Rainforest Action Network

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Rainforest Action Network (RAN)

Address:221 Pine St, Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104

Web: www.ran.org
Established: 1985. Description:Works to protect tropical rainforests and humans living in and around those forests through education, grassroots organizing, and non-violent direct action. Dues: $35/year.
Publications: World Rainforest Report (quarterly); free to members.

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In 1997, the Rainforest Action Network published a 68-page volume titled "Cut waste, not trees: A wood use reduction guide" (RAN 1997).
Brune of the Rainforest Action Network, himself a veteran of campaigns against Home Depot and Boise Cascade, says his group realized in the late 1990s that it had to change its approach.
Rainforest Action Network (RAN) to boycott Indonesian timber products for alleged failure of the government to check rampant illegal logging in the country.
Members of Global Exchange and Rainforest Action Network rappelled down the thirty-two story TransAmerica Center in downtown LA on January 8 to unfurl a giant banner.
The Rainforest Action Network points out that the Equator Principles do not prevent banks from investing in projects that affect sensitive ecosystems, but merely help mitigate the damage.
Carbon-trading can't be an excuse for business as usual," says Randy Hayes, president of the Rainforest Action Network in San Francisco.
ACT UP has also formed an unlikely alliance with Nader's Public Citizen and the Rainforest Action Network to press for the Hope for Africa Act, federal legislation that would provide access to AIDS therapies for Africans with AIDS.
The miners also brought malaria to the rain forest, says Jose Roberto Borges of the Rainforest Action Network, an environmental and human rights group based in San Francisco.
Since part of the profits from the recording go to the Rainforest Action Network, Feld knew he was allying himself with a popular ecological/political movement that many academics would be highly suspicious of.
Adopt an acre of South American rain forest for $30 through The Nature Conservancy, (800) 628-6860; or for $25 through The Rainforest Action Network, (415) 398.
The Rainforest Action Network has been aggressive and clear in its position.