The continent of North America consists of Canada, United States, Mexico, down to Central America and the Caribbean islands, including the Greater and Lesser Antilles. Wildlife is rich on this continent, and many North American organizations are engaged in protecting local animals and ecosystems.
However, another large number of organizations are involved in projects around the globe. You can find a list of North American organizations below categorized by country.
Bear Trust International – American Black Bear, Asiatic Black Bear, Brown Bear, Giant Panda, Polar Bear, Sloth Bear, Spectacled Bear, and Sun Bear.
Elephant Action League – African Elephant, Asian Elephant, Rhino, Lion, Leopard, Chimpanzee, and Pangolin.
International Crane Foundation – Black Crowned Crane, Black-necked Crane, Blue Crane, Brolga, Demoiselle Crane, Eurasian Crane, Grey Crowned Crane, Hooded Crane, Red-crowned Crane, Sandhill Crane, Sarus Crane, Siberian Crane, Wattled Crane, White-naped Crane, and Whooping Crane.
International Elephant Foundation – African Elephants and Asian Elephants.
Monk Seal Foundation – Hawaiian Monk Seal.
Monterey Bay Aquarium – Bluefin Tuna, Great White Sharks, and Southern Sea Otters.
Oceana – Basking Shark, Blacknose Shark, Blue Shark, Bluefin Tuna, Bottlenose Dolphin, Caribbean Reef Shark, Chinook Salmon, Common Thresher Shark, Deep-sea Shark, Dusky Shark, Flatback Sea Turtle, Green Sea Turtle, Great White Shark, Harbor Porpoise, Hawksbill Sea Turtle, Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle, Krill, Leatherback Sea Turtle, Lemon Shark, Loggerhead Sea Turtle, Longfin Mako Shark, Nurse Shark, Oceanic Whitetip Shark, Olive Ridley Sea Turtle, Porbeagle Shark, Sandbar Shark, Sandtiger Shark, Scalloped Hammerhead Shark, Shortfin Mako Shark, Small Spotted Catshark, Spiny Dogfish, and Whale Shark.
Panthera – African Leopard, African Lion, Cheetah, Cougar, Amur Tiger, Bengal Tiger, Indochinese Tiger, Jaguar, Malayan Tiger, Snow Leopard, and Sumatran Tiger.
PDXWildlife – Black-crested Gibbon, Giant Panda, Javian Gibbon, and Endangered Seafood Species.
The Peregrine Fund – American Kestrel, Aplomado Falcon, California Condor, Crowned Eagle, and Peregrine Falcon.
Red Panda Network – Red Panda.
Save the Manatee Club – South American Manatee, West African Manatee, and West Indian Manatee.
Wildlife Conservation Society – African Elephant, African Lion, African Wild Dog, Amur Leopard, Andean Bear, Andean Condor, Asian Elephant, Asiatic Lion, Bison, Caribou, Cheetah, Chimpanzee, Common Hippopotamus, Common Loon, Cross River Gorilla, Elephant Seal, Fisher, Giraffe, Grauer’s Gorilla, Gray Wolf, Greater Adjutant Stork, Grizzly Bear, Guanaco, Hawksbill Sea Turtle, Humpback Whale, Irrawaddy Dolphin, Jaguar, Kipunji, Kob, Leatherback Sea Turtle, Lesser Adjutant Stork, Madidi Titi Monkey, Magellanic Penguin, Mongolian Gazelle, Mountain Gorilla, Okapi, Orangutan, Pacific Walrus, Pronghorn, Tibetan Antelope, Tiger, West African Manatee, Western Lowland Gorilla, Whale Shark, White-rumped Vulture, and Wolverine.
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