Defenders of Wildlife


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Defenders of Wildlife

Address:1130 17th St NW
Washington, DC 20036

Phone:202-682-9400
Fax:202-682-1331
Phone:800-989-8981
Web: www.defenders.org
Established: 1947. Description:Dedicated to the protection of all native wild animals and plants in their natural communities. Works to protect endangered species and advocates new approaches to wildlife conservation that will help keep species from becoming endangered. Programs focus on the accelerating rate of extinction of species and the associated loss of biological diversity, and habitat alteration and destruction. Educates on how and where to watch wildlife. Members: 80,000. Dues: $15/year.
Publications: Defenders (bimonthly); free to members.

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Four activities based on National Standards in language arts, science, and geography present compelling ecological concepts based on the funny and thought-provoking context of the film and challenge students to get involved in issues that matter, using suggestions and resources offered by the National Wildlife Federation, the Endangered Species Coalition, and Defenders of Wildlife.
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