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!
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The 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.
Sustainable 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.
The 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.
The International Ecoutorism Society
Green Hotels Association
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
Vegetarian Resource Group - Travel Bulletin Board
First-hand hotel and dining experiences as described by vegetarian travelers
Green Seal Certified Lodging Properties
Green Seal partners with the lodging industry to promote environmentally responsible products and practices within lodging properties.
Ceres Green Hotel Initiative
The Green Hotel Initiative (GHI) is a Ceres program designed to increase and demonstrate market demand for environmentally responsible hotel services.
Sierra Club Outings
Outdoor adventure trips to unique destinations around the world.
Travel Directory of “eco-friendly and people-friendly travel around the globe
Calculator allows you to estimate and pay for the cost of offsetting your CO2 emissions by funding sustainable energy and reforestation projects.
United 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.
International Ecotourism Society
Ecotourism organization dedicated to generating and disseminating information about ecotourism.
National Geographic Center for Sustainable Destinations
National Park Service
U.S. National Park locations.
Iinformation on ecotourism
Center of Plant Conservation
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