These are the best conservation programs on Earth. Make a donation, or join a cause, and fight for our planet. A happy, healthy planet means happy, healthy humans.
Their Mission Statement: "Building upon a strong foundation of science, partnership and field demonstration, CI empowers societies to responsibly and sustainably care for nature, our global biodiversity, for the well-being of humanity."
They specialize in: "working to secure a stable global climate, understanding & protecting the sources & flows of fresh water, ensuring nature's ability to provide food for human needs, minimizing environmental pressures on human health, valuing the role of nature in human cultures, safeguarding the unknown and as-yet undiscovered benefits that nature provides."
Harrison Ford is on the Board of Directors here.
The Wildlife Conservation Society
Their Mission Statement: "The Wildlife Conservation Society saves wildlife and wild places worldwide. We do so through science, global conservation, education and the management of the world's largest system of urban wildlife parks, led by the flagship Bronx Zoo. Together these activities change attitudes towards nature and help people imagine wildlife and humans living in harmony. WCS is committed to this mission because it is essential to the integrity of life on Earth."
The wildlife Conservation Society are the creators of the Bronx Zoo, Central Park Zoo, Queens Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo, and New York Aquarium.
The World Wildlife Fund
Their Mission Statement: "Using the best available scientific knowledge and advancing that knowledge where we can, we work to preserve the diversity and abundance of life on Earth and the health of ecological systems by
* protecting natural areas and wild populations of plants and animals, including endangered species;
* promoting sustainable approaches to the use of renewable natural resources; and
* promoting more efficient use of resources and energy and the maximum reduction of pollution.
We are committed to reversing the degradation of our planet's natural environment and to building a future in which human needs are met in harmony with nature. We recognize the critical relevance of human numbers, poverty and consumption patterns to meeting these goals.
Legendary Actor Dick Van Dyke Named Tiger Ambassador by World Wildlife Fund. Leonardo DiCaprio supports "Save Tigers Now", a global campaign by WWF.