Resist Much, Obey Little!
Think globally, act locally
On this page we'll list a few worthy causes, current activism etc so you
can take an active role in the defense of Mother Earth. There are many more of course,
please see the Links page for more pointers to
environmental organizations etc.
Do you know of any current activism or worthy cause that should be highlighted here?
Please tell me by email to email@example.com or add
as a comment below
WWW: Southern Utah
SUWA is the voice of one of America's most threatened landscapes - the wild and
unspoiled Colorado Plateau. Ten thousand concerned citizens from across the nation have
joined SUWA's hard-hitting, grassroots commitment to save the magnificent canyon country
of Southern Utah.
biggest threat to Utah wilderness is the RS2477 act. Learn more and help stop it!
The mission of Native Habitats is to participate in and
support efforts to restore and preserve Wilderness and ecosystems (urban, suburban &
wild) ....for the sake of preserving biodiversity and allowing native species, both flora
and fauna, to survive and thrive.
WWW: Alliance for a
Launched in 1990, the nonprofit Alliance for a Paving Moratorium is a diverse and
rapidly growing movement of grassroots community groups, individuals and businesses. The
common goal is to halt the tremendous environmental, social and economic damage caused by
endless road building.
WDR is a grassroots organization committed to shutting down the U.S.Department of Agriculture's Animal Damage Control,
an agency that "controls" wildlife species on behalf of private landowners and
public land agencies. Basically, the Federally-funded agency eradicates species using
poison, trapping, and other methods. For example, according to WDR, 26,335 animals were
"taken" by ADC's supposedly canine-specific M-44s in 1993: 23,183 coyotes, 1,852
red foxes, 529 gray foxes, 253 feral dogs, 181 racoons, and 126 skunks. WDR also works to
protect native species threatened in other manners; but it's main mission is to do away
This organization is founded by Clarke Abbey (Edward Abbey's widow), Lisa Peacock,
Nancy Zierenberg, and Marian Baker Gierlach.
Read the article An Eye for an Eye: Killing Wildlife for Revenge for more
information about this.
WDR's address is:
- PO Box 85218
Tucson, AZ 85754