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Award-winning environmental reporting, commentary, and analysis

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Silk Road to Prosperity
The revival of wild silk in one o the world’s biodiversity hotspots is helping to protect forest areas by improving the economic situation of local people.

Hiding in Plain Sight
In San Francisco’s Chinatown, and online, ivory carvings are easy to buy.

Garbage in, Garbage out
Photos by Gregg Segal.

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More than 60 projects working around the world to protect our environment.

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Global Womren’s Water Initiative

As water bearers and family caretakers, women and girls are disproportionately affected by the lack of access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). Our newest project, Global Women’s Water Initiative (GWWI) is changing that.

Spearheaded by Echoing Green Fellow Gemma Bulos, GWWI trains women in East Africa to become WASH experts, trainers and social entrepreneurs, unleashing their leadership potential to build water technologies, generate income and solve some of their communities most pressing issues. Learn more about their astounding impact here.

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Restoration Initiatives

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Funds dynamic community based restoration programs in Southern California focused on protecting and enhancing wetlands and watersheds.

Also home to Earth Island’s Streets Alive!, including the Utility Box Project.

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