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Policy Groups

Interest Groups Second Period's Project

Interest GroupInterest
World Wildlife Fund (WWF) This group’s mission is to conserve nature and preserve life on earth by combining science with global reach.
The Sierra Club America’s largest and oldest grassroots environmental organization. This group’s mission involves a “Climate Recovery Agenda,” which includes plans to cut carbon emissions, reduce dependence on foreign oil, and protect communities.
The Wilderness Society This group works to conserve the wilderness, and is largely responsible for the Wilderness Act. Its members believe that the wilderness is “central to life itself.”
Environmental Action This group aims to protect the environment through political activism (Protests, Petitions, Lobbying). Their work influenced acts such as the Clean Air Act and the Endangered Species Act.
Greenpeace This organization aims to raise awareness and create solutions for environmental destruction in a completely non-violent manner.
The Nature Conservancy This group operates transparently and openly, meaning that their records are open to the public. Their main goal is to “protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people.”
National Audubon Society This group works to restore and protect ecosystems. They focus mainly on birds and other wildlife, and advocate for areas with important wildlife populations.
The National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) This group uses science, activist members, and lawyers to protect the earth’s wildlife and habitats.
Environmental Defense Fund This group relies on science, the mobilization of markets, corporate partnerships, and the law to provide solutions for environmental issues.
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