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A Cut for Population Control Money?

Volume 8 / Number 39 Dear Colleague: There is a chance that U.S. funding for international population control could go down, since that is the Bush Administration’s wish. Steven W. Mosher President A Cut for Population Control Money? Official federal spending on overseas ‘population assistance,’ which means population control, has a slim chance of dropping significantly in fiscal year 2007. The Bush Administration proposed only $357 million for such family planning programs early this year, …

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Egypt: the land of the Nile and of the crocodile

The Council Chamber of the Palais des Nations provided the international setting for an award ceremony conducted by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). Center stage, as a reward recipient, was President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt, host to the upcoming International Conference on Population and Development in Cairo, 5–13 September 1994. U.N. Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali presented President Mubarak with the 1994 United Nations Population Award for “his national and international leadership in population issues.” …

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From the Countries

Big dollars for U.S. environmentalists Annual expenses for the following environmental advocacy groups in 1990: $4,300,000Center for Marine Conservation $8,200,000Conservation International Foundation $15,700,000Cousteau Society $4,200,000Defenders of Wildlife $68,700,000Ducks Unlimited $15,600,000Environmental Defense Fund, $3,300,000Friends of the Earth (merged with Environmental Policy Institute) $38,200,000Greenpeace USA $1,800,000Izaak Walton League of America $35,800,000National Audubon Society $6,200,000National Parks and Conservation Association $77,900,000National Wildlife Federation $15,300,000National Resources Defense Council $121,000,000The Nature Conservancy $7,200,000Resources for the Future $5,000,000Save-the-Redwoods League $31,500,000Sierra Club $5,000,000Sierra …

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