W. Alton Jones Foundation

Sustainable World Program

1996 Grants for Maintaining Biodiversity in Forest Ecosystems in Siberia

Friends of the Earth Japan * Feb 1996 - $80,000
Tokyo, JAPAN
To monitor the Japanese government's bilateral and multilateral development bank aid policies, and to conduct a Siberian forest "hotspot" study.

Friends or the Siberian Forests * Feb 1996 - $20,000
A Project of the Tides Center
Morgantown, WV
To develop a set of criteria for sustainable forest management in Siberia.

Pacific Environment and Resources Center * Feb 1996 - $100,000
Sausalito, CA
To promote sustainable forestry policies and practices and advocate for new protected territories in Siberia and the Russian Far East.

Wildlife Foundation of Khabarovsk * Feb 1996 - $30,000
Khabarovsk, RUSSIA
To promote the creation of new protected territories and to create models of sustainable development in the Russian Far East.

Zov Taigi * Feb 1996 - $20,000
Center for the Defense of Wild Nature
Vladivostock, RUSSIA
To educate citizens and policymakers in the Russian Far East about environmental law and to publish the journal Zov Taigi.

Rev. 97.06.23
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