Conservation

Twenty-three leading companies commit to protecting habitat in Brazil

The Cerrado is one of the most amazing biomes on the planet. However, most people have never heard of it before because it’s impressive neighbor – the Amazon – typically …

Bald Eagles have recovered in large part due to EPA regulation of chemicals. Photo by Robert Palmer.

Dourson and Wehrum Should Be Rejected by Senate

The Administration has put forth two nominees for important Environmental Protection Agency posts who have long and disturbing records of seeking to undermine the strong protections against dangerous chemicals and …

Protecting the Coast, Providing Wildlife Habitat: Pensacola’s Project GreenShores

How can communities best protect themselves against hurricanes and storms? Two decades ago the City of Pensacola, Florida began Project GreenShores, an effort to better protect its downtown by mimicking …

El Yunque National Forest

Wildlife and People Hit Hard in the Caribbean

“During the hurricane everyone confronted different challenges—no one was exempt from this, including our wildlife.”  — Nathan González, the Puerto Rican Ornithological Society Hurricanes Irma and Maria scoured Caribbean habitats …

Who’s Afraid of Climate, Equity, and Women?

After getting trained as Climate Reality Project leaders as part of Al Gore’s Climate Change movement, two National Wildlife Federation staff members in Seattle wanted to do more than just …

Red Moon Rising: The Growing Threat of Megafires

As my truck crested the Hoback rim and I rolled into the upper Green River basin, I couldn’t wait to see the full moon rising over the Wind River Mountains. …

Buffalo Break New Trails on Wind River

On Saturday October 21, 2017, ten buffalo from the National Bison Range in Montana will become the second batch of animals to be released on Eastern Shoshone tribal lands on …

Clean Water Act Turns 45 – Let’s Keep It Strong

October is the month for scary stories, so here goes. Once upon a time, there were no federal standards to protect water quality in our rivers, streams, bays, and lakes. …

Protecting the Most Important Fish in the Sea

Update: If you are reading this post thanks to commercial fishing industry-funded organizations, we would like to inform you that the National Wildlife Federation supports the sustainable harvest of seafood, …

muskoxen

Time to Stand Up for a Special Wild Place

Some of America’s most iconic wildlife and fish, including polar bears, grizzly bears, muskoxen, caribou, and hundreds of thousands of birds from around the globe, live in or annually migrate …

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