Biodiversity Conservation in the Best of the Web Directory

Biodiversity Conservation


Offers photos and videos of the world's most endangered species.

Biodiversity and World Map

Focuses on selecting priority areas for conservation and measures biodiversity value.

Biological Conservation Newsletter

Newsletter of biological conservation produced monthly by the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

Bushmeat Crisis Task Force

Conservation organizations and scientists taking measures to prevent and stop commercial hunting of wildlife to be sold as meat.

Center for Biological Diversity

Non-profit organization which uses biological data, legal expertise, and the citizen petition provision of the Endangered Species Act to obtain legally binding protections for animals, plants, and their habitat.

Charles Darwin Foundation

Dedicated specifically to the conservation of ecosystems in the Galapagos archipelago.

Conservation and Research for Endangered Species (CRES)

Zoo-based research team for biodiversity conservation of the Zoological Society of San Diego.

Conservation Breeding Specialist Group

Specialist group of The World Conservation Union. Develops, tests and applies scientific tools for risk assessment and decision making in species management.

Conservation Law Foundation

Advocates for environmental conservation and participates in environmental problem solving in New England.

Conservation Research Education Action

Aims to train farmers regarding sustainable techniques such as soil conservation measures, terracing on hillsides, and organic fertilizers.

Darwin Initiative

Established to promote worldwide biodiversity conservation and sustainable resource use.

Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust

Established to continue Gerald Durrell's commitment to conservation and biological diversity; includes information about their programs on the island of Jersey and world wide, and how to support their work.

Ecosystem Assessment Division

Develops interdisciplinary approaches for the study of marine and estuarine systems.

EDGE of Existence

International conservation initiative devoted to addressing threats on species that represent a significant amount of unique evolutionary history. EDGE is an acronym for Evolutionarily Distinct and Globally Endangered.

ESRI Conservation Program

Aims to generate spatial analysis, geographic information systems, and computer mapping for organizations and individual projects.

Fauna and Flora International

Features details of conservation efforts, species and ecosystems, issues, news and publications.

The International Trust for Nature Conservation

Compiles news archive and background information about this British registered charity.

International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources

Index of threatened species information, statistics, and data.

International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN)

Also known as The World Conservation Union, IUCN is a conservation network of countries, government agencies, NGOs, and scientists and experts with a mission to influence and encourage the world to conserve nature and use it sustainably.

Kingstom Field Naturalists (KFN)

Nature club and charitable organization describes meetings, resources, outings and events, membership, and projects.

Last Refuge Ltd.

Highlights a company that supports endangered species through images, films, and research.

Mangrove Environmental Protection Group

Presents a grassroots organization that protects mangroves and other natural resources from shrimp farms and megatourism.

National Park Service

Aims to preserve natural and cultural resources for inspiration and enjoyment of future generations.

Native America

Focuses on the reintroduction of animal species and native plants through research, education, and habitat restoration.

Natureserve Explorer

Serves as resource page to gain insights on threatened ecosystems and endangered species.

Northern Ranges Trust Kenya

Details of initiatives involving the development of community led conservation in Northern Kenya. Provides details of biodiversity conservation and rangeland management.

NRDC: Wildlife

Focuses on the restoration of habitats and protect endangered species in order to bring their populations back to sustainable levels.

Office of Protected Resources - NOAA Fisheries

Highlights a federal agency that fosters stewardship of the nation’s living habitat and marine resources.

Offwell Woodland and Wildlife Trust

Focuses on the preservation of habitats, species, and biodiversity.

Rainforest Conservation Fund

Raises public awareness about the danger of rainforest destruction. Includes news and details on projects.

Temper of the Times Foundation, Inc.

Aims to uphold the use of standard marketing concepts to increase environmental awareness.

Ulster Wildlife Trust

Presents details on community actions and youth education organized by this locally-based conservation group.

Whitley Fund for Nature

UK-based charity that aims to promote conservation of nature worldwide.

Wildlife Conservation Network

Provides expert assistance to individual conservation entrepreneurs faced with various start-up challenges. wildnetorg

Wildlife Conservation Research Unit

Focuses on generating solutions in a form of scientific research to address various conservation problems.

Wildlife Conservation Society

Specializes in managing both national and international conservation projects as well as research and educational programs.

Wildlife Forever

This organizations mission is to conserve and ensure the healthy populations of wildlife and fish for future generations.

Wildlife Trust

An international organization of scientists dedicated to the conservation of biodiversity. Describes their programs in the US, Central and South America, the Caribbean, Africa, and Asia, with news and how to get involved.

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust

Features projects and initiatives for wildlife preservation and conservation.

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