Issue Area: Pollution Prevention and Reduction


On June 9th, 2009 the city of San Francisco passed a waste management ordinance that will require all residents and businesses to begin sorting compost and recycling by October 21, 2009. The city has initiated this plan in an attempt to reach a 2010 goal of 75% waste diversion from …

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A Trade For A Trade

The phrase a trade for a trade” has always had a special meaningto Kendra’s family. As the oldest of 5 kids

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Aboriginal Rights Coalition British Columbia ARC-BC

PurposeTo promote justice for the First Nations of Canada, seeking to be a partner with them in education, research and advocacy.ActivitiesSupporting the relationship of First Nations to land and ocean; promoting environmental connections (forestry, mining, offshore exploration, water pollution etc.).Organization Type * Canadian Coalition or Network of NGOs

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Academy of Environmental Sciences

Mission:From raising nurseries to undertaking plantation activities to efforts on reducing pollution in our sacred rivers and improving rural air quality through the installation of improved chulhas, solar cookers, and hand pumps, here is an NGO, Academy of Environmental Sciences, that does it all. Based in the natural resource oozing …

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Ação Democrática Feminina Gaúcha – ADFG/Amigos da Terra

Objetivos:Preservação ambiental e melhoria da qualidade de vidaAtividades que a instituição desenvolve:Educaçação AmbientalMonitoramento AmbientalProjetos de comunidades locaisAssessoria TécnicaLobby AmbientalFiscalização ambientalÁreas Temáticas:Recursos HídricosFauna e floraFlorestasUnidades de conservaçãoPolíticas públicasClimaAmbiente urbanoLixoSaneamentoAgrotóxicosEnergiaÁreas de atuação:Mata AtlânticaMata de AraucáriaProjeto:Recuperação Arroio DilúvioProjeto:Campanha contra queimadasProjeto:Fiscalização em duas unidades de conservação e entorno

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Acorn Foundation

Established in 1978, the Acorn Foundation supports projects dedicated to building a sustainable future for the planet and to restoring a healthy global environment. The Acorn Foundation is particularly interested in small and innovative community-based projects which: – Preserve and restore habitats supporting biological diversity and wildlife;- Advocate for environmental …

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