Today, the Wilderness Society presents its Ansel Adams Award to Montana Senator Max Baucus for his tireless work to protect America’s wild public lands.
The president’s budget, sent to Congress on March 4, contains a significant increase to chronically under-funded conservation and natural resources programs, an improved method to pay for fighting severe wildfires, a program to help prepare for cl
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Citing damage to the environment, the economy, drinking water supplies and more, The Wilderness Society, along with other national groups across the U.S., is urging the President and Congress to end years of budget cuts to conservation and natural resource programs.
Today, for the first time in five years, Congress designated land to be protected as wilderness. The House of Representatives approved the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Conservation and Recreation Act (S.
President Obama’s latest budget plan, released on Tuesday, March 4, strongly reaffirms his administration’s push to combat climate change by reducing harmful fossil fuel emissions and promoting clean energy technology.
[ The Wilderness Society Applauds Emphasis on Conservation and Natural Resources in President’s FY2015 Budget ]
The Wilderness Society welcomed several items in President Obama’s fiscal year 2015 budget, including a better federal funding mechanism for combatting severe wildfires, more funds to address the impacts of climate change and a significant increase to chronically under-funded conservation
The report, titled “Green Investments,” highlights the need for lawmakers to appropriately fund programs that safeguard America’s natural resources and the agencies that oversee them, which together account for only a tiny sliver of wh
Russia presses Ukraine on natural gas debt and threatens price hike. Past cutoffs affected all of Europe, but a changed transit landscape leaves Ukraine far more isolated today.
Every year, a coalition of conservation and environmental groups produce a report to help Congress as it debates the federal budget for the year.
An environmental review paves the way for seismic oil and gas exploration off the U.S. Atlantic coast. Some areas will be closed to air guns to protect marine mammals and turtles.