World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS)

A worldwide organisation actively involved in environmental projects and public awareness campaigns.

Tuesday, 19 July 2011 20:27

Wildlife Clubs of Kenya

Wildlife Clubs of Kenya

Founded in 1968, WCK is a national non-governmental organisation involving more than 100,000 school children. It organises workshops, annual awareness week and has a mobile education unit which visits schools.

The clubs also participate in environmental programmes such as tree planting.

Tuesday, 19 July 2011 20:19

UNEPCOM, USSR Commission for UNEP

UNEPCOM, USSR Commission for UNEP

UNEPCOM is the USSR commission for UNEP. It consists of senior representatives from governmental organisations cooperating with UNEP. I

t was established 13 years ago to coordinate soviet links with UNEP and to supervise UNEP/Russia projects.

Tuesday, 19 July 2011 20:00

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM)

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM)

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) a leading environmental non-governmental organisation which promotes stronger ties between NG0s in the region.

SAM surveyed the state of tropical forests in five Asian countries and has a very extensive and effective communication network in the region which publicises issues such as tropical forest destruction and pesticide pollution.

Tuesday, 19 July 2011 19:45

Public Broadcasting Service

Public Broadcasting Service

This non-commercial American TV station has produced many influential films on the environme

Tuesday, 19 July 2011 19:43



A non-governmental organisation in Paraguay which led the campaign to establish national parks and protected areas. Pronatura also promotes conservation education in schools.

Secretaria Tecnica de Planificaion del Desarrollo y Social de la Presidencia de la Republica, Direccion de Desarrollo Departamental.

Progressio-Programa Agroforestal, Alianza del Campesino con el Arbol

A non-governmental organisation which has mobilised 3,300 farmers to plant more than one and a half million trees in the Nizao River Valley and to protect the catchment area. It has promoted family forestry projects to meet local food and woodfuel needs.

Tuesday, 19 July 2011 19:34

The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy

Founded in 1951, The Nature Conservancy is an international conservation organisation committed to the protection of biodiversity. The Conservancy owns and manages more than 1,600 preserves in the US - the world's largest system of nature preserves. It has also helped protect millions of acres throughout Latin America, the Caribbean, and the Pacific Islands.

Working with local conservation organisations, the Conservancy builds conservation capacity abroad, helping other nations safeguard their own natural heritage.

Tuesday, 19 July 2011 19:23

National Geographic Society

Since 1888, the National Geographic Society's famed publications have provided an incomparable wealth of information about the world's ecosystems, cultures, and natural heritage.

King Mahendra Trust for Nature Conservation

The King Mahendra Trust, the first non-governmental environmental organisation in the Kingdom of Nepal, campaigned for the establishment of Nepal's protected areas, including two tiger reserves.

It promotes the sustainable use of natural resources.

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