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David Phillips

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David Phillips

Executive Director
Earth Island Institute
environmental conservation projects
administrative leadership and support for environmental projects
dolphin-safe tuna
environmental and social regulations for California's military base conversion process


David Phillips is executive director for the Earth Island Institute (EII), a nonprofit organization providing support and administrative leadership to projects related to conservation, preservation and restoration of the global environment. EII's project network includes more than 30 projects worldwide. The program has also launched more than 50 environmental projects, including Rainforest Action Network, International Rivers Network and Urban Habitat. The program also organized the largest and most successful consumer-led boycott of tuna, resulting in the requirement that all tuna be dolphin-safe. EII also successfully incorporated social and environmental mandates in California's military base conversion process.

2150 Allston Way, Suite 460
Berkeley  California  94704
United States
Office Phone: 
(510) 859-9145
Office Fax: 
(510) 859-9091


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