April, 2012

Weekly News Roundup – April 27, 2012

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: Senate Agriculture Committee Improves Farm Bill, but More Work …

Dogs Among Latest Victims of Tar Sands Poison

One day last February, a man opened the front door of his cabin in Alberta, Canada, to find his dog looking quite ill. Seeing that two of his other dogs …

Another Hawaiian Monk Seal is Found Dead on Kaua‘i

The illegal, intentional killing of endangered Hawaiian monk seals unfortunately continues with yet another found dead on a northeastern beach on Kaua‘i. Known to researchers as RA16 and nicknamed “Noho,” …

Picking up trash at our neighborhood clean-up

3 Tips for a Fun Community Clean-up Day

Gathering neighbors and friends to beautify your community is a great way to connect with nature… and each other.

Photo by Christine Haines.

What a Squirrel Wants – #Squirrels4Good

What do squirrels want? What do squirrels need? When you get right down to it, squirrels are a lot like us, just trying to survive in these urban and suburban …

Finding Hope in a Texas Wind Farm

Many days it’s rather depressing to be a climate scientist.  It can be hard to keep a positive outlook when we seem to be on a trajectory toward more and …

Share a Photo to Help Connect the Dots on Climate

On May 5th, join the NWF, 350.org and partners across the globe in connecting the dots between climate change, changes in extreme weather, and the impacts to local habitats and …

Hey, Sports Illustrated: Why Doesn’t the Outdoors Count as ‘Sports’ Anymore? (Updated)

Earlier this week, Sports Illustrated ‘photo vault’ archivist Andy Gray came across a curious cover from SI’s past: This week’s SI cover is out and it features … Seals in …

How Climate Change is Jolting Our Electric Grid: Live Blogging Today’s Senate Hearing

This hearing is one of the only ones related to climate change that Congress has held this year, so in that sense, it’s an important chance to talk about global warming, a major threat to America but one that Congress refuses to address.

Northwest Earth Institute Releases New Course, Powering A Bright Future

Northwest Earth Institute’s (NWEI) two-session course, Powering a Bright Future, explores issues related to the current energy crises, and what can be done to take action as individuals and communities interested in promoting …

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