TOPIC: ANIMALS & WILDLIFE (36)
For 50 years, WWF has been protecting the future of nature. The world’s leading conservation organization, WWF works in 100 countries and is supported by 1.2 million members in the United States and close to 5 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 USA - http://www.worldwildlife.org/home-full.html
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)http://www.peta.org
PETA focuses its attention on the four areas in which the largest numbers of animals suffer the most intensely for the longest periods of time: on factory farms, in the clothing trade, in laboratories, and in the entertainment industry.
World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA)http://www.wspa-usa.org
The World Society for the Protection of Animals exists to tackle animal cruelty across the globe. Active in more than 50 countries, we campaign effectively to combat the world’s most intense and large-scale animal welfare issues. We bring about lasting change by helping people understand the critical importance of good animal welfare, encouraging nations to commit to animal-friendly practices, and building the scientific case for the better treatment of animals.
The IS FOUNDATION aims to empower, educate and collaborate with people and projects to positively impact the planet and its creatures.
We are a team, a group of people, who view the environment as an interconnected organism of which we are not separate but a part of. There is no differentiation between all living things: trees, rivers, animals and humans. We are all one interdependent organism.
Oceana is the largest international organization working solely to protect the world’s oceans. Oceana wins policy victories for the oceans using science-based campaigns. Since 2001, we have protected over 1.2 million square miles of ocean and innumerable sea turtles, sharks, dolphins and other sea creatures.
Wildlife Alliance is the leader in direct protection to forests and wildlife in the Southeast Asian tropical belt. Our mission is to combat deforestation, extinction, climate change, and poverty by partnering with local communities and governments.
The Humane Society of the United Stateshttp://www.humanesociety.org
The Humane Society of the United States is the nation's largest and most effective animal protection organization, backed by 11 million Americans. We help animals by advocating for better laws to protect animals; conducting campaigns to reform industries; providing animal rescue and emergency response; investigating cases of animal cruelty; and caring for animals through our sanctuaries and wildlife rehabilitation centers, emergency shelters and clinics.
Sea Shepherd Conservation Societyhttp://www.seashepherd.org
Established in 1977, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS) is an international non-profit, marine wildlife conservation organization. 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.
The Elephant Sanctuaryhttp://www.elephants.com
The Elephant Sanctuary in Hohenwald, Tennessee, is the nation's largest natural-habitat refuge developed specifically to meet the needs of endangered elephants. It is a non-profit organization, licensed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, and accredited by the Association of Sanctuaries, designed specifically for old, sick or needy elephants who have been retired from zoos and circuses.
Founded in 1866, the ASPCA was the first humane organization in the Western Hemisphere. Our mission, as stated by founder Henry Bergh, is “to provide effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout the United States.” The ASPCA works to rescue animals from abuse, pass humane laws and share resources with shelters nationwide.
African Wildlife Foundationhttp://www.awf.org
The African Wildlife Foundation, together with the people of Africa, works to ensure the wildlife and wild lands of Africa will endure forever.The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is the leading international conservation organization focused solely on Africa. We believe that protecting Africa’s wildlife and wild landscapes is the key to the future prosperity of Africa and its people – and for over 50 years, we have made it our work to help ensure that Africa’s wild resources endure.
International Fund for Animal Welfarehttp://www.ifaw.org/us
Founded in 1969, IFAW (the International Fund for Animal Welfare) saves individual animals, animal populations and habitats all over the world. With projects in more than forty countries, IFAW provides hands-on assistance to animals in need, be it dogs and cats, wildlife and livestock, or rescuing animals in the wake of disasters.
Gorilla Doctors is dedicated to saving the mountain gorilla species one gorilla patient at a time. Our international team of veterinarians provides hands-on medical care to sick and injured mountain gorillas living in the national parks of Rwanda, Uganda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). With only 780 mountain gorillas left in the world today, we believe the health and well being of every individual gorilla is vital to the species’ survival
Animal Welfare Institutehttp://www.awionline.org
Since 1951, the Animal Welfare Institute has been dedicated to reducing animal suffering caused by people. We seek better treatment of animals everywhere - in the laboratory, on the farm, in commerce, at home, and in the wild.