World Resources Institute


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World Resources Institute (WRI)

Address:10 G St NE, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20002

Phone:202-729-7600
Fax:202-729-7610
Web: www.wri.org
Established: 1982. Description:Environmental research and policy organization that creates solutions to protect the planet and improve people's lives. Works to reverse degradation of ecosystems, halt changes to Earth's climate, increase access to environmental information, and create economic opportunities for the world's poor. Dues: Donations accepted.
Publications: WRI Digest (monthly); subscription e-newsletter. Also publishes a wide range of scholarly reports and books on various environmental topics.

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