List of environmental organizations

An environmental organization is an organization coming out of the conservation or environmental movements that seeks to protect, analyse or monitor the environment against misuse or degradation from human forces.

In this sense the environment may refer to the biophysical environment or the natural environment. The organization may be a charity, a trust, a non-governmental organization, a governmental organization or an intergovernmental organization. Environmental organizations can be global, national, regional or local. Some environmental issues that environmental organizations focus on include pollution, plastic pollution, waste, resource depletion, human overpopulation and climate change.

Intergovernmental organizationsEdit

GlobalEdit

Governmental agenciesEdit

Many states have agencies devoted to monitoring and protecting the environment:

International non-governmental organizationsEdit

These organizations are involved in environmental management, lobbying, advocacy, and/or conservation efforts:

InternationalEdit

ContinentalEdit

National non-governmental organizationsEdit

These organizations are involved in environmental management, lobbying, advocacy, and/or conservation efforts at the national level:

AlbaniaEdit

AustraliaEdit

AustriaEdit

BangladeshEdit

BelgiumEdit

BoliviaEdit

CambodiaEdit

CanadaEdit

Cape VerdeEdit

ChinaEdit

ColombiaEdit

Costa RicaEdit

CroatiaEdit

Czech RepublicEdit

DenmarkEdit

EstoniaEdit

EthiopiaEdit

FinlandEdit

FranceEdit

GermanyEdit

GreeceEdit

Hong KongEdit

IndiaEdit

IndonesiaEdit

IrelandEdit

IsraelEdit

ItalyEdit

KenyaEdit

KoreaEdit

North MacedoniaEdit

MadagascarEdit

MaltaEdit

NepalEdit

NetherlandsEdit

New ZealandEdit

NorwayEdit

OmanEdit

PakistanEdit

PalestineEdit

PhilippinesEdit

PortugalEdit

Puerto RicoEdit

Sierra LeoneEdit

  • ENFORAC (Environmental Forum for Action)

South AfricaEdit

SpainEdit

SwitzerlandEdit

TanzaniaEdit

UgandaEdit

UkraineEdit

United Arab EmiratesEdit

United KingdomEdit

United StatesEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "WWF conservation projects around the world". World Wide Fund for Nature.

Further readingEdit

  • Johnson, Erik W.; Scott Frickel (2011). "Ecological Threat and the Founding of U.S. National Environmental Movement Organizations, 1962–1998". Social Problems. 58 (Aug. 2011) (3): 305–29. doi:10.1525/sp.2011.58.3.305. This study examines the role of "ecological threat" in shaping the U.S. environmental movement. … Declines in wildlife populations are associated with the foundings of wildlife and wilderness protection organizations while increases in air pollution are associated with the foundings of organizations focused on ecosystem well-being and public health.