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Five Species Impacted by Unnatural Disasters in 2019

Climate scientists are increasingly connecting the dots between extreme weather events and our warming climate. Hurricanes are now stronger and wetter, wildfires burn longer and hotter, droughts are deeper, and …

Unnatural Disasters Map 2.0: Interactive Map Illustrates Growing Climate Impacts

Today, the National Wildlife Federation launches the second iteration of an interactive story map to illustrate where natural disasters, many of which are exacerbated by climate change, have hit in …

There’s Still Time to #ActOnClimate

We can no longer ignore the reality of climate change. Communities and ecosystems across the country are feeling the impacts of severe weather, flooding, droughts, wildfires, hotter summers, and wetter …

Climate Change, Natural Disasters, & Mid-Atlantic Wildlife: A Story Map

Climate change-fueled natural disasters are challenging the recovery of at-risk species and making some populations more vulnerable to decline. In the Mid-Atlantic region, Hurricane Florence, an algal bloom in Virginia’s …

Climate Change, Natural Disasters, & Rocky Mountain Wildlife: A Story…

Climate Change, Natural Disasters, & Northeast Wildlife: A Story Map

Climate Change, Natural Disasters, & Wildlife in the South &…

Climate Change, Natural Disasters, & Northern Rockies Wildlife: A Story Map

Climate change-fueled natural disasters are challenging the recovery of at-risk species and making some populations more vulnerable to decline. In the Northern Rockies region, North Dakota’s 2017 summer drought and …

Climate Change, Natural Disasters, & Wildlife in California: A Story Map

Climate change-fueled natural disasters are challenging the recovery of at-risk species and making some populations more vulnerable to decline. In California, megafires – wildfires that burn hotter and more intensely …

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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