Press Releases

Read about the latest events, issues, legislation, and more affecting wildlife and our work.

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Endangered Species Act 50th Anniversary Highlights Successes, Continued Challenges to Wildlife

Endangered Species Day and the 50th anniversary of the Endangered Species Act are an opportunity to celebrate the incredible successes of this landmark law while highlighting the gravity of the wildlife crisis and the critical need for action.

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New Tool Showcases Efforts to Safeguard Wildlife, Tackle Climate Crisis, Expand Opportunities to Connect with Nature

Apr 19, 2024

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EPA Makes Bold Move, Sets New Precedent by Designating PFOS and PFOA as Hazardous Substances

Apr 19, 2024

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A polar bear cub and its parent. Credit: Kelley Elliott, NOAA/OAR/OER.

Department of Interior Conserves Arctic Wildlife Habitat; Protects Subsistence Hunting

Apr 19, 2024

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National Wildlife Federation Members Urge Pursuit of Responsible Renewable Energy Development

Apr 18, 2024

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Bighorn sheep lambs. Credit: Matthew Paulson.

Finalized Public Lands Rule Restores Balance, Elevates Conservation

Apr 18, 2024

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Bighorn sheep lambs. Credit: Matthew Paulson.

El reglamento actualizado de terrenos públicos federales apoya a la conservación

Apr 18, 2024

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Pronghorn. Credit: Eric Kilby.

Hunters, Anglers Welcome New Public Lands Rule that Restores Balance, Elevates Conservation

Apr 18, 2024

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Legislation Would Address Harmful Bioenergy Emissions, Air Pollution

Apr 17, 2024

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