W. Alton Jones Foundation

Sustainable World Program

1994 Grants to Promote the Economic Value of Biodiversity

Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia * Mar 1994 - $35,000
Philadelphia, PA
For development of Woods of the World, an interactive, multi-media database of commercial wood species that will facilitate the use of lesser-known and widely available varieties.

Communications Consortium Media Center * Nov 1994 - $150,000
Washington, DC
For opinion research on public understanding of biological diversity and the roles that biological organisms play in maintaining human prosperity.

Consultative Group on Biological Diversity * May 1994 - $50,000 over 2 years
New York, NY
To inform grant makers about current issues in biodiversity protection and identify grantmaking opportunities.

Good Wood Alliance * May 1994 - $18,000
(Formerly: Woodworkers Alliance for Rainforest Protection)
Burlington, VT
To produce Understory, the journal of the Woodworkers Alliance for Rainforest Protection.

National Association of Physicians for the Environment * Mar 1994 - $100,000
Bethesda, MD
To organize medical specialty and sub-specialty organizations to support environmental protection activities related to biodiversity and air pollution.

Second Nature * Mar 1994 - $40,000
Cambridge, MA
To assess potential "demand-side" strategies to encourage better environmental education, particularly in primary and secondary schools.

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