W. Alton Jones Foundation
Sustainable World Program
1995 Grants to Promote the Economic Value of Biodiversity
- Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia * Feb 1995 - $150,000
- To develop Woods of the World, an interactive, multi-media computer database of wood species for designers and woodworkers that will facilitate the use of lesser-known species.
- Communications Consortium Media Center * Nov 1995 - $150,000
- To conduct public opinion research and disseminate information on biological diversity, ecosystem protection and other environmental topics.
- Consultative Group on Biological Diversity * May 1995 - $100,000 over 2 years
San Francisco, CA
- To advance public understanding of the contribution that biological diversity makes to human prosperity.
- Earth Force * Feb 1995 - $135,000
- For a series of regional and national "town meetings" to allow young people to express their views about environmental issues.
- Island Press * Feb 1995 - $100,000
A Division of the Center for Resource Economics
- To advance public understanding that human prosperity is dependent on crucial services provided by healthy, natural ecosystems.
- National Religious Partnership for the Environment * Feb 1995 - $150,000
New York, NY
- To encourage the involvement of four major American faith groups in environmental activities.
- Organization for Tropical Studies * Nov 1995 - $60,000 over 2 years
- For travel to Costa Rica by U.S. decision-makers and corporate leaders to demonstrate the impact of public policy and development decisions on natural resources.
- Sierra Club Foundation * Nov 1995 - $175,000
San Francisco, CA
- For public and policymaker education about the presence of dangerous contaminants in drinking water and measures to improve drinking water safety.
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