Conservation of the Mono Tití
FOR THE PEOPLE
Potters for Peace…is a U.S. based nonprofit, a network of potters,
educators, technicians, supporters, and volunteers.
Founded in Nicaragua in 1986, we work primarily in Central America
although our water filter projects are worldwide
El Puente The Bridge
Helping People Help Themself
Ama Tierra Foundation
The AmaTierra foundation aims to promote sustainable development
and cultural tourism in our rural county of Turrubares, Costa Rica. With
the support of the local community and international volunteers and contributors,
the AmaTierra Foundation was created in order to empower the people of
Turrubares and provide new opportunities and community programs, such
as recycling, eco-cultural tourism, health education and after-school
AmaTierra Foundation Contributions
Our Vision is to be a bridge of help in the community.
All aspects of this vision are centered on Christ as the Bridge Builder.
CEPIA (Cultura, Educación y Psicología de la Infancia y
la Adolescencia) es una asociación sin fines de lucro en Costa
Rica que quiere promover la cultura, la salud, deportes y la educación
de los niños y adolescentes de escasos recursos en las comunidades
costeras de Guanacaste, Costa Rica.
In the coastal area of Guanacaste, 1500 children of
low income families need access to more educational cultural and sports
activities to succeed in life. The non-profit organization "CEPIA"
provides free educational and cultural activities, as well as free psychological
guidance to poor children and adolescents. We offer a pub.ic library,
computer instruction, English language classes, job training as well as
classes in sports, arts, dance, ...
Please help us create better opportunities for these children!
Costa Rica Cities
Green Belt Movement
GBMI LogoThe mission of the Green Belt Movement International is to empower
individuals worldwide to protect the environment and to promote good governance
and cultures of peace. Read a letter from founder Wangari Maathai.
Let’s start with the bottom line: we believe in providing people
with easy and affordable ways to take responsibility for their actions
and go green. We don’t believe in preaching doom and gloom. It’s
not our style. We do believe in taking action and in the power of small
changes to make a big impact.
Harvest International (SHI)
The mission of Sustainable Harvest International (SHI) is to provide farming
families in Central America with the training and tools to overcome poverty
while restoring our planet's tropical forests. The 40 members of SHI's
Central American staff have worked with more than 1,350 families in 101
communities to implement sustainable land-use practices that alleviate
poverty while restoring the environment. Since the organization's start
in 1997, SHI has planted more than 2 million trees and converted thousands
of acres to sustainable uses; thereby saving tens of thousands of acres
of tropical forest from slash-and-burn destruction.
Alliance for International Reforestation, Inc.
or AIR, is a non-profit organization working to make a difference for
the people of Guatemala and Nicaragua. AIR plants trees, establishes tree
nurseries, provides environmental education for teachers and farmers,
digs wells, builds fuel-efficient brick ovens, and helps to educate everyone
about the environmental challenges facing Central America.
for Sustainable Tourism
International Ecoutorism Society
and Aquatic Tropical Gardens
Organization “encourages, promotes and supports the ‘greening’
of the lodging industry” in a number of ways. Website includes a
directory of member hotels. - CST HOTELS
Resource Group - Travel Bulletin Board
First-hand hotel and dining experiences as described by vegetarian travelers
Seal Certified Lodging Properties
Green Seal partners with the lodging industry to promote environmentally
responsible products and practices within lodging properties.
Green Hotel Initiative
The Green Hotel Initiative (GHI) is a Ceres program designed to increase
and demonstrate market demand for environmentally responsible hotel services.
Outdoor adventure trips to unique destinations around the world.
Travel Directory of “eco-friendly and people-friendly travel around
Calculator allows you to estimate and pay for the cost of offsetting your
CO2 emissions by funding sustainable energy and reforestation projects.
States Environmental Protection Agency
"An increasing body of observations gives
a collective picture of a warming world
and other changes in the climate system."
Conservation International's (CI) programs combine scientific knowledge
with expertise in specialized fields to achieve conservation solutions.
Ecotourism organization dedicated to generating and disseminating information
Geographic Center for Sustainable Destinations
U.S. National Park locations.
Iinformation on ecotourism
of Plant Conservation
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