Dr. Doug Inkley, senior scientist at the National Wildlife Federation, has compiled startling numbers on dolphin & sea turtle strandings so far. Here’s what he found: The 244 endangered & … Read more
Congress took the country a step closer today to making electric vehicles widespread in the U.S. NWF’s Zoe Lipman welcomed the release today of the Electric Vehicle Deployment Act, sponsored … Read more
We’re learning new details about the effects of dispersants on the massive BP oil disaster, now estimated on the low end to be 19 million gallons. University of South Florida … Read more
Doug described seeing a brown pelican with its wings dirtied by heavy brown oil. The bird was preening in an attempt to clean itself off.
The National Wildlife Federation is one of several conservation organizations sponsoring this new ad: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nqvj3rI6ajI&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] Tell Interior Secretary Ken Salazar: No more oil spills, especially in critical polar bear habitat. Read more
By Larry J. Schweiger I had the opportunity to testify before the U.S. House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee last week on why the BP oil disaster is a … Read more
BP is still refusing to reveal exactly what’s in that dispersant. Like so many aspects of BP’s oil spill response, the redacted passages would be comical if the disaster wasn’t so serious.
“In Washington, it’s been said that ‘it’s not the crime, it’s the cover-up’ – but in this case, it’s both the crime and the cover-up that are an outrage,” said NWF President & CEO Larry Schweiger. Read more
NOAA’s BP oil spill response page is now featuring not one but two BP oil spill maps. The first one highlights the projected devastation in Louisiana, where winds from the … Read more