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Sierra Club
Website:http://www.sierraclub.org/
The Sierra Club is an environmental organization founded in 1892 by John Muir. They are "the oldest, largest, and most influential grassroots environmental organization in the United States".[1] They have a strong belief that humans must share the finite resources on earth with all other living things. They fight to help sustain wildlife ecosystems, facilitate species survival, create and protect natural reserves, decrease the impact of growing human populations, learn and educate about nature, create ecosystem friendly technologies, and to encourage social responsibility onto everyone.[2]

Mission Statement

"To explore, enjoy, and protect the wild places of the earth; To practice and promote the responsible use of the earth's ecosystems and resources; To educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment; and to use all lawful means to carry out these objectives."[3]

Leadership

The Sierra Club is lead by their Board of Directors are nominated by the nomination committee and then elected.[4]

Measures

Contact information

National Headquarters
85 Second Street, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: 415-977-5500
Fax: 415-977-5799

External links

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