W. Alton Jones Foundation

Sustainable World Program

1995 Grants for Maintaining Biodiversity in Forest Ecosystems in Siberia

Friends of the Earth Japan * Feb 1995 - $100,000
Tokyo, JAPAN
To monitor the Japanese government's bilateral and multilateral development bank aid policies, and to conduct a Siberian forest "hotspot" study.

Japan Tropical Forest Action Network * Feb 1995 - $100,000
A Project of the Public Media Center
Tokyo, JAPAN
To advocate for sustainable forest management practices in Siberian and Irian Jaya, and to address the role of Japanese bilateral and multilateral aid in these regions.

Pacific Environment and Resources Center * Feb 1995 - $100,000
Sausalito, CA
To promote sustainable forestry policies and practices and advocate for new protected territories in Siberia and the Russian Far East.

Woods Hole Research Center * Feb 1995 - $200,000 over 2 years
Woods Hole, MA
To expand their global forest inventory by measuring the area of forests in eastern Siberia and to provide counsel and technical assistance to the newly established the World Commission on Forests and Sustainable Development.

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