Conservation Projects and Organizations

We have assembled this evolving partial list of conservation projects and organizations for your convenience. The Wikipedia list is quite extensive and covers governmental and non-governmental organizations worldwide. We’ve put together a list of species-specific organizations as well.

Please Note: O’Reilly Media does not endorse these or any other specific organizations, and there may be more good ones out there. Check out ratings, reviews and other information on any organization before you donate or commit time or resources. Sites such as CharityNavigator and CharityWatch.org also provide independent info on many non-profits.

Single Genus/Species Organizations

Bats

Bears

Birds

Coral Reefs

Elephants

Insects

Lions, Tigers, Leopards, Panthers, and Cheetahs

Manatees

Monkeys, Lemurs, and Tarsiers

Orangutans, Gorillas, and Bonobos

Otters, Sea Lions, and Seals

Pangolins and Koalas

Rhinoceros

Sharks and Rays

Tapirs

Turtles and Amphibians

Whales and Dolphins

Wild Dogs and Wolves

Zebras, Antelopes, and Camels

Regional or Habitat-Specific Organizations

Africa

Brazil

Galapagos

India

Madagascar

The Americas

Oceans

Philippines

South America

Southeast Asia

United States

Wikipedia’s List of Government and NGO Environmental Organizations: A list of environmental organizations by organization type (governmental, non-governmental, and further subdivided by country).

Organizations Working Globally

Wildlife Trafficking