Conservation

White foam in a bunch sits on the sand.

PFAS Exposure for People and Wildlife

Following decades of their release into the environment, PFAS are ubiquitous and have been found in wildlife species in every continent. PFAS are commonly referred to as forever chemicals — … Read more

A group of five college students pose for a photo in a clearing in a forest. Some of them are holding yard tools.

Wild Kingdom Grant Awardees

National Wildlife Federation and Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom have teamed up to inspire and support the efforts of the next generation of conservation leadership. We are collaborating on a series … Read more

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Charting the Way Forward on Climate

When thinking about all the change that needs to happen in order to have a clean, carbon-free transportation system and economy, it can be hard to imagine just what that … Read more

Severl wind turbines stemming from the water stand tall against a bright blue sky.

Bringing Offshore Wind to Onshore Communities

The Biden Administration is working to meet its ambitious goal of transforming how we generate and deliver electricity – a national target of 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy by … Read more

New Wetlands Report Shows Accelerating Losses

On Friday, March 22 – World Water Day – the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issued a new report, entitled Status and Trends of Wetlands in the Coterminous United States … Read more

A yellow apparatus floats in the water. It is labeled, "Environmental Monitoring Module".

The Importance of Environmental Monitoring

On a sunny February afternoon, NWF’s senior industrial policy specialist, Dr. Simone H. Stewart, and I drove down a winding Louisiana road that led to a boathouse on Pass Manchac, … Read more

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Healthy Great Lakes, Communities, and Wildlife

If you can clearly see your home from outer space, you live in a special place. Here at the Great Lakes Regional Center, we are privileged to live in a … Read more

Giving Voice to Ohio River Restoration and Protection

Those two quotes, gathered during community meetings to discuss the clean water concerns of residents in the 14-state Ohio River Basin, sum up both the pride in living in a … Read more

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A Race Against Extinction for Northwest Salmon

As we launch into 2024, we mark International Day of Action for Rivers and the start of a new era for Snake River restoration and salmon recovery in the Northwest. … Read more

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Bad River: A Line in the Sand

Bad River, a documentary film set for release on March 15, 2024, delves into the real-life David-and-Goliath battle over the Line 5 Pipeline between the Bad River Band of Lake … Read more