Defenders of Wildlife

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U.S. Capitol

An Unprecedented Attack »

Last week we saw an unprecedented attack on a wide range of our nation’s wildlife and wild places using the Interior Spending bill. With so much at stake, voices spoke out from every direction against these riders, and most importantly of all, representatives heard from YOU, their constituents!

alligator, © Frank Lekich

Wildlife Moms »

Being a good mother isn’t always easy in the world of wildlife. With all the elements to overcome in the wild – finding enough food, fending off predators – it’s hard enough without a fragile new little baby to contend with.

Hurricane Sandy, © NASA

Earth Day on the National Mall »

Earth Day came a few days early in Washington DC, as tens of thousands of people rallied on Saturday, lifting their voices to combat the realities of climate change. On a beautiful afternoon, the nation’s capitol celebrated its 45th Earth Day, with world leaders, government officials, activists and celebrities acknowledging the impacts we are having… Read more »