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The Hyo Jeong International Foundation for Environmental Peace (HJIFEP) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C. Founded in 2017, HJIFEP is dedicated to identifying, promoting, and implementing the most effective solutions to environmental challenges on a global scale.

About the Publisher

Loving Nature, Healing the Earth

Our Vision

HJIFEP envisions a world where humanity and the natural world coexist in harmony. Such a world would be built on the principles of interdependence, mutual prosperity, and universally shared values.

Our Mission

To protect and restore the environment, HJIFEP seeks to address environmental issues through various approaches such as scientific research, policy making, and education, and to uplift human consciousness and awareness of the value of nature.


Rev. Dr. Hak Ja Han Moon

Editorial and Technical Advisors

Ms. Cheryl Wetzstein
Dr. Richard Park
Mr. Norman Shafto

Board of Directors

Dr. Douglas Joo – Chair

Dr. Michael Jenkins

Dr. Frank Kaufmann
Mr. Larry Moffitt
Dr. Sun Jin Moon
Dr. Yeon Ah Moon

Dr. Theodore Shimmyo
Mr. Glenn Strait
Dr. Frederick Swarts


Dr. Douglas Joo, President
Dr. Sun Jin Moon, Executive Director
Dr. Insup Park, Executive Assistant
Dr. Dinshaw Dadachanji, Research Director
Mr. Gregg Jones, Associate Outreach Director
Mr. Ryu-Sung Weinmann, Associate Admin Director
Mr. Christoph Wilkening, Desk Editor
Mr. Jerry Chesnut, Associate Editor
Mr. Shimpuku Uezono, Assistant Editor
Ms. Chrysantha Brandner, Business Manager

3600 New York Avenue NE, Washington DC 20002

We are in active cooperation with sister organizations located in Korea, Japan, and France.

Major Activities


International Environmental Conferences

HJIFEP sponsors two series of annual conferences bringing together experts from around the world to address environmental threats. One series, the International Conference on the Unity of the Sciences, examines solutions derived from conventional science. The other series, the International Conference on Science and God, explores potential solutions based on frontier science, going beyond what is available through conventional scientific thought. To learn more about our conferences, click here.


Environmental Service Activities

HJIFEP facilitates service activities to foster character education and renew the human connection with the natural world.


The Earth & I

The Earth & I is an online bi-monthly magazine that promotes the benefit of cultivating and maintaining a close relationship with nature and showcases environmental news and policies, green lifestyles, new technologies and products, and success stories on environmental matters.

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Future Projects

HJIFEP plans to produce environmental education materials, develop and suggest policy proposals to national and international agencies, engage in practical projects to improve human living conditions, such as water purification projects in Africa, and aid in the industrialization of effective scientific solutions to environmental problems.

To learn more about us, please visit the HJIFEP website. Any donation would be greatly appreciated.

The Earth & I is published by HJIFEP, a 501(c)(3) non-profit which means your donation may be tax deductible. Our EIN is 82-1898138.

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