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Swift Action Needed for Swift Foxes

7/17/2012 // By Robyn Carmichael

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 new milestones at the facility and nationally in the federal […] Read more >

(Courtesy of NRDC)

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

2/3/2012 // By Tony Iallonardo

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 will ultimately end up. More evidence just came to light […] Read more >

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!

12/6/2011 // By Peter LaFontaine

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 has reached a bit of a stalemate: massive protests — […] Read more >

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

11/16/2011 // By Peter LaFontaine

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

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

5 More Reasons to Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline

11/2/2011 // By Kendall Mackey

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 issue of his career. He needs to be reminded of […] Read more >

Nebraska Says NO to Keystone XL…Again

10/26/2011 // By Nic Callero

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 it was the thousands of Nebraskans who showed up in […] Read more >

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

10/11/2011 // By Tony Iallonardo

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 the pipeline,” chanted Keystone XL pipeline opponents on Friday, directing […] Read more >

Mass Opposition to Keystone XL in DC This Week

10/7/2011 // By Tony Iallonardo

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 President Obama reject the proposed Keystone XL tar sands oil […] Read more >

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

Nebraska gives TransCanada the CornFinger

9/27/2011 // By Jenny Kordick

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 my Hawkeyes and the Huskers the fall. Without a doubt, […] Read more >

Protesters line sidewalk after being turned away from State Department meeting parking lot by Americans for Prosperity.

Koch Brothers Interfere At Keystone XL Public Meeting

9/27/2011 // By Ryan Salmon

Yesterday, the State Department kicked off the final round of public meetings on the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline in Kansas, the home state of the billionaire industrialist brothers, Charles and David Koch. The Koch brothers are notorious for funding […] Read more >