10 Government, Campaigning & Change

The Gorilla Organization

Description

The Gorilla Organization works internationally to save the world's last remaining gorillas from extinction by funding grass-roots projects run by local African partners aimed at tackling the ever present threats to the gorillas' long term survival.

Location

110 Gloucester Avenue,
London NW1 8HX
United Kingdom

The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

Description

A Kenya and UK-registered charity dedicated to the protection, preservation and conservation of wildlife and habitats in Kenya. Best known for its orphans' project, which involves the rescue of orphaned baby elephants and rhinos - too often the innocent victims of the ivory trade claiming the lives of their mothers. Orphans' are hand-reared and rehabilitated so that they may return to the wild when grown. Support the orphans' project through the fostering of an orphan via the website. The fostering makes for a unique gift for family and friends as well.

Location

2nd Floor, 3 Bridge Street,
Leatherhead KT22 8BL
United Kingdom

RSPB

Description

Europe’s largest wildlife conservation charity with more than a million members. Campaigns for the conservation of wild birds and the environment. Currently seeking better legal protection for wildlife sites, working to reserve the declines in farmland birds and addressing transport and climate change issues. Creates a safe haven for wildlife in its many nature reserves which attract over a million visitors a year. Has a network of local groups for adults and young people which brings the environment to life through meetings, events and projects.

Location

UK Headquarters, The Lodge, Sandy SG19 2DL
United Kingdom

Butterfly Conservation

Description

The UK charity taking action to save butterflies, moths and their habitats. Over the last 50 years, many species of butterfly and moth have declined dramatically in both abundance and range. More than half our native butterfly species are now under serious threat and five are already extinct in the UK. You can directly help to support the vital conservation work by joining the organisation.

Location

Manor Yard,
East Lulworth BH20 5QP
United Kingdom

Riverside Animal Centre

Description

The Riverside Animal Centre is a registered charity working across the borders of South London and Surrey to provide care and assistance to thousands of wild and pet animals every year. Read more »

Location

Beddington Park,
Church Road,
Wallington SM6 7NN
United Kingdom

Care for the Wild International

Description

Dedicated to promoting the conservation and welfare of wildlife in Britain and abroad, particularly Africa and Asia. CFTWI provides fast, direct practical aid to animals in need by helping to make areas safe from poachers, rehabilitate sick or injured animals and provide sanctuary for individuals who cannot return to the wild.

In the UK these include badgers, foxes, hedgehogs, seals and wild birds. Abroad the work focuses on the protection of tigers, elephants, rhinos, chimps, gibbons, orangutans, langurs, bears and wild cats.

Location

72 Brighton Road,
Horsham RH13 5BU
United Kingdom

The Gold Standard Foundation

Description

The Gold Standard is an award winning certification standard for carbon mitigation projects and is recognised internationally as the benchmark for quality and rigour in both the compliance and voluntary carbon markets. We certify renewable energy, energy efficiency, waste management and land use & forest carbon offset projects to ensure that they all demonstrate greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions and sustainable development benefits in local communities that are measured, reported and verified. Read more »

Location

Avenue Louis Casai 79,
Geneva-Cointrin CH-1216
Switzerland

co2balance

Description

Provides simple, practical and cost-effective ways for individuals and businesses to reduce their carbon footprint and to offset the remaining unavoidable carbon dioxide emissions so that they can achieve carbon zero status and help to make climate change history.

Location

1 Discovery House, Cook Way,
Bindon Road,
Taunton TA2 6BJ
United Kingdom
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