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Posted on September 8, 2017 - 10:09am, by nwehner

Waitt Institute Sets up Emergency Relief Fund for Humanitarian Aid

“Barbuda is barely habitable.” – Gaston Browne, Prime Minister of Antigua & Barbuda

San Diego/California – In response to the devastation wrought by Hurricane Irma on Barbuda, a partner community of the San Diego-based Waitt Institute, the Institute has established the “Barbuda Restoration & Conservation Trust.” With an initial grant of $100,000 USD from the Waitt Foundation, The Trust is set up through the International Community Foundation to accept US tax-deductible donations from grantmakers and the public.

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Posted on September 7, 2017 - 11:40am, by nwehner

Via The Guardian

"The newly-designated Northumberland marine special protected area (SPA) stretches 12 miles from the coast into the North Sea, covering an area larger than 120,000 football pitches, government conservation body Natural England said."