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We believe that the Earth's natural heritage must be maintained if future generations are to thrive spiritually, culturally, and economically. Our mission is to conserve the Earth's living heritage β our global biodiversity β and to demonstrate that human societies are able to live harmoniously with nature.
We aim to protect life on Earth and to demonstrate that human societies will thrive when in balance with nature.
Our work is inspired by the core values that have been with CI since day one: passion, respect, integrity, optimism, and courage. As we work toward securing a healthy planet for today and for generations to come.
GLOBAL CONSERVATION FUND (GCF) finances the creation, expansion, and long-term management of protected areas in both healthy areas of the world and damaged ones.
GLOBAL MARINE PARTNERSHIP FUND is designed to simultaneously benefit marine species and the billions of people who would be impacted if the threats to the diversity and abundance of marine life are left unchecked.
The MARINE PROGRAM disseminates critical marine information to the global community with the goals of engaging and unifying international marine stakeholders through knowledge sharing and information exchange.
The POPULATION, HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT PROGRAM seeks to reduce human impact and pressure on the limited natural resources in rural, biologically rich important areas and improve local conservation activities.
Through the SEA TURTLE FLAGSHIP PROGRAM, CI provides critical support to the World Conservation Union Species Survival Commission Marine Turtle Specialist Group.
CENTER FOR APPLIED BIODIVERSITY SCIENCE (CABS): Our in-house experts at the Center for Applied Biodiversity Science are taking the pulse of our environment and bringing it back to life.
CENTER FOR CONSERVATION AND GOVERNMENT (CCG): Partnerships with governments on local, regional, and national levels around the world to deal with high priority areas of concern.
CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL LEADERSHIP IN BUSINESS (CELB): Helping businesses go green has been our business for almost 20 years. Today, many leading brands turn to us for our expertise.
CRITICAL ECOSYSTEM PARTNERSHIP FUND (CEPF)is an independent grant-making effort to protect the worldβs fragile ecosystems in ways that benefit people and their environment.
VERDE VENTURES provides loans to businesses that can play a critical role in conserving biological diversity.
SOJOURNS: We take adventurous, conservation-minded travelers to some of the most remarkable and threatened places.
Resources > Water Resources & Water Quality
Resources > Oceans, Fisheries & Aquaculture
Resources > Forestry & Silviculture
Resources > Fair Trade & Social Economy
Resources > Energy, Climate Change & Your Carbon Footprint
Resources > Ecosystems, Wildlife & Biodiversity