Center For Biological Diversity Inc

Rating: 4.87 stars   987 reviews

Nonprofit Issues:

Animals, Environment

Address:

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

2015 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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www.biologicaldiversity.org

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The articles and issues the center shares span the spectrum and provide not only information but solutions, opportunities for change.

 
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This nonprofit provides education, political action, and a wonderful community presence on behalf of the non-verbal population of planet earth. Come to think of it, that benefits us verbalists, too. Very enriching and effective organization.

 
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The Center for Biological Diversity is as effective a nonprofit as any, and that includes EarthJustice.

 
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This organization shows unfailing commitment to its mission of saving endangered species and the environments that sustain them and are sustained by them.

 
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Amazing nonprofit doing great work for a cause that really matters , our planet.

 
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Great group doing great work! I wholeheartedly support all they do, and so should everybody else!

 
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Great informational resource. I like reading their newsletter, it keeps me up on the issues I care about.

 
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I firmly believe the Center For Biological Diversity is the best conservation organization in the U.S., probably N. America. And I have seen many. Why? Because it is continually willing to sue the pants off of any entity, government or otherwise, in order to protect species---and it SUCCEEDS quite a few times. And another thing, it seems to have the greatest variety of different species it seeks to protect---from small obscure snails, to largely unknown plants, to larger mammals. They ALL matter.

 
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I've been active in nature advocacy for years. I belong to many various nature, animal, and conservation organizations locally, nationally, and internationally (online). In my opinion the Center for Biological Diversity is the best, the top of them all, because they seem to be the most effective at getting REAL protection for the biggest variety of species, from the smallest plant or obscure little snail or salamander to the largest mammal. A big reason for this is they will sue the pants off of any gov't. agency or department if they have to in order to protect species. They also regularly clearly and concisely table all their current actions and ongoing battles and intents to sue, as well as all their successes. Can't ask for much more than all this!

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Can't honestly think of any offhand.

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization?

Unsure

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

 
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CBD is an amazing non-profit. They advocate and take action for the rights and protections of animal and plant life throughout the US. They are one of my favourite groups because they don't just talk about problems, concerns, and issues, they do more than just sign petitions, they go to court where it counts and make the changes happen. All of these things are important parts of taking action, but I think the courts make a big difference in bringing about positive results.

 
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I have been reading and following The Centre for Biological Diversity's emails and actions for years now and they are by far my favourite active people! They take on real challenges, and take the action to make a difference. They take issues to the front lines and more importantly - into courts where real changes are made! The Centre holds those (government and corporate alike) accountable who are responsible for whatever wrongful actions are being done. The Centre fights for and WIN'S for the flora and fauna who cannot fight for themselves. The Centre gives a voice to those who are not being heard, from whales to plankton, those who need to be protected. The Centre is the first organization of what should be many, because we need many more like this one who can take the next steps and fight for the rights where they are legally binding - in court. Using the law to uphold the law - and fighting to make the appropriate laws put in place - is the most effective and powerful approach to take for real change to happen permanently. The Centre takes those next steps and continues to uphold these changes when they are breached as well. Truly we need global organizations like The Centre to make global changes in an effective, long-term manner. To all those at The Centre for Biological Diversity, PLEASE keep up the good work!!

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

make them global!

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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CFBD is super. I wish I knew of any other organization that was as good. We need all the help we can get.

 
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must save.
us.

bringing us news, in a dire world..

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

contact for and with wildlife and legislators.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

offer more forms for taking "action"

 
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