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New Maps Show Wildlife Strandings in Gulf

New maps published by National Wildlife Federation show the widespread devastation to wildlife resulting from the Gulf Oil Disaster.  The maps were created using official data from the National Oceanic …

Making Sure Baby Sea Turtles Get a Safe Start

Rick Cleveland is an Emmy winning television writer whose credits include The West Wing, Six Feet Under & Nurse Jackie. Recently, he joined the National Wildlife Federation on a mission …

Protecting Loggerhead Sea Turtles for Generations to Come

It’s hard protecting animals, as I’ve tried once myself. In July 2002, on Cocoa Beach, Florida, a morning workout with my mom turned into being crossing guards for a line …

Sea Turtles and Satellites

I recently attended a very special event held by the Sea Turtle Conservancy (STC).  National Wildlife Federation has partnered with STC to support their work protecting sea turtles from the …

NWF Scientist Returns to the Gulf

Dr. Doug Inkley, the National Wildlife Federation’s senior scientist, has returned to the Gulf Coast. It’s his third trip since the BP oil disaster began more than three months ago. …

Sea Turtles Dying in BP “Burn Boxes” – First-Hand Account from Boat Captain

On June 17, the Los Angeles Times reported in “Death by fire in the gulf” that an effort to burn oil from the surface of the Gulf is also torching …

Be Part of the Story – Join CNN Telethon Tonight 8 pm Eastern

Wildlife have no voice unless we speak up for them.  Join tonight at 8 pm Eastern on CNN’s Larry King Live telethon to help the wildlife, people and communities impacted …

Growing Evidence of Oil Spill’s Impacts on Dolphins, Sea Turtles

Dr. Doug Inkley, senior scientist at the National Wildlife Federation, has compiled startling numbers on dolphin & sea turtle strandings so far. Here’s what he found: The 244 endangered & …

Testimony Before Congress: Why the BP Oil Disaster is a Crime Scene

By Larry J. Schweiger I had the opportunity to testify before the U.S. House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee last week on why the BP oil disaster is a …

Young Turtle Turned Red By BP Oil Spill

I hitched a ride out of the Mississippi River Delta town of Venice, LA yesterday with a local fishing boat captain concerned about the BP Oil Spill’s impact on wildlife. …

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