Category : Source of Information
Subcategory : National Environmental NGO's
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1. Pan-Hellenic Network of Ecological Organizations:
Political Ecology - Movements - Ecological organizations
 The Pan-Hellenic Network of Ecological Organizations, representing the largest part of Environmental Organizations throughout Greece, acquired legal status in June 1988. Members of the Pan-Hellenic Network of Ecological Organizations are only legal entities (associations or urban non-profit organizations which have acquired legal status - but not natural persons), whose main purpose is the protection of the environment. Today, our Network includes 50 member Environmental Organizations, geographically distributed throughout the whole of the Greek State. Additionally, a large number of environmental organizations from all over the country cooperate with us concerning matters of their own interest.
2. Hellenic Wildlife Hospital EKPAZ:
Natural Environment - Birds
 The EKPAZ Hellenic Wildlife Hospital is a civic non-profit association. It is the first institution, which was granted the permission to possession, transportation and nursing of wild animals. It has being working on wild animal rehabilitation programs since 1984 and has introduced a new idea of a nursing and wild fauna protection system/network. Collaborators, volunteers, branches from the whole country have joined together in this effort. Till today it has nursed almost 20.000 wild animals, the majority of which is a protected species. Most of the species were released back to their natural environment. Ekpaz has nursed more than 3000 wild animals in the country during the last two years.
3. National Wildlife Federation:
Natural Environment - Wild nature
 The National Wildlife Federation is the nation's largest member-supported conservation group, uniting individuals, organizations, businesses and government to protect wildlife, wild places, and the environment.
4. Climate Action Network:
Biosphere - Climate
 The Climate Action Network (CAN) is a global network of over 287 Non- Governmental Organizations (NGOs) working to promote government and individual action to limit human-induced climate change to ecologically sustainable levels. CAN members work to achieve this goal through the coordination of information exchange and NGO strategy on international, regional and national climate issues. CAN has seven regional coordinating offices which co-ordinate these efforts in Africa, Central and Eastern Europe, Europe, Latin America, North America, South Asia, and Southeast Asia. Diverse environmental organizations from around the globe, ranging from large international groups such as World Wildlife Fund (WWF), Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth, to small local groups in developing countries such as Terre Vivante in Mauritania and the Green Coalition in the Philippines, work collaboratively within CAN.
5. The Sierra Club:
Environmental Education - Programs - Activities
 The Sierra Club Environmental Education Committee has developed a curriculum that is balanced and scientifically sound, which focuses on historical and social studies issues. The Sierra Club in California has been successful with its John Muir Day Study Guide, which helps teachers implement a provision of the state education code encouraging schools to study John Muir as an environmental role model every year on his birthday. In addition, the Sierra Club has launched the John Muir Youth Award Program in order to get children to learn about wild places and take action to protect them.
6. Environmental Education(of National Wildlife Federation):
Environmental Education - Programs - Activities
 For more than sixty years, the National Wildlife Federation has been a leader in environmental education, reaching out to the communities where children and adults live, work and play. Explore NWF's educational pathways to understanding, appreciating and safeguarding the natural world.
7. Hellenic Ornithological Society:
Political Ecology - Movements - Ecological organizations
 The Hellenic Ornithological Society is the only Greek non-governmental body exclusively concerned with the protection of wild birds and their habitats in Greece. It is a Non-Profit Organization founded in 1982. In 1993 the Athens Academy presented it with an award for its important work to that date.

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