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All Protect-An-Acre Grants

Latin American Permaculture Network of Peru (REDPAL-Peru)
on behalf of Achual Sustainable Harvest Project
2006
$2,300 to support the Achual community’s permaculture project in the in Peruvian Amazon, which will produce tropical fruits with maximum biodiversity, provide income security, result in the reforestation of depleted areas, and lead to native status recognition of 4,000 acres of rainforest territory.
Lembaga Gemawa
2006
$4,000 to support a community organizing and education campaign to counter heavy government PR around plans for massive expansion of palm oil plantations along the Indonesian/Malaysian border in Sambas District, West Kalimantan.
Nishnawbe Aski Nation (on behalf of Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug)
2006
$5,000 in support of KI, a fly-in community of approximately 900 people located 400km from the nearest road in the Canadian Boreal, in its legal efforts to defend its treaty rights against a $10 billion lawsuit filled by Platinex and to mount a constitutional challenge to so-called "free entry" mining and the Ontario Mining Act.
Interethnic Development Association of the Peruvian Rainforest (AIDESEP)
2005
$1,000 to support a 5 day workshop in the Peruvian Amazon to be attended by 150 chiefs and leaders of 50 Indigenous communities, as well as representatives from regional, national and international Indigenous organizations in order to inform leaders about the environmental, social and cultural impacts of oil activities and gather information on the impacts already generated by seismic exploration by Repsol in the Ucayali region.
Friends of Grassy Narrows
2005
$3,000 to support two public educational events featuring spokespeople from the Pimicikamak Cree community of Cross Lake and from a community of the James Bay Cree on expected environmental and social impacts of major proposed hydro developments for northern Manitoba (including in roadless areas of the Boreal).