Conservation International

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Conservation International (CI)

Address:2011 Crystal Drive, Suite 500
Arlington, VA 22202

Phone: 800-406-2306;
Established: 1987. Description:Dedicated to saving endangered rain forests and other ecosystems worldwide and the animals and plants that rely on these habitats. Provides financial and technical support to local communities, private organizations, and government agencies in developing countries to help build sustainable economies while protecting rain forest ecosystems. Members: 10,000. Dues: $35/year.
Publications: CI Frontlines (quarterly); free to members.

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In 2009, SC Johnson became a founding member of Conservation International Team Earth, a worldwide preservation effort unifying businesses, nonprofit organizations and other participants to confront environmental issues.
Powers said Conservation International doesn't just accept pledges from its constituents--it makes sure they stick to their word.
While animals and plants are being wiped out across the globe at a pace never seen in millions of years, the discovery of these absolutely incredible forms of life is much needed positive news," Bruce Beehler, a scientist from Conservation International, told the Reuters news agency.
A new open-system software package for the analysis of geographic distribution of animals and plants has been launched in Brazil by Conservation International (CI), a nonprofit organisation that seeks to protect Earth's biodiversity.
As many as 400 varieties - used in cancer, heart disease and weight loss drugs - are under threat from over-collection and deforestation, say Botanic Gardens Conservation International.
The rat and a tiny possum that are apparently new to science were found in the Foja mountains rainforest in eastern Papua province in a June expedition, said US-based Conservation International, which organised the trip along with the Indonesian Institute of Science.
Conservation International and The Nature Conservancy will each contribute US$1.
Here are 365 cartoons for the entire year--proceeds to go to Conservation International, the nonprofit group working to protect habitats worldwide.
The Dixie Chicks are working with the Makira Forest Project and Conservation International to protect 850,000 acres of rainforest--the destruction of which contributes greatly to global carbon emissions.
The team from Conservation International said they had found 52 new species off the Papua province.
New species were just popping up," says Bruce Beehler, an ornithologist who studies birds at Conservation International, in Washington, D.

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