of our favorite non-profit organizations are listed below.
We especially recommend supporting The Australian Literacy & Numeracy Foundation and the Fred Hollows Foundation, both of which directly help Aboriginal communities.
We also support Aboriginal culture via direct and indirect purchases of traditional didgeridoos, boomerangs, bull-roarers and other items.
** The Australian Literacy & Numeracy Foundation (alnf.org) - teaching people in remote and marginalized communities how to read and write, opening up a world of opportunities. (Shockingly, 80 percent of indigenous Australian kids living in remote communities cannot read!)
** Fred Hollows Foundation (hollows.org.au) - Tackling the social determinants of poor health in indigenous communities, and supporting the work of Aboriginal-controlled organizations and health services.
Center for Biological Diversity (biologicaldiversity.org) - Working to secure a future for all species hovering on the brink of extinction.
Defenders of Wildlife (defenders.org) - Working to protect and restore Americas native wildlife, safeguard habitat, resolve conflicts, and educate and mobilize the public.
Defense (edf.org) - Creating innovative,
equitable and cost-effective solutions to society's most urgent environmental
National Wildlife Federation (nwf.org) - Inspiring Americans to protect wildlife for our children's future.
Natural Resources Defense Council (nrdc.org) - Safeguarding the Earth, its people, its plants, its animals and its natural systems.
Oceana (oceana.org) - Working to protect all of the world's oceans, and the people and creatures that depend on them.
Rainforest Action Network (ran.org) - Using savvy and hard-hitting market campaigns to align policies of multinational corporations with widespread public support for environmental protection.
Rainforest Alliance (rainforestalliance.org) - Working to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior.
The Nature Conservancy (nature.org) - Working worldwide to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people.
Union of Concerned Scientists (ucsusa.org) - Working for a healthy environment and safer world by combining independent scientific research and citizen action.
Wildlife Warriors Worldwide (wildlifewarriors.org.au) - Supporting the protection of injured, threatened or endangered wildlife; founded by Steve & Terri Irwin
World Wildlife Fund (worldwildlife.org) - Working to conserve nature by preserving the diversity and abundance of life on Earth and the health of ecological systems.