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Greenbelt Alliance

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

One of the region's iconic environmental organizations, Greenbelt Alliance has been working to protect open space in the Bay Area since 1958. The group focuses on sound urban planning, growth limits, and building support for open space acquisition.

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California Academy of Sciences

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The California Academy of Sciences is dedicated to exploring, explaining, and protecting the natural world. Under one roof, the Academy houses the Steinhart Aquarium, Morrison Planetarium, and Kimball Natural History Museum. It is an international center for scientific education and research that is at the forefront of efforts to understand and protect the diversity of Earth’s living things. The Academy's new building, scheduled to open on September 27, 2008, incoporates state-of-the art sustainable features including a living roof.

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Berkeley Ecology Center

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

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LEJ’s SF EcoCenter Wins EPA Environmental Justice Award

January 28, 2011 by R. Adam Chasey

Nestled deep in the Bayview Hunters Point neighborhood among a tallow rendering plant, a wastewater treatment facility, a concrete plant, and one of the state's largest Superfund sites, the EcoCenter built by Literacy for Environmental Justice may just be the Bay Area's most innovative green building. And the federal EPA agrees.

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Literacy for Environmental Justice’s Living Classroom

July 01, 2003 by Leah Messinger

The urban environmental education and youth empowerment organization Literacy for Environmental Justice (LEJ) is about to begin construction work on ...

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