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 Diverse forests have been replaced by tree plantations to be harvested rather than nurtured as living systems.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
425 78 Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta T2V 5K5 Canada
The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society�Southern Alberta Chapter works to protect the ecological integrity and connectivity of at least 50% of southern Alberta�s landscape through conservation and planning tools focused on government policies and legislation, parks and wildlife.
Brno, Moravia 60200 Czech Republic
Hnuti DUHA promotes a free and democratic society that respects ecological limits and ensures a healthy environment by motivating people to help decrease pollution and increase conservation.
Katta-gun, Miyagi, - Japan
Mizumoribito No Kai works to educate citizens about the role and importance of forests in helping to conserve water.
Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, - Japan
JATAN educates society about tropical forests, especially those in Australia and Indonesia, where paper is produced for Japanese consumption.
Search our environmental grants recipients database (which lists organizations that received supported between May 1, 2012 – April 30, 2013) to learn about environmental actions in your area, find groups to volunteer with, or causes to donate money to.