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An oiled heron was among the wildlife victims of Enbridge's massive 2010 tar sands spill into the Kalamazoo River.  Image from howtobearesponsiblesteward.blogspot.com

Enbridge Spills Again. Is it Tar Sands?

  Enbridge, the company that spilled a million gallons of tar sands oil into the Kalamazoo River two years ago this week, and that the National Transportation Safety Board likened to the …

Swift Fox

Swift Action Needed for Swift Foxes

Last week, three newborn swift fox kits made their appearance at the Endangered Wolf Center in Missouri–offering visitors a rare look at the tiny and elusive nocturnal foxes, and creating …

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Keystone XL: Fresh Evidence That China and Not U.S. Will Benefit

As the promoters of the  Keystone XL pipeline regroup to push their new permit application to funnel high carbon tar sands from Alberta to Texas, there continues to swirl a good deal of controversy over where tar sands …

President John Yellow Bird Steele of the Oglala Sioux Tribe speaks in opposition to KXL at a recent press conference in Washington, DC

Tribal Leaders Tell Obama: No KXL!

Last week, Tribal leaders from across North America came together in Washington, DC to make their case against the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline to President Obama. Right now Keystone …

Wildlife like these Sandhill Cranes are at risk from pipeline spills and construction (Photo: Len Radin)

Keystone XL Delayed, But Big Oil’s Scheming Goes On

President Obama delays the nation’s dirtiest project, but is it enough to keep us safe?

Bill McKibben at the Tar Sands Action Rally (courtesy of 350.org)

5 More Reasons to Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline

On Sunday, it will be exactly one year before Election Day 2012, which is a good time to push President Obama toward making a decision on the most crucial environmental …

Nebraska Says NO to Keystone XL…Again

Maybe it was the 91 jack-o-lanterns refusing to blink staring up at the Nebraska Governor reminding him the potential number of leaks that would soil the Ogallala aquifer? Or maybe …

Protesters gathered to oppose the Keystone XL pipeline at the Tar Sands rally on Friday, October 7, 2011

WATCH – Say No to Keystone Pipeline, Chorus of Advocates Urge

Watch NWF coverage of the press conference, public hearings, and rally here.  Our cause is serious but the protest united us in a spirit of hope. “Yes you can. Stop …

Mass Opposition to Keystone XL in DC This Week

It was a festive atmosphere outside the Ronald Reagan building in downtown Washington today, as protesters, many from National Wildlife Federation, flooded the plaza with chants, songs, and demands that …

Nebraskans give TransCanada the CornFinger (Photo: Nic Callero, NWF)

Nebraska gives TransCanada the CornFinger

As a born and raised Iowan, I can’t say I’ve always thought fondly of my neighbors to the west.  Corn jokes aside, I am anticipating the new Big 10 match up between …

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