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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For more than 30 years Earth Island Institute has been a hub for grassroots campaigns dedicated to conserving, preserving, and restoring the ecosystems on which civilization depends.
The company garnered 54% of the votes in the "Packaging" category at the recent Earth Island "Solutions Awards."
The US-based environmental organization Earth Island Institute developed the "dolphin-safe" label in 1990, in conjunction with several tuna-canning companies, to certify tuna caught under conditions that protect dolphins.
The National Museum supports the junking of the MOP's import application, it said in a letter to Earth Island Institute, one of the groups criticizing the oceanarium.
A Swedish translation by the Swedish Centre for Nature Interpretation and a Russian version translated by the Earth Island Institute are expected in 2015.
The death of the endangered specie is likely to cause an outburst from groups like Earth Island Institute (EII), the Philippine Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) and individuals that comprise the Free Tonka Movement (FTM).
A joint initiative of Sierra Club and Greenpeace and a program of the Earth Island Institute, its mission is to defend programs that represent true environmental leadership and challenge special interests that use greenwashing to hinder change.
Fanalei in South Malaita in the Solomon Islands killed the animals in protest over non-payment of funds promised by the Earth Island Institute to forego their traditional annual hunting practice.
The annual Earth Island Institute Brower Youth Awards recognize six young people in North America for their outstanding activism and achievements in the fields of environmental and environmental justice advocacy.
Aaron Lehmer of ReThink Paper, a project of Earth Island Institute, calls the rapid expansion of bamboo plantations in Southeast Asia "alarming." Most of this bamboo is feeding paper mills in China and India, says Lehmer, but increasing demand from North America and Europe could deplete existing supplies and force Southeast Asian producers to push deeper into the forests.
In her spare time, Susan chairs the Board of Directors of the Earth Island Institute, a national environmental advocacy organization headquartered in California.
And some of those leaders have been honored by the Earth Island institute.