Leader in wildlife and endangered species conservation

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is probably the best known organization helping endangered animals. Their mission is to conserve nature and reduce the most pressing threats to biodiversity on our planet. This includes a huge scope of work, spanning climate, food, forests, freshwater, oceans and wildlife. Along with support for the most endangered animals today – giant pandas, tigers, elephants, gorillas, sea turtles, polar bears, rhinos and whales.

Using and advancing conservation science, the WWF works to preserve the diversity and abundance of life on Earth and the health of its ecological systems. By protecting natural areas and wild animal populations to promoting sustainability and the use of renewable natural resources, the WWF is striving to reverse the damage done by humans. While also building a future in which human needs are met in harmony with nature. Working alongside people and partners at every level, all around the world, the World Wildlife Fund is helping develop and deliver innovative solutions that protect both communities and wildlife, and the places in which they live.

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Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) is a nonprofit organization committed to ending mass incarceration and excessive punishment in the United States. They provide representation and re-entry assistance to people who have been illegally convicted and/or abused in state jails and prisons. And challenge racial and economic injustices, while working to protect […]

charity: water is a non-profit organization bringing clean, safe drinking water to people in developing countries. Today, 1 in 10 people around the world lack access to safe sources of water. That’s roughly 785 million people without access to clean sanitation or drinking water. Since 2006, charity: water has been […]

World Central Kitchen is a non-profit organization devoted to providing meals in the wake of natural disasters. In addition to helping heal and strengthen communities by teaching food safety and installing clean cookstoves. Today, in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the WCK is working across America to safely distribute […]

Trees for the Future is an environmental non-profit that looks to improve the livelihoods of impoverished farmers by revitalizing degraded lands. Through their Forest Garden Approach, farmers are trained to plant trees that protect and bring nutrients back to the soil. While learning to grow a variety of fruits and […]

The Surfrider Foundation is an environmental non-profit working to protect the world’s oceans, waves and beaches. Leveraging a passionate network of volunteers and community chapters, Surfrider is able to provide rapid response to issues threatening our planet’s most precious resource. Grassroots efforts include matters related to water quality, beach access […]

The Rainforest Alliance is an international non-profit organization building an alliance to protect our planet’s forests. From fighting deforestation and climate change to building economic opportunities and better working conditions for rural people, their innovative approach not only addresses immediate environmental threats, but also the underlying economic pressures that contribute […]