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updated 06/03/2015 GROUPS - GENERAL OR MISCELLANEOUS Various Categories.  Some might be found in more than one listing on this website EARTH WATCH Excerpt: Earthwatch is an international environmental charity.  We bring individuals from all walks of life together with world-class scientists to work for the good of the planet. The Earthwatch community continues to grow rapidly, with participation from members of the general public we call "citizen scientists," to corporate employees, to educators and students. All bring their knowledge, passion, and experience to support our work, improve scientific understanding, and inspire change across all touch-points in their lives. http://earthwatch.org/about EARTH WORKS ACTION ORG. Excerpt: Earthworks' Mission Earthworks is a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting communities and the environment from the adverse impacts of mineral and energy development while promoting sustainable solutions. Earthworks stands for clean air, water and land, healthy communities, and corporate accountability. We work for solutions that protect both the Earth’s resources and our communities. How We Work We fulfill our mission by working with communities and grassroots groups to reform government policies, improve corporate practices, influence investment decisions and encourage responsible materials sourcing and consumption. We expose the health, environmental, economic, social and cultural impacts of mining and energy extraction through work informed by sound science. http://www.earthworksaction.org/ NATIONAL WILDLIFE ORG. http://www.nwf.org/Wildlife/Wildlife-Conservation/Biodiversity.aspx BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY ORG. http://www.biologicaldiversity.org/index2.html