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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. …

By Larry Schweiger I went out on the water with a CNN crew off the coast of Louisiana.  The oil seemed to go on forever. We saw a sea turtle …

NWF Moves to Protect Florida’s Sea Turtles

Stephen Colbert isn’t the only one who can put people on notice. Today the National Wildlife Federation and Florida Wildlife Federation notified the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that we’ll …

Leatherback Sea Turtles Want Beaches Too

Last year, with the National Wildlife Federation’s support, a federal nature reserve was established in the Northeast Ecological Corridor (NEC) of Puerto Rico. The NEC Nature Reserve exists to protect …

Minute and Half Film: Baby Sea Turtles Released in Mexico

Here’s something that will help you smile. A Malibu (CA) based turtle rescue organization has instituted World Turtle Day — (It was May 23, 2009). American Tortoise Rescue, has found …

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