Environmental organizations

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Environmental organizations
Friends of the earth:
We stand for three big ideas: There is a tomorrow: We need to use the planet like there is a tomorrow. This means living within the limits of thenatural world. Everyone gets a fair share: Everyone, everywhere, now and tomorrow, deserves to have a good life. Change the rules: We need to change the rules so that the economy works for people andthe environment, not pit one against the other.
TreePeople is an environmental nonprofit that unites the power of trees, people and technology to grow a sustainable future for LosAngeles. Simply put, our work is about helping nature heal our cities. Our mission: TreePeople’s mission is to inspire, engage and support people to take personal responsibility for the urban environment,making it safe, healthy, fun and sustainable and to share the process as a model for the world.
Global Environment Facility:
The Global Environment Facility (GEF) unites 182 member governments — inpartnership with international institutions, civil society organizations (CSOs), and the private sector — to address global environmental issues. An independent financial organization, the GEFprovides grants to developing countries and countries with economies in transition for projects related to biodiversity, climate change, international waters, land degradation, the ozone layer, andpersistent organic pollutants. These projects benefit the global environment, linking local, national, and global environmental challenges and promoting sustainable livelihoods.
United nation environmentalprogramme (unep):
Since its inception, the United Nations Environment Programme has enjoyed a special relationship with major groups in tackling environmental issues. Indeed, the Stockholm Conferenceon Human Environment, which led to the creation of UNEP in 1972, owed much to the enthusiasm, dedication and commitment of major groups. Most of the multilateral environmental agreements (Basel...
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