Who We Are

Earth Island is the place to go if you have a great idea to protect the Earth and need a place to make it happen. We provide comprehensive fiscal sponsorship and project support to a vibrant network of activists and social entrepreneurs. In the tradition of our founder David Brower, we recognize and support the next generation of young leaders, and inspire people to get involved and take action.

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What We Do

We've built a network of more than 75 activist projects in the US and around the world. Our New Leaders Initiative mentors young people and sponsors the annual Brower Youth Awards to recognize tomorrow's environmental leaders. We publish the award-winning Earth Island Journal to inspire and educate. And our new Earth Island Advocates program utilizes legal strategies to stand up for wild places, wildlife, and our hard-won environmental protection laws.

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Why We Do It

We do this work because we revere the miracle of the natural world, its beauty and wholeness. And we believe that reversing the perilous environmental course we are on requires all of us to step up, connect, and take action.

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New Leaders Initiative

The premier youth prize in North America, honoring tomorrow's environmental leaders. The 2018 Brower Youth Award Ceremony is on October 16th.

 Earth Island 

Autumn 2018:
A special edition exploring
the links between the
environment and women’s rights

To All You Who Cherish Life There are so many things I want to say to you, dear readers, about this issue the Journal’s all-women editorial team has so painstakingly put together. I want to tell you how we envis...
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