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2014-07-28 12:24:17

New Green For All Poll Shows Communities of Color View Climate Change as Imminent Threat and Support Carbon Pollution Standards WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With climate change a present danger to the American people's health, environment and the nation's wildlife, clean air leaders today hailed the Environmental Protection Agency's historic public hearings this week on its Clean Power Plan to curb carbon pollution from existing power plants, a key driver of...

2014-06-26 08:22:02

PSEG Volunteers Lend a Hand in School Clean Up Efforts NEWARK, N.J., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students at the Miller Street Elementary School are getting creative with their trash, turning everyday disposable items into art! Their efforts in reducing waste and consumption through recycling and upcycling has earned them the Bronze Award with National Wildlife Federation's Eco-Schools USA program. This international program recognizes and provides free resources to...

2014-05-30 23:03:32

National Wildlife Federation encourages families to reconnect with their wild side at Great American Backyard Campout on June 28th. Reston, VA (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Go wild this summer and explore the jungles in backyards with National Wildlife Federation’s widely popular national family event, Great American Backyard Campout. In conjunction with Great Outdoors Month, the annual event encourages people of all ages to camp in their backyards, neighborhoods, parks and campgrounds, as a...

2014-05-06 23:02:02

Student behavior changes make big impact during Campus Conservation Nationals 2014. Washington D.C. and Oakland, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Lucid, the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the National Wildlife Federation and the Alliance to Save Energy announce that more than 265,000 students at 109 colleges and universities across the U.S. and Canada collectively saved over 2.2 million kilowatt-hours of electricity — equivalent to averting 3 million pounds...

2014-05-05 23:00:54

Student behavior change make big impact during Campus Conservation Nationals 2014. Washington, DC and Oakland, CA (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Lucid, the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the National Wildlife Federation and the Alliance to Save Energy announce that more than 265,000 students at 109 colleges and universities across the U.S. and Canada collectively saved over 2.2 million kilowatt-hours of electricity — equivalent to averting 3 million pounds of...

2014-05-02 23:02:40

President Bill Clinton was the recipient of the J.N. “Ding” Darling Conservation Award for lifetime achievement by the National Wildlife Federation. Reston, Va. (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 President Bill Clinton is pictured with, from left to right, Larry Schweiger, president and CEO of National Wildlife Federation and Jayni Chase, honorary chair, at National Wildlife Federation’s Conservation Awards and Gala Event Wednesday night in Washington, DC. President Bill Clinton was the recipient...

Four Years Later, Gulf's Marine Life Still Feeling Significant Impacts From Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
2014-04-18 13:31:17

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As the fourth anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon accident in the Gulf of Mexico approaches, much of the region’s environment and marine life are still feeling the effects of the largest accidental oil spill in US history. Despite the continued impact on the environment and wildlife, BP – formerly British Petroleum – said in a statement on Tuesday that it has ended its “active cleanup” of Louisiana’s coast. This...

2014-04-16 12:24:05

Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, Dallas Safari Club, Bull Moose Sportsmen's Alliance, and others show strong support for protecting Bristol Bay WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, 14 leading sportsmen's and conservation groups expressed their strong opposition to the Regulatory Fairness Act, which would halt the EPA's efforts to protect Bristol Bay, Alaska from the proposed Pebble Mine. The groups sent a letter outlining their concerns to the co-sponsors of...

2014-03-14 23:01:14

Children Learn About the Value of America’s Waters Reston, VA (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 National Wildlife Federation (NWF) will be helping children dive into the fun of the 76th annual National Wildlife Week, March 17-23. Families, youth organizations, and communities will be coming together to celebrate the many ways water helps sustain wildlife and enhance the environment. With a theme of “Wildlife and Water: From the Mountains to the Rivers to the Oceans,” NWF will provide resources...

2014-03-05 23:21:09

Microsoft-based and enterprise-class StratusLIVE software will streamline operations and enhance constituent relationships and fundraising efforts. Virginia Beach, VA (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 StratusLIVE, a leading provider of cloud-based fundraising and CRM solutions to nonprofit organizations, announced today the selection of its products by the National Wildlife Federation (NWF). In support of their strategic initiatives, NWF will be migrating from legacy systems to the StratusLIVE for...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.