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What does NWR stand for?

NWR stands for National Wildlife Reserve

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In late 2010, she brought together federal and municipal government officials, nongovernmental organizations and private foundations to jointly work to secure land for a new national wildlife reserve that will help protect watersheds and rare bird species, including Ecuador's national bird, the Andean condor.
Through that program, nearly 100,000 trees have been planted and 262 acres restored at three national wildlife reserves, including Lower Rio Grande Valley along the Texas Gulf Coast, Marais des Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge in Kansas and Red River National Wildlife Refuge in Louisiana.
She is in favour of drilling for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Reserve in Alaska, a hot-button topic condemned by many environmentalists.
It's been employed repeatedly by the Bush administration to brush off its critics on environmental issues ranging from climate change to drilling for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Reserve to the risks of arsenic in drinking water.
Some of the specific recommendations of the Administration's plan include the construction of more than 1,300 new power plants, new oil and gas exploration -- including some on federal lands, calls for the federal agencies to take dramatic steps to reduce regulations on the energy industry to encourage more output from coal-fired plants, the opening of the Arctic National Wildlife Reserve and the use of eminent domain to take over existing transmission grids and site generators.
President George Bush is also using the price hikes at the petrol pump to galvanise support for his long-stalled energy plan that, among other things, called for drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Reserve.