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The Government Shutdown Puts D.C.’s Environmental Education on Hold

10/9/2013 // By Mollie Simon

When I moved to D.C. two weeks ago, I brought with me a pretty large to-do list. Unfortunately, almost as soon as I got here, that was all put on hold. With the government shutdown in full force, the Smithsonian […] Read more >

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New Studies Highlight Impact of Outdoor Cats on Birds and Other Wildlife

3/16/2011 // By Laura Tangley

This week–National Wildlife Week–scientific organizations announced two new studies that provide more evidence of the havoc outdoor cats wreak on wild birds and other wildlife. “Crime Against Nature” On March 15, The Wildlife Society said it was “taking a strong […] Read more >

Entering the “Idiocene”: Watch NWF’s Climate Capsule

9/14/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

Posted by NWF Staff This week’s National Wildlife Federation Climate Capsule video includes NWF President & CEO Larry Schweiger’s thoughts on the influence of anti-science front groups funded by big polluters like Koch Industries. If you haven’t watched our Climate […] Read more >

Blight at the Museum: Watch NWF’s Climate Capsule

9/14/2010 // By Miles Grant

An exhibit on evolution & climate at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History that doesn’t even mention manmade climate pollution or the current impacts of global warming? As we detailed here at Wildlife Promise last week, the exhibit is […] Read more >

Polluter-Funded Evolution & Climate Exhibit at the Smithsonian

9/10/2010 // By Miles Grant

A “scientific” exhibit ignoring the threat of global warming at the taxpayer-funded Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC? Reports The New Yorker: The David H. Koch Hall of Human Origins, at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, […] Read more >

Climate Denial Billionaires Bankroll Efforts to Stop Progress in California

9/7/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

It’s no secret that global warming deniers rely on Big Oil’s deep pockets to fund their work, but few are as brazen as the billionaire Koch brothers. Charles and David Koch, owners of Koch Industries, is the second largest private […] Read more >