Latest National Wildlife Federation Stories

2013-04-05 23:01:19

New guide from the National Wildlife Federation addresses parents´ weather-related concerns around letting kids enjoy outdoor playtime. Reston, VA (PRWEB) April 05, 2013 Spring showers, summer sunshine and windy days are no reason to keep your kids inside, says a new guide from the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) that shares new survey results of 1,000 parents. The Forecast Calls for Play reports that 61 percent of parents cite weather as the number one reason their kids do not get...

Government Pushes Forward With Land Conservation Strategy For Wildlife
2013-03-27 13:07:14

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online With no conclusion to the raging climate change debate in sight, the Obama Administration, in conjunction with the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), has decided to forge ahead with a new land conservation strategy designed to adjust for a much warmer future. The strategy, which will be executed in concert with state and tribal authorities, aims to protect wildlife as their historical habitats are being altered by the forces of...

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.