Scarlet macaw, © María Elena Sánchez

Flying Free »

The Mexican population of the most spectacularly colored macaw in North America is growing! This spring, we were thrilled to take part in the release of 28 scarlet macaws in Veracruz, Mexico.

Right whales, © Sea to Shore Alliance/NOAA, NOAA permit #15488

The Missing Link »

The good news for right whales? Square mileage of right whale critical habitat is increasing. The bad news? It’s not necessarily increasing in all the right places.

Birds at Chincoteague NWR, © Steve Hillebrand/USFWS

A Congressional Assault on Earth »

Our country has a history of protecting our natural heritage, but instead of carrying on this tradition, anti-environmental members of this Congress have introduced bills and amendments that would destroy our nation’s environmental safety net.

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 »