Special Environmental Organizations
Kids For Saving The Earth Rainforest
Mission Statement: Mission is to help protect rainforests in Costa Rica.
Antelope Valley Conservancy
Mission Statement: Antelope Valley Conservancy preserves native habitats and watershed sites, while also preserving wildlife corridors and regional trails. They also promote eco-regional planning.
Art for Miles
Mission Statement: For twelve years, Joanne and Fouad Tawfilis have helped us create global harmony through the arts as they nurtured this amazing project. Their efforts have allowed thousands of people in over 100 countries to contribute to an art exhibit dedicated to sending messages of peace, caring, and love around the world. The twelve miles of murals being painted by AMMP participants are destined for the Great Pyramids of Egypt in 2010. There they will grace the exterior of a Fourth Pyramid in a stunning demonstration of the combined efforts of 150,000 voices speaking in a language common to all human beings – the language of art.
Mission Statement: Prize for Young Heroes celebrates inspiring, public-spirited young people from diverse backgrounds all across North America. Each year, the Barron Prize honors 25 outstanding young leaders ages 8 to 18 who have made a significant positive difference to people and the environment.
Mission Statement: Beyond Pesticides (formerly National Coalition Against the Misuse of Pesticides) works with allies in protecting public health and the environment to lead the transition to a world free of toxic pesticides.
Mission Statement: The mission of Mount Sinai’s Children’s Environmental Health Center (CEHC) is to protect children against environmental threats to health.
The Chemical Scoreboard
Mission Statement: Find environmental information about your community: learn how bad the pollution is, where the toxic chemicals come from, what the health risks are, and what actions you can take.
Environment for the Americas
Mission Statement: Environment for the Americas was created as a result of International Migratory Bird Day’s success. At EFTA we strive to make bird conservation education available throughout the Western Hemisphere.
Environmental Working Group
Mission Statement: Works to protect children and kids from toxic chemicals in our food, water, air, and the products we use every day.
Mission Statement: Fresh Energy’s mission is to shape and drive realistic, visionary energy policies that benefit all. Together we are working toward a vision for an economy we thrive in, and energy that ensures our well-being.
Great River Greening
Mission statement: Twin Cities area nonprofit interested in engaging local youth in hands-on environmental projects.
The Green Earth Magic Show
By Kevin Barnes
Green Flag Program
Mission Statement: The goal of the program is for students, teachers, parents, and administrative and facilities departments to work together through an investigative process to pass safer and healthier school policies in the program’s four issue areas:
Healthy Child Healthy World
Mission Statement: Educating parents and all who are concerned with our children’s health about preventable health problems caused by exposure to toxins.
Mission Statement: Healthy Legacy promotes healthy lives by supporting the production and use of everyday products without toxic chemicals. We advocate for consumer education, business leadership, and protective policies to advance safe alternatives in Minnesota.
Join the Health Wave
Mission Statement: Go to Join the Health Wave to learn how to eliminate children’s exposure to man-made toxic substances by ensuring everyone’s right-to-know what is in their air, food, water, and commercial products
Look Before you Leap
Mission Statement: A great way for kids to learn about environmental health issues.
Mission Statement: An educational and action non-profit dedicated to a better future for all our children.
Natural Spaces Domes
(Kids for Saving Earth Sponsor)
Mission Statement: Learn about “green” and healthy homes. (KSE Sponsor)
Mission Statement: “Operation RubyThroat: The Hummingbird Project” is a cross-disciplinary international initiative in which people collaborate to study behavior and distribution of the Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Archilochus colubris).
KSE also has a link for Earth protecting bathrooms
Click Here to Visit
Players for the Planet
Mission Statement: Players for the Planet was founded by Chris Dickerson of the Cincinnati Reds and former Major League Baseball player Jack Cassel to bring professional athletes together so that they could work with and inspire individuals in communities across the United States to be aware of the power we all have to reverse the environmental crisis we are just beginning to recognize.
Portage County Groundwater
Mission Statement: People of all ages and backgrounds who want to learn about the water they drink and use every day, ways to help, and other resources should explore these pages.
Mission Statement: Educational Computer games for kids.
Mission Statement: The Sierra Club’s members are more than 750,000 of your friends and neighbors. Inspired by nature, we work together to protect our communities and the planet. The Club is America’s oldest, largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization.
Mission Statement: Environmental health concerns and toxic chemicals where you live, work and play.
The Greens: Video episodes about looking after the planet from PBS.
The Ultima Thule
Mission Statement: Follow Shannon Huffman Polson as she and her husband travel the last frontiers in Alaska
Yellow Tractor Project
Mission Statement: The Yellow Tractor Program advocates for sustainable growth by building vegetable and fruit gardens; clearing a path for food security, providing opportunities for healthier life skills, and creating a safe place for children to grow not only food, but themselves.
Stop the poaching of animals in the
KSE Rain Forest