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Campaign to Protect Rural England
CPRE is one of the longest established and most respected environmental groups, influencing policy and raising awareness ever since we were founded in 1926. We are the champions of England's countryside and we welcome the support of all who care about it. CPRE is a registered charity with over 60,000 members and supporters living in our cities, towns, villages and the countryside.
We operate as a network with over 200 district groups, a branch in every county, a group in every region and a National Office. Over 2000 parish councils and 800 amenity societies belong to CPRE. This makes CPRE a powerful combination of effective local action and strong national campaigning.
Registered Charity No. 1089685View website Watch video
Campaign to Protect Rural England Kent
CPRE Kent is an independent charity that fights to protect and preserve the Kent countryside for future generations and for our rich flora and fauna that make our countryside so unique and special. Although we come under the umbrella of CPRE national, we are solely self-funding and survive because of the kindness and generosity of our members and supporters.
CPRE Kent are experts in planning, fracking, water, transport and ecology, we help and empower local communities to take back control from decision makers who threaten their peaceful way of life.We promote brownfield development in favour of inappropriate development on Greenfield, AONBs, SSSI’s and Greenbelt.
We actively campaign and seek to influence policy from the top down, giving the little person a voice.
Registered Charity No. 1092012View website Watch video
Devon Wildlife Trust
Registered Charity No. 213224View website Watch video
Earthwatch is an international environmental charity which supports scientific field research projects around the world. Earthwatch’s research is vital as effective conservation relies upon good science. We also work with people worldwide, aiming to inspire, educate and engage them in conservation - creating a global community of informed, impassioned people to take action to protect the environment.View website Watch video
Friends of the Earth
Friends of the Earth wants a healthy planet and a good life for everyone on it. The UK’s most influential environmental campaign group, we’ve inspired many of the biggest wins for the planet – from curbing acid rain to laws bringing recycling to every doorstep and, through our Big Ask campaign, ensuring the UK takes a lead in tackling climate change. Most of the money we spend comes from members of the public — these 100,000 supporters in the UK are part of the world’s largest environmental network acting together to make life better now and for future generations.
Registered Charity No. 281681View website Watch video
Greenpeace Environmental Trust
Greenpeace Environmental Trust aims to further public understanding in world ecology and the natural environment. It does this by :-
- looking at the effects of human activity on the natural environment
- conducting scientific research, and
- relieving sickness or suffering of people and animals as a result of changes in their natural environment.
Scottish Wildlife Trust
The Scottish Wildlife Trust is dedicated to preserving and protecting native species and their habitats and we are continuously working in various ways to achieve this.
The Scottish Wildlife Trust have over 125 reserves where we work all year long to maintain Scotland's natural beauties. Many of these reserves provide a natural, safe habitat for rare and endangered species to live and breed. We also use these same reserves to educate and inspire thousands of visitors each year. And as always, we are dedicated to lobbying government at all levels for stronger environmental protection policies.
Help us in our vital work by signing up for payroll giving today.
Sustrans is the UK 's leading sustainable transport charity. Our vision is a world in which people can choose to travel in ways that benefit their health and the environment. Every day we are working on practical, innovative ways of dealing with the transport challenges that affect us all.
The Conservation Volunteers
The Conservation Volunteers is one of the largest, most dynamic and effective volunteering organisations in the UK. We work together with people and communities transform their health, prospects and outdoor places, for the long term.
Last year we worked with over half a million people to improve the places in which they live. Now more than ever, vital local green space is under threat from cuts and public funding. Nature, and the enjoyment green spaces bring, are being lost from the heart of our local areas.
The Conservation Volunteers give their time, energy and enthusiasm to transform local areas for the benefit of the whole community. Through your generosity, we can provide the training, support and equipment to help them achieve even more.
Registered Charity No. England (261009), Scotland (SCO39302)View website Watch video
The Gaia Foundation
Through a global network of partners, the Gaia Foundation assists local communities to strengthen their resilience to deal with the multiple crises we face today – from ecosystem destruction and climate change to social and economic inequities. Together we aim to:
- Return full control to local people over what food they grow, eat and sell, over the care of their natural environment, over how they ensure a sustainable life for their community.
- Ensure that the ecological knowledge held by these diverse communities is respected and drawn upon in the international search for ways of dealing with climate change and loss of biodiversity.
- Assist them in resisting further destruction and exploitation of their land, forests and rivers.
A monthly donation from you will ensure that we can continue our 25-year track record of support to communities across Africa, South America, Asia and Europe.
Registered Charity No. 327412View website Watch video
The Rainforest Foundation UK
The Rainforest Foundation tackles deforestation locally and globally. Locally it helps forest communities to gain land rights, challenge logging companies and manage forests for their own wellbeing and protection of their environment. Globally it campaigns to influence national and international laws to protect rainforests and their inhabitants.
Working with Forest communities, we have protected more than 100,000 square kilometres of rainforest; and we are on our way to protecting another one million.
Registered Charity No. 1138287View website Watch video
Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust
Wetlands are vital to ALL life on earth and are, literally, the lifeblood of our planet. WWT was established in 1946 by the naturalist and artist Sir Peter Scott (1909 – 1989). His lifelong aim was to conserve wetlands and their wildlife for future generations to enjoy. The impact of the decline of wetlands and its effects on wetland birds and other wildlife remains a major focus of WWT's work as it aims to
- Raise awareness of the importance of wetlands
- Promote action to save wetlands
- Reverse the trend of wetland loss
- Safeguard wetland biodiversity
Unfortunately, wetlands are threatened as never before because they are :-
- Reclaimed for building and agriculture
- Polluted and degraded
- The first casualty of human development
These threats grow year on year and time is running out. WWT is dependent on the generosity of individual donors and regular, pre-tax donations from your salary will help ensure the survival of wetlands for generations to come.
Registered Charity No. 1030884 England and Wales, SC039410 ScotlandView website Watch video
The Woodland Trust is the UK's leading woodland conservation charity. We own and care for over1000 woods across the UK. By supporting us through payroll giving you can help us to:
- Purchase, plant and care for new saplings as well as protecting and conserving our irreplaceable ancient woodland
- Regenerate the woodland environment so that the habitats belonging to our precious woodland wildlife is protected and vital plant species can flourish and grow.
- Provide woodland discovery activities to inspire children with the magic and power of trees and run planting events for communities across the UK
- Raise awareness of climate change and how individual actions can help us reduce our national carbon footprint, as well as offsetting through tree planting
- Maintain access to our woods for everybody to enjoy in peace, tranquillity and safety
Registered Charity No. England and Wales (No. 294344) and in Scotland (No. SC038885).View website Watch video
WWF's mission is to stop the degradation of the planet's natural environment and build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature. We do this by:
- conserving the world's biological diversity
- ensuring that the use of renewable resources is sustainable
- promoting the reduction of pollution and wasteful consumption.
WWF is the world's largest independent global conservation organisation. We are best known for our programmes to protect endangered species and their habitats, and much of our work is in areas where the most critically endangered wildlife and the least protected habitats are found. However, this is only part of what we do.
We also work to address global threats such as climate change, the consumption of natural resources and the use of toxic chemicals. We influence attitudes and behaviour through lobbying, campaigning and education, and work with people at all levels - both in the UK and around the world - to seek long-term sustainable solutions for the benefit of people and nature.
How your contribution can help us:
- £10 could pay a Rhino Protection Unit Ranger's salary for 4 days.
- £15 could enable the orang-utan project in Malaysia to buy a Global Positioning System, so that the exact location of orang-utan nests can be recorded.
- £20 could pay the wages of an educational assistant teaching Colombian rainforest children about the environment.
- £30 could buy a camera to help monitor the movements of tigers in Nepal.
- £72 could help protect the greater one-horned rhino by covering the costs of supplying park rangers with an elephant to carry out anti-poaching patrols in Nepal.
- £100 could buy a medical kit for staff in Dudwha National park in India.
- £240 (or £20 a month) could pay one Ranger's salary for a year for the International Gorilla Conservation Programme in Rwanda.
Registered Charity No. 1081247View website Watch video