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9 Reasons Social Media and the Web Can Save Wildlife

3/25/2009 // By Danielle Brigida

It is my personal belief that social media can play a huge role in helping protect wildlife. Being a part of the information age is incredible and overwhelming at times, but I can’t help but be optimistic that we are in a better place than ever before to save wildlife
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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 >

Science Fair Project Ideas: Wildlife Watch

2/27/2009 // By Jessica Jones

In springtime, countless parents, teachers and home school instructors look for fun, educational science projects to perform with their kids. Whether it is a one-time only exercise or a large-scale seasonal project, why not use National Wildlife Federation’s Wildlife Watch […] Read more >

Dancing = education?

2/11/2009 // By NWF

Does a teacher have to dance to teach good science? Richard Alley of Penn State does (you can see the original post at DotEarth here), twisting around and waving his arms to show how the earth’s orbit influences global temperature […] Read more >

Conservation Groups File Suit To Restore Endangered Species Act Protections

12/18/2008 // By Kristin Johnson

The National Wildlife Federation, 13 of its affiliates, and Golden Gate Audubon filed suit today challenging the Bush administration’s regulations weakening the consultation requirements of the Endangered Species Act. According to the lawsuit, the Bush administration’s regulations drastically reduce protections […] Read more >

Wildlife Watch with Twitter and Plurk

12/5/2008 // By Danielle Brigida

No matter where you are, you can participate in Wildlife Watch and let us know about the wildlife and plants you observe. Wildlife Watch is a national, nature watching program created for people of all ages. Through Wildlife Watch, you’ll […] Read more >

Use this Weekend To Wildlife Watch

4/25/2008 // By Danielle Brigida

Earth Day is over but we’ve still got this weekend to celebrate  National Wildlife Week. National Wildlife Federation has been holding this annual event for 70 years to celebrate wildlife and help people connect with nature. This year, we’re encouraging […] Read more >

CHILL OUT WITH US!!

4/10/2008 // By Kristin Kranendonk

We’re less than a week away from the second annual Chill Out: Campus Solutions to Global Warming webcast! This FREE webcast will feature colleges from around the country that are leading the fight against global warming. Ask our panelists questions, […] Read more >

Computer Software to Help Save Endangered Animals

3/17/2008 // By NWF

A guest post by Mahesh Basantani, a research scholar in Botany who also writes for Inabitat, a green design blog. Species extinction is a natural phenomenon with one to five species going extinct each year. But, presently this rate has […] Read more >

Celebrating Endangered Species Day and Biodiversity

5/21/2007 // By Amie Kasakitis

Excitement and anticipation filled the air. Despite the cool and dreary weather spirits were high and no amount of rain would ruin our day. People of all different ages and backgrounds had gathered at Rock Creek Park for one reason: […] Read more >