To protect all native wild animals and plants in their natural communities.
Defenders employs education, litigation, research, legislation and advocacy to defend wildlife and its habitat. In each program area, an interdisciplinary team of scientists, attorneys, wildlife specialists and educators works to promote multi-faceted solutions to wildlife problems.
1. Local communities, land owners and government leaders can and should work together to develop common-sense solutions that protect wildlife and people.
2. Wildlife management decisions should be based on sound science.
3. Polar bears and other wildlife need our help to adapt to climate change.