Boyd Norton Environmental Activism
If we can’t save the Serengeti, what can we save?
Serengeti Watch was initially formed to oppose a commercial highway across the Serengeti National Park. It is a permanent nonprofit organization that will monitor the Serengeti and bring world opinion and support to bear on vital issues.
Its mission is to build a strong coalition of support, advocacy, and funding for the Serengeti ecosystem, the people living around it, and adjacent reserves and protected areas.
Forty Eight Years of Environmental Activism
Listed on this page are some of the organizations that Boyd Norton was instrumental in initiating or founding.
For insights on the connections between Wilderness and Nature Photography and Environmental Protection watch the video above. From the International League of Conservation Photographers, of which Boyd was a Charter Fellow.
The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund
The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International is dedicated to the conservation and protection of gorillas and their habitats in Africa. They are committed to promoting continued research on the gorillas and their threatened ecosystems and to providing education about their relevance to the world in which we live. In collaboration with government agencies and other international partners, they also provide assistance to local communities through education, health, training and development initiatives.
Support The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund
Promoting the growth of the local environmental movement and of regional grassroots organizations in particular; Educating the local public, and providing for the participation of the people in making regional environmental policies; Strengthening the rule of law in this part of the world; Supporting the development of economic alternatives, such as ecotourism, and other sustainable activities.
Support Baikal Watch
The International League of Conservation Photographer’s mission is to further environmental and cultural conservation through photography. Programs are built on the participation and contributions of Fellows, an elite group of the world’s top wildlife, nature and culture photographers who, in addition to displaying remarkable photographic skills, have each demonstrated a deep commitment to conservation efforts around the globe.
International League of Conservation Writers
The International League of Conservation Writers is a forum to bring writers together from around the world who are writing to promote wilderness, nature, conservation, or using other means to protect and restore the natural areas, habitats, animals, and plants of our planet. ILCW presents periodic writing awards to authors who excel in this field. Boyd is a Founder and Fellow of ILCW.