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Some of Care2's Non-Profit Partnerships:

The Breast Cancer Fund strives to find and eliminate environmental causes of breast cancer.
Defenders of Wildlife protects native wild animals and plants in their natural communities.
Environmental Defense works to create solutions to the most urgent environmental problems.
Heritage Forests Campaign is a conservation alliance working to uphold protection of our National Forests.
The League of Conservation Voters monitors the environmental positions of political figures.
National Wildlife Federation unites individuals, businesses and government to protect wildlife.
The Nature Conservancy preserves plants and animals that represent the diversity of life on Earth.
Oceana is the largest international non-profit organization dedicated solely to the protection of the world's oceans.
Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) works to save wildlife and wild lands throughout the world.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is dedicated to protecting the world's wildlife and wildlands.
American Farmland Trust works to conserve productive farmland and promote farming that leads to a healthy environment.

The Breast Cancer Fund (TBCF) innovates and accelerates responses to the breast cancer crisis. They emphasize finding and eliminating environmental causes of breast cancer. Find event listings, a newsletter, and the TCBF store.

The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is fighting to free America's youth from tobacco and to create a healthier environment. You can find facts, tobacco news, a tobacco ad gallery, and initiatives on many different levels of government.

Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - This grassroots voice for wilderness focuses on establishing new protected areas, improving the management of existing parks, and on legislative and policy reform.

Conservation International uses science, economics, policy, and community involvement to promote biodiversity conservation in rain forests and other ecosystems worldwide.

Defenders of Wildlife programs focus on the accelerating rate of extinction of species and habitat alteration and destruction. Very colorful website offers creative features like "adopt a polar bear."

Earthjustice is the nonprofit law firm for the environment that works through the courts to safeguard public lands, national forests, parks, and wilderness areas. Check out info from their most urgent cases, or watch the Earthjustice video channel with Realplayer.

Earthwatch Institute promotes sustainable conservation of our natural resources and cultural heritage by creating partnerships between scientists, educators and the public. If you're interested in fellowships or field grants, you'll want to browse this site.

Environmental Defense has linked science, economics, and law to create innovative, equitable, and cost-effective solutions to the most urgent environmental problems. They have many regional offices, so find out what they're doing in your area.

The Environmental Directory lets you search for environmental organizations throughout the entire United States. Search for a local organization by any of a number of fields available. You can even search specifically for a given environmental topic! Relax and let the search engine take you wherever you want to go.

Friends Of The Earth International is an advocacy organization dedicated to protecting the planet from environmental degradation. Check out articles from their magazine or the latest updates from their international campaigns.

Friends of the National Zoo is a conservation, education and membership organization that supports the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington DC. Site features news on endangered species, plus a very entertaining and educational game section.

Great Lakes United is an international coalition dedicated to preserving and protecting the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River ecosystem. Find out about the latest threats to the ecosystem, and what Great Lakes United is doing to combat it.

Guidestar is a searchable database of more than 700,000 nonprofit organizations in the United States.

Heritage Forests Campaign is an alliance of conservationists, wildlife advocates, clergy, educators, scientists, and other Americans working together to uphold protection of our National Forests. Get forest facts, polling info, and action ideas here!

The League of Conservation Voters monitors the environmental positions of political figures at the federal level, with a special focus on electoral action.

National Parks Conservation Association- This excellent Flash-based site should be your starting point to take conservation action. Innovative features, like a cybersafari and full-page animations, make this site graphically pleasing without sacrificing depth or relevancy of content.

National Wildlife Federation is the United States' largest member-supported conservation group, uniting individuals, organizations, businesses and government to protect wildlife, wild places, and the environment. Beautiful site features frequent news updates and a delightful kids section.

The Nature Conservancy works to preserve plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive. Get involved! Find a local NC chapter on their map.

Netaid.org uses the internet to empower people to take action on extreme poverty around the world. They aspire to make the Internet a major catalyst for efforts on extreme poverty worldwide by offering the richest possible platform of constructive action to mobilize a large online constituency for social change.

Northwest Ecosystem Alliance protects and restores wildlands in the Pacific Northwest and supports such efforts in British Columbia. The alliance bridges science and advocacy, working with activists, policymakers, and the public to conserve natural heritage.

Oceana, founded in 2001, is an international organization focused solely on oceans, dedicated to achieving measurable change by conducting specific, fact-based campaigns with fixed deadlines and articulated goals. Our teams of marine scientists, economists, lawyers and advocates win specific and concrete policy changes to reduce pollution and to prevent the irreversible collapse of fish populations, marine mammals and other sea life. Global in scope and dedicated to conservation, Oceana has campaigners based in North America, Europe and South America. More than 300,000 members and e-activists in over 150 countries have already joined Oceana.

The Rainforest Action Committee works to protect tropical forests and the human rights of those living in it. The website offers an Action Center with tools and resources for activists, and a Kids' Corner with action alerts and rainforest-related activities for kids.

Rainforest Information Centre is a volunteer organization dedicated to the protection of the Earth's remaining rainforests and the indigenous people who depend on them. Find a broad range of information, from up-to-date information on the world's rainforests to alternatives for rainforest timber.

Rocky Mountain Institute fosters the efficient and restorative use of resources to create a more secure, prosperous, and life-sustaining world.

Rural Advancement Foundation International helps you stay up to date on the latest threats to biodiversity, especially those in agriculture. Make sure to take a look at their political cartoon section.

Save Our Environment Action Center is a collaborative effort of the nation's most influential environmental advocacy organizations. Take action! Join the activist network to help protect our air and water; our lands, forests, and oceans; our wildlife; our children's future; and our planet's climate.

The Tibetan Plateau Project focuses on the preservation of species and habitat on the vast Tibetan Plateau. Check out their fact sheets on endangered animals, or download a full color brochure to learn more about their programs.

The Wilderness Society works to ensure that future generations will enjoy the clean air and water, wildlife, beauty and opportunities for recreation and renewal that pristine forests, rivers, deserts and mountains provide.

Wildlife Conservation Society works to save wildlife and wild lands throughout the world. For more than a century, WCS has inspired care for nature, pioneered environmental education programs, and helped sustain biological diversity.

The Wildlife Trusts lobby for better protection of the UK's natural heritage and are dedicated to protecting wildlife for the future. With tips on attracting garden wildlife, or a listing of the participating members, the Wildlife Trusts is your starting point for UK conservation.

World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is known worldwide by its panda logo. WWF is dedicated to protecting the world's wildlife and wildlands. The largest privately supported international conservation organization in the world, WWF has more than 1 million members in the U.S. alone.