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All Protect-An-Acre Grants

Rescate del Bosque Tropical (Rainforest Rescue)
1997
$4,000 to support a reforestation project in the subtropical humid region of Pinchincha aiming to restore 10 hectares of forest to its natural state, with the involvement of local families who will also reforest an acre each of their own land, replanting it with native species, including non-timber forest products which may be sold to replace income that would have been generated by the sale of wood and agricultural products.
OPIP
1997
$6,500 to support efforts to protect proposed oil concession areas from ARCO’s planned exploration through community organizing, workshops and non-violent direct actions.
Amazon Defense Front
1997
$4,500 to fund workshops, coordinated by Shuar and Achuar communities, aimed at strengthening the communities' capacity to respond effectively to impending oil threats.
Luna Media
1997
$10,000 of general support to Luna Media in their work with North Coast Earth First! to continue and increase media outreach as actions continue around Headwaters ancient redwood forests.
Centro de Investigación de los Bosques Tropicales (Rainforest Information Centre)
1997
$7,000 grant to demarcate the southern boundary of Los Cedros Biological Reserve created as a buffer zone for the Cotocachi-Cayapas National Park, protecting it from colonization, poaching, and illegal logging.