Conservation

The United Kingdom's Greater Gabbard wind farm (flickr/DECCgovuk)

Massachusetts Moves Toward Launching U.S. Offshore Wind

There’s a long road ahead for this bill and plenty of room for improvement, but first, let’s take a moment to acknowledge the significance of this major step forward. For …

Tiger shark in Hawai'i. Photo by Christopher McDonough

Affiliate of the Week: Conservation Council for Hawai‘i

In honor of our 80th Anniversary celebration throughout 2016, the National Wildlife Federation is recognizing each of our Affiliate Partners in a special “Affiliate of the Week” blog series that …

Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm in the North Sea (flickr/UK Department of Energy and Climate Change)

Landmark Moment for Offshore Wind Power in New York

U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced a competitive auction for more than 81,000 acres of federal waters for offshore wind energy development. She stated that “this is …

SCWF works to protect longleaf pine habitat. Photo by Steve Moore

Affiliate of the Week: South Carolina Wildlife Federation

In honor of our 80th Anniversary celebration throughout 2016, the National Wildlife Federation is recognizing each of our Affiliate Partners in a special “Affiliate of the Week” blog series that …

Wildlife like ducks rely on clean water. Photo by  Joyce E Kleven, National Wildlife Photo Contest

Working for Clean Water

Since 1936, the National Wildlife Federation has worked to conserve the nation’s wildlife and wild places. As part of our 80th anniversary celebration, we are recognizing important moments in our …

The Lake Champlain Basin is home to wildlife like the great blue heron. Photo by Lynn Cleveland, National Wildlife Photo Contest

Protect This Region from Tar Sands Oil

In addition to the risks of millions of gallons of explosive, dangerous fracked Bakken crude oil rolling over a decrepit rail line and bridges on the shores of Lake Champlain, …

Dunlin. Photo by Taj Schottland/NWF

Saving Shorebirds from a Changing Climate

Changes in the climate are threatening the existence of a small species of migratory shorebird. According to startling new research published last week in Science Magazine and National Geographic, red …

Vieques National Wildlife Refuge. Photo by USFWS

Vieques Wildlife Refuge Saved from Auction Block

The decision by members of Congress to leave the Vieques National Wildlife Refuge intact benefits thousands of wildlife species, some of which are not found anywhere else on earth. This …

Reinita Bosque Enano GAIMG_2296

Affiliate of the Week: Sociedad Ornitológica Puertorriqueña

In honor of our 80th Anniversary celebration throughout 2016, the National Wildlife Federation is recognizing each of our Affiliate Partners in a special “Affiliate of the Week” blog series that …

In 2007, the Supreme Court issued a landmark decision to mitigate carbon pollution. Photo by 
Davis Staedtler, Flickr

Full Court Review of the Clean Power Plan: What Does it Mean?

On May 16, 2016, the U.S. Circuit Court for the D.C. Circuit took the rare step of announcing that the full eleven judge court will hear West Virginia v. Environmental …

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