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Don't Let Independent Media Become an Endangered Species!

Today, February 15, thousands of people around the country will be taking part in “Support Your Media Day” – a national fundraising challenge to help independent media like Earth Island Journal.

very donation and new subscriber we get in the next 24 hours will help us claim our share of more than $10,000 in cash awards. Donate now at: and you’ll be helping to sustain our unique blend of investigative journalism, incisive commentary, interviews, and art.

Learn more by reading this letter from our Earth Island Journal editor, Jason Mark

Learn more about "Support Your Media" Day

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Earth Island Institute grows environmental leadership through education and activism. Our network of sixty projects, Earth Island Journal, Restoration Initiatives Fund, and our New Leaders Initiative / Brower Youth Awards support the biological and cultural diversity that sustain the environment.

View "The Story of Earth Island" a 2 minute animated video overview about us at:

Please support our efforts by joining us as a member or subscribe to our quarterly Journal

Take a moment to read our 2011 year-end update letter at: and make a 2011 year-end tax-deductible contribution at: to Earth Island Institute. With your gift we will:

- provide support for our worldwide network of 64 solutions-focused projects,

- further our special initiatives in developing youth leadership,

- support community-based restoration efforts, and

- inform and inspire individuals to take action on a wide range of critical environmental and social justice issues through our quarterly Earth Island Journal

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Read this new exclusive interview in with Earth Island Institute's Richard O'Barry of our Save Japan Dolphins & Ric O'Barry's Dolphin Project

This Thurs. 12.15, at The David Brower Center in Berkeley, CA, please join us for our final Earth Island Institute Presents speakers series event of the year!

Peak Oil or Climate Emergency? with Richard Heinberg and Tom Athanasiou
We know we’re in Big Trouble. But What Kind Exactly?

Join Richard Heinberg of Post Carbon Institute & author of "The End of Growth" & Earth Island’s Tom Athanasiou of Eco Equity for a lively conversation moderated by Dave Room, Advisory Board of Bay Localize & co-founder, BALANCE Edutainment.

Details and tickets available at:

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Hi friends, KALW's West Coast Live has been broadcasting live from The David Brower Center this month. This Saturday, 12.17 Earth Island's Associate Director, Kevin Connelly will be among their guests. They are offerng two for one pricing for the show, so grab a friend and come out to see a live radio show! 3 bands will be performing, Arann Harris & the Farm Band, Sonoma County's pesticide-free string band, THE DUFAY COLLECTIVE: an early-music ensemble from the United Kingdom, specializing in Medieval and Renaissance music, & UNCLE BONSAI, the New York-based trio is on their first West Coast Tour in over 20 years. West Coast Live brings the sound of the San Francisco Bay to the world weekly in the form of a two hour live radio broadcast. To hear WCL on your local public radio station, or online:

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Join Earth Island Institute for the 12th Annual Brower Youth Awards - The Premier Awards Honoring Bold Young Leaders
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Herbst Theater
401 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA
Awards Ceremony: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The ceremony is free and open to the public, but RSVPs are necessary.
RSVP by going to:

Opening Reception: 5:30 pm- 7:15 pm
Meet our honorees before the show and mingle with the Earth Island community.
$100 ticket price includes organic fare, wine and beer, and preferred seating for the Awards Ceremony.
Proceeds benefit the Brower Youth Awards and year-round leadership programming of the New Leaders Initiative!
Purchase your ticket by visiting: and follow links for the VIP Opening Reception.

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Watch the live stream from The American Dream conference here:

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