Featured in our Broadcast|
Wildcoast is an international conservation team dedicated to the
preservation of endangered species and threatened coastal wildlands
of the Californias. Through community-based conservation, Wildcoast
is spearheading a campaign to save more than 30,000 endangered sea
turtles slaughtered each year in Baja's waters.
IMA works to end human influences that degrade and destroy the world's
marine environment, while improving the overall quality of life
of people and communities dependent on coastal and marine resources.
It was founded in 1985 to combat the widespread use of cyanide fishing
in the Philippines.
Established in 1970, The Ecologist is the world's longest running environmental magazine. Published in London, The magazine is read in over 150 countries by people with an interest in environmental, social and economic issues.
Global Exchange is a non-profit research, education, and action center dedicated to promoting people-to-people ties around the world. Since its founding in 1988, it has worked to increase global awareness in the U.S. and build international partnerships around the world.
People and Planet
peopleandplanet.net provides a global review and internet gateway into the issues of population, poverty, health, consumption and the environment. It is published by Planet 21, an independent non-profit company and a registered British charity recognized by the United Nations.
Publisher of the World Watch magazine and the annual State of the World, Worldwatch Institute is a non-profit public policy research organization dedicated to informing policymakers and the public about emerging global problems and trends.
Ashoka is a global non-profit organization that searches the world for social entrepreneurs-extraordinary individuals with unprecedented ideas for change in their communities.
Leaders Today is dedicated to helping young people realize their fullest potential through leadership education and development using innovative, youth inspired curriculum. Marc and Craig Kielburger (Free the Children) founded Leaders Today with a common vision to empower youth to become socially involved.
School of International Training (SIT)
The mission of the School for International Training is to prepare students to be interculturally effective leaders, professionals, and citizens. In so doing, SIT fosters a worldwide network of individuals and organizations committed to responsible global citizenship.
Semester at Sea
Semester at Sea provides opportunities for the exploration and study of many people, places and cultures around the world. Each ship-based semester takes students around the world to ten countries allowing for a unique comparative approach to understanding global issues.
Doctors Without Borders
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international humanitarian aid organisation that provides emergency medical assistance to populations in danger in more than 80 countries.
Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity International is a nonprofit, nondenominational Christian housing organization. Since 1976, Habitat has built more than 125,000 houses in more than 80
countries, including some 45,000 houses across the United States.
Network for Good
Network for Good is a nonprofit organization dedicated to using the Web to help people get more involved in their communities - from volunteering and donating money, to speaking out on issues you care about.
Oxfam International is a confederation of 12 organizations working together in more than 100 countries to find lasting solutions to poverty, suffering and injustice.
Peace Corps strives to help developing countries meet their need for trained men and women, promote a better understanding of Americans on the part of the people served, and promote a better understanding of other people on the part of Americans.
Teach for America
Teach For America is the national corps of outstanding recent college graduates of all academic majors who commit two years to teach in urban and rural public schools and become lifelong leaders in the effort to expand opportunity for children.
Recipient of two 2001 Webby Awards for "Activism" and "Services", VolunteerMatch is a nonprofit, online service that helps interested volunteers get involved with community service organizations throughout the United States.
Amnesty International is a worldwide campaigning movement that works to promote internationally recognized human rights. Amnesty International has more than a million members and supporters in over 140 countries and territories.
The Fairtrade Foundation
The Fairtrade Foundation exists to ensure a better deal for marginalized and disadvantaged third world producers. Set up by CAFOD, Christian Aid, New Consumer, Oxfam, Traidcraft and the World Development Movement, the Foundation awards a consumer label, the FAIRTRADE Mark, to products that meet internationally recognized standards of fair trade.
Forest Stewardship Council
The Forest Stewardship Council is an international non-profit organization founded in 1993 to support environmentally appropriate, socially beneficial, and economically viable management of the world's forests. It is introducing an international labeling scheme for forest products, which provides a credible guarantee that the product comes from a well-managed forest.
Greenpeace is a non-profit organization with a presence in 40 countries and focuses on the most crucial worldwide threats to our planet's biodiversity and environment. Its mission is to expose environmental criminals, and to challenge government and corporations when they fail to live up to their mandate to safeguard our environment and our future.
Kids Can Free the Children
Kids Can Free the Children is a unique international youth organization that empowers young people through representation, leadership and action. Over the past seven years, Kids Can Free the Children has become the largest network of children helping children in the world with more than 100,000 youth involved in more than 35 countries.
Marine Aquarium Council
The Marine Aquarium Council (MAC) is an international, not-for-profit organization that brings marine aquarium animal collectors, exporters, importers and retailers together with aquarium keepers, public aquariums, conservation organizations and government agencies. MAC's mission is to conserve coral reefs and other marine ecosystems by creating standards and certification for those engaged in the collection and care of ornamental marine life from reef to aquarium.
Roots of Empathy
Roots of Empathy is a rich, vital, and highly rewarding classroom parenting experience that teaches human development and nurtures the growth of empathy. A baby and parent(s) visit a classroom; an instructor works with students before, during, and after each visit. Students learn about parenting, about themselves, about how others feel, and teachers almost always learn something new about their students.
Roots and Shoots
Roots & Shoots is the Jane Goodall Institute's international environmental and humanitarian program for young people. Its mission is to foster respect and compassion for all living things, to promote understanding of all cultures and beliefs and to inspire each individual to take action to make the world a better place for the environment, animals and the human community.
Street Kids International
Street Kids International is a non-profit organization founded in Canada in 1988 with the purpose of empowering street kids around the world and bringing ideas, tools and connections to the people that work with street children and youth.
UNICEF is mandated by the United Nations General Assembly to advocate for the protection of children's rights, to help meet their basic needs and to expand their opportunities to reach their full potential.
War Child is a network of independent organizations working across the world to help children affected by war.
World Wildlife Fund
Known worldwide by its panda logo, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is dedicated to protecting the world's wildlife and wildlands. The largest privately supported international conservation organization in the world, WWF has more than 1 million members in the U.S. alone. Since its inception in 1961, WWF has invested in over 13,100 projects in 157 countries. WWF directs its conservation efforts toward three global goals: protecting endangered spaces, saving endangered species and addressing global threats.
FRONTLINE's companion series turns its lens on the global community, introducing viewers to countries and cultures rarely seen on American television. The show features "short stories" that follow the journeys of reporters in foreign lands.
Join Globe Trekker's young team of daring travelers roam the world in search of the wildest, weirdest and most dazzling sights on earth.