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WILD Foundation

April 19, 2011 – 3:12 pm
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The WILD Foundation is an international organization dedicated to wilderness protection around the world. They believe that intact wolderness areas are an essential element of a healthy human society.  Their vision is a planet with …

ARC 20th Annual Artist for Africa Benefit

January 13, 2011 – 1:18 pm
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African Rainforest Conservancy’s 2oth Annual Artist for Africa Benefit is February 9, 2011 in New York City. This event features a cocktail party, dinner, silent and live auction of donated art work which benefits …

Plastic Pollution Coalition

November 5, 2010 – 9:53 am
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The Plastic Pollution Coalition knows that fighting plastic pollution means more than just recycling.
The truth is that ninety-three percent of plastics in the United States end up in landfills despite recycling and cash redemption programs, …

The Best of Eco-Tourism

November 2, 2010 – 3:49 pm
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According to the World Travel & Tourism Council, travel and tourism accounts for more than 230 million jobs worldwide, and it is the principle export for the world’s developing countries. Eco-tourism seeks to turn tourism …

AIDG

October 25, 2010 – 10:07 am
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Appropriate Infrastructure Development Group, or AIDG, is a different kind of NGO. AIDG understands that not every community is created the same way. Many communities are facing similar problems like access to electricity, clean water, …

The Namib Desert Environmental Education Trust (NaDEET)

October 14, 2010 – 2:23 pm
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Since 2003, the Namib Desert Environmental Educational Trust, or NaDEET, has been educating the people of Namibia about living an environmentally sustainable way.
NaDEET’s mission includes classes, distributing literature, and providing internships to Namibian students interested …