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All Protect-An-Acre Grants

Interethnic Development Association of the Peruvian Rainforest (AIDESEP)
2007
$1,500 in support for an ongoing legal effort to challenge the development of two massive oil projects : Barrett's Block 67 and Repsol's Block 39 : which threaten one of the most pristine and remote regions left in the Amazon.
Associação Floresta Protegida
2007
$3,000 in support for the participation of Kayapo community members at the meeting/protest in Altamira, Brazil against the Belo Monte Dam planned for the Xingu River, which would be the world's 3rd largest. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XlEQgtNkFTs
Save America's Forests (on behalf of the Waorani)
2007
$2,500 to support Save America’s Forests and Land is Life work with the Waorani (formerly spelled Huaorani) to curb illegal logging by signing 6 month contracts with leaders to not allow logging on their territory in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon as a temporary measure while the government is working with community leaders to develop a permanent long-term agreement that will take over these payments as part of the plan.
Protest against open-pit uranium mine on traditional Ardoch Algonquin land
Ardoch Algonquin First Nation
2007
$5,000 to support the efforts of Ardoch Algonquin First Nation, an Aninshinaabe community of about 700 in southeast Ontario, that has established a blockade to prevent Frontenac from developing an open-pit uranium mine on their traditional land.
Boreal Action Project
2007
$3,000 in support for a cross-cultural action camp in Manitoba, Canada between urban activists and youth and Elders from Indigenous communities to discuss methods of furthering mutual goals and build campaign, media, and direct action skills.