“In the short term, we must realize that we have better ways to create jobs and build the economy than holding an ‘everything must go’ sale on our precious resources … Read more
NWF Naturalist Teased on Today Show
As National Wildlife Federation’s naturalist and media personality, I do a monthly appearance on the Today Show, usually during the 4th hour with Kathie Lee and Hoda. Each time, … Read more
NWF Celebrates Earth Day on Today Show
Happy Earth Day! My monthly appearance on the Today Show fell on Earth Day this year, which was a nice coincidence given that wildlife conservation and protecting the planet were … Read more
NWF Brings Wildlife To Conan
Last night was my latest appearance on Conan O’Brien’s late night talk show on TBS. As National Wildlife Federation naturalist, I bring wild animals on shows like Conan’s to help … Read more
Yes, Kids Watch a Lot of TV, But We Shouldn’t Give Up on Getting Them Outside
The scariest thing about television may not be the array of monster movies lined up on basic cable this month. A new report from Common Sense Media (PDF ) finds that … Read more
TV is Killing Me, or: Not Only Kids Need to Get Outside
I watch too much television. It’s tempting to invoke ‘Do As I Say, Not As I Do’—we’ve discussed the pitfalls of couch-potato-ism and sedentary life several times on Wildlife Promise—but … Read more
Video — Great Lakes and Invasives and Oil, Oh My!
Two of the greatest threats to the greatest of lakes – invasive species and submerged oil pipelines – were the subject of a Detroit public television legal affairs program on … Read more
Reporters Link TV Watching to Obesity. Why Not Climate Change to Extreme Weather?
Few reporters are connecting Western wildfires to global warming despite overwhelming scientific evidence. But do other fields of research treat connections so gingerly? Read more