Poached for their horn, the International Rhino Foundation protects particularly threatened rhino populations in the wild. Since 2007 Rhino death has increased to 9,000% placing 4 out of 5 species of rhino within possible extinction. IRF’s goal is apply research that can help to improve the chances for long-term survival of all rhino species. IRF puts its limited resources towards field programs in Asia and Africa targeting the rhino species most in need of and most appropriate for intensive protection and management.
WRI is a global research organization that spans more than 50 countries staff work closely with leaders to turn big ideas into action to sustain our natural resources—the foundation of economic opportunity and human well-being. Our work focuses on six critical issues at the intersection of environment and development: climate, energy, food, forests, water, and cities and transport. Join our Community Room to connect with other like minded people or go to http://www.wri.org and donate directly. Y
World Resource Institute is advancing environmental issues by addressing needs on several different fronts. These include sustaining forests, mitigating water issues, creating value in the business community through environmental sustainability, ensuring clean, reliable energy, supporting agriculture through sustainable development. As well, WRI focuses on the importance of our oceans. Our oceans are home to half the worlds species, adds $2.5 trillion each year to the global economy, feeds 3 bi
The Water Project is dedicated to bringing clean, safe drinking water to those that do not have this basic need. Globally, 1 in 9 people still have no access to clean water. But in the communities they serve, it's 9 out of 9. Water is a daily and crippling challenge. Children often bear the burden of walking miles each day to find water in streams and ponds, full of water-borne disease that is making them and their families sick. The Water Project have several well projects in the works and need