An aerial view of the Maine Woods, Chilean forests or ancient forests of the Pacific Northwest reveals gruesome wastelands where once there were thriving forest ecosystems. Diverse forests have been replaced by tree plantations to be harvested rather than nurtured as living systems. We continue to clearcut our forests at a dizzying rate, seemingly oblivious to the economic and environmental reality that soon we will have no trees left to cut. The organizations that follow are working to stop the destruction of our forestlands before it is too late.
Total given in this category in fiscal year 2013: $226,490
Eyeries, Cork NAIRL Ireland
Friends of the Irish Environment works to protect Ireland�s natural resources by maintaining a network of environmentalists, monitoring implementation and development of European law, seeking changes in the Irish planning system and providing assistance to individuals and groups.
Sigmund Business Centre, 93A Lagan Road, Dublin Industrial Estate, Glasnevin
Dublin 9, Dublin 9 Ireland
The Irish Wildlife Trust promotes the conservation of biodiversity in Ireland through educational and community action campaigns, research, policy work and advocacy, and the management of a network of nature reserves.
Osaka-shi, Osaka, - Japan
CASA serves to protect both regional and global environments through solidarity with foreign and local Japanese NGOs.
Kunitachi-shi, Tokyo, - Japan
This group of veterinarians is dedicated to protecting endangered species and recovering their habitat.
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