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
- 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
- To develop a set of criteria for sustainable forest management in Siberia.
- Pacific Environment and Resources Center * Feb 1996 - $100,000
- 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
- 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
- To educate citizens and policymakers in the Russian Far East about environmental law and to publish the journal Zov Taigi.
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