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Grantee Site of the Week (June 12 - June 18, 1998):

The Woods Hole Research Center

The Woods Hole Research Center addresses the great issues of environment through scientific research and education and through application of science in public affairs. Our purpose is discovery and management, formulating principles of ecology that govern nature and helping people to live within the limits of nature. Our tools are research and education and our object is better management of the common resources of life, air, water and land. Our subject is ecology, applied to the universal interest of a habitable earth.

Recent Jones Foundation grants to The Woods Hole Research Center:

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The Woods Hole Research Institute * May 1997 - $200,000. To further sustainable management of boreal forests through calculating rates of change in primary forest cover over the past twenty years for selected regions of the Former Soviet Union.


The Woods Hole Research Institute * Feb. 1995 - $200,000. 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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From the W. Alton Jones Foundation:

Staff publications and commentary

Past issues of wajones-news, our e-mail newsletter

Oct 1996 report on technical assistance Circuit Riders

Consensus Statement from June 1995 technology workshop

The consensus statement from the June 19, 1995 workshop at which over 100 environmental leaders discussed strategies for improved integration and utilization of electronic networking and publishing technologies.

From organizations supported by the W. Alton Jones Foundation:

Grantee publications and commentary


Site Chronology * www.wajones.org

This World Wide Web site was launched on March 22, 1996. On September 9, 1996, the site underwent a major revision to incorporate a new "frame" layout.

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