This year is already bringing an unusually active hurricane season, with more than a dozen named storms, including five hurricanes, halfway through the season. NOAA is predicting we may see … Read more
7 Ways Congress Could Help Safeguard Communities and Wildlife From Hurricanes
Restoring Paradise After Hurricane Irma
Florida has always been in the path of storms – it juts right out into Hurricane Alley – but as people have built along the coast, drained wetlands, and contributed … Read more
Resilience Allies, Tell Us Your Stories!
Floods, hurricanes, and severe coastal storms pose increasing risk to people and wildlife living along the thousands of miles of America’s coasts and rivers — but ecological solutions that safeguard … Read more
Will Senate Water Down Environmental Protections While the Midwest Floods?
After the Midwest experienced drought during the past several months and now the April showers are bringing May floods. Last week the Mississippi River crested five and a half feet … Read more
Weekly News Roundup – May 20, 2011
Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s National Wildlife Federation news: Celebrating Endangered Species Day May 20, 2011 … Read more
Filter Floodwaters with Flora
Spring in the Pacific Northwest can only mean one thing: rain. As rain falls on our roofs and streets, it is piped into stormwater drains which eventually empty out into … Read more
The Big Uneasy Screening Across the Country
Movie is a wake-up call to stopping water projects harming wildlife habitat and public safety Actor/Director Harry Shearer, perhaps best known as the voice behind several Simpsons characters like Ned … Read more
How your flood losses are increasing: whether you live in a floodplain or not.
Growing up in Seattle, I have learned to live with the rain. Through the years I have accumulated many stylish brands of rain boots, jackets, and umbrellas. But now that … Read more
New Evidence Global Warming Fueling Extreme Weather
As polluter allies in Congress continue efforts to blindfold the Environmental Protection Agency from the realities of global warming, two new studies are confirming that changes in our climate are … Read more
Decade of 2000s Warmest on Record
In a bit of irony, Winston Churchill praised his famed enemy German Field Marshal Rommel as “a skillful opponent” and a “great general.” Should similar words of “praise” go to … Read more