June, 2011

Environmental Education is the Key to U.S. Students’ Success!

  Last week must have been a slow news week for the right wing media,  as the new Maryland state environmental education graduation requirement was placed on their “most wanted” media …

Lizards Know the Value of Charging Stations

As anyone who’s seen a lizard sunning itself on a rock can tell you, cold-blooded creatures put a high priority on soaking up renewable energy. Now Washington may be awakening to the idea of convenient recharging.

Wild Animals, Camping and Justin Bieber: Behind the Scenes with NWF at the Today Show

The National Wildlife Federation’s Naturalist and Media Personality David Mizejewski has been appearing on television for years, bringing wildlife into people’s homes while sharing NWF’s mission with  millions of viewers. …

Conservation Funding at Risk: Contact your Senator Now!

Today, people across the country are participating in a National Conservation Day of Action to protest the huge cuts to farm bill conservation programs that the House of Representative passed …

Climate Capsule: Gardening, Gore & Civil Disobedience

This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: Adaptation in a Rapidly Changing Climate Quote: Bishop Stephen Blaire Economic Story of the Week: Keystone XL Bill Passes House Committee, Spurs Protest …

Grand Isle Volunteers: Restoring Some Hope at A Gulf Oil Disaster’s “Ground Zero”

On Saturday, June 25th, hope itself visited Grand Isle, Louisiana in the form of a dedicated corps of volunteers. Their job: to take on the seemingly impossible task of restoring some …

Media Proves Gore Right on Climate Coverage

Al Gore’s Rolling Stone essay spent four times as much space comparing the news media to pro wrestling referees than it did urging President Obama to act on the climate crisis. So what did media coverage of Gore’s piece exclusively focus on?

Gulf Restoration Tour Finishes on a High Note!

405 Volunteers + 3,240 Hours of Hard Labor = Tireless Dedication and Commitment to the Gulf’s Precious Places. While BBQs, beach outings, and parades were in full swing Memorial Day …

Weekly News Roundup – June 23, 2011

National Wildlife Federation’s offices are closed tomorrow, so here is an early a recap of the week’s National Wildlife Federation news: Keystone XL Pipeline Bill Passes House Committee June 23, …

Calling for a SmarterSafer National Flood Insurance Program

As we begin to assess the damage from some of the most severe flooding since 1927, it is critical that Congress not miss this opportunity to substantially reform the NFIP …

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