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The panel discusses during NWF’s side event connecting private sector commitments and REDD+ to decrease deforestation. Photo by Emily Becker

NWF Hosts Deforestation Events in Paris

12/17/2015 // By Emily Becker

As we have updated over the past 2 weeks, the National Wildlife Federation had a team in Paris for COP21, the United Nations’ Climate Change Conference. This year’s COP was a big one because it created an agreement that ramps up governments’ …

This way to an ambitious climate agreement! Photo by David Burns

Join the Call for an Ambitious Global Climate Agreement in Paris

12/10/2015 // By David Burns

The international climate negotiations in Paris are rapidly approaching a critical juncture, when leaders from nearly 200 countries will decide whether we leave with the first comprehensive global agreement to reduce carbon pollution. The National Wildlife Federation is in Paris working …

A selection of the wildlife highlighted at COP21. Credit: Emily Becker

NWF in Paris: COP21 Update

12/8/2015 // By Emily Becker

The National Wildlife Federation international team has been hard at work in Paris for the first half of the 21st Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21). At the start of week two, we wanted …

Pronghorn will benefit from EPA's newly proposed methane rule! (photo: NWF Photo Contest - John Hoffman)

New Methane Rule Advances Climate Action, Protects Wildlife

8/18/2015 // By Jenny Rowland

Today, August 18th, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed critical new performance standards to limit methane pollution from the oil and gas industry, our nation’s largest emitter of this pollution. The rule will help tackle climate change and have both …

The sprawling oil and gas industry, our nations largest emitter of methane, disturb pronghorn habitat (photo: BLM New Mexico)

Voluntary Methane Regulations Not Enough to Protect Wildlife

7/28/2015 // By Jenny Rowland

Methane pollution from the oil and gas industry is a potent agent of climate change. It is a precursor to the ozone-containing smog marring some of our greatest western landscapes, thus making strong regulation of this harmful pollutant important for …

Celebrate Women in Conservation this Women’s History Month

3/3/2015 // By Jenny Rowland

NWF is celebrating Women’s History Month this March by recognizing women who have made a difference in protecting our wildlife and natural resources! Women are making an impact. But their contributions to wildlife conservation often go unrecognized.  Women are leaders …

Weekly News Roundup: President Obama Speaks for Wildlife and more

2/27/2015 // By Linda Argueta

Who loves President Obama? The National Wildlife Federation loves President Obama! On Tuesday, February 24th, our beloved President took an enormous step forward in protecting our wildlife from climate disrupting tar sands oil by vetoing a bill that would have …

Champions of the Clean Power Plan Stand for Wildlife

2/18/2015 // By Jenny Rowland

On Wednesday the Senate committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) convened their first oversight hearing on the EPA’s proposed Clean Power Plan, with new chairman Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK). The Clean Power Plan is a landmark rule for curbing …

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Virginia’s Impacted Communities Speak Out at Lobby Day

1/26/2015 // By Guest Author

The United States Senate recently voted on legislation related to climate change. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine of my home state of Virginia stood with the majority of their constituents and the country, voting for legislation that unequivocally states …

A bison surveys the herd from a ridge in Yellowstone's Hayden Valley.

Weekly News Roundup: 2015 is the Year for Wildlife and more

1/23/2015 // By Linda Argueta

In the 2015 State of the Union Address, President Obama issued his strongest call for climate action yet. Openly supporting top climate scientists, the President reiterated his commitment to combat climate change. This is a pivotal moment for wildlife! With …

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