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Inside COP27— Key Takeaways 

Over the last two weeks, world leaders, negotiators, and thousands of other participants converged in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt for COP27, the 27th meeting of Parties to the United Nations Framework … Read more

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When We Save Wildlife, We Save Ourselves

More than 12,000 species of wildlife across the country are at heightened risk of disappearing. Facing shrinking habitats, climate change, disease and other threats, wildlife need our help. The bipartisan … Read more

Lauderdale Lakes City Commissioner, Beverly Williams

Expanding Tree Canopy and Environmental Stewardship in Broward County, FL

Broward County, Florida, is nestled in southeastern Florida, just north of Miami-Dade County with the Atlantic Ocean to the east and the Everglades to the west. It is Florida’s second-most … Read more

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Two Decades, 1.6 Million Acres: West Fork Grazing Permit Agreement Showcases Opportunity to Support At-Risk Wildlife

This month, in tandem with the 20th anniversary of its highly successful and innovative program resolving conflicts between livestock and at-risk wildlife, the National Wildlife Federation announced the addition of … Read more

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Brazil’s Newly Elected President Prioritizes Protecting the Amazon

“We will resume monitoring and surveillance of the Amazon, and combat any and all illegal activity – whether it is mining, logging or improper agricultural occupation” – Luiz Inacio Lula … Read more

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Day of the Dead and Monarch Conservation 

For hundreds of years, as Day of the Dead celebrations begin, the blue skies of the State of Michoacán and the State of México are painted with bright orange, black … Read more

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Meet the New Species of Endangered Whale Discovered in the Gulf of Mexico

A new-to-us species of whale has been discovered off of Florida’s coast in the Gulf of Mexico — an exciting and unique find for researchers. The Rice’s whale, as it’s … Read more

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Don’t Skip the Vote in College

In the early 1900s, many wildlife populations across the country were decreasing, often as a result from human activities.  An American conservation leader lamented at the time, “wildlife doesn’t vote … Read more

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Living Near Nature is Linked to Lower Healthcare Costs

Human well-being and nature are inextricably linked. Parks, natural areas, and neighborhood green spaces improve our quality of life and provide numerous health, social, economic, and ecological benefits to individuals … Read more

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Closing the Door on Invasive Species

Many years ago, a friend and I landed our boat on the beach at Sterling Park on Lake Erie. Setting up decoys to hunt for waterfowl, we stepped into the chilly … Read more