wildlife and global warming

Righteous is the Turtle. Protect Him!

The green sea turtle slowly clambered onto the black sand beach on the Big Island of Hawaii. Unconcerned with the small group of onlookers, the turtle found a nice spot …

This Friday is Endangered Species Day, do you have any on your campus?

  On Friday, May 18, 2012 join National Wildlife Federation in recognizing Endangered Species Day, a day to learn about the imperiled birds, fish and plants in your area and also …

Fund the Solution, Not the Problem

This week a couple of Members of Congress have thrown their ideas on budget cutting into the mix by proposing legislation to end all subsidies to fossil fuel industries.  Led …

Connecting the Dots for Critters: More Weather and Climate Extremes Affect Wildlife Too

On Saturday May 5, 350.org is holding a worldwide Climate Impacts Day to draw attention to how climate change is causing more extreme weather and climate events, often with devastating …

Of Puppies and Polar Bears

As we continue to celebrate National Wildlife Week it was also brought to my attention that today is National Puppy Day. For some of us, our love for wildlife is …

Warm Winter Weather Weirds Out Massachusetts Wildlife (and me)!

Is anyone else creeped out by this weird weather? Today, I walked around Boston in a t-shirt, just the latest oddity in a series of strange weather days this year. …

Protecting Polar Bears for Kay’s Future

The hand-written letter was from an 8-year-old 2nd grader. I’ll call her Kay. She told me that she saw my YouTube video about the problems global warming is causing for polar bears. She …

Nine Community College Faculty Gather in Virginia to Integrate NASA Tools into their Curriculum

Last Thursday & Friday, February 23 & 24, National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and Jobs for the Future (JFF) hosted a professional development institute in Reston, Virginia, at NWF HQs for the …

NWF at the Springfield Sportsmen’s Show in MA

Yesterday we set up the National Wildlife Federation booth and got started at the Springfield Sportsmen’s Expo in Springfield MA. Our booth looked great, special thanks to our friends (Jim!) at …

We Must Care for the Oceans

Six decades ago, Rachel Carson wrote about the “bewildering abundance” of life found in the surface waters of the seas. While conducting her studies, she discovered that some fish migratory …

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