May, 2010

Nestlé Proves Every Voice Counts

This week Nestlé responded to public demand that it stop buying palm oil—an ingredient in products from Kit Kat bars to Pringles—from areas of tropical deforestation. This decision followed two months … Read more

BP Cover-Up Begins to Unravel

“In Washington, it’s been said that ‘it’s not the crime, it’s the cover-up’ – but in this case, it’s both the crime and the cover-up that are an outrage,” said NWF President & CEO Larry Schweiger. Read more

Forecast Florida: BP Oil Spill Now Being Tracked in Two Directions

NOAA’s BP oil spill response page is now featuring not one but two BP oil spill maps. The first one highlights the projected devastation in Louisiana, where winds from the … Read more

Save Our Wild Salmon: How To Take Action

NWF is celebrating Endangered Species Day on May 21, by highlighting ways that you can learn about and advocate for endangered species. Visit to get a free polar bear … Read more

BP Executive: Oil Spill “Impossible to Measure”

When you’re sitting in a stuffy Congressional hearing for up to eight hours, it can be hard to pinpoint the most critical moments. (OK, it can be hard to stay … Read more

Top U.S. Scientists Reach Verdict On Climate

NWF climate scientist Amanda Staudt, Ph.D., contributes from Washington, D.C. after a briefing National Academy of Sciences.
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Speak for the Trees

Make your voice heard! Last week, supporters sent thousands of messages to the United States Senate asking their senators to tell Majority Leader Reid to include funding to protect rainforests … Read more

By Larry J. Schweiger In a short while, at 10 am Eastern today,  I’ll be giving remarks to the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on how the BP oil … Read more

Shell Oil Threatens Polar Bear Habitat

The iconic polar bear already faces many threats- from melting sea ice, shrinking food supply, and climate change. The polar bear was even listed as a threatened species is 2008. … Read more

Panther Pride! Take Action On Endangered Species Day With Eco-Schools USA

Currently, there are 1,324 endangered species listed in the United States—750 plants and 574 animals. What can you do to get involved? Read more