March, 2009

March 16-20 is National Wildlife Week

Research shows that families connected to nature raise healthier kids and inspire a lifelong appreciation of the outdoors. March 16-20 is National Wildlife Week. This is a great time to … Read more

Clean Cars for California = A Cleaner Future for All

It’s hard to make that trip to the gas station nowadays. Not only do we all need to pinch a few pennies in these tough economic times, but there’s the … Read more

Rainforest Education at Evergreen State College

Nalini Nadkarni, a faculty member at Evergreen State College, talked to TED about her work studying and preserving rainforests, including outreach projects that get inner-city youth from Washington into the … Read more

Crist Accepts NWF Award, Asks GOP to Step Up on Clean Energy

National Wildlife Federation President & CEO Larry Schweiger presented Gov. Charlie Crist yesterday with NWF’s Conservation Achievement Award for Government. Gov. Crist has helped position Florida as a leader in … Read more

Melting Ice in Alaska

Last week a number of tribal leaders from across the United States came to Washington to lobby for strong climate change legislation. Olga Malutin is a Tribal Council Member, from Kodiak, … Read more

Former Head Of American Meteorological Society Examines Global Warming

NBC4-Washington's chief meteorologist Bob Ryan holds a bachelor's degree in physics and a master's in atmospheric science, has published studies in peer-reviewed scientific journals, and is the only TV meteorologist … Read more

Obama Takes Bold Action to Restore Strength to the ESA

President Obama recently directed federal agencies to once again consult with independent scientists at the Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to determine if their … Read more

UN: Fishing Industry Vulnerable, Must Develop New Climate Change Strategies

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and Oceana recently released two related reports on the worsening condition of the global fishing industry due to over-fishing and climate change. … Read more

Better Energy Choices: Climate And Energy Package Expected This Year

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) recently stated he will bundle energy and global warming measures together into one bill for consideration later this year. Sen. Reid plans to wrap … Read more

Be Heard!

First it was the Teaming with Wildlife Coalition. They came to DC to make sure Congress passed climate change legislation that protected wildlife from the worst effects of global warming. … Read more