Voices for Biodiversity



- Apr 17, 2018

SavingSpecies is a unique conservation organization because of the way they use science to drive their conservation decisions. They use GIS and species mapping technology to identify the hottest biodiversity hotspots, searching for areas where they can reconnect forest fragments to create wildlife corridors that increase habitat for the most rare and endangered species. This focus keeps costs down while being extraordinarily effective for many species across the globe.

A Conversation with Dr. Stuart Pimm

Science Debate

- Apr 17, 2018

Science Debate asks candidates, elected officials, the public and the media to put more focus on science policy issues of vital importance to modern life. As a registered 501(c)(3), Science Debate is nonpartisan. They encourage everyone to ask candidates to discuss and debate science and technology policies for the well-being of our nation and society. 

SEE Turtles

- May 21, 2019

SEE Turtles was launched in 2008 as the world's first effort to protect turtle species through ecotourism. Since then, SEE Turtles has generated more than $1 million in benefits to conservation and local communities, helped save more than 1 million endangered hatchlings, and launched a worldwide campaign to end demand for turtleshell products. For these efforts, they received the World Travel & Tourism Council’s 2019 Changemakers Award.


- Apr 17, 2018

SEEtheWILD is a leading channel for responsible wildlife conservation experiences. SEEtheWILD promotes tour operators and non-profit organizations that balance strong records of sustainable operations with a commitment to conservation. Their partners are committed to: unwavering support of wildlife conservation efforts; offering strong educational and applied learning programs; and reducing environmental impact in the course of the operations and patronage of local businesses.

Dead or Alive: The Promise of Tourism for Shark Conservation

SEEtheWILD and Saving the Sea Turtles Part I-VI

The Impact of El Salvador’s Ban on Consumption of Sea Turtles

Snow Leopard Trust

- Apr 17, 2018

The Snow Leopard Trust aims to protect this endangered cat through community-based conservation projects that improve the scientific understanding of snow leopard behavior, needs, habitats and threats.

Peaceful Coexistence: Snow Leopards and Humans share Pakistan’s Mountains

Children’s Book Author Crusades for Tibetan Wildlife

South Africa Conservation Fund

- Jun 20, 2019

The South African Conservation Fund is a registered nonprofit organization founded by Françoise Malby-Anthony, Managing Director of Thula Thula Private Game Reserve and widow of Lawrence Anthony, the well-known conservationist, explorer and international bestselling author of “The Elephant Whisperer”.

As part of the South Africa Conservation Fund, the Thula Thula Rhino Fund raises funds for the protection and preservation of the rhino population within the Thula Thula Private Game Reserve. Funding goes toward supplying much-needed equipment for counter-poaching activities, supporting crucial conservation initiatives and ensuring the ongoing survival of our rhinos.

Thula Thula is dedicated to the care, conservation and protection of endangered wildlife.

Species Alliance

- Apr 17, 2018

Species Alliance is a nonprofit organization committed to raising public awareness of the mass extinction and its implications for humanity and the rest of the living world. They are dedicated to exploring and facilitating creative, effective responses. Their aim is to stimulate changes in public policies and human behavior that will assure a healthy future for life on Earth.

Call of Life

Taos Environmental Film Festival

- Apr 17, 2018

Taos Environmental Film Festival

The annual Taos Environmental Film Festival (TEFF) showcases films honoring the land, environment and people — of New Mexico, the country and the world. It strives to represent all artistic disciplines, offering performances and lectures in addition to films to expand our knowledge of environmental topics and our engagement with environmental activism.

The festival was dreamed up by filmmaker, artist, world traveler and retired educator Jean Stevens, and organized through her diligence and hard work. Stevens believes artists can support important efforts to stop climate change by working together, and TEFF is an important fundraising event for organizations such as Amigos Bravos, Rivers & Birds, Renewable Taos, Taos Center for the Arts and SOMOS.


- Apr 17, 2018

Terralingua's mission is to sustain the biocultural diversity of life — the world’s invaluable heritage of biological, cultural and linguistic diversity — through an innovative program of research, education, policy-relevant work and on-the-ground action. Its vision is a just, equitable, sustainable world in which the biocultural diversity of life is valued, protected and perpetuated for generations to come. Terralingua's goal is to bring about a profound shift in human values through a deeper understanding and appreciation of the vital importance of biocultural diversity for the survival of all life on earth, so that individual and collective action is taken to care for it and sustain it in this rapidly changing world. Terralingua's main outreach tool is its flagship publication, Langscape Magazine.

The Clinch River Valley Initiative

- May 21, 2019

The Clinch River Valley Initiative (CRVI) is a collaborative effort in Southwest Virginia, focusing on the Clinch River Valley—one of the most biodiverse river systems in North America. Working at a watershed scale with many local partners, CRVI builds upon the unique cultural and ecological assets of the Clinch River Valley to create new possibilities in rural communities along the Clinch, particularly around environmental education, economic development and entrepreneurship.

The Kerulos Center for Nonviolence

- May 24, 2019

The Kerulos Center for Nonviolence is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit, established in 2008 upon the discovery of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in wild elephants. They are committed to animal self-determination and seek to inspire radical change in human culture by translating the understanding of animal sentience into everyday practice and ethics. Kerulos’ work in sanctuary, education and research is rooted in the philosophy and concept of nonviolence.

The Long Run

- Apr 17, 2018

The Long Run

The Long Run is one of the world’s largest business-led sustainable development initiatives. The Long Run brings together a global community of like-minded individuals committed to conserving nature and improving people’s lives through their tourism businesses. Collectively, members aspire to conserve 20 million acres of biodiverse land and improve the lives of two million people by 2020. The Long Run is driven to support sustainable and ecologically and socially responsible tourism destinations around the world.