2000 Environmental Grants
10,000 Years Institute
Bainbridge Island, Washington
to enable Russian and American scientists to participate in a joint research project in summer 2000 to assess environmental contamination of the Selenga River in Central Siberia.
The Association for the Protection of the Adirondacks
Schenectady, New York
to enable environmentalists, scientists, and public officials from Russia and Mongolia to travel to the United States in fall 2000 to participate in the Lake Baikal-Hovsgol-Adirondack Cultural and Ecological Exchange Program.
Botanic Gardens Conservation International
Brooklyn, New York
to enable representatives of Russian botanic gardens to meet with American colleagues in New York in 2001 to discuss administrative procedures and methods of protecting threatened species.
The Center for Democracy
to support American participation in a conference in Moscow in spring 2000 entitled Enhancement of NGOs Role in Resolving Priority Issues of Environmental Safety in Russia organized by the Center for Russian Environmental Policy (CREP) in Moscow and to enable environmental experts from Russia and the United States to take part in a series of exchanges in 2000 and 2001.
The Center for Democracy
to support Russian participation in a conference at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, D.C., entitled Environmental Policy in Russia: Problems and Prospects in winter 2001 and American participation in the All-Russian Conference on Environmental Security in Moscow in spring 2001.
Civic Education Project
New Haven, Connecticut
to enable American and Russian specialists to participate in the Environmental Policy Summer School in St. Petersburg, Russia, in summer 2001.
Coastal Rainforest Coalition
to enable American environmentalists experienced in marketing and trade issues to participate in the Taiga Rescue Network Conference in Russia in fall 2000.
Ithaca, New York
to support the international exchange component of a program entitled Linking Research and Outreach in Environmental Management in Central and Eastern Europe in Nitra, Slovak Republic, in fall 2000.
Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences
to enable Czech and Slovak environmental specialists to participate in a conference in Washington, D.C. in fall 2000 on environmental sustainability in the Czech
Earth Island Institute
San Francisco, California
to enable both directors of Earth Island Institute to travel to Ukraine in fall 2000 in connection with the planning of the project entitled U.S. - Ukraine Clean Energy Exchange.
Earthjustice Legal Defense Fund
San Francisco, California
to enable American environmentalists to conduct seminars in Russia in 2000 and 2001 in collaboration with Russian colleagues as part of the project Oil Development and Natural Resource Protection: Citizen Participation in Decision-Making, Monitoring, and Enforcement.
The Ecology Center
to support the international travel component in 2000-2001 of the Centers International Program designed to provide training for environmental specialists from Russia and Eastern and Central Europe in the use of Geographic Information Systems.
Eisenhower Exchange Fellowships
to support travel to the United States and participation by Russian specialists in the environmental and cultural fields in EEFs 2001 Single Nation Program for Russia.
to enable film specialists from the United States to travel to Krasnodar, Russia, in summer 2000 to conduct a workshop on film production for Russian environmental specialists.
Global Green USA
to enable environmental experts and public officials from the United States to travel to Russia in fall 2000 and to enable a Russian delegation to visit the United States in spring 2001 to participate in meetings and discussions on the safe destruction of chemical weapons as part of GGUSAs Legacy Program.
Government Accountability Project
to support international travel to Russia in fall 2000 by representatives of GAP in connection with a program entitled Confronting the Legacies of Nuclear Weapons Production: Russia Project of Mutual Support and Exchange.
to support travel and related expenses in 2000-2001 in connection with a series of seminars on forestry issues in Russia for representatives of regional NGOs and to support Russian and American participation in a conference on chemical pollution and environmental education in the Volga River Basin.
Institute for Sustainable Communities
to support American participation in ISCs International Conference on Sustainable Development for Small Business in Khabarovsk, Russia, in spring 2000 ($7,000); and to enable Hungarian and Polish environmentalists to participate in a study tour of the United States in spring 2001 as part of ISCs Education for Sustainability Initiative ($25,000).
Institute of Arctic Studies
Hanover, New Hampshire
to support participation by Russian environmental specialists in a conference in the United States in 2001 entitled Beyond Rovaniemi: Advancing the Human Role in Reindeer/Caribou Systems.
to enable grassroots organizers from Russia to travel to the United States in fall 2000 as participants in a training program entitled Women’s Leadership in Environmental Health and Nuclear Safety.
to enable environmental justice advocates from the United States to take part in a training session and seminar in Almaty in fall 2000 entitled Building Partnerships and Exchanging Expertise: US and Regional NGOs Develop an NGO Strategy for Interaction with Transnational Corporations in the Caspian Basin.
to enable ISAR staff members from the United States to travel to Russia and to enable ISAR staff members from Russia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, and Kazakhstan to travel to the United States in 2001 in connection with a strategic planning process to enhance the effectiveness of ISARs field office network.
Missouri Botanical Garden
St. Louis, Missouri
to support the exchange of botanists and environmentalists from MBG and the Republic of Georgia in 2001 in connection with the development of a biodiversity conservation program for the Caucusus.
New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, New Mexico
to enable representatives of the Yuganskiy Khanty community in Siberia to visit the United States in 2001 to discuss environmental and land-use issues with Native American groups as part of a program entitled Native Partners.
New York University School of Law
New York, New York
to support American and Central European participation in meetings in Central Europe in 2001 on strengthening public access to environmental information.
Nonprofit Enterprise and Self-Sustainability Team
to support participation by nonprofit management specialists from the United States and by representatives of cultural and environmental organizations from Central and Eastern Europe in seminars and workshops at NESsTs International Venture Philanthropy Forum in Budapest in 2001.
Nuclear Information and Resource Service
to enable representatives of NIRS and other energy experts from the United States to attend a conference of the International Clean Energy Brigades in Ukraine and to discuss nuclear waste issues with government officials in Hungary in fall 2000.
Pacific Environment and Resources Center
to enable Russian and American environmental experts to take part in a series of exchange projects scheduled for 2000-2001 focusing on public participation in the management of natural resources in Siberia and the Russian Far East.
The Peregrine Fund
to enable a scientist from Mongolia to study and conduct research in the United States in 2000-2001 on environmental conservation and the preservation of birds of prey.
Sacred Earth Network
to support international exchanges between environmental specialists in Russia and the United States in 2000-2001 as part of a project entitled Strengthening Northern Eurasias Environmental NGO CommunityThrough Strategic Partnerships, Coalition-Building, and Technical Support.
South Lake Tahoe, California
to enable environmental specialists from Russia and the Czech Republic to participate in the Institutes Summer 2000 Exchange Program.
to support the international travel component of an exchange project entitled Fostering Successful Partnerships in Watershed Protection in the United States and Russia in summer 2000.
Wild Salmon Center
to enable scientists and specialists from the United States to assess environmental factors related to habitat preservation in the Oblukovina River basin in the Russian Far East in 2000 in connection with the Kamchatka Wild River Salmon Sanctuary Project.
Wild Salmon Center
to enable Russian scientists and specialists to participate in WSCs Pacific Rim Salmon and Steelhead Conservation Conference in Portland in spring 2001.
Woods Hole Research Center
Woods Hole, Massachusetts
to enable environmental scientists and specialists from Russia to participate in the Centers Russian Visiting Scholars program in 2000 and 2001.