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Sponsor & Partners


The Catalina Island Conservancy wishes to thank the following partners, without whose support Isla Earth would not have been possible.


In 2008 and 2009, the program was sponsored in part by Southern California Edison. SCE is the nation's leading purchaser of renewable energy. In 2007, SCE delivered 12.5 billion kilowatt-hours of renewable energy, more than any U.S. utility. SCE purchases one sixth of all U.S. renewable energy used to generate electricity for retail sale, including more than 90 percent of all U.S. solar generation.

California State University San Bernardino is located at the foothills of the San Bernardino Mountains and is host to more than 17,500 students. Cal State San Bernardino is known for its diverse green energy innovations. Several prestigious colleges make up the university. One of which CSUSB’s college of education is one of California’s largest teacher training facilities and the campus’ college of business was named an outstanding business school by The Princeton Review. The university is also home to Coyote Radio; a state of the art broadcast learning laboratory offering the premier student broadcast and marketing experience. The studios of Coyote radio are where the Isla Earth Radio series is recorded each month.

True Beans Coffee Roasters hand roasts the world's best specialty organic coffees. This roaster, right next door to the Isla Earth Radio Series office in Long Beach, is as passionate about their coffees as they are of the earth, the farmers that manage the plantations, and even the animals and birds that also call these lands home.

Content Partners

The website ActionBioscience.org a free-access, bilingual (English/Spanish) educational resource of the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS), created to promote bioscience literacy through engaging articles and educational resources written by leading scientists, educators and thinkers from around the world. AIBS members include biologists, educators, and researchers.

The Council of Environmental Deans and Directors (CEDD) is an association of leaders of academic environment programs at 140 colleges and universities in the United States who come together to improve the quality, stature and effectiveness of the full range of environmental programs. CEDD is facilitated by the National Council for Science and the Environment and the Environment as part of its University Affiliate Program.

http://pulsedpower.usc.edu/newpage/muri/cp3muri.shtmlThe University of Southern California (USC) Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies is an interdisciplinary home for research, education and outreach in the marine and environmental sciences at the University of Southern California.  It encourages responsible and creative decisions in society by providing an objective source of marine and environmental science and fostering an understanding of the natural world among people of all ages.

Past Sponsor & Promotional Partner

The Isla Earth Radio Series is produced by the Catalina Island Conservancy and was funded by The Annenberg Foundation's Blue Planet Initiative in 2005. The Annenberg Foundation exists to advance the public well-being through improved communication.  As the principal means of achieving its goal, the Foundation encourages the development of more effective ways to share ideas and knowledge.  The Annenberg Foundation has offices in Radnor, Pennsylvania, and Los Angeles, California.

Over the years, we've had the opportunity to work with several promotional partners like Explorer's Bounty and Don Francisco Coffee Traders.