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
Maebashi-shi, Gunma, - Japan
Yamba Ashita-no Kai exists to increase awareness about the shortcomings of the Yamba Dam project in the hopes of seeing it revised.
De Wittenstraat 43-45
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland 1052 AL Netherlands
The Black Fish uses education, investigation and nonviolent direct action to change European attitudes toward oceans and to help protect the life within them.
The Weld Estate Office, Lulworth Castle, East Lulworth
Wareham, Dorset BH20 5QS United Kingdom
T: 00 441929400352
The Jurassic Coast Trust advances public education concerning the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, which covers 95 miles of coastline in East Devon and Dorset, England.
c/o KSFT, Dornoch Road
Bonar Bridge, Sutherland IV24 3EB United Kingdom
The Moray Firth Sea Trout Project aims to address the imbalance in sea trout management within the Moray Firth by conducting research and disseminating information.
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