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Climate, Coastal Inaction Leaves Us Vulnerable

  Wildlife can be harmed by hurricanes in a number of ways, with their habitats destroyed, being stripped of food sources, or being blown far off course. Scientists believe 1991’s Hurricane …

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Safeguard Reddish Egret Habitat + Crucial Protection for Our Coasts and Rivers

Hurricane season is again upon us, with storms threatening communities, homes, and wildlife habitat in their path. As communities recover in the wake of these storms and floods, we must …

USVI building photo by Collin O'Mara

U.S. Virgin Islands Affiliate Sees Long Path to Recovery

During a visit to the U.S. Virgin Islands in January, 2018, National Wildlife Federation President and CEO Collin O’Mara saw evidence of the first steps toward recovery for people and …

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A Silver Lining for Conservationists in 2017 — We’re Winning The War of Ideas

It hasn’t exactly been a banner year for conservation. The Paris Climate Agreement had two out of three remaining holdouts, Syria and Nicaragua, sign the accord — leaving the U.S. …

Hurricane Harvey: How To Help & Wildlife Impacts to Watch…

As Matthew Hits Florida, Wildlife Among Many In Harm’s Way

After Sandy, Will New Jersey Act on Climate?

The Costs of Climate Change and Extreme Weather like Hurricane Sandy

One year ago, Hurricane Sandy, the second costliest hurricane in American history, made landfall on the East Coast. Twelve months later, the images of demolished landscapes and neighborhoods are still …

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Hurricane Sandy’s Impact on New Jersey’s Birds

This is a guest post by Eric Stiles of New Jersey Audubon Society. As New Jersey was very literally in the eye of the storm, Hurricane Sandy’s impact upon the …

Hurricanes and the BP Spill – Separating Fact From Fiction

Last week NOAA released its Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook, which describes how conditions are ripe for a year with above average storm activity. NOAA estimates that eight to 14 hurricanes will …

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