCLI Act will provide states with incentives to create environmental […] Read more >

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NOAA Sea Grant Guidance Raises Concern

7/1/2011 // By Miles Grant

Imagine if your doctor has diagnosed your ailment, but is prohibited from prescribing a cure. Sound crazy? But according to Greenwire (sub. req.), that’s what the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) continues to tell scientists in its Sea Grant […] Read more >

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Scientist Confirm Asian Carp Are Major Threat to the Great Lakes

6/30/2011 // By Marc Smith

Today, leading Great Lakes scientists announced a new report that examines the extent of the Asian carp threat in the Great Lakes. Asian carp are a huge threat to the Great Lakes and this report shows just how critical we must […] Read more >

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Thousands Attend Green Schools Summit

6/9/2011 // By Kim Martinez

Thousands of Maryland students attended the “Green Schools Summit” at Sandy Point State Park on Friday. Students, teachers, and parents enjoyed a beautiful, sunny day on the water as they investigated over 50 learning stations, environmental campaign workshops, and a […] Read more >

Understanding changes in land cover and climate will be key to managing wildfire. Photo by John McColgan, BLM.

A Top 40 List for Conservation

4/6/2011 // By Bruce Stein

As the now famous “snowpocalypse” blizzard raged across Washington DC in February of 2010, a small group huddled in a downtown office to create a “Top 40” list. This top 40 chart was not being drawn up for the ubiquitous […] Read more >

Believing in climate change makes you an expert, and here’s why

2/24/2011 // By Patricia Tillmann

Are you a climate change expert? If you agree that climate change is occurring, the answer to this question is 100% yes – especially if you are a scientist or work in environmental policy. Whether or not we feel we […] Read more >

Help the Polar Bear: Reduce Greenhouse Gases and Reclassify to Endangered

12/20/2010 // By Helen Chmura

A new study published in Nature indicates that if we reduce greenhouse gas emissions, polar bears have a better chance of avoiding extinction. Take Action for Polar Bears >> Previous studies from the USGS, which examined the effect “business as […] Read more >

Eco-Schools USA: Charting the Course to Excellence

11/12/2010 // By Jennifer Hammonds

“Charting the Course to Excellence” was the theme for the 2010 National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Area Conference in Baltimore. NWF’s Jennifer Hammonds attended, and left the conference even more proud to be an educator and a steward of the environment. Read more >

NASA and Eco-Schools USA – Get Your Techno On!

11/2/2010 // By Laura Hickey

The inaugural NASA/Eco-Schools USA Climate Change Connections professional development institute is happening this week just outside of Washington, DC. Read more >

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NASA and Eco-Schools USA – Forging Climate Change Connections

11/2/2010 // By Laura Hickey

The inaugural NASA/Eco-Schools USA Climate Change Connections professional development institute is happening this week just outside of Washington, DC. Read more >