Environment Resources

Institute For Sustainable Communities

At the Institute for Sustainable Communities, we give passionate, committed people the tools and skills they need to inspire active citizenship, protect the environment, and take on climate change.
535 Stone Cutters Way, Montpelier, VT, 05602

(FARM) Farm Animal Reform Movement

FARM’s mission is to end the use of animals for food. In support of this mission, we operate on several levels.
On the grassroots level, which accounts for the majority of our efforts, we engage likely target audiences, according to their interests, and nudge them along the vegan path. Behind the scenes, we develop resources that make the vegan lifestyle more “doable.” We also support the animal rights movement and grassroots groups around the world.
10101 Ashburton Ln., Bethesda, MD, 20817

American Farmland Trust

The mission of American Farmland Trust is protecting farmland, promoting sound farming practices, and keeping farmers on the land.
1150 Connecticut Avenue, Suite 600, Washington, DC, 20036

American Forests

American Forests protects and restores forests, helping to preserve the health of our planet for the benefit of its inhabitants.
1220 L Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC, 20005

American Lung Association

To save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease.
55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150, Chicago, IL, 60601

American Rivers

American Rivers protects wild rivers, restores damaged rivers, and conserves clean water for people and nature.
1101 14th Street NW, Suite 1400, Washington, DC, 20005

Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights

Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights (ANR) is a national non-profit membership organization dedicated to ensuring everyone's right to breathe smokefree air. ANR pursues an action-oriented program of policy and legislation. ANR takes on the tobacco industry at all levels of government . Join Us!
2530 San Pablo Avenue, Suite J, Berkeley, CA, 94702

Animal Legal Defense Fund

To protect the lives and advance the interests of animals through the legal system.
170 East Cotati Avenue, Cotati, CA, 94931

Animal Place

Founded in 1989 Animal Place is one of the oldest and largest sanctuaries for farmed animals in the country. Nestled on 600-acres in Grass Valley, CA, Animal Place provides refuge to hundreds of neglected farmed animals. In addition to permanent sanctuary, Animal Place's Rescue Ranch is a 60-acre adoption center, placing needy farmed animals into permanent homes.
17314 McCourtney Ave, Grass Valley, CA, 95949

California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation

CRLAF is a statewide non-profit organization providing legal services and policy advocacy for California’s rural poor. We focus on some of the most marginalized communities: the unrepresented, the unorganized and the undocumented. We engage in impact litigation, community education and outreach, legislative and administrative advocacy, and public policy leadership on the state and local levels in the areas of labor, housing, education, health, worker safety, pesticides, citizenship, immigration, and environmental justice. We seek to bring social justice to rural poor communities throughout California.
2210 K Street, Suite 201, Sacramento, CA, 95816

Center for EnergyEfficiency And Renewable Technologies

“Providing global warming solutions
for California and the West.”
1100 11th Street, Suite 311, Sacramento|, CA, 95814

Clean Water Action

Clean Water Action is a one million member organization of diverse people and groups joined together to protect our environment, health, economic well-being and community quality of life. Our goals include clean, safe and affordable water; prevention of health threatening pollution; creation of environmentally safe jobs and businesses; and empowerment of people to make democracy work. Clean Water Action organizes strong grassroots groups and coalitions and campaigns to elect environmental candidates and solve environmental and community problems.
1444 Eye Street NW | Suite 400, Washington, DC, 20005

Connecticut Commuter Rail Council

The Connecticut Commuter Rail Council is an independent board that acts as an advocate for commuters on railroad lines throughout the state, including the New Haven line, New Canaan, Danbury and Waterbury branches, Shore Line East, and the planned New Haven-Hartford-Springfield line.
Stamford, CT

Contact Citizens Action Coalition

To initiate, facilitate and coordinate citizen action directed to improving the quality of life of all inhabitants of the State of Indiana through principled advocacy of public policies to preserve democracy, conserve natural resources, protect the environment, and provide affordable access to essential human services.
603 E. Washington Street, Suite 502, Indianapolis, IN, 46204


CorpWatch investigates and exposes corporate violations of human rights, environmental crimes, fraud and corruption around the world. We work to foster global justice, independent media activism and democratic control over corporations.
1029 Torney Ave, San Francisco, CA, (415) 226-

EarthRights International

EarthRights International (ERI) is a nongovernmental, nonprofit organization that combines the power of law and the power of people in defense of human rights and the environment, which we define as "earth rights." We specialize in fact-finding, legal actions against perpetrators of earth rights abuses, training grassroots and community leaders, and advocacy campaigns. Through these strategies, EarthRights International seeks to end earth rights abuses, to provide real solutions for real people, and to promote and protect human rights and the environment in the communities where we work.
1612 K St., NW, Suite 401, Washington, DC, 20006

Endangered Species Coalition

The Endangered Species Coalition is a national network of hundreds of conservation, scientific, religious, sporting, outdoor recreation, business and community organizations working to protect our nation’s disappearing fish, plants, and wildlife.
PO Box 65195, Washington, DC, 20035

Environmental Defense Fund

We work to preserve the natural systems on which all life depends, focusing on the most critical environmental problems.
257 Park Avenue South, New York, NY, 10010

Environmental Protection Agency

The mission of EPA is to protect human health and the environment.
1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC, 20460

Environmental Working Group

The Environmental Working Group is the nation’s most effective environmental health research and advocacy organization. Our mission is to conduct original, game-changing research that inspires people, businesses and governments to take action to protect human health and the environment.
1436 U St. NW Suite 100, Washington, DC, 20009

ETC Group

ETC Group works to address the socioeconomic and ecological issues surrounding new technologies that could have an impact on the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people. We investigate ecological erosion (including the erosion of cultures and human rights); the development of new technologies (especially agricultural but also other technologies that work with genomics and matter); and we monitor global governance issues including corporate concentration and trade in technologies. We operate at the global political level. We work closely with partner civil society organizations (CSOs) and social movements, especially in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
180 Metcalfe St, Suite 206, Ottawa, ON, K2P 1P5

Forests Forever

Our mission: To protect and enhance the forests and wildlife habitat of California through educational, legislative, and electoral activities.
209 Kearny St., San Francisco, CA, 94108-4500

Friends of the Earth

A fresh perspective and ways to act with others to create a better world.

We see the well-being of people and our planet as one and the same.
The Printworks, 139 Clapham Road, London, SW9 0HP


Greenpeace is the leading independent campaigning organization that uses peaceful protest and creative communication to expose global environmental problems and to promote solutions that are essential to a green and peaceful future.
702 H Street, NW Suite 300, Washington, DC, 20001

Institute for Transportation & Develoment Policy

ITDP aims to deliver a higher standard of living and quality of life for citizens of cities around the world. Through our transportation projects, we work to reduce human impact on natural resources and ecosystems, and to ensure that we develop in a way that benefits us all, both today and in the future.
9 East 19th Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY, 10003

International Campaign to Ban Landmines

The International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) is a global network of non-governmental organizations, active in around 100 countries, that works for a world free of antipersonnel landmines, where landmine survivors can lead fulfilling lives.
9 Rue de Cornavin, Geneva, CH-1201

Landmark Legal Foundation

Landmark has an unparalleled reputation as an authority on the U.S. Constitution and the rule of law. Landmark has fought for more than a quarter century to preserve-and apply anew-the constitutional principles on which America was founded and which are the origin of the nation's enduring greatness. Landmark charges no fees and accepts no government funding for its services. It depends solely on contributions from generous individuals, corporations and privately-funded foundations. The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization with offices in both Kansas City, Missouri and Leesburg, Virginia.
19415 Deerfield Ave, Suite 312, Leesburg, VA, 20176

Leopold Center

The Leopold Center is a research and education center on the campus of Iowa State University created to identify and reduce negative environmental and social impacts of farming and develop new ways to farm profitably while conserving natural resources. The Center's work is focused in these initiatives - ecological systems research, marketing and food systems research, policy research and cross-cutting research that bridges all areas (water, energy, soil and alternative farming systems).
209 Curtiss Hall, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, 50011-1050

Marine Conservation Institute

Marine Conservation Institute is dedicated to securing permanent, strong protection for the oceans’ most important places – for us and future generations.
4010 Stone Way N, Suite 210, Seattle, WA, 98103

Michigan Land Use Institute

The Michigan Land Use Institute is a nonprofit advocacy organization that protects the environment, strengthens the economy, and builds community.

We collaborate with citizens, government, businesses, and organizations to innovate models for resilience and prosperity.
148 E. Front St., Suite 301, Traverse City, MI, 49684-5725

National Audubon Society

To conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth's biological diversity.
225 Varick St, New York, NY, 10014

National Wildlife Federation

The National Wildlife Federation is a non-profit conservation organization that works to protect wildlife and connect people with nature.
PO Box 1583, Merrifield, VA, 22116-1583

Native Forest Council

The mission of Native Forest Council is to fully protect and preserve every acre of publicly owned land in the United States.
P.O. Box 2190, Eugene, OR, 97402

Natural Resources Defense Council

NRDC is the nation's most effective environmental action group, combining the grassroots power of 1.4 million members and online activists with the courtroom clout and expertise of more than 350 lawyers, scientists and other professionals.
40 W 20th St., New York, NY, 10011

New York Public Interest Research Group

The New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG) is New York State's largest student-directed research and advocacy organization. Our principal areas of concern are environmental protection, consumer rights, higher education, government reform, voter registration, mass transit and public health. We are a nonpartisan, not-for-profit group established to effect policy reforms while training students and other New Yorkers to be advocates. Since 1973, NYPIRG has played the key role in fighting for more than 150 public interest laws and executive orders.
9 Murray Street 3rd Floor, New York, NY, 10007

Organic Consumers Association

The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) is an online and grassroots non-profit 501(c)3 public interest organization campaigning for health, justice, and sustainability. The OCA deals with crucial issues of food safety, industrial agriculture, genetic engineering, children's health, corporate accountability, Fair Trade, environmental sustainability and other key topics. We are the only organization in the US focused exclusively on promoting the views and interests of the nation's estimated 50 million organic and socially responsible consumers.
6771 South Silver Hill Drive, Finland, MN, 55603

Pesticide Action Network (PAN) North America Regional Center

Pesticide Action Network North America (PAN North America, or PANNA) works to replace the use of hazardous pesticides with ecologically sound and socially just alternatives. As one of five PAN Regional Centers worldwide, we link local and international consumer, labor, health, environment and agriculture groups into an international citizens’ action network. This network challenges the global proliferation of pesticides, defends basic rights to health and environmental quality, and works to ensure the transition to a just and viable society.
1611 Telegraph Ave, Suite 1200, Oakland, CA, 94612

Pew Oceans Commission

Pew’s ocean work includes efforts to create large marine reserves; end illegal fishing; protect key species like penguins, sharks, tuna and forage fish; and establish policies that protect, maintain, and restore the health of marine ecosystems.
901 E Street NW, Washington, DC, 20004

Rainforest Action Network

Rainforest Action Network campaigns for the forests, their inhabitants and the natural systems that sustain life by transforming the global marketplace through education, grassroots organizing and non-violent direct action.
425 Bush Street Suite 300, San Francisco, CA, 94108

Rainforest Alliance

The Rainforest Alliance is an international nonprofit organization that works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior. We envision a world where people can thrive and prosper in harmony with the land.
233 Broadway, 28th Floor, New York, NY, 10279

Save our Environment Action Center

The Save Our Environment Action Center is a collaborative effort of the nation's most influential environmental advocacy organizations harnessing the power of the internet to increase public awareness and activism on today's most important environmental issues. Save Our is administered by the Partnership Project.

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

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.
PO Box 2616, Friday Harbor, WA, 98250

Sierra Club

Founded by legendary conservationist John Muir in 1892, the Sierra Club is now the nation's largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization -- with more than two million members and supporters. Our successes range from protecting millions of acres of wilderness to helping pass the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, and Endangered Species Act. More recently, we've made history by leading the charge to move away from the dirty fossil fuels that cause climate disruption and toward a clean energy economy.
85 Second St., Second Floor, San Francisco, CA, 94105

Transportation Alternative

Our mission is to reclaim New York City's streets from the automobile, and to advocate for bicycling, walking and public transit as the best transportation alternatives.
127 West 26th Street, New York, NY, 10001

Tri-State Transportation Campaign

The Tri-State Transportation Campaign is a 501(c)(3) non-profit advocacy organization dedicated to reducing car dependency in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Leading environmental transportation, and planning organizations formed the Campaign in 1993 as a response to the mounting economic and environmental costs of automobile and truck dependence and promising reforms after the 1991 passage of the federal transportation bill, Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act.
350 West 31st Street #802, New York, NY, 10001

Trust for Public Land

Since 1972, The Trust for Public Land has completed more than 5,200 park and conservation projects, conserved more than 3 million acres, and helped generate more than $33 billion in state and local conservation funding—all made possible by the generosity of supporters like you. Because we pool funds from many sources, every $1 donated to The Trust for Public Land conserves more than $4 worth of land.
110 Montgomery St., suite 900, San Francisco, CA, 94104

Union of Concerned Scientists

The Union of Concerned Scientists puts rigorous, independent science to work to solve our planet's most pressing problems. Joining with citizens across the country, we combine technical analysis and effective advocacy to create innovative, practical solutions for a healthy, safe, and sustainable future.
2 Brattle Square, Cambridge, MA, 02238-3780

United States Campaign to Ban Landmines

The USCBL, currently coordinated by Human Rights Watch, is a coalition of thousands of people and U.S. non-governmental organizations working to: (1) ensure no U.S. use, production, or transfer of antipersonnel landmines and cluster munitions; (2) encourage the U.S. to join the 1997 Mine Ban Treaty and the 2008 Convention on Cluster Munitions; and (3) secure high levels of U.S. government support for clearance and assistance programs for victims of landmines, cluster munitions and other explosive remnants of war.
1630 Connecticut Ave NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC, 20009

US Right to Know

Great resource for deeper investigations into food and pesticides


WildAid's mission is to end the illegal wildlife trade in our lifetimes by reducing demand through public awareness campaigns and providing comprehensive marine protection.
744 Montgomery Street Suite 300, San Francisco, CA, 94111

World Animal Net

World Animal Net (WAN) was established in 1997 by veterans of the international animal protection movement to improve communication and co-ordination between the world's animal protection groups.

WAN works from offices in the United Kingdom, The Netherlands, the United States and South Africa. WAN's work is primarily conducted by experts and consultants from around the world who donate their time and expertise.
19 Chestnut Square, Boston, MA, 02130

World Wildlife Fund-U.S.

The world’s leading conservation organization, WWF works in 100 countries and is supported by 1.1 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.
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