While sorting through my files, I came across a hard copy of the list below that I had compiled last Earth Day, so I am reprinting it with some additional NGOs. THE ADDED (or updated) NAMES ARE IN GREEN.
Non-Profit Organizations Helping to Keep our Planet
Healthy & Safe for People & Animals
ALASKA WILDERNESS LEAGUE– alaskawild.org– Saving Alaska’s wild areas
AMERICAN FORESTS– www.americanforests.org -Reforestation and forests restoration projects to promote clean air and water, expand wildlife habitats, and help combat global warning.
BREAST CANCER ACTION– www.bcaction.org– Challenging corporations with products that hurt the environment and trigger cancer issues.
CAMBODIA CHILDREN’S FUND – www.cambodiachildrensfund.org– A wonderful organization that feeds, educated, and operates as a community, helping both impoverished children and parents the ability to be self-sufficient.
EARTH JUSTICE- www.earthjustice.org – free legal representation to groups who want to preserve and defend wildlife & wild places, defend rights to a healthy environment, combat climate change, and advance clean energy.
ENVIRONMENT AMERICA – environmentamerica.org– Campaigning for clean air, clean water, and open space.
ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING GROUP – ewg.org – Empowering people to live healthier lives in a healthier environment. With breakthrough research and education, we drive consumer choice and civic action.
FOREST SERVICE EMPLOYEES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS – www.fseee.org. This organization’e sub-title is “Citizens Working Together to Save our Forests.”
FRIENDS OF THE EARTH – www.foe.org – Friends of the Earth fights to protect our environment and create a healthy and just world.
GREENPEACE –greenpeace.org– Takes bold actions to protect the land and the seas of the USA.
NRDC (NATIONAL RESOURCE DEFENSE COUNCIL) – www.nrdc.org – Their current campaign is saving the bees from extinction as their colonies have been dying and the link is to Bayer’s and others’ use of neonic products that kill the bees,
THE NATURE CONSERVANCY – www.nature.org– Protecting Nature. Preserving Life.
SEACOLOGY– seacology.org – Protects Island Habitats and cultures with interesting projects
SIERRA CLUB – sierraclub.org – long-standing grassroots environmental organization protecting millions of acres of wilderness to helping pass the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, and Endangered Species Act.
UNION OF CONCERNED SCIENTISTS– ucsusa.org – Working to build a safer, more sustainable world.
UNITED FARM WORKERS– www.ufw.org – Helping farm workers live safer, healthier, better lives with decent and humane working conditions in US fields.
WATERKEEPERS ALLIANCE – waterkeeper.org – Main goal is to keep our water safe and clean and asking us to stand up for clean water.
HAPPY EARTH DAY EVERY DAY!