Lets face it, bats get a pretty bad rep. Many times in the media they are portrayed as scary, blood sucking, rabid creatures. Only about 1% of bats are believed to carry the rabies virus. And quite a few species can be pretty darn cute! Read more
The South Portland, Maine Vote to Protect Wildlife from Dirty Oil
Update: The Nov. 5th initiative in South Portland, Maine was narrowly defeated. See more below. Right now, Big Oil is trying to pump millions of gallons of dirty tar … Read more
Kayaking Kids: Nonprofits Give Urban Youth a Chance to Explore
This is a guest post by Denise Poyer of Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed Association. The kids got off the bus and looked around nervously at the flowing river, the trees and the … Read more
Superstorm Sandy’s Sewage Legacy
With Halloween upon us, I can’t help but binge-watch zombie flicks in between marathons of The Walking Dead. One recurring theme I’ve noticed is how incredibly efficient a zombie virus … Read more
Fragile Fenway: Climate Change Puts Historic Red Sox Ballpark at Risk
The World Series returns to Fenway Park tonight with the Boston Red Sox leading the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2. I live in Fairhaven, MA and I’m blogging right now with … Read more
After Sandy, Will New Jersey Act on Climate?
In this month’s United in-flight magazine, there is a major expose on New Jersey, a state that one year ago was on the hearts and minds of citizens nationwide when … Read more
Which Animal has the Loudest ROAR?
Animal Planet’s ROAR campaign is highlighting NWF and other non-profits working to help animals. At the end of the campaign, Animal Planet will identify one organization for having the ‘loudest … Read more
Last Call: Who Wants a Farm Bill that Works for Wildlife?
Sisyphus was a king from Greek mythology who was punished by the gods by being forced eternally to push a massive boulder up a hill; each time, as the boulder … Read more
Discovery Hill—A Schoolyard Habitat Proof of Concept
On the way back to school one girl in my class said, “What fun…I love that place” and another said “I wish we could go everyday” and a boy remarked, … Read more
Industry Giveaway Bill Seeks to Gut Public Review of Dangerous Pipeline Projects
Now that Congress is done shuttering our National Parks and needlessly putting the world economy at risk, it’s time for them to turn to another of their favorite pastimes – … Read more