Solutions

 
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1% for the Planet is dedicated to tackling the most pressing environmental issues of our time. We rely on our approved nonprofit partners’ expertise to implement the below proven solutions.

Our members forge powerful partnerships and support our nonprofit partners, so that they are able to drive true on-the-ground change within our six core issue areas: climate, food, land, pollution, water and wildlife.

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Climate solutions

  • Activism: Focusing public attention on what is at stake for the planet in the current economic and political environment.

  • Adult education: Environmental education specifically targeted to an adult audience.

  • Alternative transportation: Using any mode of transportation other than driving a car, alone.  

  • Environmental justice: Ensuring that all people and groups, regardless of race, gender, income or nation of origin are entitled to environmental protection.

  • Fossil fuels and efficiency: Reducing dependence on fossil fuels and efficiently managing energy sources.

  • Human health and economic development: Creating positive health outcomes and economic growth through the responsible management of natural resources.

  • Law and public policy: Political or legal action used as a tool to protect our natural resources.

  • Natural resource conservation: Managing natural resources responsibly and using these resources to mitigate environmental degradation.

  • Renewable energy: Energy generated from sunlight, wind, rain, tides, waves and geothermal heat.

  • Youth education: Environmental education specifically targeted to a youth audience.

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Food solutions

  • Access and recreation: Facilitating people’s ability to enjoy our natural resources and inspiring them to be stewards of our planet.

  • Activism: Focusing public attention on what is at stake for the planet in the current economic and political environment.

  • Adult education: Environmental education specifically targeted to an adult audience.

  • Biodiversity and habitat: Protecting the variability of life on earth in service of healthy ecosystems and our planet.

  • Environmental justice: Ensuring that all people and groups, regardless of race, gender, income or nation of origin are entitled to environmental protection.

  • Fisheries and sustainable fishing: Promoting fishing practices that reduce overfishing and overconsumption.

  • Human health and economic development: Creating positive health outcomes and economic growth through the responsible management of natural resources.

  • Law and public policy: Political or legal action used as a tool to protect our natural resources.

  • Local agriculture and food access: Raising and providing access to sustainable, healthy foods from local sources in urban and rural communities.

  • Organic agriculture: Producing food to maintain the ecological balance in our food systems through organic sources.

  • Sustainable farming practices: Researching and producing food, fiber or other plant or animal products using techniques that protect the environment.

  • Youth education: Environmental education specifically targeted to a youth audience.

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Land solutions

  • Access and recreation: Facilitating people’s ability to enjoy our natural resources and inspiring them to be stewards of our planet.

  • Activism: Focusing public attention on what is at stake for the planet in the current economic and political environment.

  • Adult education: Environmental education specifically targeted to an adult audience.

  • Human health and economic development: Creating positive health outcomes and economic growth through the responsible management of natural resources.

  • Law and public policy: Political or legal action used as a tool to protect our natural resources.

  • Natural resource conservation: Managing natural resources responsibly and using these resources to mitigate environmental degradation.

  • Urban landscape conservation: Protecting land in urban areas for the use, education, and enjoyment of the public and future generations.

  • Working landscapes conservation: Protecting productive landscapes for the future.

  • Youth education: Environmental education specifically targeted to a youth audience.

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Pollution solutions

  • Activism: Focusing public attention on what is at stake for the planet in the current economic and political environment.

  • Adult education: Environmental education specifically targeted to an adult audience.

  • Air quality: Ensuring the right of people everywhere to breathe clean, quality air.

  • Biodiversity and habitat: Protecting the variability of life on earth in service of healthy ecosystems and our planet.

  • Clean ups: Removing human-made waste from the natural environment.

  • Environmental justice: Ensuring that all people and groups, regardless of race, gender, income or nation of origin are entitled to environmental protection.

  • Human health and economic development: Creating positive health outcomes and economic growth through the responsible management of natural resources.

  • Law and public policy: Political or legal action used as a tool to protect our natural resources.

  • Recycling and upcycling: Converting waste into reusable materials.

  • Soil quality: Maintaining the quality of soil to sustain plant, animal and human productivity and consumption.

  • Toxins and pollution: Reducing the amount and impact of synthetic chemicals in our environment.

  • Water quality: Restoring and maintaining clean, toxin-free water.

  • Youth education: Environmental education specifically targeted to a youth audience.

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Water solutions

  • Access and recreation: Facilitating people’s ability to enjoy our natural resources and inspiring them to be stewards of our planet.

  • Activism: Focusing public attention on what is at stake for the planet in the current economic and political environment.

  • Adult education: Environmental education specifically targeted to an adult audience.

  • Biodiversity and habitat: Protecting the variability of life on earth in service of healthy ecosystems and our planet.

  • Drought mitigation: Reducing vulnerability to and the impacts of droughts.

  • Environmental justice: Ensuring that all people and groups, regardless of race, gender, income or nation of origin, are entitled to environmental protection.

  • Fisheries and sustainable fishing: Promoting fishing practices that reduce overfishing and overconsumption.

  • Freshwater conservation and clean up: Preserving and maintaining the quality of freshwater resources globally.

  • Human health and economic development: Creating positive health outcomes and economic growth through the responsible management of natural resources.

  • Law and public policy: Political or legal action used as a tool to protect our natural resources.

  • Natural resource conservation: Managing natural resources responsibly and using these resources to mitigate environmental degradation.

  • Ocean conservation and clean up: Preserving and maintaining the quality of ocean resources globally.

  • Renewable energy: Energy generated from sunlight, wind, rain, tides, waves and geothermal heat.

  • Youth education: Environmental education specifically targeted to a youth audience.

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Wildlife solutions

  • Access and recreation: Facilitating people’s ability to enjoy our natural resources and inspiring them to be stewards of our planet.

  • Activism: Focusing public attention on what is at stake for the planet in the current economic and political environment.

  • Adult education: Environmental education specifically targeted to an adult audience.

  • Animal rehabilitation: Treating and caring for injured, orphaned or sick wild animals.

  • Biodiversity and habitat: Protecting the variability of life on earth in service of healthy ecosystems and our planet.

  • Quick response biodiversity fund: A rapid response mechanism to secure critical habitat for threatened species.

  • Land-based wildlife conservation and preservation: Protecting and caring for species who live in land-based habitats.

  • Law and public policy: Political or legal action used as a tool to protect our natural resources.

  • Natural resource conservation: Managing natural resources responsibly and using these resources to mitigate environmental degradation.

  • Water-based wildlife conservation and preservation: Protecting and caring for species who live in water-based habitats.

  • Wildlife research: Studying wild animals to ensure the long-term health of our ecosystems.

  • Youth education: Environmental education specifically targeted to a youth audience.

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