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 2012: $1,446,281
Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0022 Japan
Striving for a fair and sustainable society, A SEED Japan�s Water Project focuses on water scarcity, water privatization and pollution.
311 West Murray Ave.
Visalia, CA 93291 United States
AGUA works to improve water quality in California�s San Joaquin Valley by cleaning up contaminated water and advocating for its future protection.
2027 Second Ave. North Ste. A
Birmingham, AL 35203 United States
The Alabama Rivers Alliance works to protect Alabama�s rivers through advocating smart water policy, organizing grassroots efforts and empowering citizens to work on behalf of clean water.
807 G St. Ste. 100
Anchorage, AK 99501 United States
ACE works to enhance Alaskans� quality of life by protecting wild places, fostering sustainable communities and promoting recreational opportunities.
Interested in finding out more about environmental actions in your area, volunteering your time or donating money? Search our enviro grants recipients database for groups working in your neck of the woods.