Activism Conservation Groups
About: Agit-Pop is a ‘subvertising agency’ for the progressive revolution. They make cutting-edge video for the environmental and social justice movements using sexy, engaging messaging with state-of-the-art tools to inspire people to take action. The work of AGIT POP has won a Webby, two Contagious Festivals and YouTube’s Best Political Video of the Year.
Twitter: https://twitter.com/agitweet (@agitweet)
Canadian Youth Climate Coalition (CCYC)
About: CCYC is a united front of youth from across Canada tackling the biggest challenge of our generation, the emerging climate crisis. Acting locally, provincially, federally and internationally, it combines forces to organize actions, influence government and implement concrete solutions. Working in schools and communities from coast to coast to coast, CCYC is calling for and building a just and prosperous transition to the new Canada we all need to see.
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/CanadianYCC (@CanadianYCC)
About: An international movement composed of small, regionally based groups, Earth First! applies direct pressure to stop negative environmental activities with a combination of education, litigation and creative civil disobedience.
Twitter: https://twitter.com/earthfirst (@earthfirst)
Power Shift Canada
About: Power Shift aims to build an environmental and climate justice movement that can transform our society, so that our future can be enjoyed by everyone, not only those who can afford it. Organized by youth for youth, it aims to mobilize passionate youth from affected communities and various sectors of civil society to explore multiple ways of taking action and work to develop each other’s capacity and abilities.
Twitter: https://twitter.com/PowerShiftCAN (@PowerShiftCAN)
Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS)
About: Established in 1977, SSCS is an international non-profit, marine wildlife conservation organization. The Sea Shepherd mission is to end the destruction of habitat and slaughter of wildlife in the world’s oceans in order to conserve and protect ecosystems and species. They concentrate on the protection of sharks, whales, dolphins and seals. Sea Shepherd uses innovative direct-action tactics to investigate, document and take action when necessary to expose and confront illegal activities on the high seas. By safeguarding the biodiversity of our delicately balanced ocean ecosystems, Sea Shepherd works to ensure their survival for future generations.
Twitter: https://twitter.com/SeaShepherd (@SeaShepherd)
The Ruckus Society
About: The Ruckus Society is a non-profit organization that sponsors skill-sharing and direct action training camps for activists from impacted communities working on social justice, human rights and environmental justice.
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ruckusociety (@ruckussociety)
About: 350.org is a global grassroots movement to solve the climate crisis. Online campaigns, grassroots organizing and mass public actions led from the bottom up by thousands of volunteer organizers in over 188 countries. Their major concern is global warming.
Twitter: https://twitter.com/350 (@350)
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS)
About: CPAWS deals with several issues, including wildlife, forests, climate change, oceans, freshwaters and mountains, accepting donations online through its blog which can be accessed through the webpage.
Twitter: https://twitter.com/cpaws (@CPAWS)
David Suzuki Foundation
About: A registered charitable, national organization working in Canada and internationally to conserve the environment. The David Suzuki Foundation deals with climate change, health, oceans, wildlife and habitat.
Twitter: https://twitter.com/@DavidSuzukiFDN (@DavidSuzukiFDN)
Fossil Free Canada
About: Fossil Free Canada is a partnership between 350.org and the Canadian Youth Climate Coalition to break the ties between fossil fuel companies and campuses, religious institutions and public funds in Canada.
Twitter: https://twitter.com/FossilFreeCAN (@FossilFreeCAN)
Friends of the Earth (FOE) Canada
About: FOE Canada has grown from a small group of volunteers in 1978 to one of the country’s most important voices. It speaks out on environmental issues and concentrates on protecting environment, climate, energy and water.
Twitter: https://twitter.com/FoE_Canada (@FoE_Canada)
About: Plant for the Planet is created by children for children. It is an initiative of world citizens that campaign for climate justice, working together to plant as many trees around the world as possible. It is a campaign so that effective laws and regulations will be instituted around the globe.
Twitter: https://twitter.com/PftP_int (@PftP_int)
About: The Rainforest Alliance works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behaviour. Climate change and deforestation are their main concerns; this alliance tackles deforestation by keeping forests standing, curbing climate change, protecting wildlife, alleviating poverty and transforming business practices.
Twitter: https://twitter.com/RnfrstAlliance (@RnfrstAlliance)
The Conservation Council of Ontario (CCO)
About: The CCO is a provincial association of conservation leaders working together to support the voluntary transition to a conserver society in Ontario.
Twitter: n/a #CCO #weconserve
The Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
About: PIK is a research institute specializing in the fields of global change, climate impact, and sustainable development. Researchers from the natural and social sciences work together to generate interdisciplinary insights and to provide society with sound information for decision making.