National Wildlife Refuges

Defenders of Wildlife Report, Refuges at Risk, Wins Top Award from National Association of Conservation Groups

(12/06/2006) - Washington, D.C. -- A report by Defenders of Wildlife, Refuges at Risk, The Threat of Global Warming: America's 10 Most Endangered National Wildlife Refuges 2006, was named "Most Effective Action on Federal Policy" by the Natural Resources Council of America (NRCA), a national association of more than 85 national and regional environmental and conservation organizations, at its Annual Conservation Community Awards ceremony. The NRCA gave Defenders its prestigious Award of

Defenders of Wildlife Report Spotlights 10 National Wildlife Refuges Threatened by Global Warming

"The Entire Refuge System Faces an Uncertain Future Given Warming Predictions."

(11/05/2006) - Washington, D.C. -- Global warming is the single greatest challenge threatening the National Wildlife Refuge System as a whole, according to a Defenders of Wildlife report that identifies 10 refuges demonstrating the dire consequences from global warming.

Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge Makes Nation's Most Endangered Refuges List

Dire Threat of Global Warming Jeopardizes Refuge's Future

(10/05/2006) - Washington, D.C. -- Rising sea levels caused by global warming could inundate much of Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge (NWR), according to a new report released today by Defenders of Wildlife.


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