“Our goal is to galvanize resistance against those who
would destroy the environment, pollute our minds and
diminish our lives.”
Society: An international
organization that works to end vivisection (the use of
animals in biomedical research, dissection, testing and
| Best Friends Animal Society:
Runs the nation's largest sanctuary for
abused and abandoned animals. Also operates a low-cost
spay/neuter program and a whole lot more.
Center for a New American
membership-based organization that helps individuals and
institutions reduce and shift consumption to enhance our
quality of life and protect the environment.
Center for Partnership
Studies: For our children and
ourselves, the most important work of our time is
building a sustainable future...Partnership is more than
working together. Partnership is a way of life based on
harmony with nature, nonviolence, and gender, racial,
and economic equity.
Citizens For Health:
Champions public policies that empower individuals
to make informed health choices. Citizens protects
consumer access to alternative health products and
therapies such as dietary supplements, acupuncture, and
homeopathy, and protects the public's right to be
informed of the effectiveness of these treatments.
Institute (CHI): conducts education
and research in the areas of biodiversity, ecological
farming practices, and environmental restoration. CHI
also produces the annual Bioneers conference.
Earth Island Institute:
Develops and supports projects that counteract
threats to the biological and cultural diversity that
sustain the environment. Through education and activism,
these projects promote the preservation, conservation
restoration of the Earth.
A leading a global movement of people taking concrete
steps to promote healthy and life-sustaining food
choices. EarthSave works to promote environmental
well-being and human health through food choices that
promote health, reduce health care costs and provide
greater independence from the medical system. We raise
awareness of the vast ecological destruction resulting
from the unsustainable production of animal foods
promoting instead a delicious planet-friendly diet.
The E. F. Schumacher
Society: Develops programs that
demonstrate both social and environmental sustainability
can be achieved by applying the values of human-scale
communities and respect for the natural environment to
economic issues. Building on a rich tradition of
decentralism, the Society initiates practical measures
that lead to community revitalization and further the
transition toward an economically and ecologically
has established America's premier farm animal shelters
and waged effective campaigns to stop farm animal
Institute for Local
Self-Reliance: Works to develop a
sustainable society by building strong, democratic,
self-reliant communities that can efficiently utilize
local natural, social, and economic resources.
Institute of Noetic
Sciences has been at the forefront of
research and education in consciousness and human
potential. We honor open-minded approaches and strive to
bring discernment to our work. We are not a
spiritual sect, political-action group, or single cause
institute. We are a nonprofit membership
organization that both conducts and sponsors research
into the workings and powers of the mind, including
perceptions, beliefs, attention, intention, and
Ironwood Pig Sanctuary is dedicated to
eliminating the suffering of pot bellied pigs in Arizona
and surrounding states by promoting spaying and
neutering, assisting owners and other sanctuaries, and
providing a permanent home in a safe, nurturing
environment for those that are abandoned, abused,
neglected, or unwanted.
| Natural Resources Defense
Council (NRDC): Uses law, science, and
the support of more than 400,000 members nationwide to
protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to
ensure a safe and healthy environment for all living
Northwest Earth Institute:
Motivating individuals to examine and transform personal
values and habits, to accept responsibility for the
earth, and to act on that commitment.
There are approximately 300,000 adoptable dogs, cats,
mice, rats, ferrets, rabbits and more in shelters and
temporary homes nationwide that need your love and
attention. Are you able to adopt, donate, or volunteer?
See some unforgettable pictures of real animals in your
area that need a forever home.
Rainforest Action Network:
Works to protect the Earth's rainforests and support the
rights of their inhabitants through education,
grassroots organizing, and non-violent direct action.
The Sequatchie Valley
Institute offers society an opportunity to
experience and learn about living in harmony with nature
by providing education, art and research opportunities,
land conservation and restoration, a dynamic model
residence and learning center and a vision for attaining
a sustainable future.
Trees for Life:
Empowers people by demonstrating that in helping each
other, we can unleash extraordinary power that impacts
our lives. We do this by helping people plant fruit
trees in developing countries. Each tree protects the
environment and provides a low-cost, self-renewing
source of food for a large number of people.
nonprofit public policy research organization dedicated
to informing policymakers and the public about emerging
global problems and trends and the complex links between
the world economy and its environmental support systems.