National Resource Defense Council


The National Resource Defense Council (NRDC) is a non-profit organization with a mission to safeguard the earth all its people, plants, animals, and natural systems. People of the NDRC strive for sustainability and to protect nature. It was founded in 1970 by John Adams and Gus Smith, accompanied by a group of law students at the front of the environmental movement. There are six priority goals for the NRDC:

  1. curb global warming

  2. Save endangered wildlife and wild places

  3. create the clean energy future

  4. revive the world’s oceansexternal image nrdc_logo.gif

  5. stem the tide of toxic chemicals

  6. accelerate the greening of China

The NRDC works to achieve these goals so the world will be a better place to live.



Natalie Schults

Sources:
http://www.nrdc.org/about/priorities.asp
http://www.nrdc.org/about/default.asp

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