CENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY INC

Rating: 4.86 stars   893 reviews

Issues: Animals, Environment

Location: PO Box 710 Tucson AZ 85702 USA

Mission: At the Center for Biological Diversity, we believe that the welfare of human beings is deeply linked to nature;to the existence in our world of a vast diversity of wild animals and plants. Because diversity has intrinsic value, and because its loss impoverishes society, we work to secure a future for all species, great and small, hovering on the brink of extinction. We do so through science, law, and creative media, with a focus on protecting the lands, waters, and climate that species need to survive.We want those who come after us to inherit a world where the wild is still alive.
Results: According to the LA Weekly, we're "pound for pound, dollar for dollar, the most effective conservation organization in the country."
Programs: Climate Law Institute, Endangered Species, Oceans, Public Lands, Urban Wildlands
2014 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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EIN 27-3943866
(520) 623.5252
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Rating: 5 stars  

7 people found this review helpful

I love how the Center for Biological Diversity Inc. fights for wildlife and wildlands. We need them in so many ways. Besides fighting for the Earth's biological diversity, they keep me informed on all fronts of court cases, wildlife and wildland in peril, political moves that greatly affect our Earth and let me know how I can be active in fighting for Earth's future.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Reading of court and political decisions in their favor

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About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-3-01

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7 people found this review helpful

The Center for Bilogical Diversity actually deserves 10 stars (out of 5) for their overall effectiveness. In my book, they rose from 5 stars to 10 when they finally began to address the fact that ALL of our environmental problems stem from the extreme human overpopulation. We cannot continue to turn every resource on Earth into more humans, leaving no room for other species! I have been appalled that no other environmental group will touch this issue which lies at the heart of every problem. CBD is the BEST!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

their reports of victories to protect our Biological Diversity.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

their reports of victories to protect our Biological Diversity lift my spirits every time we win!

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

help us keep more biodiversity!

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About every week

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2010-4-01

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6 people found this review helpful

They fight the good fight and keep the faith. I am proud to be associated with this fine organization and gladly take the opportunity to sing their praises. They deserve them.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

do more to save the world around us.

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About every week

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2010-4-01

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5 people found this review helpful

Excellent campaigns with well written and concise letters, with lots of extra information for me to look through about the issues (if I remember correctly). They fill in my user info on mail campaigns which is very helpful. They also appear to be getting a lot of things accomplished, under the radar. Good tone to the organization overall; it's one of my favorite environmental orgs.

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What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

their nonchalant and friendly, but intelligent and well written tone and the accomplishment of many many benefits to the environment that goes along with it.

Ways to make it better...

their graphics are a little lower budget, which is not a detriment to their campaigns in any way. I actually prefer the graphics being less high-faluten or overly-designed. I want the emphasis on the actions and not the image.

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About every week

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2010-4-01

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6 people found this review helpful

DBD gets the job done by just sinking in their teeth & holding on through all the government's stupidity. Smart & funny.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

Their humor in the face of the unbelievable savagery of the powers in charge.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Haven't met any yet.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

save the world & all of us in it.

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About every week

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2010-4-01

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4 people found this review helpful

The Center does a fantastic job of getting the government and corporations to protect endangered species and biodiversity. They win over 95% of the lawsuits they file on behalf of the environment and its creatures.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

protection of the desert tortoise.

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About every week

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2010-4-01

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8 people found this review helpful

The Center for Biological Diversity, keeps on top of issues affecting plants and animals in the natural world. They have been very successful at brining about meaningful change in the activities of the government and corporations that affect the living world.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

The way they keep me informed about the issues affecting the planet and their activity on behalf of the biological communities on the planet.

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About every week

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2010-4-01

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5 people found this review helpful

Love these guys. Kudos on the Endangered Species Condoms Campaign. Great cause, great planning and execution with an appropriate balance of urgency, rational thoughtfulness, and irreverance.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

weekly updates and opportunities to get involved and take action.

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About every week

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2010-4-01

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4 people found this review helpful

The Center for Biological Diversity does more to help our environment and endangered species than any other organization in existence. I am amazed how they continue to win major battles over big business and government. I hope they continue their good work as the "To Do" list unfortunately, is endless.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

make a bigger impact before we all loose more.

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About every week

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2010-1-01

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9 people found this review helpful

I am most impressed with CBD's fearless side taking in favor of animals, habitat, and all things that take their toll on them. I especially like CBD's willingness to take on over-population with their condoms campaign.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

is the sense of being part of an organization that has success because of its allied activists. Things actually change because of their (and my) efforts.

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About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-4-01

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