About the Center for Biological Diversity
The Center is the nation’s leading nonprofit fighting to save endangered species and wild places. Over the past three decades, we’ve won legal protection for more than 720 animals and plants and secured more than half a billion acres of habitat.
We fight tirelessly to save wolves, bears, fish, sea turtles, birds and whales. Our attorneys file dozens of lawsuits every year — and have a 90% success rate. We also work overtime to expose corruption, hold politicians accountable, and build public support to protect the planet’s rich array of wildlife and wild places.
We’re the only national environmental group with a full-time program addressing unsustainable human population growth and rampant consumption of our natural resources.
The LA Weekly has called us "pound for pound, dollar for dollar, the most effective conservation organization in the country."
Why Endangered Species Condoms?
There are nearly 8 billion people on the planet, and we’re adding 227,000 more every day. The devastating effects of rapid human population growth are painfully clear, including destruction of wildlife habitat, species extinctions, sprawling cities, and polluted air and water. Species abundant in North America just two centuries ago — from the woodland bison of West Virginia and Arizona’s Merriam’s elk to Rocky Mountain grasshoppers, passenger pigeons, and Puerto Rico’s Culebra parrots — have been wiped out by growing human numbers and our increasing demands on the planet.
That’s why the Center for Biological Diversity launched our Endangered Species Condoms project in 2009. Wrapped in colorful, wildlife-themed packages, our condoms offer a fun, unique way to get people talking about the link between human population growth and the extinction crisis.