Water Organizations

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WWF (World Wildlife Fund) is Canada’s largest international conservation organization with the active support of more than 150,000 Canadians. Our mission: to stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature.

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WaterCan is a leading Canadian charity dedicated to fighting global poverty by helping the world’s poorest people gain access to clean water, basic sanitation and hygiene education.

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ActionAid Bangladesh

ActionAid works with poor people in over 40 countries across the world to end poverty and eradicate injustice. Our most remarkable successes have been securing improved access to quality education for children and adults, long term partnership with, poor communities and support through child sponsorship, participatory and holistic approach at the grass root level, and our work to strengthen the capacities of the partner organizations.


Turtle Island Restoration Network

A continuation of the Sea Turtle Restoration Project, the Turtle Island Restoration Network saves thousands of sea turtles and other marine species through hands-on conservation, policy change, and consumer change campaigns.



PRETOMA is a marine conservation and research organization working to protect ocean resources and promote sustainable fisheries policies in Costa Rica and Central America.

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Ocean Wise

Ocean Wise is a Vancouver Aquarium conservation program created to educate and empower consumers about the issues surrounding sustainable seafood.

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Sierra Club Canada

Sierra Club Canada is an environmental organization that empowers people to protect, restore and enjoy a healthy and safe planet. In every decision we make – from our fair trade, organic morning coffee, to our 100% post consumer paper, to minimizing travel – our goal is the lightest organizational footprint possible.

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Oceana is the largest international organization focused solely on ocean conservation.

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WaterKeepers Canada

WaterKeepers Canada is the Canadian division of Waterkeeper Alliance, a global movement of on-the-water advocates who patrol and protect over 100,000 miles of rivers, streams and coastlines in North and South America, Europe, Australia, Asia and Africa.

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Earth Day Canada

Celebrated every year on April 22, Earth Day is the largest environmental event in the world. More than six million Canadians—including nearly every school-aged child—participate in an Earth Day activity in their communities.

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Students on Ice

Students on Ice is an award-winning organization offering unique educational expeditions to the Antarctic and the Arctic. Our mandate is to provide students, educators and scientists from around the world with inspiring educational opportunities at the ends of the Earth and, in doing so, help them foster a new understanding and respect for the planet.

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Healthy Reefs For Healthy People

The Healthy Reefs for Healthy People Initiative is an international, multi-institutional effort that tracks the health of the Meso-American Reef, the human choices that shape it and our progress in ensuring its long-term integrity.

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Nature Conservancy of Canada

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is Canada’s leading national land conservation organization. A private, non-profit organization, we partner with individuals, corporations, other non-profit organizations and governments at all levels to protect our most important natural treasures — the natural areas that sustain Canada’s plants and wildlife.



NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) is an agency that enriches life through science. From daily weather forecasts, severe storm warnings and climate monitoring to fisheries management, coastal restoration and supporting marine commerce, NOAA’s products and services support economic vitality and affect more than one-third of America’s gross domestic product.

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5 Gyres

5 Gyres’ mission is to conduct research and communicate about the global impact of plastic pollution in the world’s oceans and employ strategies to eliminate the accumulation of plastic pollution in the 5 subtropical gyres.

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Algalita Marine Research Institute (AMRI) is non-profit marine research and education organization dedicated to the protection and improvement of the marine environment and its watersheds through education and research on the impact of plastic pollution.

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Wellington Water Watchers

Wellington Water Watchers is a non-profit organization committed to the protection of local water resources and to educating the public about threats to the watershed.

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Toronto Water

The City’s Toronto Water division delivers safe drinking water, collects and treats wastewater, and provides stormwater management services.

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International Rivers

International Rivers works with an international network of dam-affected people, grassroots organizations, environmentalists, human rights advocates and others who are committed to stopping destructive river projects and promoting better options.



Sweccha is a youth-run, youth-focused non-governmental organization committed to re-establishing a connection with the environment as a whole among the people of Delhi and beyond. We aim to encourage and assist young people to become socially and environmentally responsible individuals through education, awareness, and support.

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Lousiana Marine Consortium

The Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) was formed in 1979 to increase society’s awareness of the environmental, economic and cultural value of Louisiana’s coastal and marine environments by conducting research and education programs directly relevant to Louisiana’s needs in marine science and coastal resources and serving as a facility for all Louisiana schools with interest in marine research and education.



VENUS (Victoria Experimental Network Under the Sea) coastal network, part of the Ocean Networks Canada Observatory, is a cabled undersea laboratory for ocean researchers and explorers. VENUS delivers real time information from seafloor instruments via fibre optic cables to the University of Victoria, BC.

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Ontario Ministry Of The Environment

The Ministry of the Environment (MOE) is responsible for protecting clean and safe air, land and water to ensure healthy communities, ecological protection and sustainable development for present and future generations of Ontarians. Using stringent regulations, targeted enforcement and a variety of innovative programs and initiatives, the ministry continues to address environmental issues that have local, regional and/or global effects.

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Stone Lab

Stone Laboratory is the oldest freshwater biological field station in the United States and the center of Ohio State University’s teaching and research on Lake Erie. The lab serves as a base for more than 65 researchers from 12 agencies and academic institutions, all working year-round to solve the most pressing problems facing the Great Lakes.

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Assembly Of First Nations

The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is a national organization to advocate on behalf of First Nations as directed by Chiefs-in-Assembly. This includes facilitation and coordination of national and regional discussions and dialogue, advocacy efforts and campaigns, legal and policy analysis, communicating with governments, including facilitating relationship building between First Nations and the Crown as well as public and private sectors and general public.

Ryan's Well Foundation

Ryan’s Well Foundation

Grown from the passion and courage of one 6-year-old boy, the Ryan’s Well Foundation is a Canadian charitable organization providing effective and sustainable solutions to the water crisis in the poorest regions of the world.

Freshwater Alliance

Freshwater Alliance

The Freshwater Alliance is a national non-profit initiative that builds, connects and supports communities across Canada to defend freshwater. We work with environmental organizations, community groups, government and businesses to strengthen citizen engagement and participation in the protection of our lakes and rivers.