Looking after our planet – Anywhere

Rainforest Action Network

“Rainforest Action Network preserves forests, protects the climate and upholds human rights by challenging corporate power and systemic injustice through frontline partnerships and strategic campaigns.”

“The Strategy
Home Depot, Disney, Bank of America, Cargill, Chevron, Citibank, Goldman Sachs, General Mills…
RAN takes on some of the biggest corporations on the planet — and we get results.
Since 1985, RAN has been one of the most effective and innovative activist organizations in the United States. We partner with local, indigenous and frontline communities to create smart campaigns that exert pressure and extract actionable policies from corporate culprits responsible for rainforest destruction, massive pollution, and pushing species toward extinction. And RAN demands that human rights, labor rights, and local and indigenous rights are fundamental to any new corporate policies.”

Join: https://act.ran.org/join

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“Greenpeace exists because this fragile earth deserves a voice. It needs solutions. It needs change. It needs action.
Some people look at a forest, and all they see is lumber. But there are millions more who see a home, a heritage, a future. Around the globe, we are standing up for our communities, and we are holding governments and corporations accountable. Whether on the streets or at the ballot box, we hold the real power when we work together.”
“We believe optimism is a form of courage. We believe that a billion acts of courage can spark a brighter tomorrow.
To that end we model courage, we champion courage, we share stories of courageous acts by our supporters and allies, we invite people out of their comfort zones to take courageous action with us, individually in their daily lives, and in community with others who share our commitment to a better world.
A green and peaceful future is our quest. The heroes of our story are all of us who believe that better world is not only within reach, but being built today.”

Timeline: http://www.tiki-toki.com/timeline/entry/594418/Greenpeace/#vars!date=2048-08-10_21:18:14!

Videos: https://media.greenpeace.org

Take action: https://www.greenpeace.org/international/act/

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World Wildlife Fund

“The world’s leading conservation organization, WWF works in 100 countries and is supported by more than one million members in the United States and close to five million globally. WWF’s unique way of working combines global reach with a foundation in science, involves action at every level from local to global, and ensures the delivery of innovative solutions that meet the needs of both people and nature.”
“WWF-US is part of the WWF global network which has worked for more than 50 years to protect the future of nature. In 2016, WWF embraced a bold new strategy and transformation designed to make the organization stronger and even more effective in tackling the challenges ahead. In this video, Marco Lambertini, Director General, WWF International, talks about WWF’s new way of working and commitment to conservation results.”

Take action: https://support.worldwildlife.org/site/SPageServer?pagename=can_home

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Friends of the Earth

“Friends of the Earth strives for a more healthy and just world.
Together we speak truth to power and expose those who endanger the health of people and the planet for corporate profit. We organize to build long-term political power and campaign to change the rules of our economic and political systems that create injustice and destroy nature.”

“Sometimes, this involves speaking uncomfortable truths to power and demanding more than people think is possible. It’s hard work. But the pressures facing our planet and its people are too important for us to compromise. Friends of the Earth strives for a more healthy and just world. We understand that the challenges facing our planet call for more than half measures, so we push for the reforms that are needed, not merely the ones that are politically easy.”

Take action: https://foe.org/take-action/

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Wildlife Conservation Society

“WCS’s goal is to conserve the world’s largest wild places in 16 priority regions, home to more than 50% of the world’s biodiversity.
This is outlined in our 2020 strategy, which positions WCS to maintain its historic focus on the protection of species while developing an ambitious plan to engage with a rapidly changing world.
The challenges are greater than ever, but with the focus, dedication, and passion of a committed staff—combined with a unique mixture of field, zoo, and aquarium expertise—WCS will continue to set the bar for science, conservation action, and education that has driven our success in protecting wildlife and wild places for over a century. We hold ourselves to the highest standards, adhering to core values of respect, accountability and transparency, innovation, diversity and inclusion, collaboration, and integrity.”

Get involved: https://www.wcs.org/get-involved

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The National Geographic Society

“The National Geographic Society is an impact-driven global nonprofit organization that pushes the boundaries of exploration, furthering understanding of our world and empowering us all to generate solutions for a healthy, more sustainable future for generations to come. Our ultimate vision: a planet in balance.”
“Achieving a planet in balance, one that provides for humanity and the untold millions of other species with which we live, will be the greatest challenge of our century.
We believe the Society can best contribute to achieving a planet in balance through the following three strategic aims:
• Inspire people to place greater value on the natural world and its people;
• Secure the natural systems essential for all life on Earth; and
• Drive innovation that helps create a planet in balance.
Ultimately, all of our activities are geared toward achieving at least one of our three strategic aims.”

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“350 uses online campaigns, grassroots organizing, and mass public actions to oppose new coal, oil and gas projects, take money out of the companies that are heating up the planet, and build 100% clean energy solutions that work for all. 350’s network extends to 188 countries.”

Videos: https://350.org/videos/

Get involved: https://350.org/get-involved/

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Bioversity International

“Bioversity International is a global research-for-development organization. We have a vision – that agricultural biodiversity nourishes people and sustains the planet.
We deliver scientific evidence, management practices and policy options to use and safeguard agricultural and tree biodiversity to attain sustainable global food and nutrition security.
We work with partners in low-income countries in different regions where agricultural and tree biodiversity can contribute to improved nutrition, resilience, productivity and climate change adaptation.”

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Friends of the Earth

Friends of the Earth stands with anyone who cares about the world we live in, whether you’re a first time supporter or a seasoned campaigner. We work with local groups, experts, business leaders and politicians. And we push for change on causes that matter to you:
• Protecting your home and local environment.
• Promoting safe and healthy food and water everywhere.
• Supporting alternative energy solutions that can change the world for the better for everyone.
Together, with us, your voice is louder, your actions more significant, your impact greater. We’re with you every step of the way: supporting your local community, defending human rights, protecting nature, moving mountains.
Together, with you, we are determined to change the world for good, creating a cleaner, healthier, fairer world for everyone, for today and generations to come.

Take part: https://friendsoftheearth.uk/take-part

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