Earth Island Projects

For more than 30 years Earth Island Institute has been a hub for grassroots campaigns dedicated to conserving, preserving, and restoring the ecosystems on which civilization depends. Currently, there are more than 75 projects under Earth Island sponsorship, creating solutions to interconnected challenges and threats facing our planet. Our activist network is visible, expert, diverse, and interactive. Our work is based on guiding principles that place special value on: Nature, Innovation, Passion, Boldness, and Compassion.

RaptorsAreTheSolution

Raptors Are The Solution (“RATS”) educates people about the ecological role of raptors and the enormous danger to raptors and all wildlife, as well...

RealFoodRealStories

Real Food Real Stories (RFRS) is on a mission to humanize the food system for a connected, sustainable and just tomorrow. RFRS uplifts powerful persona...

RichmondTrees

The mission of Richmond Trees is to promote and grow the City of Richmond’s urban forest and green infrastructure through community planting, tree ca...

RootedinResilience

Rooted in Resilience, formally known as Bay Localize, confronts the challenges of climate change and economic recession by boosting our region’s capa...

SacredLandFilmProject

Sacred Land Film Project is a community dedicated to protecting the Earth’s sacred places through media, education and action. ...

SaveOurSoil(FormerlySafeFoodandFertilizer)

Save Our Soil works to stop the use of hazardous and other industrial wastes in fertilizer, soil amendments and animal feeds because of their impact on...

SAVEInternational

SAVE International works to protect the critically endangered Black-faced Spoonbill and its habitat by promoting alternative economic development and l...

SeedingSovereignty

Seeding Sovereignty is a multi-generational, youth-led model by and for indigenous and non-indigenous women based on mentoring relationships and princi...

SerengetiWatch

The Serengeti is one of the world’s great natural treasure. But it’s facing a host of critical threats, from climate change, water shortage, invasi...

SharkStewards

Saving Sharks, imperiled marine life and restoring health to the oceans. ...

SouthCoastHabitatRestoration

SCHR works with private landowners and agencies to manage habitat restoration projects and increase community support. Projects include removal of fish...

WildOysterProject

The Wild Oyster Project’s aim is to bring native oysters back to San Francisco Bay through restoration, community engagement, and thoughtful urban pl...