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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 …

Protecting Wildlife is No Joke

First it was a joke during President Obama’s 2011 State of the Union Address: “The Interior Department is in charge of salmon while they’re in fresh water, but the Commerce …

Bristol Bay, Alaska

Hard Rock Mines Threaten the Nation’s Waters

Metal prices are on a tear. Both gold and silver prices recently hit all-time highs. While this is good news for investors, it should alarm anyone who cares about clean …

Salmon Study: What Does it Take to Survive a Warming River?

Sockeye salmon are one of many species of wildlife who will need to adapt to warming water temperatures caused by climate change… or die. A new study published this week …

President Obama flirting with a Great Lakes disaster

President Obama’s 2012 budget would cut funding for sea lamprey control in the Great Lakes, a move that would devastate the lakes’ $7 billion fishery. The president has proposed cutting …

The Amazing Lives of Leaping Wildlife

Staying with the 2011 National Wildlife Week theme of “wildlife that move us,” we are looking today at wildlife that engage in jumping, leaping and hopping or otherwise use bursts of …

Stealing Water from Salmon?

Recently, the scarcity of water in California’s west valley has forced court-ordered sanctions to divvy up the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta–an event that lead to the forced closure of a …

Corporate Farming to Trump Saving Salmon?

What’s Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) up to? Under pressure from Stewart Resnick, billionaire corporate farmer & major campaign donor, Feinstein is attempting to put a legislative limit on how much …

Time for a Salmon Plan That Works

The salmon and steelhead that return to the Columbia and Snake Rivers are like no other fish in the world.  They migrate nearly 1,000 miles, connecting coastal and river communities …

Disastrous Drop in California Salmon

Disturbing news from the California coast: Federal fisheries managers on Friday took the initial step toward imposing what could be the strictest limits ever on West Coast salmon fishing amid …

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