July, 2011

One Year Later, Michigan Tar Sands Oil Spill - Ceresco Dam

Realities of a Tar Sands Oil Spill, One Year Later

Around this time last year, I made an emergency trip home to Battle Creek, Mich., after hearing reports of a major oil spill in the Kalamazoo River. The oil disaster …

HEAT WAVE: Bad News (for) Bears, and Us!

The following is a guest post by NWF Senior Scientist Dr. Doug Inkley. This heat wave is bad!  The eastern U.S. is suffering through stifling heat and humidity, which have …

Touching, Smelling and Tasting Nature in North Carolina

If you’re like me—and the rules of blogging dictate that I must assume you are—you hear ‘Davidson’ and think of former Davidson College great Stephen Curry, a 2008-09 consensus first-team …

Tar Sands – Montana Judge Sides With NWF Over Environment Impacts

Conservationists achieved a victory in slowing the rush to mine Alberta tar sands this evening. In a Montana District Court case brought by Missoula County, the National Wildlife Federation, the …

Meltdown in the Mountains: How Global Warming Threatens Pikas and Other High-Country Critters

Alarm Bells for the Alpine Zone It’s high atop the world’s mountains, where it accounts for less than 5 percent of the Earth’s surface. It’s battered by winds, it’s frigidly …

Tell Congress to Stop Slashing Great Lakes Restoration

Celia Haven works on Great Lakes Restoration and Climate Adaptation at NWF’s Great Lakes Regional Center. Efforts to restore the Great Lakes could suffer a huge blow in the next …

Ways Google+ Can Help Nature and Wildlife Lovers

This is a guest post by Adam Jack, who is passionate about wildlife watching and wildlife citizen science. He’s developed tools (such as WildObs) for naturalists and nature-lovers and helps …

Climate Capsule: Pipelines, Plug-ins, & Public Comments on Pollution

This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: NWF Reminds House, Pipelines Dangerous Quote: Bill McKibben Economic Story of the Week: Plug it In Editorial of the Week: The Risks of …

Climate Change Makes Us Sick – Literally

Julie Mida Hinderer, a graduate of the Aquatic Sciences master’s program at the University of Michigan School of Natural Resources and Environment, is a research assistant at NWF’s Great Lakes …

Bald Eagle - Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center - Girdwood AK

Bald Eagle Gets Mouth-to-Beak Resuscitation

The return of America’s iconic bird from the brink of extinction is one of our country’s  best endangered species success stories.  It’s heartening to know that efforts to protect the bald …

  • Page 4 of 8
  • 1
  • ...
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • ...
  • 8

National Wildlife Federation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization
PO Box 1583, Merrifield VA 22116-1583 1-800-822-9919
Privacy Policy | Terms of Use

Protect Wildlife