Conservation

NASA: Danger Point Closer Than Thought From Warming

New research by NASA and the Columbia University Earth Institute suggests that greater urgency is needed to address climate change than what the IPCC recently reported.  NASA warns that just … Read more

Inuit Skating on Thin Ice

Inuits of the Arctic are at an increasing risk from global warming, as the thinning ice is causing a rising number of hunters to fall to their deaths.  Read the … Read more

Vibrio Bacteria a Bigger Threat to Swimmers than Sharks as Northern Waters Warm

Rising water temperatures due to global warming have allowed a man-eating bacteria called Vibrio to move north, dramatically increasing the number of people afflicted by it.  Warning: This article includes … Read more

Our Podcasts for Global Warming Solutions

NWF’s Campus Ecology Program hosted a greener campus teleconference series during the 2006-2007 academic year. Each teleconference featured practitioners in the field speaking about their accomplishments and challenges and a … Read more

Rachael Carson Turns 100 Today

NOTE: Most remember Rachael Carson for her famous book, Silent Spring warning of the dangers of DDT and other persistent and bio-accumulating chemicals that were amplifying up the food chain. … Read more

Moratorium on Ocean Going Ships in the Great Lakes

The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition today is calling for a moratorium of ocean-going ships in the Great Lakes until Congress stops the introduction of aquatic invasive species. “Our call … Read more

On Sen. Norm Coleman co-sponsoring the Climate Stewardship and Innovation Act

Global warming is the defining issue of the 21st century, and I am tremendously pleased that Senator Coleman (R-MN) is going to be a leader in advancing solutions.   I … Read more

Hey You…

Madonna has written an exclusive song for the upcoming Live Earth Concert, which will be an unprecedented event reaching out to 2 billion people on the urgent need to wake … Read more

Alcoa Captures Carbon

In an exciting step towards cleaner industries, Alcoa, the world’s second largest producer of aluminum, recently said it is starting to use a new technology to capture and render carbon … Read more

Climate Change Could Displace One Billion People

A recent Christian Aid report predicts that at least one billion people will be forced from their homes between now and 2050 as the effects of climate change deepen an … Read more