Water, the resource upon which all life depends, covers almost three-quarters of the planet . Throughout the history of the natural world, water sources have been the centers of life, providing habitat and sustenance for animals and plants alike. The groups that follow are doing important work to protect our waters – rivers, oceans, wetlands, aquifers and vernal pools – from the destructive effects of damming, diversion, development and pollution.
Total given in this category in fiscal year 2013: $1,257,738
Ciudad Autonoma de Buenos Aires, Capital Federal 1428 Argentina
ICB seeks to fulfill its vision of healthy oceans and a world free of human threats and impacts on whales through research and education.
P.O. Box 8701
Victoria, British Columbia V8W 3S3 Canada
The Dogwood Initiative works to help British Columbians attain local control of land through leadership, research and policy campaigns among diverse constituencies.
304-733 Johnson Street
Victoria, British Columbia V8W 3C7 Canada
Sierra Club BC seeks to protect and conserve British Columbia's wilderness, species and ecosystems by providing the government and First Nations with science-based conservation viewpoints and advice on policy decisions that affect environmental issues.
P.O. Box 26
Denny Island, British Columbia V0T 1B0 Canada
The Pacific Wild Initiative project of the Tides Canada Initiatives Society develops and implements solution-based conservation strategies for wildlife and its habitat on Canada's Pacific coast.
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