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Fund 11 Days of Research to Protect River Otters

FUNDED June 15 2018 – Thank You!

Help study and protect Mesa Tres Rios—a biodiversity hotspot that is home to the threatened Neotropical River Otter.
Mesa Tres Ríos is a remote, wild area where neotropical river otters, black bears, mountain lions, and endangered thick-billed parrots live. Howls of the nearly extinct Mexican wolf were heard in recent years. Unfortunately, this ecosystem in Mexico is unstudied and undocumented, endangering the land and species that exist there. Documenting the biodiversity of this area is critical to informing conservation decisions for the region. In order to protect it, we must know what is there.

In August of 2018, a group of over 50 biologists from Mexico and the United States will visit the Mesa Tres Ríos on a groundbreaking expedition to collect a biological inventory of this unstudied location. The area is just north of the conversion of three rivers, and is the wettest part of the Sonoran Sky Island region. Over the course of a week, this group will collect records of plants and animals and create a detailed biological inventory that will be used to protect this incredible land.

Madrean Discovery Expeditions, a signature program of GGO, does just that. Twice a year, a uniquely qualified group of scientists, land managers, students, photographers, and more, split roughly equally between Mexican and North American nationals, embarks on a multi-day expedition to one of the understudied Sky Island mountain ranges in Sonora. This information is then stored in an open-source database for the world to share, study, and use to preserve these unique ecosystems forever.

This important work can only happen with your help. Your generous clicks today will allow more work to be done, more records to be collected, and ultimately, more plants and animals protected.

Recent Projects

Save the Tamarin from Extinction: Completed December 14, 2018

44,000 daily clicks funded this project – thank you!

Throughout South and Central America, Tamarins are in danger of extinction due to deforestation. The tiny Cotton–Top, which weighs less than a pound, is one of the most endangered primates in the world — in fact, their population is estimated to have declined by over 80% in the past 18 years. Project Peril works with reputable partners in South America to save critically endangered Tamarins by protecting habitat and securing protected areas. Please click today to help us save them from extinction!

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Teach Students about the Sky Islands!: Completed December 12, 2018

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The Madrean Archipelago (or Sky Island Mountain Range) is one of our world’s global biodiversity hotspots, yet most residents of the smaller towns in the region have never been in the Sky Islands and have little knowledge of the animals, plants, vegetation, or ecology. That’s why the Madrean Discovery Expeditions program is dedicated to educating local students about the natural history and amazing plants and animals living right in their backyard. The future of the environment begins with the education of today’s youth and their understanding of the natural environment in which they live. Please click today to educate tomorrow’s conservation leaders!

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Give Dignity to 33 People Experiencing Homelessness: Completed December 10, 2018

66,000 daily clicks funded this project – thank you!

There are 9,116 homeless individuals in San Diego County, 60% of whom are unsheltered, with little access to showers and other basic hygiene facilities. Think Dignity is working to provide safe access to services that allow people in need to transition out of homelessness. Small luxuries like a hot shower and a fresh haircut can make a huge difference in someone’s outlook, and allow them to confidently apply for jobs. Please click today to bring comfort to people in need!

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Fly Adoptable Pets to Freedom!: Completed December 7, 2018

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In shelters across the country, highly adoptable dogs & cats are euthanized just because the shelters are overcrowded. In other areas, shelters have a shortage of adoptable pets. We help fly rescue animals in overpopulated shelters to a network of no-kill shelters from which they will be quickly adopted into loving homes. Please click today to save shelter pets!

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Help Disaster Victims Recover and Rebuild: Completed December 5, 2018

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Natural disasters can strike without warning or mercy. In the wake of a natural disaster, tens of thousands of people are displaced. Over the past few years, they’ve only gotten more dangerous and destructive. As the future threatens even more destruction, it is more important now than ever to have funds on hand to immediately support survivors in emergency situations. Please click today to support disaster response and recovery!

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Send 16 Children with Autism to Camp: Completed December 3, 2018

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Traditional summer camps often cannot accommodate medical support or specially trained staff for children with autism. There are alternatives available, though! Support a summer camp program that allows children of all backgrounds to attend. Please click today to send 16 children with autism to camp!

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Give 9 Haitian Schoolchildren Safe Transport for a Month: Completed November 30, 2018

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In Haiti, some families must spend an entire day’s salary just on transportation to school, or must make their children walk. They walk for miles in the sun, many without breakfast or water, but with excitement for their education. GreaterGood.org is helping to provide busses so that children in Haiti never have to worry about making it to school safely each day. Please click today to help us make this dream a reality!

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Real Impact: Act Where It Matters

With so many simple, easy ways to be involved – from a free click to a direct donation that funds a specific program – your smallest actions online matter, creating real results at GreaterGood.

Already, your actions have given $30 million to nonprofit charities around the world since 1999. That means millions have received help and assistance because of your efforts: hungry families fed, pets rescued, rainforests saved, breast cancer caught and treated, children helped, and so much more.

What You Can Do: Small Actions, Big Results

We invite you to explore the network of great charities and good works that make up GreaterGood. Find the cause, program, or project that speaks to your passion for helping others and start making a difference today.

We believe that no good action is too small and, with all the new tools at our websites, together the results are greater than ever before. Make a daily click, sign a petition, donate what you can, shop where it matters, and help us spread the word. You can also visit us at our new store in the Mall of America, located in Bloomington, Minnesota. Just like our online shops, every purchase gives back to a worthy cause!

Every day our community grows larger and the good that we have done together grows greater. Every day we’re adding new pieces to our story. , read our blogs, or join us on Facebook to learn even more about how your actions continue to make a difference daily.

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