Conservation

Climate Research Provides Insights into Wildlife Conservation

Climate change is having a big impact on many species, including the tiny American pika. Wildlife like the pika need new, accurate climate science, like the National Climate Assessment. This …

One Year After Hurricane Harvey, Are We Ready for Future Storms?

It’s been one year since Hurricane Harvey struck Texas, lashing the coast and dumping record-breaking amounts of rain over Houston and surrounding communities. The resulting floodwaters damaged over 204,000 residences …

Halftime for the Chesapeake Bay

Since its creation in 2009, one of the primary roles of the National Wildlife Federation hosted Choose Clean Water Coalition has been to monitor the progress of the Chesapeake Bay …

Gutting the Clean Power Plan

As the impacts of climate change hit home in another summer of regrettable records such as the massive megafires that are burning in California and the red tide that is …

coho salmon

Wild Salmon Should Unite Us

People in the Pacific Northwest and beyond have been fighting over dams on the Snake River since the last of the floodgates closed in 1975, when the region’s wild salmon …

California Fires a Searing Image of Our Megafires Era

With so many intense fires currently burning across the western United States, it’s hard to convey to those outside the region just how bad it is for firefighters, communities and …

As Florida Algae Crisis Hits Wildlife, NWF Works to Strengthen Water Protections

Florida’s coastal communities and wildlife are getting hammered this summer by a double whammy of red tide and blue-green algae. Natural factors and manmade problems are combining like a hurricane …

Wins for Water and Wildlife in the Florida Panhandle

The Apalachicola region in Florida has two recent reasons to celebrate, thanks to one landowner and five Supreme Court justices. Donation to a National Wildlife Refuge Last month, a landowner …

red wolf

Red Wolves: A Species on the Brink of Extinction in the Wild

Once one of the few apex predators to roam the U.S. Southeast, wild red wolves are now close to extinction. A smaller, reddish-colored version of their cousin, the gray wolf, …

mountain habitat

Changes at the Supreme Court: What’s At Stake for Wildlife?

With the retirement of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, the future of wildlife and federal stewardship of our natural resources hangs in the balance. While he generally voted with …

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