Conservation

Why the Line 5 Oil Pipeline Threatens the Great Lakes

An aging oil pipeline moves 23 million gallons of oil and natural gas liquids per day along the bottomlands of the Straits of Mackinac, where Lake Michigan and Lake Huron …

Celebrate National Bison Day!

Happy National Bison Day! Today is a celebration of the deep and fundamental role bison, our national mammal, plays in our history, cultures, and ecology. Not only do bison hold …

Offshore Wind Power is No Fish Tale

There are many reasons to support responsibly developed offshore wind power. It is a clean energy source that is good for wildlife; it is affordable, reliable and available right near …

Twenty-three leading companies commit to protecting habitat in Brazil

The Cerrado is one of the most amazing biomes on the planet. However, most people have never heard of it before because it’s impressive neighbor – the Amazon – typically …

Bald Eagles have recovered in large part due to EPA regulation of chemicals. Photo by Robert Palmer.

Dourson and Wehrum Should Be Rejected by Senate

The Administration has put forth two nominees for important Environmental Protection Agency posts who have long and disturbing records of seeking to undermine the strong protections against dangerous chemicals and …

Protecting the Coast, Providing Wildlife Habitat: Pensacola’s Project GreenShores

How can communities best protect themselves against hurricanes and storms? Two decades ago the City of Pensacola, Florida began Project GreenShores, an effort to better protect its downtown by mimicking …

El Yunque National Forest

Wildlife and People Hit Hard in the Caribbean

“During the hurricane everyone confronted different challenges—no one was exempt from this, including our wildlife.”  — Nathan González, the Puerto Rican Ornithological Society Hurricanes Irma and Maria scoured Caribbean habitats …

Who’s Afraid of Climate, Equity, and Women?

After getting trained as Climate Reality Project leaders as part of Al Gore’s Climate Change movement, two National Wildlife Federation staff members in Seattle wanted to do more than just …

Red Moon Rising: The Growing Threat of Megafires

As my truck crested the Hoback rim and I rolled into the upper Green River basin, I couldn’t wait to see the full moon rising over the Wind River Mountains. …

Buffalo Break New Trails on Wind River

On Saturday October 21, 2017, ten buffalo from the National Bison Range in Montana will become the second batch of animals to be released on Eastern Shoshone tribal lands on …

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