The Nature Conservancy
A Future Where People and Nature Thrive
By maximizing our ability to effect change between now and 2030, we can shape a brighter future for people and our planet.
We impact conservation in more than 70 countries and territories thanks to our members, staff and scientists.
Guided by science and equity, we find paths to solve climate change and biodiversity loss. We’re determined to make a major difference by 2030.
From volunteering to reducing your carbon footprint, there are so many ways you can get involved.
Donate today and you’ll be a member, funding urgent direct conservation and advocacy.
Conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends
Every acre we protect and every river mile we restore begins with you. Your support helps us take on the dual threats of climate change and biodiversity loss across 70+ countries and territories.
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Our Goals to Meet by 2030
What we do between now and 2030 will determine whether we avoid the worst impacts of climate change, slow down species loss, and safeguard people.View Our Priorities
Avoid or sequester 3 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions annually.
Help 100 million people at severe risk of climate-related emergencies.
Partner with communities around the globe to conserve 650 million hectares (about 1.6 billion acres) of land.
Conserve nearly 10 billion acres of ocean.
Conserve 30M hectares of lakes & wetlands, 1M kilometers of river systems.
Support 45 million people, partnering with local and Indigenous communities.
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How to Help
Save Nature’s Sights and Songs
Your backyard is full of nature’s wonders that need your support.
Find a Local Chapter
Dive into your local chapter and explore what The Nature Conservancy has been doing in your community.
- Costa Rica
- El Salvador
- District of Columbia
- Maryland and D.C.
- New Hampshire
- New Jersey
- New Mexico
- New York
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
- South Dakota
- West Virginia