No Ice in the Arctic

Look forward with me to the summer of 2040 when the Arctic Ocean could be completely ice-free according to a recent study published by a team of scientists from the … Read more

Fellowship Deadline Approaching!

The deadline for National Wildlife Federation fellowship applications is fast approaching! We are looking for undergraduate and graduate students committing to finding global warming solutions. Deadline for submissions is January … Read more

Polar Bears on Thin Ice

Last week I stated that U.S. Fish & Wildlife did the right thing by officially declaring that the polar bear deserves protection as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. This … Read more

Polar Bear Deserves Protection

This is a wake up call. It’s haunting to visualize polar bears literally drowning from global warming, unable to swim the increasingly longer distances between declining sea ice and land. … Read more

Polar Bears Threatened by Global Warming?

The Bush administration is continuing to “look into” the potential problem of global warming, announcing today that polar bears might need to be listed as threatened under the Endangered Species … Read more

Global Warming Cutting Into Bear Naptime

Apparently global warming hasn’t heard the phrase “let sleeping bears lie.” Spain’s balmy winter is affecting the animals’ hibernation cycles: Climate Change vs Mother Nature Scientists reveal that bears have … Read more

The Best Gift You Can Give to Your Children

During the holidays, we encounter wildlife in all “the old familiar places” as the popular song would have it…in department store displays…greeting cards…decorated homes and even a few rooftops. There … Read more


With the stroke of a pen, Oberlin took a leadership role in environmental stewardship last month when President Nancy Dye established Oberlin as one of the nation’s first institutions of … Read more

Tribes speak out on Global Warming

With thousands of years of traditional knowledge and a deep connection to nature, native Americans are important eyewitnesses to our changing planet.  We believe native people can play a significant … Read more

Arctic Safe and Sound?

It looks like even our favorite Hulk-tie-wearing Senator has acknowledged that opening up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to drilling will become even more difficult with the newly elected Democratic … Read more