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Aves ArgentinasAves Argentina is a national organization, member of Birdlife International, with 100 years of experience. We work to save birds and their environments in Argentina through conservation projects, research, education and outreach. We also work together with other national and international organizations looking to stimulate people´s bird passion.

Web site: www.avesargentinas.org.ar

BirdLifeBirdLife international is a global partnership of conservation organizations that strives to conserve birds, their habitats and global biodiversity, working with people towards sustainability in the use of natural resources. BidLife has partner organizations and professional staff based in Chile, Argentina, Uruguay and the UK that undertake activities related to the target area of the Forum. It also has a national program in Brazil. BLI is one of the founding members of the Forum and convener of its first meetings and projects.

Web site: www.birdlife.org/

Conservación InternacionalCI is non-profit, non-governmental organization founded in 1987 and based in the USA, on the belief that science, economics and local communities all play vital roles in international conservation. CI works in more than 30 countries worldwide with more than 1,000 partners in the public, private and independent sectors — from indigenous groups and community leaders to captains of industry and heads of state. Through innovative approaches to conservation science, partnership and field demonstration, CI has for 25 years empowered societies to value and protect the natural world that sustains us all. CI has been one of the founding members of the Forum and has supported some of its key initiatives.

Web site: www.conservation.org

FARNWe are an NGO created in 1985, whose principal objective is to promote sustainable development through policy, law and the institutional organization of society. We seek a democratic and participatory society with environmentally-sustainable public policies. We work on generating knowledge in the fields of sustainable development, global change, environmental policy, conservation, governance, responsible consumption, citizenship, environmental justice and social inclusion.

Web site: www.farn.org.ar/

AquaMarina

Aquamarina envisions a world of healthy coastal areas and oceans with the highest diversity of species and ecosystems to ensure the future and to improve the quality of life for present and future generations. Organization's head office is located in Pinamar (Argentine). From there, they promote research projects on dolphins and marine turtles in the northern coast of the country. It has an important network of volunteers, most of them undergraduate university students.

Web site: www.aquamarina.org/

Fundación PAtagonia NaturalIt is a non-governmental organization from Argentina whose objectives are to protect the Patagonian environment and promote the responsible management of its resources and ecosystems in order to increase quality of life of its inhabitants. FPN is inspired by scientific knowledge and it strongly believes that people's participation is the way to increase concern about our responsibility regarding future generations. FPN executes international cooperation projects aimed at integrated coastal management and the strengthening of the Argentina's coastal and marine protected areas.

Web site: www.patagonianatural.org/

Fundación TemaikènFundación Temaikèn is an Argentine organization focused in protecting nature by means of education, research and land protection. Its activities are focused in the country’s native species as a priority and are undertaken in cooperation with other organizations, seeking the engagement of the whole society. It performs conservation programs aimed at threat mitigation and based on multi-disciplinary action-plans in the environmental management, scientific research and education for conservation areas. Its education and awareness actions are designed for engaging the public in nature care, thus causing changes in the people’s behavior. Its research projects deliver useful information for diagnoses that could guide the adoption of management decisions benefitting conservation of wild species and ecosystems.

Web site: www.temaiken.org.ar/

FVSAIt is a non-profit organization created in 1977. Its mission is to preserve the biodiversity, to promote sustainable development and to encourage new consumption behavior. It faces its challenges proposing concrete solutions through dialogue and consensus with all sectors of society. Since 1988, it is associated to the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). The Marine program promotes sustainable fisheries management and the creation of marine protected areas. In addition, FVSA manages important coastal sites for the biodiversity.

Web site: www.vidasilvestre.org.ar/

Is an international science-based conservation organization dedicated to promoting the conservation of penguin populations and their marine and coastal habitats. It is the first and only coalition dedicated exclusively to protect the 18 species of penguins of the world. Our mission is to foster integrated ocean conservation working locally, regionally, and globally to increase the resilience of penguin species. GPS promotes the generation of science-based conservation, educates and advises governments and communities, influences policies, and develops campaigns through the media, educating people and decision makers about penguin and marine conservation. We helped create the IUCN Penguin Specialist Group that influences international and national conservation policies.

Web site: www.globalpenguinsociety.org

It is an Argentine non-profit organization whose mission is conserving whales and their environment through research and education. It was founded in Buenos Aires in 1996 when it established an affiliation with the Whale Conservation Institute (WCI) from Massachussetts to conduct the Right Whale Program in Argentina. Established in 1970, the Program has become the longest continuous study of a large whale based on tracking the life-history of known individuals. Its main objective is monitoring the status of the right whale population at Península Valdés. It has provided science-based data to government authorities that allowed them to make sound conservation decisions. ICB works with a network of more than 50 NGOs in regional-scale whale conservation strategies in Latin America.

Web site: www.icb.org.ar

KarumbeKarumbé is an ancient Guaraní word that means turtle. Karumbé is an NGO that was formed in 1999 from a group of professionals, students and fishermen. Its mission is to protect the marine biodiversity and its habitats, to promote the sustainable development of the fishing community, seeking alternatives to reduce the impact of human activities on endangered species. Karumbé uses science, environmental education and conservation as its main tools, in collaboration with national and international institutions.

Web site: www.karumbe.org/

National Geographic Pristine SeasNational Geographic Pristine Seas busca identificar, estudiar, proteger y restaurar los últimos lugares verdaderamente salvajes del océano. A través de la exploración, investigación científica y económica, el análisis político y las comunicaciones, trabajamos con jefes de Estado, científicos, gobiernos y comunidades locales, ONGs y líderes de negocios para crear reservas marinas donde la vida marina pueda desarrollarse en plenitud.

Sitio Web: www.ocean.nationalgeographic.com/ocean/explore/pristine-seas/

OceanaIt is a regional office of an international organization that campaigns to protect and restore the world's oceans. Its team of marine scientists, economists, lawyers and attorneys advocate for specific and concrete policy changes to reduce pollution and to prevent the irreversible collapse of fish populations, marine mammals and other sea life. Global in scope, Oceana has offices in South America (Santiago, Chile), North America (Washington, DC; Juneau, AK; Los Angeles, CA) and Europe ( Madrid, Spain; Brussels, Belgium).

Web site: www.chile.oceana.org

Pew Charitable TrustsThe Pew Charitable Trusts is driven by the power of knowledge to solve today's most challenging problems. Pew applies a rigorous, analytical approach to improve public policy, inform the public and invigorate civic life.

 

Web site: www.pewtrusts.org

Its mission is to contribute to a world that values nature integrity, its diversity and interactions, and where the human beings are able to share with other living beings a safe and sustainable life. To this end, it promotes science, international conservation and education. Since more than one century, WCS is responsible of all the urban wildlife parks of New York (USA) where the organization head office is located  It sustains an international program in countries of the five continents regarding the conservation of emblematic species. In the Southern Cone WCS promotes the sustainable management of the Patagonian Sea Ecosystem by means of various coastal and oceanic projects throughout the region.

Web site: www.wcs.org/

WWF

WWFWWF is one of the most independent conservation organizations with extensive international experience and seeks to build a future in which the human beings live in harmony with nature. To meet this goal, it focuses its efforts on safeguarding the natural world, helping people live more sustainably, and taking action against climate change. An important part of WWF's work is the reduction and mitigation of threats and impacts of productive activities that may affect the integrity of indigenous and local species, ecosystems, and communities. In the country, WWF has identified as a priority site the South Sea of Chile for its great ecological importance, ecological processes, unique diversity, and productivity.

Web site: www.wwf.cl

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