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Nature Conservancy

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Nature Conservancy
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President:Mark R. Tercek
Chairman:Craig O. McCaw
Year created:1951
Website:Official website
The Nature Conservancy is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) conservation organization organization working around the world to protect water and land. Their mission statement is to "conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends." Helped by their hundreds of staff scientists, they pursue non-confrontational answers to the conservation challenges of the world. They "partner with indigenous communities, businesses, governments, multilateral institutions and other non-profits" to reach organizational goals.[1]

History

Nature Conservancy was founded in 1951 and has over 1 million members. Since being founded, it claims to have "protected more than 119 million acres of land and thousands of miles of rivers worldwide — and we operate more than 100 marine conservation projects globally."[1]

Leadership

The Nature Conservancy is governed by their global officers and members of the board of directors and is managed from its office in Arlington, Virginia. The board chairman is Craig O. McCaw and the president and CEO is Mark R. Tercek.[2]

2014 elections

As of December 2013, Nature Conservancy has reported no spending on the 2014 elections.[3]

2012 elections

Nature Conservancy contributed $109,730 in the 2012 election cycle: $105,377 to candidates, $3,607 to parties and $746 to 527 committees.[3]

Expenditures

The top ten recipients of campaign contributions from Nature Conservancy are as listed below.[3]

Top 10 largest Nature Conservancy expenditures in 2012[3]
Candidate Party State Office Total Desired Result
Barack Obama Democratic Party N/A President $58,677
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Jon Tester Democratic Party MT Senate $12,750
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Angus King Independent ME Senate $6,250
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Jared Huffman Democratic Party CA House $5,000
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Ed Case Democratic Party HI Senate $4,900
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Debra Bowen Democratic Party CA SOS $2,500 N/A
Democratic Senatorial Campaign Cmte Democratic Party N/A Senate $2,357 N/A
David Price Democratic Party NC House $2,250
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Denise Moreno Ducheny Democratic Party CA House $1,500
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Suzan DelBene Democratic Party WA House $1,000
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Measures

Recent news

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