September, 2010

Ron Sims inspires at Department of Education Green Summit

Deputy Secretary of Urban Development Ron Sims took the podium yesterday during the Sustainability Education Summit: “Citizenship and Pathways for a Green Economy” to make a strong case for the …

Sustainability Education Summit convenes in DC this week

Patrick Fitzgerald is NWF’s Director of Education Advocacy. I’m sitting in a room with 250+ leaders from the education, environmental, and business communities for the first ever Sustainability Education Summit, …

Permanent Cap Marks End of Beginning of Gulf Oil Disaster

BP announced Sunday a permanent seal had been placed on its Macondo well, site of the April 20th Deepwater Horizon disaster that killed 11 people and led to an estimated …

The Oregon Duck Wishes He Could Be Out There

The Oregon Duck may be trapped inside on a nice day. But you can still Be Out There.

Automotive Xprize–still more super-efficient vehicles are here today

This post was written by Zoe Lipman, Senior Analyst of Climate and Energy Policy for National Wildlife Federation. Yesterday on the lawn of the DC Historical Society, the Xprize foundation …

Tar Sands Producing Deformed Frankenfish

It’s a sportsmens nightmare just in time for Halloween. Reports of fish species near Canadian tar sands operations sprouting lesions,  and deformities like “pushed in faces, bulging eyes, humped back, …

Nature Calms The Mind, Brain Scans Prove

I know how much calmer I feel when I’m surrounded by the natural world, but now there is really good science to explain why. New research published in the journal …

Time For Some Serious Play

This week, National Wildlife Federation will turn Twitter and Facebook into a virtual playground – and inspire people to turn the computer off and play outside! 6 Ways To Play …

White House hosts first ever community college summit

Scheduled for October 5, 2010, the White House will host the first ever summit on community colleges, addressing their critical role as part of America’s economic vision for the future – …

Whose Air Is It? (Video)

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