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Women Conservationists, Always Ahead of the Curve

I’ll admit it: when I think of American conservationists, old guys like Teddy Roosevelt and John Muir spring to mind. I’m sure I’m not the only one to sometimes overlook …

Weekly News Roundup – August 5, 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: Helping Farmers Who Help Wildlife August 4 …

Climate Capsule: “Catastrophic, In Fact”

In this week’s Capsule, Senator Durbin calls out Congress for avoiding discussion of global warming while they pass legislation to cut spending on programs that clean our air and water and attempt to reduce our carbon pollution. I don’t think they heard you…

Tribal Leaders Address Climate Impacts, Clean Energy Bill

PHOTO: (from left) Mike Williams, chairman of Alaska Inter-Tribal Council; Senator Tom Udall of New Mexico; Jerry Pardilla, executive director of the National Tribal Environmental Council; and John Echohawk, executive director …

Mining Around a “Grand” American Treasure

The development of uranium mining around the Grand Canyon has been a tug of war between mining companies, local residents and government agencies. While visitors to the Grand Canyon area …

NWF Joins Lawsuit Against Dirty Oil Pipeline

Native American and environmental groups filed suit in federal court today challenging a proposed tar sands oil pipeline that would bring the dirtiest oil on Earth from Canada to the …

Navajo Nation Forms Green Jobs Commission

The Navajo Nation Council recognizes they need to diversify their economy and address profound joblessness. Green jobs look promising. High Country News reports: “The Council passed the legislation by a …

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