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Vital Ground Foundation

Operating as a non-profit environmental land trust, The Vital Ground Foundation protects and restores North America's grizzly bear populations by conserving wildlife habitat. Founded in 1990, Vital Ground operates in the belief that the grizzly bear, an umbrella species, is nature's barometer of a healthy and complete ecosystem, and that conserving grizzly bears and their habitat is key to ensuring diverse and healthy landscapes. Vital Ground protects critical grizzly bear habitat through cooperative conservation partnerships. The organization focuses on strategically located lands where conservation values transcend property boundaries. Vital Ground partners with willing landowners to protect vital habitat through conservation easements and land purchases and also participates in select projects on public lands that are designed to reduce conflicts between bears and people improve habitat quality,...

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Polar Bears International

Polar Bears International (PBI) is a non-profit polar bear conservation organization. Their research, education, and action programs address the issues that are endangering polar bears. The organization also tracks the activity of polar bears, primarily in Canada, which has helped lead to the animals being listed as an endangered species. Their Chief Scientist is Steven Amstrup who was awarded the Indianapolis Prize in 2012.  In partnership with Google, polar bear habitats in Churchill were added to Google Maps in February 2014. PBI also worked with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums to create education programs regarding polar bear conservation.

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World Wildlife Fund

The World Wildlife Fund is an international non-governmental organization founded in 1961, working in the field of preserving the wilderness, and the reduction of human impact on the environment. They are the world's largest conservation organization with over five million supporters worldwide, working in more than 100 countries, supporting around 1,300 conservation and environmental projects. They have invested over $1 billion in more than 12,000 conservation initiatives since 1995. By helping the World Wildlife Fund we aim to stop the degradation of the planet's natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature. Currently, their work is organized around these six areas: food, climate, freshwater, wildlife, forests, and oceans.

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