Seas At Risk Members
Links to Seas At Risk member organisation web sites.
Bond Beter Leefmilieu
Bond Beter Leefmilieu (BBL) is a federation of Flemish environmental NGOs. Through campaigning, lobbying and supporting our member organisations we strive for a better environment with clean air, soil and water, and thriving natural systems. Our members include local and regional organisations, and also national NGOs like Greenpeace, WWF and Birdlife International.
The Association for Environment and Nature Conservation Germany (BUND) is committed to protecting the natural environment which makes life possible for the world. The BUND is involved in ecological agriculture and healthy food for climate protection and the development of renewable energy, protection of endangered species, forests and water. With about 480,000 members BUND is one of the major environmental groups in Germany, with a national network of 2,000 regional and local departments.
Danmarks Naturfredningsforening (DNF) is the largest nature conservation and environmental organisation in Denmark. With the support of 140,000 members we work to protect nature and the environment. Our 216 local committees and our 2000 active members are our eyes and ears at local and regional levels. We also put considerable effort into generating attention to EU matters in Denmark.
European Environmental Bureau
The European Environmental Bureau (EEB) is a federation of more than 140 environmental citizens’ organisations based in all EU Member States and most Accession Countries, as well as in a few neighbouring countries. These organisations range from local and national, to European and international. The aim of the EEB is to protect and improve the environment of Europe and to enable the citizens of Europe to play their part in achieving that goal.
Grupo de Estudos de Ordenamento do Território e Ambiente
Grupo de Estudos de Ordenamento do Território e Ambiente (GEOTA) was establsihed in 1986 and is a nationwide, non-profit, non-governmental organisation, independent from political, economic, religious or other affiliations.
Legambiente was born in 1980 and was one of the first groups of environmentalists and antinuclear movements that developed in Italy and throughout the Western world.
Levende Hav (Danish Society for a Living Sea) works for the preservation of the marine landscape, to guarantee a diversity of marine flora and fauna, and to ensure that future fisheries are based on ecological principles and are sustainable both economically and socially.
Liga para a Protecção da Natureza
Liga para a Protecção da Natureza (LPN) is one of Portugal's leading non-governmental organisation with 7500 members. It is the oldest environmental association in the Iberian Peninsula, created in 1948, with the main tobjective of contributing to the conservation of nature, biodiversity and ecosystems.
Marine Conservation Society
The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) is the UK charity dedicated to caring for our seas, shores and marine wildlife.
Norges Naturvernforbund (NNV) was founded in 1914 and is Norway's largest environmental conservation organisation with around 28,000 members. NNV is a nationwide organisation with branches in all counties, and 155 local groups scattered throughout Norway.
Sea First Foundation
The Sea First Foundation (SFF) informs and educates the general public, and children in particular, about the importance of the world’s oceans and what threats are posed to the marine environment. By creating awareness, SFF tries to reduce or (preferrably) stop the detrimental human influence on the oceans and all marine life, whether it be underwater or topside (like seabirds). SFF was founded by people who are involved in the oceans in many diverse way; be it through work, training, hobby or general interest.
Stichting De Noordzee
Stichting De Noordzee is a professional Dutch non-governmental organisation working exclusively on North Sea issues.
Surfrider Foundation Europe
Surfrider Foundation Europe is a non profit organization, dedicated to defending, saving, improving on and managing in a sustainable way the ocean, coastline, waves and the people who enjoy its use.From its creation, efforts have been concentrated on coastal issues but today our involvement is spreading to other water areas such as lakes and rivers. Created in 1990 in Europe (Biarritz, France) by surfers, including 3-time World Surfing Champion Tom Curren, the organization brings together today about 1000 volunteers, 4000 members, more than 30 local chapters, and 12 000 supporters in Europe.
Svenska Naturskyddsföreningen (SSNC) is the biggest nature conservation and environmental organisation in Sweden with 170,000 members and 274 local branches across the whole country.
Voice of Irish Concern for the Environment
Voice of Irish Concern for the Environment (VOICE) promotes a respectful relationship with the Earth and positive solutions to environmental destruction. In co-operation with local, national and international organisations we work to increase environmental awareness through education, empower people to protect our environment, and campaign on national environmental policy.
The Wadden Sea, Europe's largest intertidal wetland, is situated between the mainland of The Netherlands, Germany and Denmark and a string of islands. De Waddenvereniging (The Wadden Sea Society) was established in 1965, has more than 45,000 members, and aims to preserve the characteristic values of the Wadden area for future generations.
ENT Foundation is a private research center whose aim is to develop research and innovation projects in the areas of environment, development and international cooperation. They work mainly with other research centers, public administration and NGOs.
Eco Vitae is a Slovenian NGO working largely on waste issues related to education, water impacts, biodiversity, and on marine litter issues with the Clean Coast project