Center for Biological Diversity Inc

Rating: 4.88 stars   1070 reviews

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

2016 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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Rating: 1 stars  

I totally agree with the gentlemen below that we humans are the problem! I feel that we should kill ourselves! You people go ahead and get started and if it has a positive effect on the environment the rest of us will follow! WE PROMISE!

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because they sue everybody for everything!

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

disband it!

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

The centre should not 'need' to exist as governments around the world should be preserving biodiversity for future generations. As they do not the centre fulfills a vital role in righting wrongs. If someone doesn't do it this planet will be very 'empty', along with the people living on it. I do not want to have to explain to my child in the future why there are no tigers (or whatever else) left anymore.

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I simply feel that a worth while job is done when wins are achieved. Whether the organisms at risk are on your door step or on the other side of the world they all count and contribute to their ecosystem.

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State on / near the take action button if the take aciton is only for those living in the US so that time is not wasted by those form other countries.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

I believe that the biggest threat to wildlife is the out of control human population. It is hard to take other groups seriously that will not accept this. I thank the Center for standing up instead of denying this

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Reading the emails about the lawsuits has convinced me that the Center is moving in the right direction.

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I would address the inhumane and illegal treatment of the wild horses by the BLM.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Your newsletter is an essential part of my constant effort to stay informed so I can be as active as possible & an informed voter . We must save what's left of this beautiful planet which was given to us to be stewards of, not to destroy. I can't say enough for the readability of your newsletter, hitting all the key issues, and the essential service of bringing poluters to court. You are my heros, and give me hope for the future of our environment, that it will be livable enough so all creatures can thrive. We can't live here alone on baren rock with poluted water & air. The bio-diversity of the plants & animals which enabled humans to evolve are essential to our continued quallity of life. Unfortunately, many very powerful humans, who's main value is profit, have blinders on & must be stopped and re-educated. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for all you do. It gives me hope & motivates me to do all I can to help.

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

Being informed when others are not.

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

...send you a million dollars, but I don't have it, or anything to spare. I'm living on about $6,000. --$8,000./year.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

The Centre for Biological Diversity is a key organisation in the fight for nature's rights. It has the capacity to cause real change in the world using the legal system. It therefore hits perpetrators of unlawful environmental practices where it hurts most - financially. Over the years it has had countless victories that simply would not have been achieved by other methods.

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There have been so many victories I have lost count!

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No changes are required - keep up the excellent work!!

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

The Center for Biological Diversity does an amazing job, considering the enormous odds they are up against. The world is a different place than it was 50 years ago and the Center is picking up the slack where the government has dropped the ball, and is actually doing something to save this planet and its inhabitants. To their credit they have also started to focus on the human overpopulation problem, which is at the root of all the problems the planet is facing. I read this quote by a professor at UC Santa Barbara, which pretty much says it all. "Human population is exploding - our species now uses more than 50 percent of all available space, food and water on the planet. Because of human domination, conservation efforts for most species have been too little, too late. We are in the middle of one of the great mass extinctions in the history of life." (Bradley Cardinale)

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When I read the victories that the Center has had, i.e. another species has been saved, habitat being preserve etc. I feel so happy.

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

Give more attention to the human overpopulation problem.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

The Center for Biological Diversity is one of my favorite environmental groups. They get the facts, file suit, and get results. I'd say that right now they are tied for first place among the many, many environmental groups I support which include old standbys like Sierra Club, National Wildlife Federation, Audubon and other larger more famous groups.

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I love the e-newsletter.

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

No suggestions.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

The center does a great job keeping current on pressing environmental issues and informing the public so we can take action. I've been very impressed with the diversity of topics they cover and their easy to use website. Thanks for the outstanding job!

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The center has been very active in Washington state and I spend time hiking in the forests they help protect.

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

None

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

I read every newsletter and the e-mails in between the weekly newsletter. I trust the Center for Biological Diversity to give me current and accurate information on many environmental issues . It especially keeps me up to date on what is happening outside my area. I sign the petitions and donate when I can.

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

reading the newsletters

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

nothing

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

CBD is a small but mighty David-vs-Goliath organization. It was sounding the alarm on the destruction of modern living and industrialization of our environment early on. CBD is responsible for my personal awareness in these matters. And they set the example by being strong in their convictions and actions without being nasty or over-the-top! Thank you CBD!

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Knowledge is power and CBD provides that.

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

Get on the national news as much as possible! Share the "why" of your/our victories!

 
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