Rainforest Action Network: Environmentalism with teeth

For the first time, we have heard about the Rainforest Action Network (RAN) while talking with an expert dealing with the Corporate Social Responsibility in the USA. The RAN has been developing a unique strategy to influence patterns of production of large companies and make them more responsible. 100% in the target of our project! Even if did not have the opportunity to meet someone working there, we gathered some information about this NGO to share with you.

A l'office du Rainforest Action Network

A l’office du Rainforest Action Network

The RAN is headquartered in San Francisco, California with office staff in Tokyo, Japan, plus thousands of volunteer scientists, teachers, parents, students and other concerned citizens around the world. We believe that a sustainable world can be created in our lifetime, and that aggressive action must be taken immediately to leave a safe and secure world for our children. Lire la suite

A Wilderness Committee for Saving Old-Growth #Forests

The Wilderness Committee, founded in 1980, is a registered non-profit society with charitable status. With over 60,000 members, donors and volunteers, we are Canada’s largest membership-based, citizen-funded wilderness protection group.

The « Sur la Route du Patrimoine » Project’s Team met with Ms. Stephanie Gribble at the Headquarters in Vancouver to talk about the action to preserve the natural heritage of Canada.

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Old-Growth forest

The mission of Wilderness Committee is to protect Canada’s biodiversity through strategic research and grassroots public education. This NGO believes that the right, the duty and the ability to act are integral to citizenship, and that the preservation of the natural heritage is absolutely vital to the health of people, communities and the planet. See the 2012-annual-report. Lire la suite