Major Environmental Organizations in the USA

Major Environmental Organizations in the USA

American Bird Conservancy
Conserving native birds and their habitats throughout the Americas.

Association of Environmental Professionals
California-based association of public and private sector environmental professionals.

The National Audubon Society is a non-profit environmental organization in the United States. Its purpose is the conservation of birds and other wildlife and healthy ecosystems.

Earth First!
The action division of the American conservationists.

Friends of the Earth
The environmental organization was founded in 1969 in San Francisco; it became an international network of environmental groups in 1971.

Green America
Green America promotes environmentally informed ethical consumerism. It publishes the National Green Pages, a directory that helps consumers to find earth-friendly products and services.

National Geographic Society
The National Geographic Society is a global nonprofit organization committed to exploring and protecting the planet.

National Wildlife Federation
The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) is one of the most significant nonprofit conservation, education, and advocacy organizations in the US.

The Nature Conservancy
The environmental organization, The Nature Conservancy, was founded in 1951; its headquarters is in Arlington, Virginia.

Natural Resources Defense Council
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is a United States-based non-profit international environmental advocacy group.

1% for the Planet
An internationally active association of companies that have committed themselves to donate one percent of their turnover to environmental protection.

Rainforest Action Network
The environmental organization Rainforest Action Network (RAN) is based in San Francisco, California. Its motto: Environmentalism with teeth.

Sierra Club
The Sierra Club is a US environmental organization founded in 1892 in San Francisco, California. Its motto is: “Explore, enjoy and protect the planet.”

Wildlife Conservation Society
WCS is a New York City-based organization that saves wildlife and wild places worldwide through science, conservation action, and education.

Worldwatch Institute
WWI is a globally focused environmental research organization based in Washington, D.C. that works on energy, resource, and environmental issues.

Other Major Ecology Groups active in the US
International environmental organization.

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
IPCC is the United Nations body for assessing the science related to climate change.

World Wildlife Fund
The World Wide Fund for Nature is the leading organization in wildlife conservation and endangered species.

Devil's Bridge Trail, Sedona, Arizona, USA
Devil’s Bridge Trail in the Coconino National Forest, Sedona, Arizona, USA.
Image: @ clay.banks


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