Natural Resources Defense Council

NRDC

40 West 20th Street, New York, USA

Region Active

North America

Non-profit group

1970

Activity

Environmental advocacy, Education, Water protection, climate change

Description

New York City-based Natural Resources Defense Council is a non-profit international environmental advocacy group works to protect the oceans from pollution and exploitation. The organisation supports the implementation of laws that help to save the marine life including allowing overfished species to rebound. In addition, the council takes necessary efforts to preserve ocean treasures, prevent destructive fishing practices and protect coastal communities from offshore drilling, among others.