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Sea otters are Climate Guardians. Photo from USFWS

Meet A Few of Our Climate Guardians

The climate change story is often one of doom and gloom. There are countless examples of how our rapidly changing climate is impacting wildlife and habitat across the U.S., and …

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Ten Remarkable California Wildlife Moments in 2015

As the California Director of the National Wildlife Federation, I have the best job in the world. While overseeing the organization’s conservation work in the Golden State, I continually witness …

Photo donated by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Constance Parry.

Remembering Exxon Valdez

Twenty-five years ago, the oil tanker Exxon Valdez crashed into a reef in Prince William Sound, Alaska. Eleven million gallons of oil contaminated over 11,000 square miles of ocean and …

Alert Sea Otter and Pup

7 Wildlife Photo Tips to Never Forget

This guest post by Jim Goldstein is sponsored by BorrowLenses.com. I’ve always felt great wildlife photography mapped well to the Chinese proverb “the journey is the reward.” While I obviously enjoy …

Sea otter in pup relaxing in Morro Bay (photo by Beth Pratt)

Marine Mammal Mania!

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Photo of the Day: Sea Otter Mother and Pup

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Sea Otters: More than Just a Cute Face

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15 Adorable Wildlife Puppies for National Puppy Day

Ask anyone who knows me, and they’ll tell you that two of my favorite things are: 1) wildlife and 2) puppies. When I’m not at work helping protect the first, …

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California Sea Otter Population Declining

Scientists say California sea otter numbers are falling for new reasons that aren’t fully understood.

How Cap & Trade Would Help Wildlife (Or: Cap Pollution, Trade Otters!)

Over at The New Republic’s The Vine, Brad Plumer discusses how sea otters make the case for capping carbon pollution & allowing trading of pollution permits: Let’s say Congress enacted …

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