Florida manatee, © Tracy Colson/USFWS

Hands Off Our Manatees »

Manatees depend on warm water habitat in the winter, so they gather in warm springs like Three Sisters Springs in the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge. But too much commotion can drive them back out into the cold waters and away from the warmer areas they need.

Polar bears, © Jeannette Howard

What Will It Take To Clean Up the Arctic? »

As sea ice continues to decline, more ships are venturing further into the Arctic Ocean and it seems that an oil spill impacting wildlife is all but inevitable. If it were to happen, we want to make sure the response gives the region’s wildlife the best possible chance to survive and recover.

oceanic whitetip shark, © Jim Abernathy/NGS

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whale shark, ©Wolcott Henry 2005/Marine Photobank

A Whale of a Shark »

Whale sharks weigh in at several tons and stretch up to 45 feet or more in length. But despite their enormous size, this threatened species has proved remarkably difficult to study in the wild. Only in recent decades have scientists begun to uncover more about them.