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Environmental Defense Incorporated

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257 Park Ave S New York NY 10010 USA

Mission:

Environmental Defense Fund is a leading national nonprofit organization representing more than 700,000 members. Since 1967, we have linked science, economics and law to create innovative, equitable and cost-effective solutions to society''s most urgent environmental problems.

Environmental Defense Fund is dedicated to protecting the environmental rights of all people, including future generations. Among these rights are access to clean air and water, healthy and nourishing food, and flourishing ecosystems.

Guided by science, Environmental Defense Fund evaluates environmental problems and works to create and advocate solutions that win lasting political, economic and social support because they are nonpartisan, cost-efficient and fair.

Environmental Defense Fund believes that a sustainable environment will require economic and social systems that are equitable and just. We affirm our commitment to the environmental rights of the poor and people of color.

As an American organization, Environmental Defense Fund will always pay special attention to American environmental problems and to America''s role in both causing and solving global environmental problems.

Programs:

Our initiatives comprise an integrated strategy to cut global warming pollution and prevent catastrophic climate change.

1 National Policy
Uniting climate, energy and the economy

 2 International Work
Promoting a global framework that links climate with development

 3 State and Local Campaigns
Demonstrating the best policies and building national momentum

 4 Business Partnerships
Building strategic partnerships to drive environmental solutions


 

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Role: Professional with expertise in this field
Rating: 1 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

EDF was captured more than a decade ago by neoliberal politics and economics leading to advocacy for private ownership of public trust resources. The organization responds to libertarian and conservative funding organizations and foundations in creating so-called "market based solutions" to air and water pollution, overfishing and depletion of marine fishing species and bycatch and protection, ignoring ecosystem integrity and the right of the public to manage and control the use and consumption of public trust resources. The organization supports austerity in the federal budget and opposes regulation by government trustees responsible for managing public trust resources on behalf of the public which actually owns them.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

EDF has helped to keep me better informed on many different issues including those involving air pollution factors, concerns/problems with what goes into many of our foods, climate change and endangered animals.

Through my contact with EDF I have been able to directly get in touch with my congressman and senators and in return have received replies back from those elected officials letting me know my voice had been heard on issues that are important to me.

EDF provides a great insight into matters going on in our world that should concern us all but are not necessarily heard on the news or posted as a headline or a must read article on the internet.

 
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Role: General Member of the Public
Rating: 4 stars  

This is amazing, great environmental stuff finally. Sticking it up to China and the U.S. Cause what's more important: The short term benefit of one species or the long term benefit of ALL species and the Earth. Do you want your children to live in a world tomorrow that is toxic and radioactive or a world that is at least livable.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

EDF is one of the most responsible and focused of any of the many environmental organizations in the United States. It's work is supported by strong scientific evidence, and its efforts to educate the public are remarkably effective. Those of us who care about the environment should be at the front in supporting and endorsing EDF.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Not too many things in life bring instant and long-lasting satisfaction. Supporting EDF excels at doing both!! Support EDF and you will be doing something really good for this world we live in and make yourself feel really good at the same time.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

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for save the others life, aid them, give support and services required when necessary, we are present as non profit charity, as a means to whom reffer when necessities are more and high and one had not money. We do so for love and with love, searching to redone the will of smile, the will of live to more and do so gratuitely and not for gain. Surely we need money for our activity, but it is thanks people we may. We are here for alls have a situation of stress, of economic difficulty and say:ask us what you need, we are here for done answers. claudio alpaca

 
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Role: General Member of the Public
Rating: 5 stars  

I appreciate everything the Environmental Defense Fund does to help protect our mother earth!

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

EDF wages battle on behalf of the planet against powers that individuals like me cannot face. I am grateful for EDF, and for its approach to environmental activism: scientific, legally defensible, and tenacious. EDF's ability to work with the "opposition" to deliver a win-win solution is impressive.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

The Environmental Defense Fund is one of the two best advocates for the environment. The other is the Sierra Club. The EDF works tirelessly to identify problems, devise solutions and make the public aware of what is happening to our environment. I personally believe that we should be stewards of the Earth and EDF fits perfectly with my philosophy.

 
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Role: General Member of the Public
Rating: 5 stars  

People who want to live a long healthy life will support EDF because their ultimate goal is to solve the world's serious environmental problems....climate change, toxic ocean water and agricultural growth, are at the top of the list . What's important is that EDF coordinates with the government and various businesses to analyze and find the best scientific, environmental, and economical solutions that our planet is facing. Every US state and country should coordinate with EDF to find out the latest discoveries and changes, provide information, and contribute monetarily. I think of EDF as a non-spiritual God.

 
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