Posts in Conservation
Encouraging Local Conservation in Puerto Rico

We are thrilled to be partnering with Harimau Conservation in Puerto Rico supporting a unique initiative to: 1 – enact humane and environmental education in three elementary and middle schools located in Morovis, a municipality in the northern part of the island, to create environmental awareness and sustainable solutions to the problems caused by the effects of hurricanes Irma and Maria…

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Meet our 50th Grantee! Saving Madagascar Together.

We are very proud to announce that we are supporting two big projects from the Mad Dog Initiative, an organization working on the ground in Madagascar: firstly, the organization will expand their environmental-humane education program throughout the Mitsinjo region in the Western part of the country, including developing new content for education outreach, supporting teacher-training workshops…

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Human-Elephant Conflict Mitigation

We are working with Aide For Nature and Conservation in Western Uganda to encourage local farmers to grow chili peppers as an appropriate human-elephant conflict mitigation method. Elephants can sense and sniff chilis from very long distances and find their smell very irritating and unpleasant which creates a natural repellent.

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Protecting Beavers

We are proud to offer our support to The Fur-Bearers in their development of a comprehensive step-by-step "how to" manual to educate the government, municipal staff and private landowners about the benefits of beavers and how to build flow devices, exclusion fencing and other non-lethal alternatives to manage problems related to beaver activity.

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Building Efficient Fuel Stoves

The objective of the Namamali Kazi Mashinani self-help group is to improve cooking conditions for women by installing efficient energy saving cooking stoves in poor households in rural Western Kenya, to promote tree planting for increased forest cover for carbon sequestration and to reduce the number of respiratory illnesses in families.

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Hip Hop is Green!

We are very excited to announce that we have partnered with the New Jersey chapter of Hip Hop is Green to organize its signature 10th Element of Hip Hop Health & Wellness event which is a hands-on, immersive, fun, creative and explorative learning experience, consisting of (1) a plant-based dinner …

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Managing and Reusing Plastic Waste

The Kishoka Youth Organization located on the coast of the Indian Ocean in Mombasa, Kenya aims to bring young boys and girls together in an effort to reduce idleness by sensitizing them to the dangers of unmanaged plastic waste and its detrimental effect on the environment and empowering them to become environmental advocates.

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Spreading Compassion

In a world where animals are too often neglected or subjected to wanton cruelty, there are organizations who fight tirelessly to improve the lives of all animals. Our newest Grantee, the Liberia Animal Welfare and Conservation Society, works every day to prevent such cruelty and to promote kindness, respect, caring, and compassion for all animals …

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Conservation and Animal Care

Meet Darwin Animal Doctors, our new grantee! They are busy on the ground in villages in Sumatra, the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico, enacting humane education in schools at all levels from kindergarten to grade 12, teaching empathy for animals and for all marginalized people …

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