The Nature Conservancy


  • Organization TypeImplementing NGO
  • Staff1001-5000
  • Development BudgetOver 500 Million
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded1951
The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people. They address the most pressing conservation threats at the largest scale. Thanks to the support of more than 1 million members, they have built a tremendous record of success since the founding in 1951: • They've protected more than 119 million acres of land and 5,000 miles of rivers worldwide — and they operate more than 100 marine conservation projects globally. • They work in all 50 states and more than 30 countries — protecting habitats from grasslands to coral reefs, from Australia to Alaska to Zambia.  • They address threats to conservation involving climate change, fresh water, oceans, and conservation lands. Learn how they are responding.  Why They're Successful: • Everything they do is rooted in good science — aided by their hundreds of staff scientists. • They pursue non-confrontational, pragmatic solutions to conservation challenges. • They partner with indigenous communities, businesses, governments, multilateral institutions, and other non-profits.  • They have the support of more than 1 million members who enable them to continue working on a scale that matters and implement solutions that endure. Where The Nature Conservancy Works: Africa:  Kenya • Northern Rangelands – Strengthening Community-driven Grasslands Conservation • Green Belt Movement – Planting Trees to Maximize Benefits for People and Nature Tanzania • Lake Tanganyika and the Mahale Mountains – Empowering Resilient Families, Forests and Fisheries Zambia • Western Zambia’s Kafue Ecosystem – Sharing Conservation’s Benefits with Local Communities Mozambique • Northern Coastal Mozambique – Saving Sea Life, Sustaining Livelihoods Namibia • Northern Namibia’s Kunene Region – Protecting for the World’s Largest Free-Ranging Herd of Black Rhinos Australia: Northern Australia • Northern Grasslands - Northern Australia covers more than 247 million acres — larger than California, Colorado and New Mexico combined — this is one of the planet’s last great natural areas. Western Australia • Great Western Woodlands - Located in the southwestern corner of Australia, the "mega-diverse" Great Western Woodlands comprise the world's largest remaining piece of mediterranean woodland.    Europe The Nature Conservancy works in all 50 United States and more than 30 countries to preserve the plants, animals and natural communities that represent Earth's diversity of life — by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive.

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    Examples of past jobs

    • Conservation Trust Fund Specialist
      United States, Worldwide
    • Product Development Director, Debt Conversions, Africa and West Indian Ocean
      United Kingdom, Germany, Kenya

    Staff at The Nature Conservancy have experience in


    • development
    • financial services
    • climate change
    • biodiversity
    • research & development


    • world bank group
    • goal global


    • united states
    • guatemala
    • indonesia
    • worldwide
    • ecuador


    • managerial experience
    • business development
    • experience in recruitment
    • international experience
    • with experience in conflict areas

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    Company Offices
    • United States (headquarters)
    • Arlington
    • 4245 North Fairfax Drive, Suite 100
    • 4245 North Fairfax Drive, Suite 100
    • Australia
    • Suite 3.04, The 60 L Green Building, 60 Leicester Street, Carlton


    Primary sectors

    Climate Change
    Monitoring / Evaluation
    Financial Services
    Research & Development
    Banking & Finance Budgeting
    Economic Policy
    Events / Training

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