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1/17/2012 // By Robyn Carmichael

You’ve emailed. You’ve called. You’ve written Letters to the Editor to your local papers. You’ve turned out for hearings and rallies.  Now, your voice is needed again to protect wildlife from the dirty and dangerous Keystone XL tar sands oil […] Read more >

Helen Slottje

Earthquakes Linked to Fracking Cause Alarm in Ohio

1/13/2012 // By Rachel Neuenfeldt

In a state that has only seen 10 earthquakes larger than a magnitude 4.0 since 1776, large tremors are cause for alarm. Recently, Ohio has seen an increase in quakes linked to hydraulic fracturing that have people questioning the safety […] Read more >

Sockeye Salmon by Dan Bennett

New Hope for Northwest Salmon

12/21/2011 // By Robyn Carmichael

Western water issues are notoriously complex and the Yakima River Basin in central Washington is no exception. Here, competing demands for water have run headlong into the impacts of climate change–resulting in a severe water crisis and pushing salmon to […] Read more >

December Fair Climate Newsletter

12/16/2011 // By Kassie Rohrbach

The Fair Climate Connection December 16th, 2011  Happy Holidays to Everyone!   The Fair Climate Connection has a new look and feel, but you can expect the same news, updates and action alerts from the NWF and from each of […] Read more >

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Proposed Riders an Assault to Wildlife

12/12/2011 // By Robyn Carmichael

With the holidays right around the corner, House Republican leaders are scrambling to fulfill the last-minute wish lists of their good friends, big polluters. Knowing that Congress must pass the federal spending bills before year’s end in order to continue […] Read more >

Smoket the Bear on the job...but not for long, if some members of Congress get their way (Wikimedia Commons)

Smokey Bear Lives On, But Budget Cuts in Congress Loom Large

12/9/2011 // By Patrick Fitzgerald

Great news for Smokey Bear! An American icon has been spared from the axe (for now). Thanks are due to wildlife advocates nationwide, who spoke out in the past week via Facebook posts, Tweets and other efforts and served notice that […] Read more >

Small Stream Leading to the Green River outside of Auburn, WA Photo by: Bryn Fluharty

The Nation’s Water Under Attack

12/1/2011 // By Bryn Fluharty

Clean water is an essential part of life. We use it for drinking, bathing, cooking and recreation. Currently our law makers are threatening our clean water by trying to reduce the impact of the Clean Water Act by taking away […] Read more >

Protesters carry an inflatable Keystone Xl pipeline around the White House during the Nov. 6th rally. (Photo: Marine Jaouen)

10,000+ Encircled the White House to Fight the Keystone XL Pipeline

11/7/2011 // By Felice Stadler

Yesterday, my 9-year-old daughter, Ava, and I joined 10,000 others from around the country to encircle the White House in a show of solidarity to oppose the massive Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. After gathering with fellow NWFers to form […] 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 >

Courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard, Deepwater Horizon response.

Blowout Preventers Still Unsafe, Federal Action Ineffective Group Says

10/21/2011 // By Tony Iallonardo

After the Deepwater Horizon disaster, the federal government issued new rules to improve offshore drilling safety. Problem solved, right? Not according to the Offshore Safety Report, issued by Oceana at the Society of Environmental Journalists meeting in Miami this week. […] Read more >