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Ways You and the Kids Can Celebrate Shark Week

We wanted to take a few moments to honor the stars of Shark Week, the amazing creatures that play vital roles within their ecosystem. You may fear them, but we … Read more

Capps Amendment Protects People and Wildlife from Harmful Mercury Pollution

A press conference was held on Capitol Hill today in support of an amendment to the House Environment and Interior Appropriations bill that would protect people and wildlife by striking … Read more

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Oiled Bald Eagle Among Yellowstone River Oil Spill Victims

As fish show signs of stress, a live oiled bald eagle has been spotted in Montana’s Yellowstone River oil spill zone, along with a dead owl and several dead ducks covered in oil. Read more

Take Action to Stop Power Plants from Shredding Fish

I’m a student in upstate New York, and feel grateful to get to look out on Cayuga Lake every day. It has always been a vibrant ecosystem, and the community … Read more

Townhalls Inspiring Action

This past Wednesday, the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) partnered with Democracia USA, a national non-partisan Hispanic civic engagement organization, to put on a townhall-style event in Camden, NJ (outside of … Read more

Public Demands Mercury-Free Fish at Pa. EPA Hearing

A wave of fishermen, moms, doctors, scientists, and even industry representatives spoke out in support of EPA’s new rule makings that would limit over 90% of mercury from being emitted … Read more

Great Lakes restoration is producing huge dividends

A Great Lakes restoration project in Muskegon, Mi., is producing the kind of financial returns that would make stockbrokers envious. The $10 million shoreline restoration project on Muskegon Lake will … Read more

Moms and Kids Counting on EPA for Cleaner Air

In the wake of the American Lung Association’s report that 155 million American people live in polluted areas, we can help give young moms, future moms, babies and youngsters cleaner … Read more

Earth Day Commandments for the Great Lakes

I was at a party recently when a friend began interrogating me about what I was doing to protect the Great Lakes from polluters, invasive species and other problems facing … Read more

New Questions About Sick Fish In Gulf

While tests so far are inconclusive, one scientist says he’s “never seen anything like” the sick fish turning up in the Gulf. Read more