wildlife and global warming

Peru welcome sign near main entrance to the 2014 UNFCCC COP 20 CMP 10 in Lima Peru.
Photo Credit: Simon Hall/ NWF

Working to Protect Wildlife at the International Climate Change Conference – Part 2

Click here to read the previous Wildlife Promise blog (by David Burns) about NWF’s work at the International Climate Change Conference.                 What …

Scarlet Tanager. Photo credit:

Working to Protect Wildlife at the International Climate Change Conference

Over the next two weeks, National Wildlife Federation staff will be blogging from the annual international climate negotiations (COP20 – or 20th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework …

A strong CPP can help advance clean, wildlife-friendly energy sources, such as offshore wind (photo credit: London Array)

Support from Across the Country as the Clean Power Plan Comment Period Comes to a Close

The comment deadline for the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan (CPP) came to a close yesterday, December 1st. The Clean Power Plan will set first ever limits on carbon pollution …

Soybean plantation: Photo: Tiago Fioreze

The Amazon Soy Moratorium is safe!

  Despite repeated attacks, the Soy Moratorium in the Brazilian Amazon is safe—at least for a while. This is a huge win, not only for tropical forest conservation, but also for …

Pronghorn. Photo from USFWS.

Clean Energy: Working for Wildlife

It is well known that the burning of fossil fuels releases carbon and other pollutants into the air when burned, which directly contribute to climate change and pose a dire …

Photo credit: Bruce Stein

Sydney World Parks Congress: Charting the Future of Nature

Over the past week more than 5,000 conservationists from around the world gathered here in Sydney, Australia to participate in the 6th IUCN World Parks Congress. This once-a-decade gathering is …

Weekly News Roundup: Photo Contest Winners Revealed and More!

After an incredible 29,000 entries and countless votes from wildlife enthusiasts across the country, the winners of the 2014 National Wildlife Photo Contest have been released! Our contest winners will …

Brook Trout and other cold water game fish are vulnerable to a warming climate (credit: USFWS)

325 Sporting Groups Support EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Sportsmen and women know that the wildlife they most cherish are feeling the impacts of climate change and can’t wait for solutions to the climate crisis. That’s why this week …

NWF marching for wildlife #actonclimate

Heading to the People’s Climate March for Wildlife!

On September 21st, I will be marching with climate activists from across the country in New York City to deliver a clear message: it is time to get serious about …

EPA listening session

EPA Holds Hearings on Clean Power Plan!

The Environmental Protection Agency took an exciting leap forward for our environment last month when they announced a proposed new rule to regulate carbon pollution from coal-fired power plants. The …

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