The Nature Conservancy’s mission is to protect the lands and waters on which all life depends.
The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people. We address the most pressing conservation threats at the largest scale. Our vision is a world where the diversity of life thrives, and people act to conserve nature for its own sake and its ability to fulfill our needs and enrich our lives.
The Nature Conservancy has over one million members, and has protected more than 119,000,000 acres (48,000,000 ha) of land and 5,000 miles (8,000 km) of rivers worldwide. The Nature Conservancy also operates more than 100 marine conservation projects globally.