As scientists we understand the importance of conserving the planet’s scarce resources for future generations
- WWF (China)
Marine Ranger is a Centre-based “Education for Sustainable Development” Programme specially designed for secondary school students. By conducting field visit on the beach, marine litter survey and coastal clean-up activities, students can understand the globally concerned marine litter problem. They will be encouraged to think about their impacts of living habits towards the environment.
- UNICEF (Germany)
Globally, waterborne illnesses are a leading cause of death for children under five, killing nearly 1,000 children every day. UNICEF works in more than 100 countries to improve access to safe, clean water and sanitation facilities. Whether by delivering clean water after a disaster or promoting safe hygiene practices in schools and communities, UNICEF is on the ground helping children in need.
- Walking for Water (Denmark)
Walking for Water is a Danish organization run entirely by volunteers. All donations are used directly for local projects that ensure clean water in Africa. The organization was started by Charlie Uldahl Christensen, who walked a pilgrimage to raise awareness and donations from Denmark to Tanzania. One of the projects is a water pump in a village in Sierra Leone which would ensure clean, safe water.
- Swedish Society for Nature Conservation (Sweden)
The Swedish Society for Nature Conservation is a charitable environmental organisation with the power to bring about change. They spread knowledge, chart environmental threats, propose solutions and influence politicians and authorities, both nationally and internationally. Their project to save the Baltic Sea aims to protect the marine environment from threats such as over fishing, pollutants, micro plastics and eutrophication. Their work is focussed on 5 main areas: sustainable fisheries management of cod, eel and salmon; leisure boating with reduced negative effect on the marine environment; better management of marine protected areas; less marine litter and micro plastics in the sea; reducing eutrophication.
- Conservation Fund (USA)
By creating solutions that make environmental and economic sense, the Conservation Fund is re-defining conservation to demonstrate its essential role in our future prosperity. They have the highest program allocation - putting 97% of our resources toward mission - and lowest fundraising costs in their field and continue to outperform for their efficiency and effectiveness. Since 1985 they have protected more than 7.5 million acres of land, working in all 50 states; they've preserved forests, deserts, parks, waterways and every type of landscape in between. From historic places that tell the story of America to helping communities grow smarter, greener cities, their work benefits all Americans.
- Water for People (USA)
Water For People exists to promote the development of high-quality drinking water and sanitation services, accessible to all, and sustained by strong communities, businesses, and governments. This is a charity contributing to “safer and healthier lives”- 2.1 billion people around the world don't have access to safe water and 4.5 billion lack access to adequate sanitation. Women and children spend more than four hours walking for water each day, and more than 840,000 people die each year from water-related diseases.