Viget Launches EarthEcho International’s Online Environmental Community

Falls Church, VA (August 24, 2005) – Viget Labs today announced the launch of the expanded EarthEcho International web site (www.earthecho.org). Viget Labs has been working with EarthEcho to leverage web technologies to establish an interactive environmental-focused online community since its founding in 2000. Today's launch of their latest online presence introduces extensive new features such as live webcasting from ocean research vessels, blogs, screen savers, action plans to get involved in your local community and much more.

"We've worked with Viget Labs for years and have always been thrilled with their dedication and commitment to quality. They've been a true partner with EarthEcho since Day One, and their expertise in terms of Internet marketing and web development has been instrumental to our success thus far. We look forward to continuing a relationship with them as we grow our organization to reach an international audience," said Philippe Cousteau, Co-Founder and President of EarthEcho International on the launch of the new web site.

About Viget Labs

Founded in 1999 and based outside of Washington, DC, Viget Labs provides web strategy, creative design, and technical development services to clients around the country in a variety of industries. Viget Labs projects vary from media-rich web design to technically-innovative database and software development to complex systems integration and support services.

About EarthEcho International

EarthEcho International is a 501C3 non-profit organization founded in 2000 in honor of the late Philippe Cousteau Sr. by his widow Jan and their two children Alexandra and Philippe Pierre. Furthering his legacy, EarthEcho is dedicated to socio-environmental progress; it is EarthEcho’s mission to inspire a sense of stewardship for our planet and to help others create an environmentally sustainable future. To accomplish this mission, EarthEcho supports conservation programs, develops inquiry-based experiential education opportunities for lifelong learners, and fosters small but consequential acts of positive change. For more, visit www.earthecho.org.