Protecting Nature & Life
From coral reefs to deserts, we work to protect the lands and waters that plants and animals need to survive—for us and for future generations. Learn more about where we work, and see how we’re protecting nature to preserve life.
Rivers and Lakes
Freshwater ecosystems—rivers and lakes—provide us with drinking water, food, energy, transportation—even joy. But a staggering amount of fresh water is wasted or spoiled everyday, and experts warn that in the next 20 years, half of the world’s population could face water shortages. There are practical solutions to freshwater conservation—solutions that ensure we meet our current needs and conserve this precious resource for future generations—but we must take bold action now.