Green Cross

Christopher Columbus flag which he planted when he was credited for opening up the Americas to European colonization in 1492 contained a green cross. Notice it is not the flag of Spain.

The MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada from an aerial veiw makes a huge green cross.
The MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, from an aerial veiw makes a huge green cross.

Green Cross International is a global independent non-profit and non-governmental environmental organisation (NGO) working to address the inter-connected global challenges of security, poverty eradication and environmental degradation through a combination of advocacy and local projects. .[1] It was founded by former Soviet Union President and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Mikhail Gorbachev in 1993, building upon the work started by the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.[2] Green Cross International has been an active player in the Rio+20 conferences.[3] GCI is headquartered in Geneva and has a growing network of national organizations in various countries.[4]
Green Cross International is a global independent non-profit and non-governmental environmental organisation (NGO). 
It was founded by former Soviet Union President and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Mikhail Gorbachev in 1993. Green Cross International has been an active player in the Rio+20 conferences. GCI is headquartered in Geneva and has a growing network of national organizations in various countries.
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