Harlem Environmental Access ProjectThe Harlem Environmental Access Project is a pilot program to extend the National Information Infrastructure to connect the information resources and expertise of Columbia University and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) with students and teachers in the New York City Economic Empowerment Zone. This project has been funded by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration.
Friends of the Bay (Oyster Bay, NY)Friends of the Bay is a widely respected, volunteer-based, not-for-profit, environmental organization located in Oyster Bay, New York.
New York Sea GrantNew York Sea Grant is part of a national network of universities meeting the challenging environmental and economic needs of Americans in the coastal ocean and Great Lakes regions.
Harlem Environmental Impact Project, Inc.We Watch Harlem For Environmental Justice...Through Education and Training.
The Friends of the Croton WatershedThe Friends of the Croton Watershed is an organization devoted to improving our watershed through environmentally sound alternatives to filtration.
New York Herpetological SocietyFounded in 1954, the New York Herpetological Society is one of the oldest and largest herp societies in the U.S. NYHS is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization open to anyone interested in the study, care, and reproductive husbandry of reptiles and amphibians. Monthly meetings which feature highly qualified speakers, are held at various locations in the New York metropolitan area.
Sierra Club New York City GroupThe Sierra Club is a non-profit, member-supported, public interest organization that promotes conservation of the natural environment by influencing public policy decisions--legislative, administrative, legal, and electoral.
EPARegion 2's jurisdiction for enforcing federal environmental policy includes the State of New York. In addition to working with New York's Federal and State elected officials, Region 2 works with the State's Department of Environmental Conservation on a number of Federal environmental programs.
Wildlife Conservation SocietyFounded in 1895 as the New York Zoological Society. Headquartered at New York City's Bronx Zoo, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) works to save wildlife and wild lands throughout the world.
The Council on the Environment of New York Cityhe Council on the Environment of New York City (CENYC), founded in 1970, is a privately funded citizens organization in the Mayor's Office. CENYC promotes environmental awareness and solutions to environmental problems.
New York City Environmental Justice AllianceThe New York City Environmental Justice Alliance (NYCEJA) is a city-wide network that links grass roots organizations low-income neighborhoods and communities of color (EJ communities) in their struggle against environmental racism.
Minority Environmental Lawyers Association, Inc."If you want to move people, it must be towards a collective vision, it must tap important values and it must provide tangible benefits for affected community - a paraphrase of Dr. King's vision of collective action."
Delaware Riverkeeper NetworkDelaware Riverkeeper Network is a nonprofit, membership organization that has worked since 1988 to strengthen citizen protection of the Delaware River and its tributary watersheds.
Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC)The Delaware River Basin Commission was formed in 1961 by the signatory parties to the Delaware River Basin Compact (Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and the United States) to share the responsibility of managing the water resources of the Basin.
Cornell Work and Environment InitiativeAround the world, there is an explosion of interest in the connection between the environment and the economy. How can we have sustainable development? How can the workplace contribute to environmental improvements? How does environmental action affect jobs? The Work and Environment Initiative (WEI) is exploring the cutting edge of these concerns in positive ways that bring together management, union, environmental and governmental leaders.
Animal Defense LeagueThe Animal Defense League is a nationally active, grassroots, animal liberation and defense organization, which differs frommany mainstream, national groups in that we work to inform the public about animal abuse issues on a local level.Understanding that we are involved in a system that rewards animal abusers while attempting to cover up the abuse itself, theADL takes the animal rights movement very seriously, and encourages a more direct level of activism by individuals involved inthe struggle.
Animal Defense League N.Y.City"The animals of this world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans anymore than blacks were made for whites, or women for men." -Alice Walker.
Animal Rights Advocates of Western New YorkThe Animal Rights Advocates of Western New York is an independent, non-profit, all volunteergrassroots community organization dedicated to the elimination of animal exploitation and abuse. We areissue and action oriented.We are working with other local, regional and national groups to build this new social justice movement.
Committee to Abolish Sport HuntingThe mission of C.A.S.H. - Committee to Abolish Sport Hunting - is to accomplish what its name says in the shortest possible time. Understanding that abolishing hunting entails a process, a series of steps taken and not a single action that would effect our goal overnight, a time frame cannot be established.
Cornell Coalition for Animal DefenseWelcome to the home page for the Cornell Coalition for Animal Defense (CCAD). We are an active group of individuals interested in defending animals from human exploitation, consumption and oppression. We are based at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. Our members include people concerned with all aspects of animal rights, including veganism, dissection/vivisection, animal research, hunting, and animals in entertainment.
People for Animal RightsWe are a local group that educates about animal rights and protecting the Earth. We host vegan meals, bring in speakers on avariety of topics, have a legislative network, produce a newsletter and other material, produce a cable TV program, a radioprogram, and provide educational material and speakers to schools and others. Read further for details.