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Satellite image of Hurricane Laura at 2:50 a.m. CDT on August 27, 2020.

7 Ways Congress Could Help Safeguard Communities and Wildlife From Hurricanes

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 …

The Protective Value of Nature

A new report shows how natural systems can reduce risks from natural disasters and provide other benefits. The National Wildlife Federation and Allied World recently released The Protective Value of …

Swept Away: Protecting Midwest Communities & Wildlife From Extreme Flooding

Last spring, heavy precipitation caused massive, long lasting flooding events that plagued the Midwest. This phenomenon proved fatal for people and wildlife alike: at least three deaths in the region …

loggerhead sea turtle hatchlings

Wildlife Calm in the Storm

At the McFaddin National Wildlife Refuge in coastal southeast Texas, a three-mile stretch of restored dunes and renourished beaches held up to the battering winds and torrential rains of Hurricane …

Tongass National Forest

5 Wild and Natural Climate Solutions You May See on…

Military Bases & Wildlife Share a Common Threat: Climate Change

Taking Action in the Era of Climate Change

How Investing in America’s Natural Infrastructure Aids Wildlife and People

Infrastructure isn’t just about roads and bridges—it also includes the natural systems that provide essential services that benefit people, communities, and industry. This “natural infrastructure” is crucial for both people …

reddish egret

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 …

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 …

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