NWF Finds Marine Life Struggling In Oil Slick Off Florida

The front page of Pensacola’s newspaper today proudly proclaims the beaches of Perdido Key have been declared safe because there’s no oil slick within 100 yards of shore. But 20 … Read more

David Mizejewski: “We Are Part Of The Ecosystem” (Video)

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ppp3nESjaSs&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] Help ensure NWF has the funding needed to be on the front lines helping wildlife >>   For all the latest news on how the oil spill is impacting … Read more

Silence Spreads As BP Signs Up Boat Captains & Fishermen

Remember the Venice, La.-based fishing boat captain who explained to me how fish are mistaking blobs of oil for habitat? Or the one who brought a bottle of oil back … Read more

Smashed Pelican Eggs & New Oil Disaster Flow Estimate

Can you believe BP once would have us believe the Gulf oil gusher was only spewing 40,000 gallons a day? Today, the Obama administration said its latest estimates show the … Read more

NWF Trip Finds Louisiana Marsh “Eerily Quiet”

A Louisiana fishing boat captain led National Wildlife Federation Naturalist David Mizejewski & several reporters to an oil-stained marsh yesterday. A Reuters reporter reveals what they found: In marshy areas, … Read more

NWF’s David Mizejewski: Why We Must Try To Save Oiled Birds

Even if oiled birds like the brown pelican are cleaned, significant numbers won’t survive their return to the wild. Should we try to rehabilitate them anyway?
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Video: Dolphin in Oily Waters Off Grand Isle East State Park

Former National Wildlife Federation staffer Denise Ryan captured this video of a dolphin swimming near the pier at Louisiana’s Grand Isle East State Park. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YVzVtbVR7Ks&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] Here are some of her … Read more

BP Oil Disaster Now Impacting Wildlife Off Florida

Remember how marine life off Louisiana appeared to be mistaking oil for habitat? Sounds like the same thing is now happening off Florida: Ten miles off Pensacola Beach on Sunday … Read more

Video – Tar Sands Pipeline Too Risky for Montana

As ugly images emerge from the Gulf Coast of wildlife oiled and dying from BP’s gigantic spill, the Obama Administration is rushing to build a pipeline to funnel an even … Read more

“Some of the Worst Wildlife Pictures I’ve Ever Seen”

That’s what Dr. Doug Inkley warned me on the phone just a few minutes ago, calling me at 11:30pm on a Thursday night, asking me to log on to my … Read more