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    Water Environment

    American Rivers protects and restores America's river systems and fosters a river stewardship ethic. Their web site has updates on unprotected rivers and legislative efforts to save them.
    River Network helps people protect and restore rivers and watersheds. They also acquire and conserve riverlands. Why should you care? Two-thirds of our riparian forests have been eliminated.

    Wood's Hole Oceanographic Institute is America's largest independent, not-for-profit, oceanographic research institution. Their primary goal: to be a world leader in advancing and communicating a basic understanding of the oceans and their decisive role in addressing global questions.
    American Oceans Campaign educates the American public and policymakers about the need for establishing strong public policy to protect our marine resources.
    Center for Oceanic Research and Education is dedicated to the study and conservation of cetaceans. Listen to whale songs from their site!
    Beachcomber's has information about what's floating on the ocean and what's landing on the beaches.
    SeaWeb is designed to raise awareness of the world ocean and the life within it. The site has lots of well-organized information, and is kept very up-to-date. Includes Peter Benchley's Ocean Report.
    Center for Marine Conservation is dedicated to preventing pollution; protecting dolphins, whales, sea turtles and all marine species; preserving critical marine habitat; and ensuring the healthy future of our nation's fisheries.
    The Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment. Their mission is sustainable resource use of the Gulf of Maine.

    Wetlands Action Network, 29170 Heathercliff Road Suite 1, Malibu, CA 90265. 310-457-0300, fax 310-457-0302.

    Center for Coastal Studies is doing amazing things for whales. If you want to "Save the Whales," this is the organization to look into! They research marine ecosystems, educate the public, and have developed a method for rescuing entangled whales. If you go on a whale-watching cruise in Provincetown or Boston, MA, be sure to go with Dolphin Fleet because they have a naturalist from the Center for Coastal Studies on board.

    Northeast Regional Office of the National Marine Fisheries Service. Has information on current fishing regulations. Contact them to encourage them to stop overfishing in the Northeast!

    Trade Organizations:
    Water Environment Federation members include more than 40,000 water quality professionals and specialists from around the world, including engineers, scientists, government officials, utility and industrial managers and operators, academics, educators and students, equipment manufacturers and distributors, and other environmental specialists. Their goal is to preserve and enhance the global water environment.

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