African Wildlife Federation
Advocacy: Save African wildlife.
Purpose: Ensure wildlife and wild lands thrive in modern Africa.
Advocacy: Protected and restored more than 150,000 miles of rivers through Advocacy efforts.
Social Media: facebook.com/AmericanRivers
Purpose: Protects wild rivers, restore damaged rivers, and conserve clean water for people and nature.
American Solar Energy Society
Advocacy: 501(c)(3) non-profit that advocates for sustainable living and 100% renewable energy.
Social Media: facebook.com/americansolarenergysociety/
Purpose: Accelerate the transition to a renewable energy and sustainable living society.
Advocacy: Nonprofit organization headquartered in Washington, D.C.
Social Media: facebook.com/beyondpesticides @beyondpesticides
Purpose: Protect public health and the environment to lead the transition to a world free of toxic pesticides.
Born Free USA
Advocacy: National animal Advocacy nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.
Social Media: facebook.com/BornFreeUSA/ @BornFreeUSA
Purpose: End the suffering of wild animals in captivity, rescue individual animals in need, protect wildlife—including highly endangered species—in their natural habitats, and encourage compassionate conservation globally.
Advocacy: Network of the world’s megacities committed to addressing climate change.
Social Media: facebook.com/C40Cities/ @C40Cities
Purpose: C40 supports cities to collaborate effectively, share knowledge and drive meaningful, measurable and sustainable action on climate change.
Center for Biological Diversity
Advocacy: Systematically and ambitiously use biological data, legal expertise, and the citizen petition provision of the powerful Endangered Species Act to obtain sweeping, legally binding new protections for animals, plants, and their habitat.
Social Media: facebook.com/CenterforBioDiv/?ref=ts @CenterforBioDiv
Purpose: Protect species throughout the Pacific and Atlantic oceans and international regions as remote as the North and South poles.
Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN)
Advocacy: First grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated exclusively to fighting global warming in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.
Social Media: facebook.com/ChesapeakeClimate @ChesapeakeClimate
Purpose: Build a diverse movement powerful enough to put our region on the path to climate stability, while using our proximity to the nation’s capital to inspire action in neighboring states, regions nationwide, and countries around the world.
Clean Air Council
Advocacy: Everyone's right to breathe clean air.
Level: Local (Philadelphia)
Social Media: facebook.com/cleanaircouncil
Purpose: Clean air and a healthy environment.
Climate Hawks Vote
Advocacy: Work to engage and educate voters, advocate on climate change in general election contests, and back climate hawks in Democratic primaries.
Social Media: facebook.com/ClimateHawksVote
Purpose: Elect leaders willing to take on the greatest challenge facing the next few generations of humanity. Too many Democratic politicians consider climate to be just another issue bubbling below the surface of top priorities, and too many advocates are willing to excuse Democratic politicians who tout their states’ coal and oil resources. We need aggressive, progressive champions of climate justice—climate hawks.
Climate Reality Project
Advocacy: Diverse group of passionate individuals who have come together to work on climate change.
Social Media: facebook.com/climatereality @climatereality
Purpose: Turn awareness into action to combat climate change.
Defenders of Wildlife
Advocacy: Protection of all native animals and plants in their natural communities.
Social Media: facebook.com/DefendersofWildlife @DefendersofWildlife
Purpose: Wildlife and habitat conservation and the safeguarding of biodiversity.
Advocacy: Nation’s original and largest nonprofit environmental law organization.
Social Media: facebook.com/Earthjustice/
Purpose: Hold those who break our nation’s environmental laws accountable for their actions.
Advocacy: Deep ecology essays, alerts, and newsfeeds by Dr. Glen Barry.
Purpose: Avert biosphere collapse and achieving global environmental sustainability through advocacy for biocentric policies.
Social Media: facebook.com/EcoWatch @EcoWatch
Purpose: Uniting all shades of green to ensure the health and longevity of our planet.
Advocacy: Led by a dedicated small staff, we turn ideas into impassioned, results-oriented activism.
Social Media: facebook.com/EnvironmentalAction @EnvironmentalAction
Purpose: Protects our environment from polluters and their allies in government.
Environmental Defense Fund
Advocacy: Address today’s most urgent environmental challenges.
Social Media: facebook.com/EnvDefenseFund/ @EnvDefenseFund
Purpose: Finding solutions that benefit people while protecting natural systems.
Environmental Working Group
Advocacy: Non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to protecting human health and the environment.
Social Media: facebook.com/ewg.org @ewg.org
Purpose: Empower people to live healthier lives in a healthier environment.
Advocacy: Healthy food and clean water for all.
Social Media: facebook.com/FoodandWaterWatch
Purpose: Stand up to corporations that put profits before people, and advocate for a democracy that improves people’s lives and protects our environment.
Friends of the Earth
Advocacy: Leader in the environmental and progressive communities
Social Media: facebook.com/foe.us
Purpose: More healthy and just world.
Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy
Advocacy: We envision a world where committed mayors and local governments – in alliance with partners – accelerate ambitious, measurable climate and energy initiatives that lead to an inclusive, just, low-emission and climate resilient future, helping to meet and exceed the Paris agreement objectives.
Social Media: facebook.com/Mayors4Climate @Mayors4Climate
Purpose: An international alliance of cities and local governments with a shared long-term vision of promoting and supporting voluntary action to combat climate change and move to a low emission, resilient society.
Greater Yellowstone Coalition
Advocacy: Across more than 20 million acres, three states, and two national parks, the Greater Yellowstone Coalition works to defend the Wild Heart of North America.
Social Media: facebook.com/greateryellowstonecoalition @greateryellowstonecoalition
Purpose: Protect the lands, waters, and wildlife in and around Yellowstone National Park.
Advocacy: Economic Action for a Just Planet .
Social Media: facebook.com/Greenamerica/ @Greenamerica
Purpose: Harness economic power—the strength of consumers, investors, businesses, and the marketplace—to create a socially just and environmentally sustainable society.
Advocacy: Green and peaceful future.
Social Media: facebook.com/greenpeaceusa
Purpose: Ensure the ability of the earth to nurture life in all its diversity.
Halt the Harm Network
Advocacy: People-powered network connecting Leaders and Supporters in the movement to halt the harms of fracking.
Social Media: facebook.com/halttheharm/ @halttheharm
Purpose: Advocate for legal and policy solutions and uncover vital new information about the impacts of fracking and the tactics of fracking apologists seeking to expand drilling at all costs.
Interfaith Power and Light
Advocacy: To be faithful stewards of Creation.
Social Media: facebook.com/InterfaithPowerandLight/ @InterfaithPowerandLight
Purpose: Respond to global warming through the promotion of energy conservation, energy efficiency, and renewable energy.
Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI)
Advocacy: Leading global network of over 1,500 cities, towns and regions committed to building a sustainable future.
Purpose: Become sustainable, low-carbon, resilient, ecomobile, biodiverse, resource-efficient and productive, healthy and happy, with a green economy and smart infrastructure, we impact over 25% of the global urban population.
National Parks Conservation Association
Advocacy: Independent, nonpartisan voice working to strengthen and protect America's favorite places.
Social Media: facebook.com/NationalParks @NationalParks
Purpose: Protect and preserve our nation’s most iconic and inspirational places for present and future generations.
National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition
Advocacy: Alliance of grassroots organizations that advocates for federal policy reform.
Social Media: facebook.com/sustainableag/ @sustainableag
Purpose: For federal policy reform to advance the sustainability of agriculture, food systems, natural resources, and rural communities.
Natural Resources Defense Council
Advocacy: More than two million members and online activists with the expertise of some 500 scientists, lawyers, and policy advocates across the globe.
Social Media: facebook.com/nrdc.org
Purpose: Ensure the rights of all people to the air, the water, and the wild.
Ocean River Institute
Advocacy: Non-profit that provides opportunities to make a difference and go the distance for savvy stewardship of a greener and bluer planet Earth.
Social Media: facebook.com/oceanriverinstitute/ @oceanriverinstitute
Purpose: Saving wildlife, protecting ecosystems, in environmental education, science, and conservation.
Advocacy: Largest international advocacy organization focused solely on ocean conservation.
Social Media: facebook.com/oceana @oceana
Purpose: Win strategic, directed campaigns that achieve measurable outcomes that will help make our oceans more bio diverse and abundant.
Organic Consumers Association
Advocacy: Campaigning for health, justice, sustainability, peace, and democracy.
Social Media: facebook.com/organicconsumers
Purpose: Deal with crucial issues of food safety, industrial agriculture, genetic engineering, children's health, corporate accountability, Fair Trade, environmental sustainability and other key topics.
Advocacy: Citizen-based environmental advocacy organization.
Social Media: facebook.com/PennEnvironment
Purpose: Protect the places we love, advance the environmental values we share, and win real results for our environment in Pennsylvania.
Advocacy: Transition to a clean energy economy in Pennsylvania and beyond.
Social Media: facebook.com/PennFuture/
Purpose: Protect our air, water and land, and empower citizens to build sustainable communities for future generations.
Pennsylvania Environmental Defense Fund (PEDF)
Advocacy: Not-for-profit organization dedicated to educating the citizens of Pennsylvania about state and federal environmental laws and enabling citizens to use these laws to protect and improve the environment.
Social Media: facebook.com/PennsylvaniaEnvironmentalDefenseFoundation
Purpose: PEDF advises individuals and groups of their rights and enables them to pursue legal action against polluters.
Pesticide Action Network
Advocacy: Works with those on the frontlines to tackle the pesticide problem.
Social Media: facebook.com/pesticideactionnetwork
Purpose: Create a just, thriving food system.
Advocacy: Nationwide movement to expand public transportation by using social media.
Social Media: facebook.com/PublicTransportation @PublicTransportation
Purpose: Support a multi-modal lifestyle that allows mobility to all Americans.
Rainforest Action Network
Advocacy: Frontline partnerships and strategic campaigns to save the rainforest.
Social Media: facebook.com/rainforestactionnetwork/
Purpose: Preserve rainforests, protect the climate and upholds human rights by challenging corporate power and systemic injustice.
Advocacy: Growing network of people who are inspired and committed to working together to achieve our mission of conserving biodiversity and ensuring sustainable livelihoods.
Social Media: facebook.com/RainforestAlliance
Purpose: Rebalance the planet by building strong forests and healthy communities around the world.
Save Animals Facing Extinction
Advocacy: 501(c)(4) social welfare, not-for-profit organization that supports policies nationwide at the state and federal levels that will protect Earth’s most precious wildlife.
Social Media: facebook.com/saveanimalsfacingextinction/
Purpose: Protect our planet’s endangered wildlife by ensuring that strong laws are in place and that severe penalties are levied against the criminals who deal in wildlife trafficking.
Slow Food USA
Advocacy: Grassroots organization with supporters who link the pleasure of slow food with a commitment to their community and the environment.
Social Media: facebook.com/SlowFoodUSA @SlowFoodUSA
Purpose: Good, clean, and fair food for all.
Advocacy: World’s largest museum, education, and research complex, with 19 museums and the National Zoo.
Social Media: facebook.com/Smithsonian @Smithsonian
Purpose: Preserve our heritage, discover new knowledge, and share our resources with the world.
Southeastern Pennsylvania Group of the Pennsylvania Chapter of the Sierra Club
Advocacy: Focus on environmental issues facing the greater Philadelphia area.
Website: sierraclub.org/pennsylvania/southeastern (National: sierraclub.org)
Social Media: facebook.com/SierraclubSE/
Purpose: Maintain and improve the natural resources of the area and protect it for generations to come.
Advocacy: Activist network dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of the world’s ocean, waves, and beaches.
Social Media: facebook.com/surfrider @surfrider
Purpose: Win legal battles for our coasts and bring awareness to the issues facing our ocean.
Tar Sands Blockade
Advocacy: Coalition of affected Texas and Oklahoma residents and climate justice organizers using peaceful and sustained civil disobedience to stop the construction of TransCanada’s Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.
Social Media: facebook.com/TarSandsBlockade @TarSandsBlockade
Purpose: Terminate the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.
Advocacy: Organization dedicated to making system change inevitable, irresistible and common sense.
Social Media: facebook.com/TheLeapOrg/ @TheLeapOrg
Purpose: Inject new urgency and bold ideas into confronting the intersecting crises of our time: climate change, racism and inequality.
Advocacy: Move Philadelphia beyond fossilized democracy
Level: Local (National 350.org)
Social Media: facebook.com/350philly/
Purpose: Fight for solutions to the climate crisis that science & justice demand. Promote a rapid transition to a just and sustainable economy, through education, protest, advocacy, organizing, and coalition building.
Transition Town Media
Advocacy: Group of neighbors and friends working to build a stronger, more resilient future for all of us in the Greater Media Area.
Social Media: facebook.com/TransitionTownMedia
Purpose: Transition efforts are designed to help our community become more self-sufficient, economically and socially vibrant, and enriched through personal connection. Like you, we are concerned about the rising costs of living, climate change, access to healthy food and water, and living in a way that reduces our impact on the planet. We recognize that our government and institutions can’t adequately address all these concerns and that it is up to us, as a community, to strengthen our local economy and to keep ourselves and our families happy and healthy.
Trust for Public Land
Advocacy: Save land for people to enjoy.
Social Media: facebook.com/TheTrustforPublicLand/ @TheTrustforPublicLand
Purpose: Create parks and protect land for people, ensuring healthy, livable communities for generations to come.
UN-Habitat: For a Better Urban Future
Advocacy: United Nations agency for human settlements.
Social Media: facebook.com/UNHABITAT
Purpose: Promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all.
Union of Concerned Scientists
Advocacy: Sound scientific analysis—not political calculation or corporate hype—to create a healthy, safe, and sustainable future.
Social Media: facebook.com/unionofconcernedscientists
Purpose: Develop and implement innovative, practical solutions to some of our planet’s most pressing problems—from combating global warming and developing sustainable ways to feed, power, and transport ourselves, to fighting misinformation, advancing racial equity, and reducing the threat of nuclear war.
Advocacy: Wilderness is a precious resource with many human, natural and economic benefits that we need to protect.
Social Media: facebook.com/TheWildernessSociety @TheWildernessSociety
Purpose: Preserve the true wilderness and to designate new areas that qualify for wilderness protection.
World Wildlife Fund
Advocacy: Conserve nature and reduce the most pressing threats to the diversity of life on Earth.
Social Media: facebook.com/worldwildlifefund @worldwildlifefund
Purpose: Worldwide conservation activities.