Conservation International (CI) was founded in 1987 to conserve Earth's living natural heritage, our global biodiversity, and to demonstrate that human societies are able to live harmoniously with nature. CI, a field-based organization headquartered in Washington, DC works in more than 40 countries on four continents, drawing upon a unique array of scientific, economic, awareness building and policy tools to help people find economic alternatives without harming their natural environments. CI employs more than 1,000 employees worldwide, most of whom are residents of the countries in which they work.
International Federation of Environmental Journalists (IFEJ)
The mission of the International Federation of Environmental Journalists is to improve public understanding of environmental issues worldwide by supporting environmental journalists through networking, education and fostering open access to environmental information. There are currently 40 member associations affiliated with the IFEJ, representing over 6,000 individuals in over 60 countries.
International Center for Journalists (ICFJ)
The International Center for Journalists is an independent, nonprofit organization established in 1984 to improve the quality of journalism in nations where there is little or no tradition of independent journalism. ICFJ provides professional development programs that promote excellence in news coverage of critical community and global issues. The Center offers many fellowships and exchanges, conducts a variety of training seminars, workshops and conferences, and provides a range of consulting services. Since 1984 ICFJ has worked with some 10,000 journalists and other media professionals in more than 170 countries.
Conservation International - Guyana
Conservation International - Guyana was officially established in 1996, developing from CI's active involvement in conservation issues in the country since 1990. It has centered its efforts in protecting and preserving Guyana's rich biodiversity and ensuring that the benefits they provide remain viable for present and future generations. CI-Guyana is currently assisting the government and the people of Guyana in designing and implementing a Protected Area System, a network of areas rich in biodiversity and especially crucial for conservation.