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Exxon Mobil pipeline oil spill, Mayflower, AR, March 2013 (AJ Zolten)

Exxon Tar Sands Pipeline Ruptures in Arkansas, Forcing Evacuations and Threatening Wildlife (UPDATE)

4/1/2013 // By Miles Grant

An Exxon Mobil pipeline carrying tar sands oil from Canada spilled in Arkansas on Friday, sending thousands of gallons of heavy crude oil flowing through residential streets outside Little Rock, forcing families to evacuate 22 homes, and threatening a reservoir […] Read more >

USDA: Adult Kudzu Stink Bug, Photo by Joe Eger.

When Good Intentions Grow Bad: Bugs, Vines and Invasions

4/9/2012 // By Mekell Mikell

Kudzu, once hailed as a “miracle vine,” is now a thorn in the side of folks throughout the Southeast. Once used by American farmers as a means to stop soil erosion, this pesky invasive species spread far beyond its intended boundaries. […] Read more >

Atlanta’s Earth Tomorrow Teens Take their Voices to Georgia Lawmakers

4/20/2011 // By Na'Taki Osborne Jelks

In early April, over 50 Earth Tomorrow leaders from the Atlanta City and DeKalb County Schools converged on the Georgia State Capitol for the 6th Earth Tomorrow Day at the State Capitol and Georgia Legislative Field Study. While at the […] Read more >

NWF Executive Committee Meeting held in Atlanta

2/21/2011 // By NWF

This guest post is written by Christopher Guadian, Senior Manager of the Southeast Regional Center at the National Wildlife Federation. NWF’s Executive Committee held their annual winter meeting on Jan. 29 at the Southeast Regional Center in Atlanta.  The Jan. […] Read more >

Florida Panther

2 Florida Panthers Killed by Vehicles in 2 Days

12/14/2010 // By Kristin Johnson

The Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission reported two Florida panther deaths in the past two days. The panthers were both struck by vehicles, bringing the total number of panther road kills in 2010 to 15. In 2009, 17 panthers were […] Read more >

Six Months After the Gulf Oil Disaster: Some Like to Remember, Some Like to Forget

10/28/2010 // By Bob Serata

“It’s a little bit like a hurricane,” said my wife, Belinda. “You get all worried and prepare for it to hit, then the hurricane doesn’t come and you’re relieved and happy. But you know it’s going to affect someone else.” […] Read more >

Dr. Goodbody-Gringley points out baby Montastraea

Scientist Finds Deadly Effects of Dispersant Used in Gulf Oil Disaster

10/8/2010 // By Bob Serata

In the cramped lab at Mote Marine Laboratory’s Tropical Research Lab on Summerland Key in the Florida Keys, Dr. Gretchen Goodbody-Gringley and her team saw firsthand the effects of Corexit 9500 chemical dispersant on the settlement and survival of coral […] Read more >

NWF and Georgia Affiliate Host Summit on Children and the Outdoors

10/8/2010 // By NWF

On Saturday, October 23rd, the Georgia Wildlife Federation and the National Wildlife Federation in partnership with the Georgia No Child Left Inside Coalition are hosting the Georgia Summit on Children and the Outdoors. The summit will provide an opportunity for […] Read more >

Restoring the Longleaf Pine: Preparing the Southeast for Global Warming

12/17/2009 // By Global Warming Staff

A good-news global warming story about a pine tree with a storied past promises that a back-to-the-future approach will provide economic opportunities and help prepare the southeastern U.S. for a changing climate. Restoring longleaf pine ecosystems across the Southeast will […] Read more >

NWF to Release Longleaf Pine Report

12/10/2009 // By Global Warming Staff

National Wildlife Federation will hold a teleconference Thursday to mark the release of a new report detailing how the restoration of Longleaf pines in the Southeast may hold the key to global warming mitigation and economic revitalization in the region. […] Read more >

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