1987, Arlington VA; 900 staff in 30 offices; 3 programs: Policy Center for Env/Peace, Center for Env. Ldrship in Business, Center for Science/Oceans
(1987, Arlington, VA; www.conservation.org).
Seeks to protect nature, and its biodiversity, for the benefit of humanity: “to ensure a healthy, productive planet for everyone, because people need nature to thrive.” Concerns climate, food, forests, illegal logging and fishing, oceans, freshwater, global stability, and livelihoods. “Transformational Projects” in 30 countries through >1000 partnerships to “responsibly and sustainably care for nature, for the well-being of people.” Some 80 publications listed. Offices in >30 countries; 400 staff in Arlington; 600 staff elsewhere. Chairman of the Board and CEO: Niels Crone; President and Chief Operating Officer: Russell Mittermeier.