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World's Largest Ice Sheets Melting At Fastest Rate Ever Recorded

Greenland and Antarctica are home to the two largest ice sheets in the world, and a new report released Wednesday says that they are contributing to sea level rise twice as much as they were just five years ago.

August 2014

Three rules for how to best to assist a whale, dolphin or sea turtle that needs help!

NOAA Tips on Assisting Wildlife in Trouble

August 2014

Canoeing the Everglades: A real Florida experience

5 places to paddle

August 2014

NWF Joins Sportsmen, Conservation and Business Leaders to Defend Public Lands

Former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar joined Collin O'Mara, the National Wildlife Federation's CEO and president, and business and conservation leaders to speak out for conserving America's public lands and against attempts to sell or get rid of the lands that sustain fish and wildlife populations as well as hunting, fishing and the country's multi-billion-dollar outdoor recreation industry.

August 2014

Report accentuates value of a healthy Sarasota Bay

There's big money in a healthy bay. That's the conclusion of a new study being released by the Sarasota Bay Estuary Program that attempts to quantify the bay's economic value for the first time.value for the first time.

August 2014

Florida FWC Calls on Anglers & Divers to Report Lionfish

See or catch a lionfish? Report it. That's what many lionfish hunters have been doing, thanks to the new Report Florida Lionfish app. Released to the public May 28, the app has been downloaded by more than 2,500 people.

August 2014

Florida FWC Highlights Importance of Angling to Sunshine State

Recreational fishing provides an $8.9-billion benefit to the state's economy, which supports 79,200 fishing related jobs, greater than in any other state.

August 2014

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