Conservation

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First Year of Climate Law Shows Progress and Promise

One year ago, on August 16 2022, President Biden signed into law the most transformative investments in fighting climate change, environmental justice, and resource conservation ever. While much of the … Read more

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50 Years of the Endangered Species Act: Protected Marine Animals

2023 marks the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Endangered Species Act (ESA), a landmark federal legislation that is hailed for protecting hundreds of species across the country. This essential law … Read more

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Disappearing Before Our Very Eyes, Louisiana Embraces the Power of Nature to Save its Coast

I was in a work Zoom meeting when the ‘Save the Date’ for the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion groundbreaking came across my inbox. Though I’d been expecting it, I still paused … Read more

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Baaj Nwaavjo I’tah Kukveni: Nearly 1 Million Acres of Ancestral Footprints of the Grand Canyon Safeguarded

On August 8, 2023, President Biden used the Antiquities Act to designate the Baaj Nwaavjo I’tah Kukveni – Ancestral Footprints of the Grand Canyon National Monument in northern Arizona. The … Read more

Supreme Court Delivers Blow to Clean Water Nationwide

On May 25, 2023, the Supreme Court issued a devastating decision that represents the greatest threat to the nation’s clean water in half a century. The case, Sackett v. EPA, … Read more

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Climate Equity Pavilion a First at Semiconductor Industry Event 

Last month, the Climate Equity Collaborative (CEC), co-founded by the National Wildlife Federation, organized a first-of-its-kind pavilion centered on climate equity and social impact at one of the semiconductor industry’s … Read more

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Which of Our Five Favorite Pink Wildlife Would Barbie Like?

Barbie is all about pink, but this color is fairly rare when it comes to wildlife. The animals that do have a pinkish hue often get it from their diet, … Read more

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Starting small: Five ways to support biodiversity this summer

With warmer weather here, most of us are spending more time enjoying the sights and sounds of the outdoors. Sunny days, birds chirping, bees buzzing, flowers in full bloom – … Read more

On A Journey to Reduce Waste For Wildlife

You might recall that viral video from a few years ago of a person pulling a straw from a sea turtle’s nose. If you do, you might have felt the … Read more

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50 Years of the Endangered Species Act: A River Restoration Success Story

2023 marks the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Endangered Species Act (ESA), a landmark federal legislation that is hailed for protecting hundreds of species across the country. This essential law … Read more