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All Protect-An-Acre Grants

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.
Amazon Defense Front
1997
$3,300 to strengthen a campaign against Texaco, including supporting grassroots organizing around a groundbreaking lawsuit against the company and monitoring and enforcing its commitments to clean-up the hundreds of open toxic waste pits and polluted rivers caused by its operations in the Ecuadorian Amazon.
Society for the Renewal of Nature Conservation in Liberia
1997
$8,215 to protect a national park and the area surrounding it, encompassing a rainforest which is very special and respected by local inhabitants because of the protection it provided for Liberians hiding during the county’s civil war.