Apply the Brakes

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"This web site is the result of a meeting of long-time conservationists held in Western Oregon in the spring of 2006. The purpose was to discuss the decade-long retreat of U.S. environmental organizations from addressing domestic population growth as a key issue in both domestic and global sustainability.

"The group decided the gap left by traditional environmental organizations should be filled, starting with a web site forum in which individual leaders in the conservation movement would be able to present their own positions on a comprehensive approach to sustainablity and also invite the general public and members of environmental organizations to endorse and forward their views to their Congressional representatives...

"Please address questions about this website to Bill Elder at who coordinates it on behalf of the leaders group." [1]

Board of Leaders

Accessed September 2010: [2]



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  1. About, Apply the Brakes, accessed September 13, 2010.
  2. Leaders, Apply the Brakes, accessed September 13, 2010.