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Communities around the world are coming together to create an ecologically sustainable future. For over 25 years, Earth Island Institute has been a vital part of this global environmental movement. By becoming a member, launching a project, or volunteering with us, you are helping to preserve the ecosystems on which civilization depends.

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Join Earth Island Today

Your donation of $25 or more ($15 student/low income) to Earth Island Institute entitles you to a one-year subscription to our award-winning magazine, Earth Island Journal as well as periodic updates on Earth Island campaigns.

When you become a member of Earth Island Institute, you are bolstering our network of grassroots environmental projects and cultivating the next generation of environmental leaders.

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Island Wire: News & Alerts

Our twice-monthly email bulletin keeps you up-to-date about the activities of our project network. Learn the latest environmental news from around the world. Find out how you can get involved in the important activities of our grassroots campaigns.

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New Leaders Initiative

If you’re a young person doing innovative work in your community or on your campus to protect the environment, consider applying for our annual Brower Youth Awards. We also have resources available to help you launch a new sustainability campaign.

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Start a Project

Are you a committed social and environmental activist with a good idea? Consider launching a project with Earth Island or applying for sponsorship of an existing project.

Find out about Earth Island’s project incubation process and the innovative support services available – the tools, resources, and benefits of Earth Island’s fiscal sponsorship.

Project Support


Earth Island Institute and our projects thrive thanks to the volunteer energy of committed individuals. Learn about our current job openings, internships, and volunteer opportunities.