Archives

Test your knowledge of the environmental impact of your favorite foods and products

The 2020 World Consumer Rights Day celebrates the Sustainable Consumer! Shopping with sustainability and wildlife in mind sends a signal that destructive products simply won’t do anymore. Click below and …

Salmon migration: Showing the way toward a healthy ecology

Salmon migration is a Homerian journey and an iconic wildlife event. It prompts us to think about the extraordinary energy that drives this epic movement for many animals across all …

Black Officials Steward Community Solutions to Environmental Injustices

For many South Carolinians, the conservation of wildlife and regional waterways complements the ongoing fight for clean drinking water and flood mitigation. Extreme flooding threatens the health and safety of …

The Road to Nowhere is Paved Through Florida’s Treasured Wilderness

The beauty of old Florida is unparalleled with lush grasslands, whimsical cypress forests, and the crystal waters of the Everglades. These wild landscapes not only serve to remind us of …

New Clean Water Funding for Delaware

Delaware is uniquely poised to act as a sink for the Delaware River Watershed, a source for water in the Chesapeake Bay, and the Inland Bays Watershed. The main stem …

Six Ways to Support Wild Birds at Home

Birds need our help. Since 1970, the North American bird population has lost almost 3 billion breeding adults, a loss of 29 percent over just fifty years. Habitat loss is one …

The Gravity of Our Climate Situation

RiSC teachers are passionate about climate and resilience education. One particular example is middle school STEM teacher Sarah Slack of Brooklyn, who joined the RiSC program in 2019. In January …

Eco-Schools USA March Newsletter

Eco-Schools USA March Newsletter

Climate change is ravaging our shared world, yet the voices uplifted aren’t those of climate refugees or of frontlines land defenders. We rarely hear from indigenous peoples, the holders of …

Farmers, Activists, & Public Officials: 5 Black Conservationists

From archivists of the traditional uses of native plants to advocates for the environment in government, Black and African Americans have contributed to the conservation movement in innumerable ways. For …

Gynandromorphic Cardinal

Spotted Zebras, Yellow Cardinals, and Three-Antlered Deer: What Causes these Animal Oddities?

Albinism, extra appendages, unique coat patterns—all are caused by changes in a species’ genetic makeup. Genetic mutations can alter how a species looks, how it behaves, and how its body …

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