Earth Island Institute


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Earth Island Institute

Address:300 Broadway, Suite 28
San Francisco, CA 941333312

Phone:415-788-3666
Fax:415-788-7324
Web: www.earthisland.org
Established: 1982. Description:Develops innovative projects for the conservation, preservation, and restoration of the global environment. Provides support to creative individuals for their work on ecologically linked issues. Projects include the John Muir Project, International Marine Mammal Project, Brower Fund, Reef Protection International, Global Service Corps, and the Campaign to Safeguard America's Waters. Members: 7,500. Dues: $25/year; $15/year for students and low-income members.
Publications: Earth Island Journal (quarterly); free to members, $15/year for nonmembers.

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Earth Island institute does not respond directly to the attacks from the Campaign for Eco-Safe Tuna but directs its criticisms to the Mexican government.
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A San Francisco environmental group, the Earth Island Institute, helped plan the intricate journey for the whale, which must travel packed in 1,000 gallons of icy cold water from the Reino Aventura park in Mexico to Oregon.
He was the instigator of the Sierra Club Foundation, Friends of the Earth International (now in more than fifty countries), the League of Conservation Voters, Environmental Liaison Center International (Nairobi), and Earth Island Institute.
If a lawsuit by the Earth Island Institute in California against the US government is successful, turtle-safety requirements could be required on all shrimp products imported into the USA sourced from trawler operations based in India, Indonesia, Thailand, Mexico, Malaysia, Brazil, South Korea and Japan.
Environmental group Earth Island Institute recently issued an advisory that Far Ocean Sea Products uses gillnetting to catch tuna.
Full disclosure: I am working with Earth Island Institute to consult on a recent lawsuit filed against SeaWorld for false advertising and violation of consumer protection laws in California.
About Ethical Traveler: An all-volunteer, non-profit project of the Earth Island Institute, Ethical Traveler's mission is to use the power of tourism to protect human rights and the environment.