The Top 10 Nonprofits that Protect the Environment

As you consider charitable giving as part of your tax planning in 2023, we wanted to identify potential organizations to consider. Here are 10 prominent nonprofits that work to protect the environment and promote sustainability:

World Wildlife Fund (WWF): WWF is a leading organization that works to conserve nature and reduce the most pressing threats to the diversity of life on Earth, such as climate change, deforestation, and wildlife trafficking.

The Nature Conservancy: The Nature Conservancy works to protect land and water resources, restore ecosystems, and combat climate change through science-based solutions and collaborative partnerships with communities, businesses, and governments.

Environmental Defense Fund (EDF): EDF works to protect the environment and public health by advancing science, policy, and markets to reduce air and water pollution, promote clean energy, and address climate change.

Sierra Club: The Sierra Club is a grassroots environmental organization that works to protect natural resources, promote clean energy, and combat climate change through advocacy, education, and community engagement.

Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC): NRDC is a nonprofit organization that works to safeguard the Earth, its people, its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends by combining the power of science, the law, and the market.

Greenpeace: Greenpeace is an independent global campaigning organization that promotes solutions to environmental problems, such as climate change, deforestation, and overfishing, by using peaceful protest, creative communication, and nonviolent direct action.

Conservation International: Conservation International works to protect biodiversity, improve human well-being, and promote sustainable development by partnering with communities, businesses, and governments to safeguard natural resources, strengthen economies, and build resilience to climate change.

The Rainforest Alliance: The Rainforest Alliance works to conserve biodiversity and promote sustainable livelihoods by transforming land use practices, business practices, and consumer behavior through certification, training, and advocacy.

The Wilderness Society: The Wilderness Society is a nonprofit organization that works to protect wilderness and public lands, safeguard wildlife and ecosystems, and promote outdoor recreation and conservation education through policy advocacy, grassroots organizing, and public engagement.

Ocean Conservancy: Ocean Conservancy works to protect the ocean and its wildlife, reduce ocean pollution and overfishing, and promote sustainable fishing practices and marine conservation policies through research, education, and advocacy.

These are just a few examples of the many nonprofits that work to protect the environment and promote sustainability. There are many other organizations that focus on specific issues, regions, or communities, and may also be worth exploring depending on your interests and priorities.

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