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History of Ecologic
Ecologic had its beginnings in the early days of the native forest conservation movement in the early 1970s. In 1975 a series of forest campaign groups joined together under the banner of the Native Forests Action Council (NFAC), with the Maruia Declaration as its manifesto.
NFAC was the spearhead of native forest campaigns for twelve years. It was the prime mover in the main achievements of this period:
By 1988 it was time to broaden the organisation to address a wider range of environmental concerns. To facilitate this, NFAC changed its name to become the Maruia Society. Over the decade that followed, Maruia:
In 1999, the Maruia Society evolved into the Ecologic Foundation, adopting a new name and mission.
Executive director Guy Salmon, and some of our board members, have been involved with the organisation in its various forms since the 1970s.
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