350      –Official site; “With a climate denier in the White House, work for climate justice on the local, city and state level is even more important than ever. Local 350-affiliated groups are building power and winning huge victories from coast to coast”

Arbor Day — Official Site;

Animal Matters    — Official site; “dedicated to educating the public about the use and abuse of animals through the content on this website.”

Animal Matters    — Facebook page

Best Friends  —  Official site; Saving cats and dogs

Center for a New American Dream — Official site; “We seek to cultivate a new American dream—one that emphasizes community, ecological sustainability, and a celebration of non-material values.”

Center for Biological Diversity   — Official site

Earth Justice — Official site; “We are driven by a passion for justice and a commitment to excellence. We fight for the right of all to a healthy environment. We wield the power of law and the strength of partnership to take on critical environmental issues and bring about positive change. We exist because the Earth needs a good lawyer.”

EarthRights International  —  Official site; “We defend human rights and promote environmental justice”; “Activists, organizers, and lawyers working on human rights, environment, and corporate/government accountability”

EarthWatch — Official site; “Earthwatch offers a variety of ways to get involved….Join one of our 50+ research expeditions around the world and start your adventure now!”

Earthworks  —  Official site;

Ecowatch —  Official site;

Environmental Defense Fund   —  Official site

Environmental Defense Fund   — Facebook page

Environmental Working Group  —  Official site; “Environmental research organization  that seeks to improve public health and protect the environment by reducing pollution in air, water and food”

Food and Water Watch — Official site;

Friends of the Earth U.S.   — Official site;

Friends of the Earth International  —  Official site;

GRACE – Global Resource Action Center for the Environment  — Official site; “We highlight the connections among food, water and energy, promoting a sustainable future through our projects”

Greenpeace  — Official site;

Guardian Environment    —  Official site;

Guardian Environment    —  Facebook page

Jane Goodall Institute   —   Official site;   Jane Goodall Institute Nepal

National Audubon Society  — Official site; “Our mission is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth’s biological diversity.”

NRDC — National Resources Defense Council  —  Official site;

National Wildlife Federation — Official site;

Ocean Conservancy — Official site; “For more than 40 years, the Ocean Conservancy has worked to protect the world’s oceans. We’re people like you, who care about the ocean, its inhabitants and the livelihoods that rely on it. Some of us are scientists, some of us ordinary folks, all of us want to ensure the health of the earth’s waters for our children and our children’s children.”

Pawa Law Group — Official site; “a litigation and trial firm. We provide high quality legal services in a diverse array of practice areas and are known nationally as a leader in environmental litigation. The common element of our cases is litigation and trial work.”

Peaceful Uprising    –Facebook page

PEER – “Protecting Employees Who Protect Our Environment”

People’s Climate — Official site; “Our planet is in crisis, and voices from around the nation must and will be heard.”

Plastic Pollution Coalition  —  Official site;   Facebook page;    “Plastic Pollution Coalition is a growing global alliance of organizations, businesses, and thought leaders working toward a world free of plastic pollution and its toxic impact on humans, animals, and the environment.”

Rainforest Alliance — Official site; “From deforestation and global warming to drought and extreme poverty, the Rainforest Alliance is working to solve urgent environmental and social challenges.”

Resources for the Future — Official site

Sea Shepherd Global — Official site;

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society — Official site; “our mission is to end the destruction of habitat and slaughter of wildlife in the world’s oceans in order to conserve and protect ecosystems and species. We use innovative direct-action tactics to investigate, document, and take action when necessary to expose and confront illegal activities on the high seas.”

Sierra Club — Official site

Union of Concerned Scientists  —  Official site; “helping advance science-based solutions for a healthy, safe, and sustainable future.”

Wilderness Society — Official site; “Our mission is to protect wilderness and inspire Americans to care for our wild places.”

World Resources Institute —  Official site; “a global research organization that turns big ideas into action at the nexus of environment, economic opportunity and human well-being.”

World Watch Institute — Official site; “Through research and outreach that inspire action, the Worldwatch Institute works to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world that meets human needs. The Institute’s top mission objectives are universal access to renewable energy and nutritious food, expansion of environmentally sound jobs and development, transformation of cultures from consumerism to sustainability, and an early end to population growth through healthy and intentional childbearing.”

World Wildlife Find U.S. —  Official site;

World Wildlife Fund International —  Official site;

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