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Greenpeace Environmental Trust

Founded in 1982, the Greenpeace Environmental Trust aims to provide further information to the understanding in world ecology and the natural environment. Although separated from Greenpeace Ltd, the Trust works along Greenpeace organisation. The Trust is a registered charity in England and in Wales that provides grants and commissions work for projects that include education, scientific research, investigations and the promotion of sustainable development.It is here to look at the effects of human activity on the natural environment, conduct research and making the results available to the public, relief sickness or suffering of people and animals as a result of changes in their natural environment. The Greenpeace Environmental Trust is also here to provide solutions on the protection of Amazon and Indonesian rain forests, and is actively seeking out for solutions on climate change.The goals of the Trust can be achieved by grant-funding a variety of investigations, scientific research and educational projects. The primary income source of the trust includes legacies and various donations from Trusts and Foundations. Because Greenpeace Environmental Trust is a charity, if one decide to leave a legacy with them their legacy will be exempt from UK inheritance tax.The trust is managed by an unpaid Board of Trustees and assisted by one member of staff, the Trust's administrator. [1]