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Marine Conservation organizations in North America, South America, Central America and the Caribbean

Defenders of Wildlife

1130 17th St, Washington DC, USA

Region Active

North America

Non-profit group



Advocacy, Education, Litigation, Marine conservation, Environmental conservation


Defenders of Wildlife is an environmental group with a marine campaign. They employ education, litigation, research, legislation and advocacy to defend wildlife and its habitat. In each program area, an interdisciplinary team of scientists, attorneys, wildlife specialists and educators works to promote multi-faceted solutions to wildlife problems. Note that Friends of the Sea Otter merged with Defenders of Wildlife in 2020.

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