Environmental Defense Fund

EDF

New York: 257 Park Ave S, New York, USA;
Washington: 1875 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, USA;
UK: 41 EastCheap, London EC3M 1 DT, UK

Region Active

Global

Non-profit group

Activity

Fish conservation, Sustainable fishing, Advocacy

Description

A general environmental group with a marine campaign, the US-based Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is known for its work in the area of global warming, ecosystem restoration and oceans. In addition to working with fishing communities to offer transitional and financial support, the organisation's goals include the curbing of overfishing and also begin sustainable fishing models in several countries. EDF has national offices in New York and Washington, and several regional offices in the USA, and also in London in Europe, and in China, Mexico and Indonesia.