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Loggerhead sea turtle hatchling, Outer Banks, North Carolina

Photo of the Day: Start of a Journey

5/9/2012 // By Rachel Faulkner

Your Photo Could Be Here Would you like one of your nature photos to be Photo of the Day? Submit images by sharing your photos with our Flickr group and tagging them with “PhotoOfTheDay-NWF12“. Help create a little daily inspiration …

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Awesome Wildlife Record Breakers

3/22/2012 // By Kevin Coyle

Here are some of the many extraordinary facts about wildlife, as a reminder of how deep and rich the natural world really is. Extra-Large Wildlife Blue whales reach lengths of 110 feet (with females being bigger than males), making them …

Meet Calypso: a 450-pound green sea turtle who lives at the National Aquarium in Baltimore, Maryland. MBlevins/NWF

Can Obama Administration Pursue ‘Big’ Clean Energy and Avoid Big Impacts to Wildlife?

12/22/2011 // By Justin Allegro

Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar made several announcements regarding progress in pursing large renewable energy projects on America’s public lands and waters.  Secretary Salazar announced that the relevant Federal agencies will move forward with:  The approval of this Administration’s …

Meet Calypso: a 450-pound green sea turtle who lives at the National Aquarium in Baltimore, Maryland. MBlevins/NWF

Exploring the National Aquarium: How a 450-pound Green Sea Turtle Taught Me about the Chesapeake Bay

11/29/2011 // By Megan Blevins

Wildlife-Friendly DMV connects wildlife enthusiasts in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia to local wildlife and the National Wildlife Federation. I will share with you the wildlife and nature where I “roam,” and bring to life the stories of …

Sea Turtle Conservation, Brought to you by the U.S. Postal Service

9/27/2011 // By Marine Jaouen

Ah, the small thrilling victory of adorning your lackluster mail with a spiffy stamp. Now, with the U.S. Postal Service’s new Save Vanishing Species semipostal stamp dedicated to animal conservation, you can combine personal accomplishment with moral responsibility, and also …

Weekly News Roundup – September 16, 2011

9/16/2011 // By Aislinn Maestas

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s National Wildlife Federation news: Loggerhead Sea Turtles Need Protections Enforced September 16 – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced today …

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Weekly News Roundup – May 27, 2011

5/27/2011 // By Aislinn Maestas

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s National Wildlife Federation news: Obama Takes Two Big Steps Towards Making Nation’s Vehicles Cleaner May 27, 2011 – On Wednesday, the …

Dolphins ride boat's wake off Mississippi, May 2010 (by NWF's Jeremy Symons)

New Tests Confirm BP Oil Still Being Found on Dead Dolphins

4/8/2011 // By Miles Grant

The total of dead dolphins found along the Gulf Coast is now up to 153 – and federal officials confirm they’re still finding dolphins with BP oil from the Deepwater Horizon Macondo well on them. So far, 65 of the dead dolphins …

Dolphins ride boat's wake off Mississippi, May 2010 (by NWF's Jeremy Symons)

Rise in Dolphin Deaths Continues As Sea Turtles Strandings Also Spike

4/5/2011 // By Miles Grant

NOAA has updated its website on the ongoing dolphin deaths in the Gulf of Mexico – and the news isn’t good.

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Loggerhead Listing Decision Delayed

3/29/2011 // By Aislinn Maestas

Loggerhead sea turtles must wait a bit longer to find out whether or not they will receive stronger protections under the Endangered Species Act. More than a year after a proposal was filed to change the status of loggerheads from …

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