Environmentalism



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1. Climate Change

2. Environment

3. Pollution
4. Recycling
5. RenewableEnergy
6. Sustainable Growth
7. Telecommuting
8. Transportation
9. Wetlands
10. Wildlife



1. Climate Change



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  1. Pew Center on Global Climate Change
    The Pew Center on Global Climate Change brings a new cooperative approach and critical scientific, economic and technological expertise to the global debate on climate change.

  2. Climate Institute
    Working to “to protect the balance between climate and life on earth.”

  3. US Global Change Research Program
    The USGCRP provides the foundation for increasing the skill of predictions of seasonal-to-inter-annual climate fluctuations (which can bring excessively wet and dry periods) and long-term climate change.

  4. United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
    World Meteorological Organization coordinates global scientific activity in several areas, including: air pollution research, climate change and ozone depletion studies.

  5. Encyclopedia of the Atmospheric Environment
    A project of the Atmosphere, Climate, & Environment Information Programme at the Manchester Metropolitan University.

  6. EPA Global Warming Page
    “Explains climate change science, U.S. climate policy, greenhouse gas emissions, environmental effects, and what you can do.”

  7. Climate Change Solutions
    An online resource centre of success stories, opportunity areas, tools, and resources on how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

  8. Earth System Research Laboratory
    Identifies the nature and causes of climate variations on scales ranging from months to centuries.

  9. Hadley Centre for Climate Prediction and Research
    Provides the UK government with up-to-date assessments of both natural and man-made climate change.

  10. What’s Up With the Weather?
    NOVA and Frontline examine the issues of global warming and its link to the burning of fossil fuels.

  11. Centre for Atmospheric Science
    Promotes and encourages funding for atmospheric research.

  12. IRI/LDEO Climate Data Library
    A climate information system.

  13. New Scientist Environment
    Special report on climate change. News articles, an expert guide, and editorials.

  14. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
    The IPCC assesses the scientific, technical and socio-economic information relevant for the understanding of the risk of human-induced climate change.

  15. Climate Prediction Center
    Assess and forecast the impacts of short-term climate variability, emphasizing enhanced risks of weather-related extreme events, for use in mitigating losses and maximizing economic gains.

  16. Climate Change
    This site explains what the Government of Canada is doing to address the problems of climate change and how all Canadians–individuals, communities, businesses, industries and every level of government–can take action to help protect our environment.

  17. Cities for Climate Protection
    Encourages cities to reduce local emissions of carbon dioxide, other greenhouse gases which contribute to global warming (climate change), and related air pollutants.

  18. Destination: Earth
    ESE is studying our global environment in order to better the lives and improve the health of people around the globe.

  19. Climate Ark
    Performs full text searches educational and activist Web sites. Also includes an archive of “popular media and environmental group information” on climate change and other environmental topics.

  20. Environmental Change Network
    Conducts scientific research and global climate monitoring to detect and interpret environmental change.

  21. New Hope Environmental Services
    An advocacy science consulting firm that produces cutting-edge research and informed commentary on the nature of climate.

  22. IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme
    Provides an introduction to climate change as well as information on technical solutions.

  23. Climate Change Research Library
    A treasure trove of information and resources for the study of climate change.

  24. United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
    Includes methodologies and tools to evaluate strategies for adaptation to climate change.

  25. CO2 Science Magazine
    A weekly review of scientific research findings pertaining to carbon dioxide and global change.

  26. Climate Solutions
    Works to stop global warming by supporting the rapid acceleration of clean energy technologies and more livable, less auto-centered community development.

  27. Weathervane
    “A digital forum on global climate policy.”

  28. Climatic Research Unit
    The Climatic Research Unit is widely recognized as one of the world’s leading institutions concerned with the study of natural and anthropogenic climate change.

  29. World Wildlife Fund: Climate
    Mission: “By 2001 we aim to ensure that industrialized nations set in motion a permanent downward trend in their domestic emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) – the leading global warming gas – as a first step towards substantial reductions in emissions by 2010.”

  30. Energy Star
    ENERGY STAR-labeled products use less energy than other products, save you money on utility bills, and help protect the environment.

  31. Climate Trust
    Carbon dioxide offset projects and greenhouse gas programs. “Your path to a stable climate.”

  32. NCAR
    Conducts atmospheric research programs and helps transfer new technologies to the private sector.

  33. Friends of the Earth: Climate
    Sign up for the Climate Online e-mail campaign and help stop catastrophic climate change.

  34. The Woods Hole Research Center: Global Warming
    “A beginner’s guide to understanding the issue of global warming.”

  35. Reporting on Climate Change: Understanding the Science
    A good starting place to begin to understand the issues and terminology of climate change.

  36. National Climatic Data Center
    The world’s largest active archive of weather data. NCDC produces numerous climate publications and responds to data requests from all over the world.

  37. World Resources Institute: Climate, Energy, & Transport
    “WRI’s goal is to protect the global climate system from further harm due to emissions of greenhouse gases and help humanity and the natural world adapt to unavoidable climate change.”

  38. Climate Analysis Indicators Tool (CAIT)
    “CAIT provides a comprehensive and comparable database of greenhouse gas emissions data and other climate-relevant indicators.”

  39. Climate Research
    Studies the interactions of climate with organisms, ecosystems, and human societies.

  40. Green Power Market Development Group
    “A project of the climate, energy, and pollution program.”

  41. Global Warming: Understanding Greenhouse Gases
    This program helps students discover why climate change is a very real issue.

  42. GreenFacts.org
    Scientific Facts on Climate Change and Global Warming

  43. U.S. Global Change Research Information Office
    Provides access to data and information on global environmental change research, adaptation/mitigation strategies and technologies, and global change related educational resources.

  44. Rising Waters
    Brings forward the severe issues associated with rising sea levels caused by global warming.

  45. Global Change Data Center (GCDC)
    Mission: “to develop and operate data systems, generate science products, and provide archival and distribution services for earth science data.”

  46. Cornell University Northeast Regional Climate Center
    Mission: “To facilitate and enhance the collection, dissemination and use of climate data as well as to monitor and assess climatic conditions and impacts in the twelve-state, northeastern region of the United States.”

  47. National Council for Science and the Environment
    “Improving the scientific basis for making decisions on environmental issues.”

  48. A Consortium for the Application of Climate Impact Assessments
    Projects include “Climate and Environment Changes in the 21st Century” and “Statistical Downscaling.”

  49. Center for Integrated Study of the Human Dimensions of Global Change
    The Center is a coordinated research program interested in the interactions of society and the environment.

  50. UNEP’s Information Unit for Conventions
    Online home of “Synergies”, UNEP’s newsletter on international environmental treaties.

  51. BBC News: Global Climate Change
    News site exploring the issues, impact, and politics behind global warming.

  52. Sierra Club
    Learn about the Sierra Club’s campaign to reverse one of the largest experiments in history–global warming.

  53. Program for Climate Model Diagnosis and Intercomparison (PCMDI)
    Develops improved methods and tools for the diagnosis, validation and intercomparison of global climate models and engages in research on a wide variety of outstanding problems in climate modeling and analysis.

  54. The Department of Atmospheric Sciences (DAS)
    Conducts research centering around how global ozone and climate relate to changes occurring in the composition and distribution of trace constituents in the troposphere and stratosphere.

  55. Western Regional Climate Center
    Projects and resources dealing with the climate and weather in the Western United States.

  56. Center for Global Change
    Examines physical, biological and social processes of the Arctic as they interact with the Earth, and their relationship to global change.

  57. Buxton Climate Change Impacts Laboratory
    Current experiments examine the long-term effects of manipulations of fertility, disturbance, rainfall, temperature, UVB and CO2.

  58. World Climate Research Programme
    Develop the fundamental scientific understanding of the physical climate system and climate processes needed to determine to what extent climate can be predicted and the extent of man’s influence on climate.

  59. Institute of Global Warming and Ecological Issues
    IGWES is an international institute devoted to
    enhance the understanding of global warming,
    mitigation options, and technical and social
    adaptation required to deal with the consequences
    of warming.

  60. Environmental Defense Fund
    A not-for-profit environmental advocacy group with four main goals: stabilizing the Earth’s climate, safeguarding the world’s oceans, protecting human health, and defending and restoring biodiversity.

  61. Greenpeace: Climate
    Greenpeace campaigns for governments to face up to their responsibilities and to urgently address global climate change as one of the greatest threats to the planet.

  62. Synoptic Climatology Lab
    The synoptic climatology group performs research into a variety of applied climatological issues that affect humans and other organisms around the world.

  63. Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and Change
    An effort to understand what climate change means in the United States.

  64. Sustainable Energy and Economy Network
    SEEN works in partnership with citizens groups globally on environment and development issues with a particular focus on climate change, energy, gender equity, and economic issues.

  65. Environmental Change and Security Project
    Since its inception in 1994, the Project has served as an information clearinghouse on the views, activities and policy initiatives falling under the rubric of “environment, population and security.”

  66. CSERGE
    Mission: “To be a leading international interdisciplinary research centre for Global Environmental Change issues and problems.”

  67. Students United for a Responsible Global Environment
    SURGE is a national student organization working to build a coalition among the many student and community organizations working for social and economic justice.

  68. Resources for the Future (RFF)
    Research areas include: air, water, climate, solid waste and more.

  69. Global Climate Change Student Guide
    a comprehensive work for geology, geography and environmental science students studying climate change

  70. Global Change Master Directory
    A comprehensive directory about Earth science and global change data.

  71. U.S. Geological Survey
    Products and data include the Atlas of Antarctic Research, topographic maps, water use and more.

  72. U.S. National Assessment
    Provides a detailed understanding of the potential consequences of climate variability and change for the nation.

  73. Union of Concerned Scientists
    The Union of Concerned Scientists works to ensure that all people have clean air and energy, as well as safe and sufficient food.

  74. Global Hydrology and Climate Center
    The GHCC studies a variety of climate and environmental issues that all connect in a complex, interactive Earth-Atmosphere system.

  75. Fresh Energy
    Incorporates research, advocacy and community engagement to approach the global warming problem.

  76. Scott Polar Research Institute
    The oldest research center in the world covering both the Arctic and Antarctic.

  77. Nature
    This popular weekly journal covers a variety of scientific areas, including climate change and other environmental issues.

  78. Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center
    The primary global-change data and information analysis center of the U.S. Department of Energy.

  79. Fossil-of-the-Day Awards
    “Awarded to countries that block progress at UN climate change negotiations. Presented by the Climate Action Network, an umbrella organization of Environmental NGOs.”

  80. Climate System Research Center
    A research facility of the University of Massachusetts. Research focuses on the climate system, climate variability and global change issues.

  81. Free the Planet!
    Helps build support for environmental protection and vitalizes the political core of the environmental movement.

  82. CER
    Research areas include environment and health risk assessment, environmental monitoring and technology assessment.

  83. Environmental News Network
    Provides environmental news, chat, and forums. Includes special “Weather and Earth” section.

  84. Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies (COLA) Technical Reports
    A collection of technical reports covering different climate issues, from “doubling deserts” to El Nino.

  85. University of Cambridge Centre for Atmospheric Science
    Take a tour of the ozone hole or learn about the university’s various atmospheric research projects.

  86. Cities for Climate Protection
    The goal of the Cities for Climate Protection Campaign is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions resulting from the burning of fossil fuels and other human activities.

  87. Climate Dynamics-Geophysics & Geodesy
    “Provide an international journal for the publication of high-quality research on all aspects of the dynamics of the global climate system.”

  88. Acid Rain
    The overall goal of the Acid Rain Program is to achieve significant environmental and public health benefits through reductions in emissions of sulfur dioxide (SO2) and nitrogen oxides (NOX), the primary causes of acid rain.

  89. Center for Health and the Global Environment
    Studies the link between human health to the health of the global environment.

  90. Climate Action Network
    A coalition of 269 environmental organizations pushing for cuts in greenhouse gases.

  91. NERC
    NERC is the leading body in the UK for research, survey, monitoring and training in the environmental sciences.

  92. National Geophysical Data Center
    The national repository for geophysical data, providing a wide range of science data services and information.

  93. JI Online
    The “Climate Change Information Network” helps arrange cooperative development projects that seek to reduce or sequester greenhouse gas emissions.

  94. The Minnesota Climatology Working Group
    Presents a broad view of the influence of climate on the myriad of interactions which occur between various human interests and the environment.

  95. American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy
    A nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing energy efficiency as a means of promoting both economic prosperity and environmental protection.

  96. Science Magazine
    A leading scientific research journal. Site includes a guide to science online and regular updates on climate change research developments.

  97. Centre for Ecology and Hydrology
    The Centre for Ecology and Hydrology is an environmental research organization undertaking high quality, internationally recognized research.

  98. Environmental and Societal Impacts Group
    ESIG’s mission is to conduct a coordinated research and outreach program on the societal implications of atmospheric and related environmental processes.

  99. The Earth Times
    Latest environmental, population and human rights news.

  100. Green Teacher
    Green Teacher is a magazine by and for educators to enhance environmental and global education across the curriculum at all grade levels.







2. Environment



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  1. Scorecard
    Scorecard combines data from over 200 different state and federal databases to profile local environmental problems and the health effects of toxic chemicals.

  2. Greenpeace International
    An independent campaigning organization which uses non-violent, creative confrontation to expose global environmental problems, and to force the solutions which are essential to a green and peaceful future.

  3. Sierra Club
    Learn about the Sierra Club’s campaign to reverse one of the largest experiments in history–global warming.

  4. Environmental News Network
    ENN covers breaking environmental news, including pollution issues.

  5. Environmental Defense
    A not-for-profit environmental advocacy group with four main goals: stabilizing the Earth’s climate, safeguarding the world’s oceans, protecting human health, and defending and restoring biodiversity.

  6. World Wide Fund International
    The world’s largest and most experienced independent conservation organization, with around 5 million supporters and a global network of 27 national organizations, 5 associates, and 21 program offices.

  7. Climate Ark
    Performs full text searches of educational and activist Web sites. Also includes an archive of “popular media and environmental group information” on climate change and other environmental topics.

  8. United Nations Environment Programme
    Information on the environmental initiatives undertaken by the UN.

  9. Conservation International
    CI focuses on trying to preserve and promote awareness about the world’s most endangered biodiversity through scientific programs, local awareness campaigns, and economic initiatives.

  10. National Audubon Society
    The mission of the National Audubon Society is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds and other wildlife for the benefit of humanity and the earth’s biological diversity.

  11. Earth Day Network
    Coordinating worldwide events for Earth Day and beyond. Features environmental tips, clean energy campaigns, activist networks, an eco-store and Grist Magazine.

  12. The Nature Conservancy
    “Saving the Last Great Places.”

  13. Earth’s 911
    A public and private sector partnership to empower the public with community-specific resources to improve quality of life.

  14. Friends of the Earth
    This nonprofit organization focuses on the economics of sustainable growth.

  15. Clean Up Australia
    A very successful Australian organization that works to clean up environmental pollution and to teach citizens how to lead greener lives.

  16. Earth Times
    Covers news and issues affecting: the environment, education, society, business, culture, media, nature, politics, and population.

  17. Alliance to Save Energy
    A coalition of prominent business, government, environmental and consumer leaders.

  18. National Wildlife Federation – NWF
    NWF focuses its efforts on five core issue areas: Endangered Habitat, Water Quality, Land Stewardship, Wetlands, and Sustainable Communities.

  19. Nature.com
    “The world’s best science and medicine on your desktop”

  20. Union of Concerned Scientists
    The Union of Concerned Scientists works to ensure that all people have clean air and energy, as well as safe and sufficient food.

  21. American Rivers
    North America’s leading national river-conservation organization.

  22. Office of Wetlands, Oceans, & Watersheds
    The OWOW provides information to raise public awareness and encourage involvement in water quality issues.

  23. Rainforest Action Network
    Working to protect tropical rainforests and the human rights of those living in and around those forests.

  24. OneWorld
    Promotes human rights and sustainable development. Site includes news, current projects, features and more.

  25. Audubon Institute
    The Audubon Institute’s goal is to foster appreciation and, ultimately, conservation of these ecosystems, which are showcased in an outstanding collection of ten museums and parks dedicated to nature.

  26. EarthVision
    Provides daily environmental news, industry links, job listings and more.

  27. Earthwatch Institute
    A non-profit environmental and wildlife organization.

  28. World Watch Institute
    Worldwatch is dedicated to fostering the evolution of a society in which human needs are met in ways that do not threaten the health of the natural environment.

  29. Solstice
    The Internet information service of the Center for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technology (CREST). An excellent source for the latest in SED info.

  30. EcologyFund
    Help protect rainforests, wildlife and parks by donating land.

  31. The Rainforest Site
    Visitors to The Rainforest Site can save a free area of rainforest with the “click of a button.”

  32. CNN: Sci-Tech
    CNN’s nature and science news section.

  33. Climate Institute
    The Climate Institute works to protect the balance between climate and life on earth by facilitating the dialogue among scientists, policy makers, business executives and citizens.

  34. TreeHugger
    “Fast-growing web magazine, dedicated to everything that has a modern aesthetic yet is environmentally responsible.”

  35. Save Our Environment
    Overall goal is to increase public awareness of environmental issues. Press releases, reports, and fact sheets exposing environmental issues.

  36. Council on Environmental Quality
    Learn about the White House initiative to cut paperwork and develop new partnerships with industry, landowners and the states to provide more flexibility for the regulated community in return for better environmental results.

  37. Urban Land Institute
    The ULI tackles such issues as traffic and land use, parking, transit villages and other transportation issues both public and private.

  38. Wildlife Conservation Society
    Utilizes the resources of wildlife parks with worldwide field projects to inspire care for nature and provide leadership in environmental education.

  39. Resources for the Future
    A nonprofit and nonpartisan think tank that conducts independent research rooted primarily in economics and other social sciences on environmental and natural resource issues.

  40. The Wilderness Society
    Works to protect America’s wilderness and to develop a nation-wide network of wild lands through public education, scientific analysis and advocacy.

  41. Environment News Service
    Latest environmental news headlines, message board, links and more.

  42. Earth Site
    The official site of International Earth Day.

  43. Sustainable Communities Network
    Linking citizens to resources and to one another to create healthy, vital, sustainable communities.

  44. WWF Canada
    WWF Canada pursues a mission to save life on Earth through four conservation programs: Endangered Species, Endangered Spaces and Wildlife Toxicology in Canada and an International program in Latin America.

  45. Weathervane
    “A digital forum on global climate policy.”

  46. BBC-Science & Nature
    Colorful news site with an abundance of information on space, animals, special environmental topics, and much more.

  47. *faircompanies
    *Faircompanies is the major meeting point for people and
    organizations in search of useful, free, and independent
    information regarding fair trade, corporate social responsibility,
    responsible consumption, ethical investment, alternative energies
    and related topics.
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  48. Alternative Fuels Data Center
    This Office of Transportation Technologies site has information on the latest advances in alternative fuels, vehicles, refueling sites, and more.

  49. The Earth Charter Initiative
    A statement of ethical principles that will guide the conduct of people and nations towards each other and the Earth to ensure peace, equity and a sustainable future.

  50. GEM
    An on-line, searchable database of more than 2500 energy efficiency and renewable energy annotated Web links.

  51. Earth Trends: Environmental Information
    “A free online database that focuses on issues of sustainable development and the environment. This site draws statistical, graphic, and analytical information from over 40 internationally recognized data sources.”

  52. Carfree.com
    Solutions to the problem of the urban automobile.

  53. American Wind Energy Association
    AWEA advocates the development of wind energy as a reliable, environmentally superior energy alternative in the United States and around the world.

  54. Envirosense
    A group of companies who collectively offer solutions and strategies to address indoor air quality and related environmental issues.

  55. The Cousteau Society
    Provides information and insight on environmental issues to inspire better protection of Earth.

  56. David Suzuki Foundation
    A Canadian environmental research and education organization.

  57. Rainforestweb
    Comprehensive gateway to Rainforest information and resources.

  58. E
    An environmental magazine celebrating over 10 years in print.

  59. Environmental Law Programme
    The World Conservation Union is the world’s largest conservation network. Mission: “influence, encourage and assist societies throughout the world to conserve the integrity and diversity of nature and to ensure that any use of natural resources is equitable and ecologically sustainable.”

  60. National Council for Science and the Environment
    NCSE (formally the Committee for the National Institute for the Environment) works to improve the scientific basis of environmental decision making. Site includes research publications on a number of environmental issues.

  61. Ocean Planet
    “This exhibition reminds us that in ways we may never have even considered, we’re all seafarers, and it offers us ways to become more seaworthy–to think about what everyone can do to conserve the Ocean Planet.”

  62. Amazon Watch
    “Amazon Watch works to defend the environment and rights of the indigenous peoples of the Amazon basin.”

  63. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
    The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish and wildlife and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.

  64. America’s Wetlands
    This site will give you a better understanding of the rich variety of wetlands, their importance, how they are threatened, and what can be done to conserve them for future generations.

  65. Argus Clearinghouse: Sustainable Development
    Directory of sustainable development web sites.

  66. Animal Diversity Web
    “Includes information about the structure and classification of animals, basic concepts of ecology and evolutionary biology, brief reports on dozens of animals, and lots of pictures.”

  67. Alternative Technology Association
    A non-profit community group that aims to use and promote environmentally friendly technology, including renewable energy sources such as the sun, wind and water; building with natural materials and conserving energy.

  68. Recycler’s World
    A world wide trading site for information related to secondary or recyclable commodities, by-products, used and surplus items or materials.

  69. Energy and Environmental Research Center
    The philosophy of the EERC is to improve global quality of life by providing leadership in visionary multidisciplinary research and development leading to demonstration and commercialization of innovative, clean, efficient energy technologies.

  70. Recycle.com
    The place to turn for recycling and composting expertise.

  71. Global Forest Watch
    Global Forest Watch seeks to catalyze changes in forest use to meet human needs and better protect forest ecosystems.

  72. The World’s Shortest Comprehensive Recycling Guide
    Great list of basic recycling tips and categories.

  73. National Resources Defense Council
    NRDC is a not-for-profit environmental advocacy group that uses law, science, and the support of our 400,000+ members to protect the planet’s wildlife and wild places and to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all living things.

  74. WWF: Climate Change Campaign
    Mission: “By 2001 we aim to ensure that industrialized nations set in motion a permanent downward trend in their domestic emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) – the leading global warming gas – as a first step towards substantial reductions in emissions by 2010.”

  75. Center for Clean Air Policy
    Seeks to promote and implement innovative solutions to major environmental and energy problems which balance both environmental and economic interests.

  76. EcoWorld
    EcoWorld provides internet users comprehensive information on the state of planetary ecosystems and projects underway, everywhere, to preserve and restore species and ecosystems.

  77. The International Carnivorous Plant Society
    ICPS is an organization of horticulturists, conservationists, scientists, and educators all interested in sharing knowledge and news of carnivorous plants.

  78. Environmental Support Center
    “Supporting the environmental movement from the grassroots up.”

  79. EPA Global Warming Site
    Learn about the global warming problem and what is and can be done to reverse its effects.

  80. The American Solar Energy Society
    ASES is a national organization dedicated to advancing the use of solar energy for the benefit of U.S. citizens and the global environment.

  81. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
    NOAA guides our use and protection of ocean and coastal resources and conducts research to improve our understanding and stewardship of the environment which sustains us all.

  82. Conservation Technology Information Center
    Promotes environmentally and economically beneficial natural resource systems.

  83. Competitive Enterprise Institute
    Non-profit public policy organization regulating environmental policy among others.

  84. Our Planet Magazine
    “The United Nations Environment Programme’s flagship magazine for environmentally sustainable development.”

  85. Planet first 2000
    Aim is to provide helpful information and resources to individuals so they may easily and positively take actions in their own way in their own homes, local community or broader communities to assist the environment.

  86. EcoWise
    The Non-Toxic, sustainable, educational store….naturally.

  87. The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands
    Track the progress of the 1971 intergovernmental treaty which provides the framework for national action and international cooperation for the conservation and wise use of wetlands and their resources.

  88. Pollution Prevention Institute
    The Pollution Prevention Institute (PPI) assists small businesses to efficiently and economically reduce and control their wastes.

  89. United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
    World Meteorological Organization coordinates global scientific activity in several areas, including: air pollution research, climate change and ozone depletion studies.

  90. Ecobeetle
    An informative environmental website for eco-living and conservation.

  91. Central Sierra Environmental Resource Center
    “For the past 16 years, CSERC has effectively
    served as the foremost defender of more than
    2,000,000 acres of forests, rivers, lakes,
    wetlands, roadless areas, old growth groves,
    scenic oak woodlands, and other precious areas
    within the central region of the Sierra Nevada.”


  92. Environmental Concern, Inc.
    A non-profit organization dedicated to wetland restoration, research, and education since 1972.

  93. Earthhope Action Network
    Resource for environmental activism and information. Updated daily.

  94. SaveRainforest.net
    Click on the “Save Rainforest” button to help preserve the rainforest.

  95. Wetlands Regulation Center
    Acts as a service to all persons interested in the laws, policies and regulations concerning activities regulated under Sections 401 and 404 of the Clean Water Act in waters of the United States, including wetlands.

  96. Karma Vision TV
    Discover thousands of charitable organizations.
    Karma Vision’s mission is to foster social responsibility by stimulating action on crucial public issues.


  97. Wilderness Committee
    Canadian citizen-funded wilderness preservation organization.

  98. Farmland Information Center
    “The FIC is a clearinghouse for information about farmland protection and stewardship. It is a partnership between the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and American Farmland Trust.”

  99. The Scientific Alliance
    A new organization which offers a rational, scientific approach to the environmental debate.

  100. Environmental Leadership Program
    Non-profit organization working to create a new generation of environmental leaders.







3. Pollution



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  1. Friends of the Earth
    Friends of the Earth is a non-profit advocacy organization dedicated to protecting the planet from environmental degradation.

  2. Clean Air Council
    A member supported, non-profit environmental organization dedicated to protecting Pennsylvanians’ right to clean air.

  3. Environmental Defense
    Environmental Defense is a not-for-profit environmental advocacy group with four main goals: (1)Stabilizing the Earth’s climate, (2) Safeguarding the world’s oceans, (3) Protecting human health, and (4) Defending and restoring bio diversity.

  4. Scorecard
    Scorecard combines data from over 200 different state and federal databases to profile local environmental problems and the health effects of toxic chemicals.

  5. Pollution.com
    The latest nuclear power and pollution news.

  6. EPA: Office of Wetlands, Oceans and Watersheds
    OWOW provides tons of information to raise public awareness and encourage involvement in water quality issues.

  7. Clean Up Australia
    A very successful Australian organization that works to cleanup environmental pollution and to teach citizens how to lead greener lives.

  8. Worldwatch Institute
    Worldwatch is dedicated to fostering the evolution of a society in which human needs are met in ways that do not threaten the health of the natural environment.

  9. Greening Industry
    New ideas in pollution prevention.

  10. EPA: Acid Rain Program
    The goal of the Acid Rain Program is to significantly reduce electric utilities emissions of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides, the pollutants responsible for acid deposition.

  11. EPA: Water Management Division
    Includes fact sheets, tips, definitions of key terms, state-by-state quality reports and more.

  12. Greenpeace: Ozone Crisis
    Details Greenpeace’s “Protect the Ozone Layer” campaign and up-to-date news and resources.

  13. Toxics Release Inventory
    EPA’s guide to toxic chemicals that are being used, manufactured, treated, transported and released into the environment.

  14. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
    NOAA guides our use and protection of ocean and coastal resources and conducts research to improve our understanding and stewardship of the environment which sustains us all.

  15. Union of Concerned Scientists
    The Union of Concerned Scientists works to ensure that all people have clean air and energy, as well as safe and sufficient food.

  16. Enviro$en$e
    Single repository for pollution prevention, compliance assurance, and enforcement information and data bases.

  17. Save Our Seas
    The mission of SOS is to preserve, protect and restore the world’s oceans for the future of all life forms on the planet.

  18. The Nature Conservancy
    The Nature Conservancy purchases and protects millions of acres of threatened natural habitats.

  19. Capitol Reports/ Environmental News Link
    Provides environmental news and research aids on a number of issues, from pollution to climate change.

  20. Nelson Institute of Environmental Medicine
    One of the nation’s oldest and foremost centers for research into the health effects of environmental pollution.

  21. Climate Institute
    The Climate Institute works to protect the balance between climate and life on earth by facilitating the dialogue among scientists, policy makers, business executives and citizens.

  22. Clean Water Action
    A national citizens’ organization working for clean, safe and affordable water and the prevention of health-threatening pollution.

  23. The Southwest Network for Zero Waste
    This web site will provide you with tools and resources to help you identify money saving options to reduce pollution.

  24. Environmental News Network
    ENN covers breaking environmental news, including pollution issues.

  25. EPA: Office of Transportation and Air Quality
    Protecting public health and the environment by controlling air pollution from motor vehicles, fuels, and nonroad equipment, and by encouraging travel choices that minimize emissions.

  26. Environmental Working Group
    A leading content provider for public interest groups and concerned citizens who are campaigning to protect the environment.

  27. GREEN: Global Rivers Environmental Education Network
    An innovative, action-oriented approach to education, based on an interdisciplinary watershed education model.

  28. NIPR–New Ideas in Pollution Regulation
    A site for researchers, government officials, and citizens interested in understanding and improving control of industrial pollution, especially in developing countries.

  29. Living on Earth
    This weekly NPR radio program covers a variety of environmental issues, including pollution, sustainable development and transportation challenges.

  30. Environmental Bureau of Investigation (EBI)
    Dedicated to the protection of public resources through the application and enforcement of environmental laws.

  31. Noise Pollution Clearinghouse
    Efforts include building a library of resources and tools concerning noise pollution, establishing links to other groups that have similar collections, establishing networks among local noise activists, assisting communities and activists who are working to reduce noise pollution, and monitoring and advocating for stronger noise controls.

  32. Natural Resources Defense Council
    NRDC uses law, science, and the support of more than 400,000 members nationwide to protect the planet’s wildlife and wild places and to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all living things.

  33. Pacific Rivers Council
    A nonprofit organization passionately committed to protecting our streams and the species that inhabit them.

  34. Sierra Club
    A leading environmental organization with chapters in all 50 states and Canada.

  35. World Wildlife Fund
    Information on the WWF’s global campaign to reduce the use of toxic chemicals.

  36. U.S. Water News Online
    Find the latest news concerning water and water issues, including water supply, water quality, conservation and more.

  37. Burning Issues
    Facts, news and the latest research on air pollution.

  38. Earth 911
    Green shopping tips and ideas on how to reduce water pollution and air pollution, as well as energy conservation and real-time beach water quality information, are all available through Earth 911.

  39. Center for Sustainable Systems
    Seeks to facilitate sustainability through education on pollution prevention.

  40. Earthshots: Satellite Images of Environmental Change
    Earthshots is an ebook of before-and-after Landsat images showing recent environmental events of the last 27 years.

  41. DOE Pollution Prevention Information Clearinghouse
    A centralized source of US Department of Energy Pollution Prevention information that assists with valuable P2 resources outside of the DOE.

  42. Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee council
    Updated pictures, publications, policies, news, and more regarding the restoration of the Exxon Valdez spill.

  43. Keep America Beautiful
    Non-profit organization that educates individuals about litter prevention and ways to reduce, reuse, recycle and properly manage waste materials.

  44. The National Atmospheric Deposition Program/National Trends Network
    Collects data on the chemistry of precipitation for monitoring of geographical and temporal long-term trends.

  45. IPEN-The International POPs Elimination Network
    The mission of IPEN is to work for the global elimination of persistent organic pollutants, on an expedited yet socially equitable basis.

  46. 20/20 Vision
    Advocates for pollution reduction, sustainable development, and other environmental issues.

  47. American Rivers
    The American Rivers’ mission is to protect and restore America’s river systems and to foster a river stewardship ethic.

  48. Clean Air Society of Australia and New Zealand
    Provides a forum for discussion of environmental issues and to facilitate contacts between environmental practitioners.

  49. Earth Force
    Earth Force helps youth discover and implement lasting solutions to environmental problems in their communities.

  50. CEEI: America’s Threatened Streams
    An index of comprehensive studies on water quality-limited streams.

  51. Office of Air and Radiation
    Deals with issues that affect the quality of our air and protection from exposure to harmful radiation.

  52. The International Ozone Association
    The IOA serves as a central gathering and disseminating information point on a variety of ozone issues.

  53. SETAC
    Develops and applies multidisciplinary approaches to solving environmental problems.

  54. Marine Conservation Biology Institute
    Tackles numerous marine conservation issues head on, including the effect of pollution on marine life.

  55. National Response Center
    The NRC is the sole federal point of contact for reporting oil and chemical spills.

  56. Oregon Environmental Council
    OEC’s mission is to restore and protect Oregon’s clean water and air, now and for future generations.

  57. UTK – The Energy, Environment and Resources Center (EERC)
    The Energy, Environment, and Resources Center (EERC) at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville finds real-world solutions to problems related to the environment, energy, economic development, and technology.

  58. Pollution Prevention Regional Information Center
    The P2RIC provides access to pollution prevention information from and about EPA Region 7.

  59. Pollution Prevention
    Pollution prevention programs and information from the EPA.

  60. Canadian Centre for Pollution Prevention
    Pollution prevention resource from Canada.

  61. Australian Water Association
    IAWQ is a professional membership association dedicated to the advancement of the science and practice of water pollution control and water quality management worldwide.

  62. Water Environment Federation
    A not-for-profit technical and educational organization whose goal is to preserve and enhance the global water environment.

  63. Clean Car Campaign
    Help reduce air pollution and global warming by letting automakers and policymakers know that consumers want clean cars.

  64. Air Cycle Corporation
    Air Cycle Corporation offers recycling services and transportation throughout all of North America to assist facilities in properly disposing lamps, ballasts, batteries, and computer hardware.

  65. ATSDR
    The ATSDR’s mission is to prevent exposure and adverse human health effects and diminished quality of life associated with exposure to hazardous substances present in the environment.

  66. International Water Law Project
    Provides information and links on international water law and policy and related water pollution and conservation topics.

  67. Fostering Sustainable Behavior
    Offers information on effective strategies for engaging people in the behavior changes required to reduce waste, increase water and energy efficiency, and alter transportation patterns.

  68. Air & Waste Management Association
    The A&WMA is a nonprofit, nonpartisan professional organization that provides training, information, and networking opportunities to 12,000 environmental professionals in 65 countries.

  69. Skepticism: Clean Air
    Challenges EPA clean air regulations.

  70. Pollution Equipment News
    Online source for product news and information on hazardous waste, water, air and wastewater.

  71. The Great Lakes Information Network
    GLIN offers a wealth of data and information about the Great Lakes region’s environment and economy, tourism, education and more.

  72. Canadian Pollution Prevention Information Clearinghouse (CPPIC)
    An online database and comprehensive resource that provides Canadians with the information they need to put pollution prevention into practice.

  73. Green Car
    The clean car campaign.

  74. One World News Service: Pollution
    Provides news regarding pollution issues.

  75. PEER
    The Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) group provides uniquely valuable services to government employees charged with safeguarding the nation’s natural resources.

  76. PPRC
    The Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center is a leading resource for promoting a cleaner environment through pollution prevention.

  77. Chem-Tox.com
    Researching the effects of chemicals and pesticides on health.

  78. National Environmental Technology Institute
    NETI focuses on the design and modification of processes and materials “upstream” to minimize pollution prior to ultimate treatment and disposal.

  79. Bureau of Reclamation
    The mission of the Bureau of Reclamation is to manage, develop, and protect water and related resources in an environmentally and economically sound manner in the interest of the American public.

  80. Water Partners International
    Works to ensure safe drinking water for developing countries.

  81. Water Online
    The most convenient source of technical, operational, product, management and regulatory information available for the water industry.

  82. Water Recycling
    Explore an ecological waste water recycling system in Chatham County, North Carolina.

  83. The Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center
    CDIAC’s scope includes potentially anything and everything that would be of value to users concerned with the greenhouse effect and global climate change.

  84. Health and Energy
    News and information on pollution, energy efficiency, renewable energy, global warming and more.

  85. No Butts About It Litter Campaign
    No Butts About It is a campaign to help rid the earth of cigarette butt litter.

  86. Basel Action Network
    An international network of activists seeking to put an end to the export and dumping of hazardous wastes from rich industrialized countries to poorer, less-industrialized countries.

  87. Zero Emissions Research and Initiatives (ZERI)
    “ZERI seeks to create a new paradigm of sustainable industry by targeting zero gaseous, liquid and solid emissions, and by making zero emissions a world-wide industry standard.”

  88. Coalition for Alternative Transportation
    Supports better travel options to reduce the amount of pollutants.

  89. EMPACT
    The Environmental Monitoring for Public Access and Community Tracking program.

  90. Nonpoint Source Pollution Homepage
    Clearinghouse for information related to Nonpoint source (NPS) pollution, which occurs when rain or snowmelt wash pollutants into waterways, wetlands and underground water.

  91. GASP: Group Against Smog and Pollution
    GASP has been working to prevent air pollution on local, state, and national levels since its creation in 1969.

  92. Flush Gordon’s Dirty Water Page
    Information on water pollution and how to prevent it.

  93. Ocean Pollution
    Basic information about the problem of ocean pollution and how it affects human health and resources.

  94. Tracking and Analysis Framework
    The TAF is an integrated modeling framework developed to assess, inform, and guide U.S. regulatory policies on emissions of precursors to acid rain.

  95. Pollution Engineering
    Provides broad, balanced coverage of technical news and features to meet the information needs of environmental professionals with multiple pollution control responsibilities: air, water, solid and hazardous waste.

  96. National Pollution Prevention Roundtable
    The largest membership organization in the United States devoted solely to pollution prevention.

  97. RCO On-Line
    Promoting environmental sustainability through waste minimization and resource conservation.

  98. Healthy Communities Environmental Mapping
    Empowers local communities to build smarter and healthier neighborhoods.

  99. Cleaner Production in China
    The site is designed to provide information in English on Cleaner Production, on China’s Cleaner Production policy and legislation, and on existing and planned activities to implement Cleaner Production in China.

  100. Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste Center of Expertise
    Brought to you by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.







4. Recycling



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  1. Earth’s 911
    A public and private sector partnership to empower the public with community specific resources to improve their quality of life.

  2. Use Less Stuff
    A bi-weekly newsletter from 1994 to 2000 including articles on recycling and what some companies are doing to help. Also included are 42 ways to Trim Your Holiday Waste-line.

  3. Waste Wise
    “WasteWise is a free, voluntary, EPA program through which organizations eliminate costly municipal solid waste, benefiting their bottom line and the environment.”

  4. Canadian Centre for Pollution Prevention (C2P2)
    Encourages actions that avoid or minimize the creation of pollution or waste.

  5. Recycle.com
    The place to turn for recycling and composting expertise.

  6. FreeCycle
    A grassroots movement to reuse unwanted items. Membership is free, with one rule being that everything posted must be free.

  7. Ecology Action
    Achieving community and environmental excellence through partnership and innovation. Information of annual coastal cleanup, pollution prevention, and alternative transportation solutions.

  8. Recycle City
    Learn how to recycle, reduce, and reuse waste.

  9. Waste Watch
    A charity working to protect the environment by ensuring the sustainable use and disposal of scarce resources through waste reduction, re-use and recycling of materials.

  10. Recycler’s World
    A world wide trading site for information related to secondary or recyclable commodities, by-products, used and surplus items or materials.

  11. Community Recycling Network UK
    membership organization promoting community based sustainable waste management as a practical and effective way of tackling the UK’s growing waste problem.

  12. WWF Global Network
    A great environmental resource.

  13. Sierra Club
    A leading environmental organization with chapters in all 50 states and Canada.

  14. EPA: Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines
    Key component in the government’s “buy-recycled” program.

  15. Environmental Systems of America: Environmental Factoids
    Information on climate change, forests, energy reduction, recycling and solid waste.

  16. AF&PA
    Provides information on recycling wood and paper products. Includes resources for recycling coordinators and educational programs.

  17. Enviro$en$e
    Single repository for pollution prevention, compliance assurance, and enforcement information and data bases.

  18. The International Institute for Sustainable Development
    Promote sustainable development in decision-making internationally and within Canada.

  19. NAPCOR
    A national trade association that promotes PET recycling and the use of PET plastic. Includes information for starting a community PET recycling program.

  20. Institution Recycling Network
    A cooperative that improves financial and operating results in recycling and waste minimization for public and private organizations throughout New England.

  21. EcoWorld
    Information and answers about Earth’s energy & food supply, species, ecosystems and projects to preserve them.

  22. Save a Cup Recycling
    The Save a Cup scheme was established by the vending, food service and plastics industries to collect the millions of hard-wall polystyrene cups used in the UK every week.

  23. Earth Day Network
    Find out about Earth Day events and activities, plus eco-information.

  24. America Recycles Day
    A national event (Nov 15) designed to generate renewed public enthusiasm for recycling.

  25. Recycle Xchange
    Canada’s waste recycling marketplace.

  26. Caribbean Recycling Foundation, Inc.
    Fostering and promoting the development of recycling within the Caribbean Basin.

  27. Recharger Magazine
    A monthly publication dedicated to the office products recycling industry.

  28. Keep Montana Clean & Beautiful
    Recycling news, tips, and more.

  29. Sancor
    Makers of Envirolet, a composting toilet system.

  30. A Happy Planet
    Buy the very best in natural and naturally superior products for everyday use.

  31. Alucan Recycling
    Handy aluminum can recycling information.

  32. Recycling Manager
    This recyclable materials price service, published every other week, provides U.S. materials prices by grade for aluminum and steel cans, scrap metals, paper, plastics and glass.

  33. AutoSteel Online
    Steel recycling news and information.

  34. Rotten Truth (About Garbage)
    An in-depth look at the complex issues surrounding municipal solid waste.

  35. The Bag Bed
    Finally a useful way to recycle your mountain of plastic bags.

  36. Recycling Product News
    Focuses on recycling & waste management equipment and applications.

  37. Bureau of International Recycling
    The international federation of the world’s recycling industries.

  38. RCO On-Line
    Homepage of the Recycling Council of Ontario.

  39. Your Guide to Composting
    Beginner’s guide to composting.

  40. Cornell Composting
    This Website provides access to a variety of composting educational materials and programs developed at Cornell University.

  41. Recycling Today
    A business magazine for recycling professionals.

  42. Wastechange
    Network of free online regional and national waste exchanges trading all grades of recyclable materials and secondary commodities.

  43. NCSE’s Population & Environment Linkages Service
    A valuable information database for environmental students and professionals.

  44. Conservatree
    Reports the most up-to-date news on environmentally sound printing and writing papers.

  45. Container Recycling Institute
    A non-profit, research and public education organization studying container packaging recycling and reuse.

  46. Pennsylvania’s Recycling Page
    Recycling works in Pennsylvania – here’s how…

  47. Lamp Recycle
    Resource for any light bulb (“lamp”) user seeking details on recycling spent mercury-containing lamps.

  48. The Recycler’s Exchange
    A free world wide information exchange for those companies and individuals who buy/sell/trade recycled materials.

  49. Earth Day Groceries Project
    School project to recycle a billion paper grocery bags.

  50. Recycled Products
    A collection of web links to sellers of recycled products on the Internet.

  51. Enviro-Bag
    Clean plastic grocery sacks received from schools by Enviro-Bag are utilized in the production of Enviro-Bag Trash Bags.

  52. EnviroLink
    EnviroLink environmental organization directory.

  53. RecycleNow
    Campaign aiming to get people to “recycle more stuff more often. Most people already recycle to some degree and this campaign is designed to encourage everyone to do a bit more.”

  54. EPA: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle
    Recycling tips from the Environmental Protection Agency.

  55. Eureka! Recycled Papers
    Maker of recycled paper products.

  56. Friends of the Earth – US
    This nonprofit organization focuses on the economics of sustainable growth.

  57. Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP)
    WRAP works in partnership to encourage and enable businesses and consumers to be more efficient in their use of materials and recycle more things more often.

  58. Greenaction
    A California-based environmental group.

  59. British Glass
    Educational site with facts about glass recycling.

  60. Global Recycling Network
    GRN is a free-access public site dedicated to recycling-related information.

  61. Recoup Recycling
    Recoup is the UK’s leading authority on plastics waste management, providing expertise and guidance to a wide range of clients across the plastics supply, use and disposal chain.

  62. GrassRoots Recycling Network
    A North American network of recycling and community-based activists who advocate policies and practices to achieve zero waste, and more.

  63. Ecosource Paper Inc.
    Maker of recycled paper products.

  64. Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries
    An international trade association of scrap metal, paper, plastic, glass, rubber and textile recyclers.

  65. Share the Technology
    A computer recycling project.

  66. Materials for the Future Foundation
    Helping Northern California communities create jobs in the recycling, reuse and remanufacturing industries.

  67. National Recycling Coalition
    The National Recycling Coalition (NRC) is the national voice for the recycling industry throughout the United States and around the world.

  68. The Internet Consumer Recycling Guide
    A starting point for consumers in the USA and Canada searching the net for recycling information.

  69. The Compost Resource Page
    A hub of information for anyone interested in the various aspects of composting.

  70. Californians Against Waste
    Newsletter, fact sheets, links and information on America Recycles Day.

  71. The Recycling Team
    Leader in resource conservation and recycling.

  72. OVAM
    Provides up-to-date information on: waste management, soil remediation, and other environmental issues.

  73. Recycling Metals From Industrial Waste
    A three-day short course and workshop with an emphasis on plant practice.

  74. Paper Recycling Working Group
    A quarterly, peer-reviewed journal on the science, technology, and economics of using secondary fiber to make pulp, paper and paperboard products.

  75. Eco-Artware
    Gifts from recycled, reused, and natural materials. Subscribe to a free newsletter including even more great gift ideas.

  76. Steel Recycling Institute
    An industry association that promotes the recycling of all steel products and educates others about the benefits of steel’s infinite recycling cycle.

  77. ProductBlazer: Ten Wholesale Sources For Recycled Products
    Collection of wholesale suppliers that
    carry products made from recycled material.

  78. Glass Packaging Institute
    At the forefront of glass container recycling efforts.

  79. Automotive Recyclers Association
    An industry dedicated to the efficient removal and reuse of automotive parts as well as the safe disposal of inoperative vehicles.

  80. Recycled Organics Unit
    Centre for organic resource management, information, R&D, demonstration, and training.

  81. Roscoe’s Recycle Room
    Fun games, recycling facts and educational activities.

  82. Recycline, Inc.
    “Quality Products From Recycled Materials.”

  83. Resource Recycling
    Recycling news, links and trends.

  84. Quest of the Ringleaders
    A cyber-adventure of the Ring Leader Recycling Program.

  85. Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers
    Enhance the development and sustainability of the post-consumer plastics recycling industry.

  86. The Imagination Factory
    Creative ways for kids to recycle.

  87. European Recycling and the Environment
    Guide to recycling in Europe.

  88. The Real Earth Environmental Company
    “Recycled Paper and other Eco-Products for Home & Office.”

  89. Treecycle Recycled Paper
    Maker of recycled paper products.

  90. Video Project
    The nation’s non-profit source of educational programs for a safe and sustainable world.

  91. Virtual Recycling
    Paperless depot of recycling information.

  92. Letsrecycle.com
    The home of news and information for recyclers and all those involved in sustainable waste management in the UK.

  93. WasteAge.com
    Serves private contracting firms, governmental entities, consulting engineers, industrial plants, retailing firms and hospitals, as well as equipment dealers, distributors, manufacturers and others allied to the waste industry.

  94. Planet Pals
    Let’s learn to PRECYCLE. “Precycling” means we can “preventing recycling” by taking a little action before.

  95. Worm Digest
    A quarterly newspaper about worms and worm composting (vermicomposting) on all levels world-wide.

  96. Global Recycle Scrap Trading Exchange
    Online marketplace aimed at all companies
    involved in the recycling process.

  97. Steel Can Recycling
    Australian campaign dedicated to the recycling of steel and steel cans.

  98. Environmental Recycling
    Company that can help you dispose of all your recyclable goods safely, efficiently and economically.

  99. rag-and-bone
    UK-based site offers a central portal for people to find or give a good home to still used household items. Here bulky household items are listed free-of charge. Don’t throw away recyclable household items, list here!

  100. Recycling And Composting Online
    An excellent source for information on recycling and composting.







5. Renewable Energy



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  1. Alternative Fuels & Advanced Vehicles Data Center
    This Office of Transportation Technologies site has information on the latest advances in alternative fuels, vehicles, refueling sites, and more.

  2. The American Solar Energy Society
    ASES is a national organization dedicated to advancing the use of solar energy for the benefit of U.S. citizens and the global environment.

  3. American Wind Energy Association
    AWEA advocates the development of wind energy as a reliable, environmentally superior energy alternative in the United States and around the world.

  4. Florida Solar Energy Center
    FSEC is the largest and most active state-supported renewable energy and energy efficiency research, training and certification institute in the United States.

  5. Re-Energy
    Informative and educational site that teaches about various forms of Renewable Energy and then teaches you how to build and use them.

  6. National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium
    NAFTC fosters a clean environment for the benefit of all people through education, training and research dealing with advanced fuels and engine systems.

  7. Renewable Energy Policy Project
    REPP supports the advancement of renewable energy technology through policy research.

  8. Alternative Technology Association
    A non-profit community group that aims to use and promote environmentally friendly technology, including renewable energy sources such as the sun, wind and water; building with natural materials and conserving energy.

  9. CANTEST
    Find information on alternative fuels (propane or LPG, natural gas, hydrogen, methanol, ethanol, biodiesel), hybrid electric vehicles, batteries and fuel cells.

  10. California Energy Commission
    The California Energy Commission is the state’s primary energy policy and planning agency, charged with ensuring a reliable and affordable energy supply.

  11. Pollution.com
    The latest nuclear energy and pollution news.

  12. Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Network
    EREN contains comprehensive information on several alternative energy technologies, including: bioenergy, hydropower, wind, solar and geothermal.

  13. Solar Energy International
    SEI’s workshops give individuals the knowledge and skills to design, install and maintain renewable energy systems and to build state-of-the-art solar homes that are efficient, practical, and earth friendly.

  14. American Coalition For Ethanol
    A non-profit membership association devoted to promoting the increased production and use of ethanol.

  15. European Wind Energy Association
    “The main objective of EWEA is to ensure that the general public, the media, decision makers and politicians are made aware of the reality of wind power, and understand the rapid progress being made in the industry which will allow wind energy to play an increasing role as a clean power for generations.”

  16. GreenMountain.com
    The leading brand for cleaner electricity in the U.S.

  17. Home Power
    A leading source for renewable energy news and developments.

  18. International Solar Energy Society
    ISES is the oldest and largest international non-profit organization for the promotion of solar and renewable energy.

  19. CALSTART’s Advanced Transportation Website
    Among the advanced transportation and alternative energy initiatives CALSTART is concerned with: fuel cell technology, electric vehicles, hybrid electric vehicles and natural gas use.

  20. The National Wind Technology Center
    Learn about the latest wind turbine research or browse the wind resource database.

  21. AGORES
    A global overview of renewable energy sources from the Official European Commission Web Site for Renewable Energy Sources.

  22. EERE Biomass Program
    The U.S. Department of Energy Biomass Program develops technology for conversion of biomass (plant-derived material) to valuable fuels, chemicals, materials and power, so as to reduce dependence on foreign oil and foster growth of biorefineries.

  23. Union of Concerned Scientists
    The UCS Energy Program examines the benefits and costs of our society’s energy use, and promotes energy solutions that are renewable, safe, and cost-effective.

  24. “The Veggie Van”
    They call it “The Veggie Van” and they fuel it with used vegetable oil from fast food restaurants.

  25. Energy.gov
    The Department of Energy’s new info-centric portal, providing information on the energy that surrounds you at school, home, work and in the community and world.

  26. Energy Information Administration
    The EIA is responsible for energy data collection and dissemination of national and international data, including energy analyses and energy forecasts. Part of the U.S. Dept. of Energy.

  27. Office of Energy Efficiency
    Promotes energy efficiency and the use of alternative transportation fuels through 19 programs aimed at the residential, commercial, industrial, institutional and transportation sectors.

  28. Solar Energy Society of Canada Inc.
    SESCI issues: energy conservation, building a strong Canadian renewable energy industry, and preserving a healthy, sustainable environment by increasing the use of solar and other renewable energies.

  29. Arizona Solar Center
    Arizona’s top resource for solar energy issues, news, breakthroughs and more.

  30. The British Wind Energy Association
    Acting to promote the use of wind power – an abundant, clean and sustainable source of energy.

  31. Solar Utlities Network
    Proven ideas for saner energy use. Solarnet gathers project plans and strategies that help reform our energy habits.

  32. National Hydropower Association
    Nonprofit national association dedicated exclusively to advancing the interests of the hydropower industry.

  33. Solar Living Institute
    Mission: to promote sustainable living through inspirational environmental education.

  34. Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) Fact Sheet
    Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion.

  35. Centre for Alternative Technology
    An educational charity striving to achieve the best cooperation between the natural, technological and human worlds.

  36. The Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Letter
    Launched in May 1986 originally as “The Hydrogen Letter,” our publication is the voice of the international hydrogen and fuel cell communities, covering events and developments in this emerging field as they occur.

  37. Sustainable Minnesota
    A coalition working to improve the quality of life, the environment and the economy of Minnesota by promoting energy efficiency and the sound use of renewable energy.

  38. American Methanol Institute
    Touts the use of methanol as the “clear alternative” to gasoline. Offers information on methanol, fuel cell vehicles and reformulated gasolines.

  39. The Source for Renewable Energy
    The Source for Renewable Energy is a comprehensive guide to over 4000 renewable energy businesses and organizations around the world.

  40. Northeast Sustainable Energy Association
    Fosters the use of renewable and sustainable energy, the responsible use of non-renewable forms of energy, and conveys the value of these practices for the preservation of the environment.

  41. Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition
    The NGVC represents more than 180 natural gas companies; engine, vehicle and equipment manufacturers; and service providers, as well as environmental groups and government organizations interested in the promotion and use of natural gas as a transportation fuel.

  42. National Renewable Energy Laboratory
    The U.S. Department of Energy’s premier laboratory for renewable energy and energy efficiency research, development and deployment.

  43. National Renewable Energy Laboratory: Publications Database
    Contains references to documents related to sustainable energy technologies.

  44. Renewable Energy Concepts
    Mission: to prevent the depletion of natural resources and protect the beauty of our environment through the use of renewable energy and energy efficient products.

  45. House-Energy
    Offers tips for how to make your home energy-efficient.

  46. Critical Mass Energy Project
    A powerful voice for protecting Americaís natural resources by promoting renewable and energy efficiency technologies, watch-dogging nuclear safety issues, stopping the reckless disposal of radioactive waste, ensuring that environmental and consumer interests are protected as the electric utility industry deregulates, and improving transportation policy.

  47. Solar Century
    Promotes use of solar power through solar roofs and solar panels.

  48. Solar Harvest
    Solar Harvest is a mutual support and education organization promoting the use of alternative energy and living a sustainable lifestyle.

  49. Tata Energy Research Institute
    Conducts both scientific and policy research in the fields of energy, environment, biotechnology, forestry and a whole range of sustainable development issues.

  50. Transportation Action Network
    Non-profit organization transportation initiatives that support smart growth and lower pollution levels.

  51. Southwest Windpower, Inc.
    The world’s leading manufacturer of small battery charging wind turbines.

  52. World Energy Council
    The WEC analyses global, regional and local energy and energy-related issues, both current and for the longer term (now out to 2100).

  53. Windpower Monthly
    Often provocative, sometimes arrogant, occasionally irreverent, always informed, Windpower Monthly blows fresh air into the international energy debate.

  54. Our Energy
    Compact description of various renewable and non-renewable energy sources. Information on energy and its influence on ecology and environment.

  55. Energy Alternatives
    Progressive organization providing clean, renewable sources of power generation.

  56. Southwest Technology Development Institute
    A non-profit university-based organization that provides applied research and development services in technology development to private and public sector clients. SWTDI was established in 1977 as the New Mexico Solar Energy Institute, and has active research programs in energy and environmental systems.

  57. Geothermal Technologies Program
    Mission: establish geothermal energy as an economically competitive contributor to the U.S. energy supply.

  58. AeroVironment
    AeroVironment is known for product and technology innovation in clean energy and efficient vehicles.

  59. IEA International Energy Agency
    The IEA has established a legal framework for international collaboration and carries out an energy technology program among its 23 member countries including R&D, demonstration and information exchange.

  60. SolarElectric.com
    Contains 100+ pages of design information and equipment for making electricity with solar panels, wind generators and hydroelectric power.

  61. International Geothermal Association
    Encourages research, development and utilization of geothermal resources worldwide through the compilation, publication and dissemination of scientific and technical data and information.

  62. Platts
    Besides covering the U.S. and international energy markets, Platts also reports on oil, petrochemicals, non-ferrous metals, shipping, power and natural gas.

  63. New Zealand Geothermal Association
    Encourage research, development and use of geothermal energy in New Zealand.

  64. The Energy Service Company
    Experts in solar energy, with working experience in both active and passive solar systems.

  65. The Energy Conservation Bookstore
    Subjects include: alternative energy, biomass, energy efficiency, fuel cell, photovoltaics, renewable energy, solar, and more.

  66. Bioenergy Information Network
    Focuses on the domestic production, recovery, and conversion of energy crops and residues to economically priced, environmentally beneficial fuels and power generation.

  67. Oak Ridge National Laboratory
    Working to find ways to make buildings, industries, power generation, and transportation more energy-efficient and easier on the environment.

  68. The Online Fuel Cell Information Center
    “Everything you ever wanted to know about fuel cells . . .”

  69. Greenpeace: Renewable Energy
    Read a report which gives examples of energy efficiency and renewable energy technology currently in use and being developed in Central and Eastern Europe.

  70. Home Energy
    Information about alternative energy and energy conservation both for people who work on homes and for those who live in them.

  71. Sandia National Laboratories: Wind Energy Technology
    Laboratory conducts applied wind energy research in several areas to increase the viability of wind technology by improving wind turbine performance and reducing their cost.

  72. Energy Literacy Advocates
    “Energy Literacy Advocates (ELA) is a non-partisan,
    non-profit, public education organization working
    to improve the energy literacy of all sectors of
    our democracy.”

  73. INFORM, Inc.
    INFORM has been a leader in promoting the use of cleaner, safer alternatives to gasoline and diesel fueled vehicles.

  74. The Alternative Fuel Technology Center
    Supports the reduction of harmful emissions, conservation of energy resources, reduction of dependence on foreign oil, as well as the development of the alternative fuel vehicle industry.

  75. Atlantic Orient Corporation
    A marketer of small wind turbines. Based in Canada.

  76. National Hydrogen Association
    Promotes the use of hydrogen, which it calls the “perfect fuel” that is “compatible with nature, rather than intrusive.”

  77. Build It Solar
    Plans, tools, & information to help you build solar projects that save money & reduce pollution.

  78. Consumer Energy Council of America
    Founded in 1973, the CECA is the nation’s senior public interest organization focusing on network industries.

  79. Alternative Energy Institute
    AEI’s primary emphasis has been placed on wind energy, though certain research and education are also on solar energy.

  80. National Energy Foundation
    A nonprofit provider of educational materials and programs related to energy, natural resources, and the environment.

  81. Wind Powering America
    Mission to dramatically increase the use of wind energy in the United States.

  82. Energy Information on Internet
    Contains 880 detailed descriptions and characterizations of energy-related information sources that can be accessed through the Internet.

  83. U.S. Fusion Energy Sciences Program
    The mission of the U.S. Fusion Energy Science Program is to acquire the knowledge base needed for an economically and environmentally attractive fusion energy source.

  84. The Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii
    This unique ocean science and technology park houses several businesses that produce energy, desalinate water, grow lobsters and fish, produce algae and shellfish, grow cold climate fruit and vegetables in the tropics and much, much more.

  85. Stanford Geothermal Program
    Aids in the development of reservoir engineering techniques to allow for the production of the nation’s geothermal resources in the most efficient manner possible.

  86. Handbook of EnergyCrops
    List containing descriptions of about 200 plant species that can be used to produce energy.

  87. Dais-Analytic Corporation
    Dais-Analytic Corporation is a leading developer and producer of a new class of patented membrane materials and PEM fuel cell designs with applications in energy generation, management and storage.

  88. Northern Power Systems
    Installer of commercial and industrial high reliability power systems.

  89. The Electric Auto Association
    Promotes the use of electric vehicles as a more “clean, quiet, efficient transportation choice.”

  90. About.com: Alternative Energy The Renewable Fuels Association
    The RFA has been working for more than 15 years to expand the production and consumer use of ethanol fuels by removing regulatory and marketplace barriers.

  91. Biofuels–BABFO
    Organization dedicated to the promotion of transport fuels and oils from renewable sources.

  92. Energy Crossroads
    Wide array of pointers to energy-efficiency resources on the web.

  93. MrSolar.com
    “Your contact point for information, products and services about every aspect of solar, wind & water power.”

  94. Rezachek & Associates
    Searchable compilation of information relating to renewable energy; efficient energy use; electric and hybrid vehicles (including solar cars).

  95. Energy Central
    Leading professional portal for those in the electric power industry.

  96. Creative Energy Technologies
    Renewable energy, efficient homes and appliances.

  97. Planet Power
    “Biomass Renewable Energy SuperSite: Energy Crop Agriculture, Biomass Co-firing Engineering, Environmental Benefits, Economics, Green Energy Marketing, and Renewable Energy Policy.”

  98. SHEC Labs
    Working to provide a clean and viable alternative source of energy.

  99. Texas Solar Energy Society
    An educational organization formed to promote solar and other renewable energy applications.

  100. ScienceDaily: Renewable Energy News
    Archive of daily science news stories pertaining to renewable energy.







6. Sustainable Growth



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  1. Cyburbia
    Directory of sustainable development resources on the Web.

  2. SD Gateway
    The SD Gateway guides visitors through new thinking and solutions being developed by the Spinning Web Network–some of the world’s leading sustainable development institutes.

  3. World Resources Institute
    WRI provides objective information and practical proposals for policy and institutional change that will foster environmentally sound, socially equitable development.

  4. Earth Pledge
    Identifies and promotes innovative techniques and technologies that restore the balance between human and natural systems.

  5. Conservation Technology Information Center
    Promotes environmentally and economically beneficial natural resource systems.

  6. OneWorld
    Promotes human rights and sustainable development. Site includes news, current projects, features and more.

  7. Resources for the Future
    A nonprofit and nonpartisan think tank that conducts independent research rooted primarily in economics and other social sciences on environmental and natural resource issues.

  8. United Nations Sustainable Development
    The Commission on Sustainable Development ensures the high visibility of sustainable development issues within the UN system and helps to improve the UN’s coordination of environment and development activities.

  9. Best Practices Database
    Contains over 1100 proven solutions, from more than 120 countries, to the common social, economic, and environmental problems.

  10. Friends of the Earth
    A national environmental organization dedicated to preserving the health and diversity of the planet for future generations. FOE empowers citizens to have an influential voice in decisions affecting their environment.

  11. Center of Excellence for Sustainable Development
    A Project of the U.S. Department of Energy, the CESD includes the latest developments and research projects in land use planning, transportation, rural issues and more.

  12. Sustainable Communities Network
    Linking citizens to resources and to one another to create healthy, vital, sustainable communities.

  13. Panos London
    Panos London stimulates informed and inclusive public debate around key development issues in order to foster sustainable development.

  14. National Councils for Sustainable Development (NCSD)
    Promotes sustainable development at the national level, assists governments in decision-making and policy formulation, and follows up the implementation of international processes related to sustainable development.

  15. Rocky Mountain Institute
    Fosters the efficient and restorative use of resources to make the world secure, just, prosperous, and life-sustaining.

  16. Novartis Foundation for Sustainable Development
    Learn about Novartis’ concept for development, which seeks to balance social and environmental concerns with economic growth and the expansion of business.

  17. Global Energy Marketplace
    Powerful, on-line searchable database of more than 2500 energy efficiency and renewable energy annotated web links.

  18. Global System for Sustainable Development
    The GSSD consists of an evolving quality controlled and highly cross-referenced index to some of the best resources and materials on sustainability to be found on the Internet.

  19. International Institute for Sustainable Development
    Promotes sustainable development in decision-making internationally by contributing new knowledge and concepts, analyzing policies, and building partnerships to amplify these messages.

  20. Local Sustainability
    Contains a guide to good practice in sustainability.

  21. Sprawl Guide
    The Sprawl Resource Guide is designed to familiarize you with several of the key issues associated with sprawl, and direct you to some of the wealth of information already available on the Web.

  22. Sustainable Development Communications Network (SCDN)
    Group of leading civil society organizations seeking to accelerate the implementation of sustainable development through broader, integrated information and communications about what we know.

  23. Conservation Economy
    Non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the emergence of a conservation economy along North America’s rain forest coast, the region from San Francisco to Anchorage.

  24. Florida Sustainable Communities Center
    FDI helps develop networks and forums for professional design associations, state agencies, local governments, utilities, non-governmental organizations, and academic institutions in Florida.

  25. Virtual Library on International Development
    A collection of links to international development resources on the Internet. In English and in French.

  26. Sustainable Life
    Information, Products & Services to help you find ways to live a healthier, more socially & environmentally sustainable life.

  27. Argus Clearinghouse: Sustainable Development
    Directory of sustainable development web sites.

  28. CGIAR: consultative Group on International Agricultural Research
    Mission: To achieve sustainable food security and reduce poverty in developing countries through scientific research and research-related activities in the fields of agriculture, forestry, fisheries, policy, and environment.

  29. Second Nature
    A nonprofit organization working to help colleges and universities expand their efforts to make environmentally sustainable and just action a foundation of learning and practice.

  30. Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education
    Helping advance farming systems that are profitable, environmentally sound and good for communities through a nationwide research and education grants program.

  31. Growth Management Institute
    Nonprofit organization established to encourage effective and equitable management of growth and change in human habitats. The Institute promotes strategies and practices to achieve sustainable urban development and redevelopment in harmony with conservation of environmental qualities and features.

  32. A Guide to Internet Resources in Sustainable Development
    A guide designed to assist researchers and others with the task of locating information on sustainable development on the Internet.

  33. The Canadian Arctic Resources Committee
    CARC is working and encouraging others to treat the North with deliberation, care, and good stewardship.

  34. California Center for Land Recycling
    CCLR focuses on creating sustainable communities by encouraging and facilitating land recycling to revitalize urban areas, discourage urban sprawl, and conserve green space.

  35. Centre for Sustainable Design
    The Centre for Sustainable Design facilitates discussion and research about eco-design and environmental, economic, ethical and social (e3s) considerations in product and service development and design.

  36. Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
    “Promotes resilient family farms, rural communities and ecosystems around the world through research and education, science and technology, and advocacy.”

  37. Center for Neighborhood Technology
    Promotes public policies, new resources and accountable authority which support sustainable, just and vital urban communities.

  38. Context Institute
    A nonprofit research organization exploring and clarifying just what is involved in a humane sustainable culture – and how we can get there.

  39. Cultural Survival
    Recognized leader in educational and communication forums that advocate the rights, voice and vision of indigenous peoples–including the right to determine their own futures on their own lands.

  40. Earth Island Institute
    Provides in-depth information and resources from Earth Island’s projects, award-winning journalism from the Earth Island Journal, and tools to directly address the environmental challenges we face.

  41. Earth Summit Watch
    A unique citizens’ initiative holding governments accountable for their commitments to sustainable development.

  42. Global Ecovillage Network
    A grassroots non-profit organization that links together ecovillages and related projects around the world.

  43. EcoIQ
    Valuable information for professionals and laymen concerned about sustainable communities, businesses and households.

  44. The Commons
    A world-wide forum concerned with improving our understanding and control of technology as it impacts on people in their daily lives.

  45. EcoTopia
    A design strategy for the new millennium.

  46. Green Business News and Information Resource
    “The time has come where business can make a profit while helping the environment, or at the very least having little or no negative impact on it. Green business is the future.”

  47. National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service
    In-depth publications on production practices, alternative crop and livestock enterprises, innovative marketing, organic certification, and highlights of local, regional, USDA and other federal sustainable ag activities.

  48. Center for Construction & Environment
    Fosters the implementation of sustainability principles into the creation of the built environment internationally.

  49. Network for Change
    A comprehensive resource for individuals, organizations and businesses working for social and environmental change.

  50. The Land Institute
    Purpose is to develop an agricultural system with the ecological stability of the prairie and a grain yield comparable to that from annual crops.

  51. Facing the Future
    Facing the Future strives to educate people about critical global issues, including population growth, poverty, over-consumption, and environmental destruction. They carry this out through a variety of program tracks.

  52. Sustainable Development Dimensions
    A global reference center for knowledge and advice on biophysical, biological, socio-economic and social dimensions of sustainable development.

  53. Farmpreserve.com
    Supports urban planning growth on a global scale, including the preservation of farmland.

  54. Green Cross International
    Founded by Mikhail Gorbachev in 1993, GCI helps create a sustainable future by cultivating harmonious relationships between humans and the environment.

  55. Centre for Development and Environment
    Focuses on the sustainable use of natural resources.

  56. Sustainable Building Sources
    Index of sustainable development resources. Includes a professional directory, the sustainable building calendar, an environmental directory and several other useful resources.

  57. The Sustainable Building Coalition
    A network of individuals interested in sustainable and ecological building, design and development.

  58. Green Design Network
    Focuses on designing and building a sustainable future. Site includes news, resource data base, links and more.

  59. Greening of the Parks
    Latest news and information concerning national park conservation and development.

  60. Zero Population Growth
    Nonprofit group working to slow population growth and achieve a sustainable balance between the Earth’s people and its resources.

  61. Communication Initiative
    Effectively advocating the effect of communication on sustainable development through dialogues and debates.

  62. Eldis
    A gateway to online information on development in countries of the South. Coverage includes social, economic, political and environmental issues.

  63. Institute of Energy and Sustainable Development
    Provides the latest research and educational work in the field of sustainable development, including the efficient use of energy and renewable energy strategies.

  64. Millennium Institute
    Works to ensure a sustainable future through education, forums, planning models and other efforts.

  65. The World Sustainable Agriculture Association
    The WSAA works to restore harmony between people and nature.

  66. LEAD International
    Committed to making a contribution toward the creation of a global society in which development patterns will satisfy the shared needs and aspirations of all people and respect the Earth’s living systems and natural resources.

  67. Natural Life
    Your guide to sustainable healthy living.

  68. Bicycle Fixation
    Covers a variety of topics, including: urban and suburban design, transportation modalities, habitat preservation, urban farming, and social and environmental economics.

  69. High Country News
    Covers environmental and growth issues in the Western U.S.

  70. Mountain Forum
    A venue for global linkage of individuals and organizations concerned with mountain cultures, the environment and sustainable development.

  71. Sightline Institute
    “Not-for-profit research and communication center formed to bring about sustainability–a healthy, lasting prosperity grounded in place.”

  72. Natural Resources Institute
    The NRI carries out research, development and training to promote efficient management and use of renewable natural resources in support of sustainable livelihoods.

  73. The International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology
    A forum for reports and discussions of issues and ideas surrounding sustainable development. Focuses on aspects of ecology, economics and sociology related to sustainable development and world resources.

  74. The Rural Advancement Foundation International-USA
    RAFI-USA is dedicated to community, equity and diversity in agriculture.

  75. Residential Environmental Design
    Supporting the advancement of green architecture.

  76. Resource Renewal Institute
    A nonprofit organization founded in 1983 to support innovative environmental management in the U.S. and worldwide. RRI’s main role is to promote the implementation of green plans–long-term, comprehensive strategies designed to achieve sustainability.

  77. Sustainable Development Networking Programme
    “The primary objective of the Sustainable Development is to reduce the absolute poverty of the world’s poor through providing lasting and secure livelihoods that minimize resource depletion, environmental degradation, cultural disruption and social instability”.

  78. Pop Planet
    “Where population, health, and the environment come together.”

  79. WWW Virtual Library: Urban Environmental Management
    Directory includes important documents, how-tos, glossaries, statistics and links to other sustainable growth resources.

  80. Updates on the Science of Population and the Environment
    Focuses on the relationship between population growth and the environment, brought to you by the Union of Concerned Scientists.

  81. Centre for Economic and Social Studies on the Environment
    CESSE is a pluri-disciplinary research team which devotes its activities to the qualitative and quantitative evaluation of economic-environmental interactions.

  82. Sustainable Farming Connection
    Information and links to sustainable development-related organizations.

  83. United Nations Economic and Social Development
    The ESD tackles such interlocking issues as social development, the environment, population growth, human rights and sustainable development.

  84. Sustainable Urban Neighbourhood Initiative
    Provides a focus for research, training, promotion and technical assistance related to principles that will make cities more sustainable.

  85. Real Goods
    The Largest Selection of sustainable Products for Solar Living in the World.

  86. World Business Council for Sustainable Development
    A coalition of 125 international companies united by a shared commitment to the environment and to the principles of economic growth and sustainable development. Site includes news, a glossary and an overview of the WBCSD’s work.

  87. Sustainability Institute
    Dedicated to sustainable resource use, sustainable economics, and sustainable communities.

  88. About.com: Environmental Issues
    Subjects include renewable energy, population, recycling and others.

  89. Sustainable Development Networking Program
    The SDNP studies the rise of Internet technologies and e-commerce and their effect on the global economy and developing countries.

  90. Green Alliance
    UK-based organization with programs and publications relating to sustainability.

  91. Ecological Engineering Group
    The Ecological Engineering Group seeks to design and manifest closed-loop processes in order to eliminate waste, just as nature does.

  92. Ecosustainable Hub
    One-stop connection to resources and tools on ecology, environment and sustainability.

  93. Living on Earth
    This weekly NPR radio program covers a variety of environmental issues, including pollution, sustainable development and transportation challenges.

  94. RCO On-Line
    Promoting environmental sustainability through waste minimization and resource conservation.

  95. Project on Environment, Population and Security
    An informative site on the overlapping issues of environment, population and security.

  96. Waste Watch
    A charity working to protect the environment by ensuring the sustainable use and disposal of scarce resources through waste reduction, re-use and recycling of materials.

  97. Greencity
    Helps emerging communities avoid mistakes made elsewhere by cities facing economic uncertainties, growth pressures and environmental constraints.

  98. CORDIS
    Learn about one of the European Commission’s programs to balance the continent’s competitiveness in the global economy with sustainable growth initiatives.

  99. Whole Systems Foundation
    Funds a variety of educational and research projects related to energy and resource conservation.

  100. IWLA Sustainability Education Project
    Works to further the notion that economic prosperity, ecological health, and equitable sharing among all people not only go together, they depend on one another.







7. Telecommuting



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  1. Telecommuting…The Green Commute
    The Clean Air Council publishes several guides and fact sheets touting the benefits of telecommuting, including the Telecommuting Resource Guide.

  2. National Transportation Library: Transportation Implications of Telecommuting
    In-depth report regarding virtually all aspects of telecommuting.

  3. About.com: Telecommuting
    Directory of telecommuting web resources, plus daily features on succeeding in telecommuting.

  4. Clean Air Campaign:Telework Resources
    Variety of expert articles, pdf formats for proposals to management, and studies involving telework.

  5. Oregon Office of Energy Telework/Telecommuting Web Site
    The Oregon Office of Energy actively promotes telework in Oregon, because it conserves fuel, relieves traffic congestion, and improves air quality — and because it makes good business sense.

  6. Gil Gordon Associates
    This site consolidates a wide variety of information from around the world, and from many different perspectives, on the subjects of telecommuting, teleworking, the virtual office, and related topics.

  7. WAHM Network: Work At Home Moms Network
    Come discover what all the excitement is about! Our company has provided so many with the chance to have a flexible schedule, lifelong friends and financial security without the commute

  8. AOL: Home Office
    Home business articles and resources for those interested in starting a home business.

  9. Mommy Enterprises
    An online resource to help moms save and make money at the same time

  10. Telework–An Expert’s Opinion
    Ms. Elham Shirazi, principal, e-planning, and co-creator of The Clean Air Campaign’s Teleworking Leadership Initiative (TLI) program is a recognized expert on teleworking. She answers questions and offers solutions for organizations to integrate telework for their employees.

  11. Home Office Voice
    Home Office Voice is your one-stop place on the web for all the best home business information from around the web – including new products highlights, as well articles and resources dedicated to your home business.

  12. Telecommuting.com
    A resource for telecommuters and those who would like to be.

  13. Beyond Telecommuting: A New Paradigm For The Effect Of Telecommunications On Travel
    This report is intended to contribute to an increased awareness of why transportation volumes are likely to continue growing even as telecommunications usage and associated economic and social benefits grow because of an expanding National Information Infrastructure.

  14. Massachusetts Telecommuting Initiative
    Read the summary of a state government study that found telecommuters are just as productive as non-telecommuters while helping to reduce vehicular air pollution and highway congestion.

  15. Guru.com
    An excellent resource for freelancers wishing to find work at home postions. Select “offsite” in the location preference to find the telecommuting jobs.

  16. The Midwest Institute for Telecommuting Education
    A consultant group that provides expertise in strategic planning, manager/employee training and policy development to assist successful implementation of telecommuting work arrangements.

  17. Fleming LTD Telework Consulting
    Here you will discover useful resources in your pursuit of telework and telecommuting information. Major features include: guest commentators, links to resources, and some of the latest developments in the teleworkplace and the teleworkforce.

  18. New Ways to Work
    Encourages experimentation with work time options – job sharing, work sharing, time-income tradeoffs, flextime, flexplace and various types of leaves — as a means of addressing employment related social and economic issues

  19. SocioSite: Telework – Telecommuting
    An international telework resource compiled by the University of Amsterdam.

  20. Telework Proposal to Management Guidelines
    pdf file outlining initial steps that may be taken in winning management approval for a teleworking program at the workplace.

  21. ComputerJobs.com
    A good employment resource for finding telecommuting jobs in a variety of computer and technology industries.

  22. The Aspen Institute
    Conducts various programs, including “Communications and Society” and “Energy, the Environment, and the Economy.”

  23. Biz-Whiz: Work at Home Information
    Community website for work at home related information and resources. New articles to this site frequently.

  24. Cyberworkers
    Job postings in several telecommuting categories, including: art & culture, human resources, data processing, journalism, and more.

  25. California Department of Personnel Administration
    This great resource includes an explanation of telework laws, links to other telework government Web resources, a list of job openings and more.

  26. Working Mom’s Refuge: Telecommuter’s Hotline
    Telecommuting resources, news and tips.

  27. Telework
    Washington State University studies of telecommuting have revealed telecommuters often produce a higher quality of work at a lower cost to their employers and society at large.

  28. Telecommunications and Travel Research Program
    Investigates how telecommuting affects an individual’s travel behavior, vehicle emissions and traffic congestion.

  29. European Telework Online: Telework Week Webring
    Add your telework site to this growing WebRing or browse through its dozens of member sites.

  30. Flexibility
    Covers such issues as “teleworking and local government,” “flexibility and insecurity,” and “travel substitution: what we know.”

  31. Telecommute Connecticut
    Statewide initiative providing free assistance to employers in establishing telecommuting as a workplace alternative.

  32. Independent Homeworkers Alliance
    A membership driven organization dedicated to helping those in the home workplace succeed.

  33. HR-Guide.Com: Telecommuting Pages
    A guide to telecommuting pages on the Internet.

  34. InteleWorks
    Offers a variety of services to make your telecommuting life possible and/or easier.

  35. Chief Home Officer
    Work at home, home office and telecommuting marketing consultant speaker and expert Jeff Zbar writes about successfully running a home office. Also works with corporations hoping to better target the small business and emerging home office and teleworking markets, as well as those individuals striving to enter or excel in those arenas.

  36. InnoVisions Canada/Canadian Telework Association
    A joint project of the CTA, a non-profit association dedicated to promoting telework in Canada, and by InnoVisions Canada, consultants specializing in telework and flexible work arrangements.

  37. Phil Wiley’s All the Secrets
    Free weekly online marketing newsletter helping people succeed with their home business.

  38. Unit of 1
    Unit of 1 is a group of independent contractors, free agents, and business owners who all run (very) small businesses. The group is here to support all members in running more successful practices by sharing lessons learned, advice, and horror stories.

  39. Outsource2000
    Providing home-based workers with the most essential, comprehensive, and convenient tools for success.

  40. TCA
    Europe’s largest organization dedicated to the promotion of teleworking.

  41. Interagency Telework
    US government site providing information for employees who think they might like to telecommute (or are already doing so), for managers and supervisors who supervise teleworkers, and for agency telework coordinators.

  42. International Telework Association and Council
    Sponsors of Telework America, which represents the most comprehensive, far-reaching and intensive telework education and implementation initiative ever conducted.

  43. The Telecommuting Zone
    A site of the State of Arizona Telecommuting Program, which was developed as part of the state’s search for solutions to traffic congestion and air pollution.

  44. The Real Deal on Telecommuting
    Legitimate and helpful information for those seeking careers in the telecommuting field.

  45. Workaholics4Hire
    Workaholics4Hire.com specializes in bringing employers and telecommuters together.

  46. GSA: Telework Overview
    This site provides technical support, consultation, and research on areas that deal with telework.

  47. about.com: Telecommuting Resources
    Variety of about.com articles about telework.

  48. Florida State Employee Telecommuting Program
    After two three-year pilot studies, Florida instituted telecommuting as a permanent workplace option for state employees in October, 1998.

  49. Worldwide Work at Home
    Offers information and resources relating to work at home jobs, telecommuting, freelance work, home business ideas, and more.



  50. Mid-Atlantic Telecommuting Home Page
    Provides some guidance information for the implementation of alternative work space in the Washington, D.C. area.

  51. Your Home Jobs
    Telecommuting jobs, resources, course materials, and more!

  52. European Telework Online
    Ongoing telework discussion board. European hosted.

  53. Washington State Department of Transportation: Work from Home
    Offers case studies and telework manual.

  54. Telecommute Resumes
    Learn how to gear your traditional resume towards a telecommuting position.

  55. Telework/Telecommuting
    From the U.S. Office of Personal Management, a resource for in the creation to telecommuting programs.

  56. DEVELOPING A PROPOSAL for a TELECOMMUTING AGREEMENT
    Guidelines from Berkeley University outlining how to create an effective telecommuting proposal.

  57. Teleworking: What’s Happening to Work?
    Includes extracts from author Andrew Bibby’s “Home is Where the Office is: A Practical Handbook for Teleworking from Home.”

  58. Genuinejobs.com
    Listings of telecommuting jobs.

  59. Telecommuting for Expatriates
    A list of telecommunication links and resources from Escape Artist magazine.

  60. Homeworkers.com
    Here you will find articles, stories and resources for the work from home professional.

  61. Interactive Multimedia & Collaborative Communications Alliance
    Telecommunications resource for IT professionals, including a job bank. Formerly the International Teleworking Association.

  62. The New York Times: LIFE’S WORK; How to Make Your Telecommute Work
    Article published by the NY Times offering helpful suggestions on how to successfully work from home.

  63. ITD Telecommuting Task Force
    Mission: “to identify, discuss, and recommend an approach to telecommuting for ITD managers and staff.”

  64. JALA International
    This network of telework, telecommuting, and applied futures research experts tries to help organizations make effective use of information technology and to better cope with the accelerating rate of change in the business environment.

  65. Telecommute: Programming Jobs
    “Jobs For Programmers posts telecommute programming jobs from all around the USA. All jobs have been posted within the last 60 days and all fees are employer-paid.”

  66. Work From Home
    A listing of more than 700 companies who are interested in hiring full and part-time telecommuting employees.

  67. Commute Solution–Telework
    Telework brochure plus facts and figures regarding telework.

  68. Computer World: Telecommute. Kill a career?
    Computer World article discussing whether telecommuters are less likely to advance in their careers in comparison to employees working in traditional office settings.

  69. Telework Exchange
    The Telework Exchange focuses on demonstrating the tangible value of Federal telework initiatives, serving the emerging education and communications requirements of the Federal teleworker community, and measuring Federal agencies’ progress on telework requirements.

  70. Homeworking.com
    Homeworking jobs, opportunities, and information.

  71. Telework Pilot Program in the Public Service (Guide)
    Canada’s largest telework/telecommuting program.

  72. Telework New Zealand
    “Whether you’re interested in telecommuting, telecentres, telecottages, working at home, tele-communities, flexible work places or any other aspect of telework, you’ve come to the right place.”

  73. Amazon.com: Books about Telecommuting
    Listing of thousands of books pertaining to telework.

  74. Telework Ireland
    An association of teleworkers and the voice of professional teleworking in Ireland. Its membership includes individual teleworkers or telecontractors, telecommuters, telecottages and corporates.

  75. Telecommuting as Energy Saver
    Article by the Christian Science Monitor discussing telework’s effect on energy resources.

  76. YouCanWorkFromAnywhere.com
    Dedicated to providing information, tools and other resources to telecommuters, mobile workers, road warriors and home-based workers.

  77. CNN.com: Telecommute resume represents you
    CNN article offering advice on how to create an effective telework resume.

  78. WorkOptions.com
    Helps working mothers make the transition from in-office to telecommuting work.

  79. eWorkingWomen
    Telecommuting and work-from-home resources for women.

  80. Net.Worker
    Tying Teleworkers to the Enterprise.

  81. iVillage Work Channel
    Lots of resources for the individual interested in working from home.

  82. Frugal Mom
    Collection of work at home and home business opportunities to help you find the work and earn the money you need.

  83. Belgian Teleworking Association
    A non-profit making association whose main objectives are to study, encourage and propagate all forms of telework in Belgium, in an independent way.

  84. Telecommuting 101
    Guide to telecommuting employers.

  85. The Teleworkers Web Site
    TWS provides a central location for UK teleworkers to announce their services and skills to prospective employers.

  86. Home Employment Resources
    Internet source for home employment jobs in a variety of fields.

  87. SOHO Jobs
    Weekly updates of work at home jobs and other telecommuting resources.

  88. Mothers on a Mission
    Info for mothers who want to work at home.

  89. Citel
    Businesses and organizations can extend their voice communications and applications anywhere, in support of telecommuters, with the development of their distributed voice solutions.

  90. Telecommuting Productivity Research
    Does telecommuting really increase productivity?

  91. Telecommuting Tips for Success
    What you need to know to work productively from home.

  92. BellaOnline
    Articles and newsletters regarding the home-office.

  93. HEA
    Database full of telecommute jobs, resume submission service, resume writing/editing help.

  94. Home-Worker.com
    Your home on the web for work at home employment.

  95. Work at Home Search
    Find the home business you’re looking for, or advertise that home business opportunity to the target market you need, using an engine specifically designed to reach that market.

  96. SayHomeBusiness.com
    Tested and grouped home business opportunities that you can review.

  97. 4hb.com
    Features include continually growing library of articles and reference material for home-based business.

  98. Resources for Exploring Telecommuting
    A compilation of links to information about telecommuting for businesses of all sizes and for a variety of occupations.

  99. The Telecommuting Affinity Index
    How do you compare to the profile of a successful telecommuter? Find out here.

  100. Telecommuting Jobs
    View job opportunities, enter your resume, view a list of employers and more.







8. Transportation



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  1. Carfree.com
    Solutions to the problem of the urban automobile.

  2. Surface Transportation Policy Project
    Proponents of smart growth. Includes the latest transportation and quality of life campaign reports.

  3. American Public Transportation Association
    APTA’s mission is to serve and represent its members in making public transportation an effective path to economic opportunity, personal mobility, and improving the quality of life through partnerships, communication, technology, and advocacy.

  4. Community Transportation Association of America
    CTAA is an association of organizations and individuals committed to improving mobility for all people.

  5. Rails to Trails
    Non-profit organization working with communities to preserve unused rail corridors by transforming them into trails, enhancing the health of America’s environment, economy, neighborhoods and people.

  6. Alternative Fuels Data Center
    Provides information on alternative fuel vehicles, refueling sites, a fleet buyer’s guide and other information.

  7. Federal Transit Administration
    Includes information on the FTA’s strategic plan and research, as well as links to several FTA public transportation programs.

  8. Institute of Transportation Studies
    The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world’s leading centers for transportation research, education and scholarship

  9. National Center for Walking and Biking
    The electronic information center for bicycle and pedestrian advocacy and policy.

  10. American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA)
    An organization advocating federal investment in the nation’s transportation infrastructure to meet public demand for a safe and efficient business transportation network.

  11. Urban Land Institute
    The ULI tackles such issues as traffic and land use, parking, transit villages and other transportation issues, both public and private.

  12. Advanced Transit Association
    ATRA works to focus attention on yet to be met urban transportation needs and the ways in which advanced transit concepts can help satisfy them.

  13. Partners for Advanced Transit and Highways
    PATH’s mission: applying advanced technology to increase highway capacity and safety, and to reduce traffic congestion, air pollution, and energy consumption.

  14. U.S. Department of Transportation
    Official site of the U.S. DOT.

  15. Center for Urban Transportation Research
    A nationally recognized program serving as an important resource for policy makers, transportation professionals, the education system, and the public.

  16. National Transportation Library
    A virtual library for the transportation community.

  17. ITS America
    Fosters public/private partnerships to increase the safety and efficiency of surface transportation through the application of advanced technologies.

  18. Northeast Advanced Vehicle Consortium
    The principle multi-state, non-profit funding mechanism for advanced transportation research, technology development and demonstration in the region.

  19. American Planning Association
    The objective of the Association is to encourage planning that will contribute to public well-being by developing communities and environments that meet the needs of people and society more effectively.

  20. Transportation Association of Canada
    A non-profit association of government and industry members which acts as a neutral forum for the discussion of transportation issues and concerns.

  21. Sierra Club
    The Sierra Club encourages public transit and pedestrian- and bicycle-friendly neighborhoods.

  22. Space Transportation – Marshall Space Flight Center
    The Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, leads NASA’s initiatives to dramatically improve access to space. Marshall is NASA’s Lead Center for Space Transportation Systems Development and the Center of Excellence for Space Propulsion.

  23. Metro Magazine
    Latest public transit news, with classifieds, web resources, TEA-21 FAQ and more.

  24. National Institute for Advanced Transportation Technology
    “Developing, evaluating and marketing technology products to improve our transportation system.”

  25. TEA-21
    The Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century was enacted June 9, 1998 as Public Law 105-178. TEA-21 authorizes the Federal surface transportation programs for highways, highway safety, and transit for the 6-year period 1998-2003.

  26. CAT (Coalition for Appropriate Transportation)
    An environmental and educational charity working to improve transportation choices and reduce pollution.

  27. Association for Commuter Transportation
    ACT serves as an information resource, provides advocacy on transportation issues involving commuter alternatives, and offers networking and professional development opportunities to its members.

  28. Transport Web
    An information service for the transportation industry.

  29. Electric Vehicle Progress
    For almost two decades, Electric Vehicle Progress has been the source of news, data and analysis of the electric and hybrid vehicle industry.

  30. Transit Cooperative Research Program
    The Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) serves as one of the principal means by which the transit industry can develop innovative near-term solutions to meet demands placed on it.

  31. Bikes on Transit
    Bike trail information from all 50 states.

  32. Bureau of Transportation Statistics
    The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) compiles, analyzes, and makes accessible information on the nation’s transportation systems; collects information on intermodal transportation and other areas as needed; and works to enhance the quality and effectiveness of government statistics.

  33. Argonne National Laboratory
    Argonne National Laboratory is developing technologies that will help make advanced vehicles a reality

  34. Center for Transportation Excellence
    Serves communities throughout the United States by providing materials, strategies and other forms of support.

  35. Bicycling Life
    A web-site for everyday bicyclists.

  36. Eno Transportation Foundation
    Operates several education study programs dedicated to transportation improvement.

  37. Electric Transit Vehicle Institute
    Latest news, technology reports, research and more concerning electric public transportation.

  38. Dollars and Sense
    The U.S. government’s economic case for public transportation in America.

  39. Electric Drive Transportation Association
    EVAA is the industry association working to advance electric vehicles and supporting infrastructure through policy, information and market development in the United States.

  40. Auto-Free Ottawa
    One of the many active transportation groups in Ottawa who believe automobile culture is the “most pervasive negative influence on the quality of lives.”

  41. Bicycle Transportation Systems, Inc.
    The Future of Mass Transportation. BTS’s Transglide 2000 bicycle transit system increases urban mobility at a fraction of the costs of traditional modes of urban mass transportation.

  42. High Speed Ground Transportation Association
    “This association provides connections to government and industry professionals interested in the application of advanced high-speed ground technologies.”

  43. Intelligent Transportation Systems
    Promotes the implementation of a technically integrated and jurisdictionally coordinated transportation system across the country.

  44. American Assoc. of State Highway and Transportation Officials
    AASHTO vows to serve Member Departments, U.S. Dept. of Transportation and Congress by providing leadership, technical services, information and advice as well as by contributing to national policy on transportation issues.

  45. Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations
    Serves the needs and interests of MPOs nationwide, which has the responsibility of planning, programming and coordinating federal highway and transit investments.

  46. Transit-Focused Development
    Provides public transportation development plans for 22 North American cities.

  47. Sound Transit Online
    Learn about this innovative system that includes a mix of rail, regional bus routes and new transit facilities.

  48. American Trusking Associations: GreenTruck
    GreenTruck provides environmental information about environmental repair and maintainace requirements.

  49. TranSource: Transportation Environmental Resource Center
    Simple environmental solutions for the complicated transportation industry.

  50. TransCycle
    TransCycle advocates a green approach to the world’s transportation problems. It looks at methods of transportation that have a minimum impact on the environment, in terms of the consumption of raw materials, pollution and safety.

  51. Village Technology
    “Urban design and planning for livable downtowns.”

  52. Perils for Pedestrians
    A monthly television series promoting awareness of safety issues for those who walk.

  53. Transportation Research Board
    The Board’s mission is to promote innovation and progress in transportation by stimulating and conducting research, facilitating the dissemination of information, and encouraging the implementation of research results.

  54. Institute for Transportation Research and Education
    ITRE conducts research, education, and technical assistance projects on a wide variety of surface transportation issues.

  55. TransWeb
    TransWeb functions as a repository for important transportation information and is a gateway to valuable resources worldwide.

  56. National Personal Transportation Survey
    “The NPTS data provide the only authoritative source for the characteristics of personal travel, particularly as linked to the demographics of the traveler, for the nation. These data allow analysis of trends in travel and the relative use of different modes of transportation.”

  57. Urban Transport News
    “Your complete executive briefing on trends shaping the mass transit industry.”

  58. Travel Model Improvement Program (TMIP)
    The Travel Model Improvement Program (TMIP) is a multi-year, multi-agency program to develop new travel demand modeling procedures which accurately and reliably forecast travel for a broad range of modes, policy actions and operational conditions.

  59. Amalgamated Transit Union
    The ATU includes bus, subway, light rail and ferry operators, clerks, baggage handlers, mechanics and others in the urban transit, over-the-road, and school bus industries, as well as paratransit personnel, emergency medical technicians, clerical personnel, and municipal workers.

  60. NRDC–Break the Chain
    Mobilizes Americans to break the chain of U.S. dependence on oil.

  61. Bikesummer
    Information on the yearly Bicycle love-in, being held this year in Vancouver.

  62. Transportation Alternatives
    Transportation Alternatives is a member-supported New York City-area citizens group working for better bicycling, walking and public transit, and fewer cars.

  63. EcoIQ Magazine
    A quarterly journal dedicated to building sustainable communities.

  64. Institute of Transportation Studies
    Serves the needs of society by organizing and conducting multi disciplinary research on emerging and important transportation issues, disseminating this research through conferences and scholarly publications, and enhancing the quality and breadth of transportation education.

  65. Better Environmentally Sound Transportation
    Our programs encourage and motivate people to cycle, walk, carpool, and use public transit more often.

  66. Federal Railroad Administration
    Provides the latest research and development news on the rail industry.

  67. FTA Links
    Directory of transit resources available online.

  68. Commuter Check
    Their mission is to make employer-provided mass transit fare subsidies a widespread employee benefit.

  69. Victoria Transport Policy Institute
    Dedicated to innovative research and analysis in order to develop practical tools for incorporating social and environmental values into transportation decision making.

  70. Light Rail Central
    Working for the advancement of the lightrail industry throughout North America.

  71. UrbanRail
    UrbanRail takes you on a ride on the world’s subway, underground, metro, tunnelbana, U-Bahn and other urban mass transit systems.

  72. Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition
    A national organization dedicated to the development of a growing, sustainable and profitable natural gas vehicle market.

  73. The Slower Speeds Initiative
    Slower Speeds Initiative research shows speed reduction the single most effective measure to cut carbon emissions from road transport now.

  74. The Planners Network
    The Planners Network is an association of professionals, activists, academics, and students involved in physical, social, economic and environmental planning in urban and rural areas, who promote fundamental change in our political and economic system.

  75. National Transit Institute
    NTI develops and delivers training and education programs for the public transit industry.

  76. UK Public Transport Information
    Covering all travel by rail, air, coach, bus, ferry, metro and tram within the UK, (including the Channel Islands, Isle of Man and Northern Ireland) and between the UK and Ireland.

  77. Transportation Research Board
    Transportation news and articles.

  78. The Transportation Choices Coalition
    The Transportation Choices Coalition wants a better quality of life for the people of Washington State, including clean air and clean water, more parks, and vibrant and healthy communities.

  79. Environemtal Law and Policy Center
    ELPC is working with other environmental organizations around the region to develop sustainable transportation systems that enhance, not entrap, life in our cities and rural areas.

  80. Transit Standards Consortium
    The TSC facilitates the development of all transit standards, and follow up development with standards testing, maintenance, education and training.

  81. Transportation Technology Center
    A “solution providing organization” in the research, development, and evaluation testing of transportation and non-transportation systems around the world.

  82. Urban Ecology
    Transportation principle: “Revise transportation priorities to favor foot, bicycle, cart and transit over autos, and to emphasize ‘access by proximity.'”

  83. Center for Urban Transportation Studies
    Researches land use, transit, travel forecasting and other topics related to urban planning and sustainable growth.

  84. Bicycle Fixation
    “For the practical and passionate cyclist…it is about urban bicycling & culture; sprawl & suburbs; sustainability; politics, paradigms, place; and planetary community.”

  85. TransNow
    One of ten regional research and educational centers of the National Transportation Centers Program (UTCP).

  86. Innovative Transportation Technologies
    Provides information about unconventional, innovative transportation technologies.

  87. Routes International
    Routes International serves as a gateway to transporting people by any mode worldwide

  88. Human Powered Transportation Committee
    Working to advance human powered transportation, such as walking and bicycling, via sound engineering and planning.

  89. Bicycle Alliance of Washington
    “More People Riding Bikes More Often.”

  90. Garrett A. Morgan Program
    Acts as a catalyst to enhance transportation education at all levels.

  91. Transport Canada
    An organization dedicated to developing and administering policies, regulations, and services for the best possible transportation system for Canada and Canadians.

  92. Project Action
    Project ACTION promotes cooperation between the disability community and transportation industry.

  93. Self-Propelled City
    Bicycle advocacy group with editorials, product reviews, commuter news and more.

  94. Women’s Transportation Seminar
    Working to create and provide access to a diverse national network of transportation professionals.

  95. Trains Magazine
    Public rail news and features.

  96. Mass Transit
    Monthly published mass transit news and analysis.

  97. Leagues of American Bicyclists
    Working for a bicycle-friendly America. Includes bicycle safety and edcation.

  98. International Transportation Management Association
    An association focused on the issues in the international transportation industry.

  99. Clean Car Campaign
    Guides togreener vehicles, fuel economy, clean car pledge, and latest press releases.

  100. New Hampshire Department of Transportation
    New Hampshire’s guide to transportation solutions.







9. Wetlands



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  1. Environmental Concern Inc.
    A non-profit organization dedicated to wetland restoration, research, and education since 1972.

  2. EPA Office of Water
    Mission is to encourage and enable others to act effectively in protecting and restoring the nation’s wetlands and associated ecosystems, including shallow open waters and free-flowing streams.

  3. America’s Wetlands
    This site will give you a better understanding of the rich variety of wetlands, their importance, how they are threatened, and what can be done to conserve them for future generations.

  4. The Wetlands Initiative
    A nonprofit corporation dedicated to restoring the wetland resources of the Midwest to reduce flood damages, improve water quality, and increase wildlife habitat and biodiversity.

  5. Wetlands and Water Resources Programme
    Wetlands projects, publications, and resources from The World Conservation Union.

  6. Chesapeake Bay Program
    Premier watershed restoration program.

  7. Wetland Science Institute (WLI)
    A creation of the Natural Resources Conservation Service, the WLI represents a tangible demonstration of NRCS’ commitment to wetland conservation.

  8. Delta Wetlands
    A private venture formed to manage the development of the Delta Wetlands Project, a water storage and habitat enhancement project on four islands in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

  9. Penn State Cooperative Wetlands Center
    Conduct, facilitate, and coordinate interdisciplinary research, monitoring, and training regarding wetlands and related resources, with an emphasis in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern states.

  10. Wetlandsbank, Inc.
    Working to preserve wetlands worldwide.

  11. Vanishing Wetlands
    Learn about the vanishing coastal and marine wetlands and what you can do to help.

  12. NWCC – Wetlands by County
    Retrieve wetland climate analysis by state and county.

  13. The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust
    Working to save wetlands for wildlife and people.

  14. Inland Waters – Wetlands
    Works for the conservation, repair, and wise use of Australia’s wetlands.

  15. Sierra Club’s Wetlands Site
    Main page for the Sierra Club’s wetlands campaign.

  16. Towra Point Nature Reserve
    Tour online one of the most significant wetlands in the world. Located near Sydney, Australia.

  17. The Nature Conservancy
    “Saving the Last Great Places.”

  18. National Wetlands Inventory
    “NWI of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service produces information on the characteristic, extent, and status of the National Wetlands and deepwater habitats. In addition, we provide wetland maps, status maps, Wetlands Mapper,digital wetland data, digital map downloads, trends reports, wetland publications, plants and hydric soils lists.”

  19. IUCN Water & Nature Initiative
    A 5-year action plan of 80 partner organizations to improve water management for healthy rivers and healthy communities.

  20. Partners for Wetlands
    Projects, news, and resources dealing with wetland conservation and study.

  21. Water Quality Group
    A good resource to begin your understanding of the forms and functions of wetlands, human impact on wetland ecosystems and what the government is doing to protect them.

  22. Ducks Unlimited
    A world leader in wetlands conservation.

  23. Lost Wetlands
    Discover the ecological importance of wetlands and what is being done to save them.

  24. Earth Island Institute
    Provides in-depth information and resources from our projects, award-winning journalism from the Earth Island Journal, and tools to directly address the environmental challenges we face.

  25. Duke University Wetland Center
    Provides sound scientific knowledge that will lead to sustainable wetland functions and values for the nation and the world.

  26. The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands
    Track the progress of the 1971 intergovernmental treaty which provides the framework for national action and international cooperation for the conservation and wise use of wetlands and their resources.

  27. Center for Wetlands
    A forum for interfacing traditional engineers with ecologists especially regarding the use of natural and constructed wetlands for waste water treatment.

  28. Office of Wetlands, Oceans, & Watersheds
    The OWOW provides information to raise public awareness and encourage involvement in water quality issues.

  29. WetNet
    Homepage of the Texas Wetland Information Network, which enhances the wetland protection capabilities of state and federal regulatory agencies operating in Texas.

  30. University Field Station (Delta Marsh)
    Information on the University of Manitoba’s biological station that borders Delta Marsh, a “Wetland of International Significance” under the Ramsar Convention, that is one of the largest lacustrine marshes in North America.

  31. LA Coast: Louisiana Coastal Restoration Web Site
    This site contains information and links relating to coastal restoration projects in Louisiana.

  32. The Everglades Ecosystem
    Provides extensive information on the Everglades ecosystem, habitats, endangered species and threats to the park.

  33. NWF: Wetlands
    Includes government legislation, latest news and developments, a wetlands library, educational materials and more.

  34. National Wetlands Research Center
    A source and clearinghouse of science information about wetlands in the United States and the world for fellow agencies, private entities, academia, and the public at large.

  35. Society of Wetland Scientists
    The Society of Wetland Scientists is a non-profit organization founded in 1980 to promote wetland science and the exchange of information related to wetlands.

  36. About.com: Environment
    Guide to environmental concern including for wetlands.

  37. Wetlands International Homepage
    A leading global non-profit organisation dedicated solely to the crucial work of wetland conservation and sustainable management.

  38. California Wetlands Information System
    Provides comprehensive wetlands information to the general public, the educational community, and government agencies in California.

  39. WETNET
    A student-gathered water quality database for use by classrooms, industry, government agencies, private groups, or virtually anybody who is concerned about water quality in the Saginaw Bay Watershed and beyond.

  40. Mike Walter’s Wetlands Page
    Directory of wetland-related sites.

  41. History of Wetlands in the Conterminous United States
    A comprehensive technical work on the history of United States wetlands.

  42. The Florida Everglades: History and Restoration
    This website is intended to present the cases of both Environmentalists and agriculture on the topic of Everglades Restoration.

  43. National Ocean Service
    “Ensuring healthy coasts and oceans for present and future generations.”

  44. Wetlands for Treatment of Mine Drainage
    This web site gives examples of wetlands cleaning up contaminated mine water, describes how they do it, and discusses environmental consequences of this.

  45. Ducks Unlimited Canada
    Private, nonprofit charitable organization dedicated to the conservation of wetlands for the benefit of North America’s animals and people.

  46. Wetlands – The SWS Quarterly Journal
    Browse abstracts from “Wetlands,” 1981 to the present.

  47. The Bolsa Chica Land Trust
    The mission of the Bolsa Chica Land Trust is to acquire, restore and preserve the entire 1700 acres of the mesa, lowlands and wetlands of the Bolsa Chica.

  48. Chanslor Wetlands Wildlife Project
    Protects 250 acres of crucial habitat adjoining the historic fishing community of Bodega Bay, just 1.25 hours north of the Golden Gate.

  49. National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
    This organization dedicates itself to protecting fish and wildlife habitats.

  50. Hydric Soils of the United States
    Makes available the most current information about hydric soils, which are soils developed under sufficiently wet conditions to support the growth and regeneration of hydrophytic vegetation.

  51. Terrene Institute
    This not-for-profit group works with business, government, academia and citizens to protect our environment and conserve our natural resources.

  52. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
    Find out the various projects and capabilities of the world’s premier engineering organization.

  53. Chesapeake Bay Wetlands
    Information on wetlands in the Chesapeake Bay area.

  54. Aquatic and Wetland Plant Forum.
    This site is intended as a forum for discussion of current ideas and problems relating to the ecology, conservation, identification and taxonomy of wetland plants. The aims are to facilitate exchange of ideas and information and to enable those with an interest in the fields covered to find out where the most up to date information is.

  55. Aquatic, Wetland and Invasive Plant Manuals, Field Guides and Textbooks
    An annotated list of aquatic plant manuals representing many of the manuals, taxonomic guides, and field guides for identifying aquatic plants in various areas of the world.

  56. West Eugene Wetlands Project
    Offers a wide range of documents related to a real-life case of successful conflict resolution involving wetlands discovered in West Eugene, Oregon.

  57. Restoring Wetland Habitat at Duluth’s Grassy Point
    A collaborative effort to restore plant and animal habitat in the St. Louis River Estuary.

  58. National Estuary Program
    The National Estuary Program was established in 1987 by amendments to the Clean Water Act to identify, restore, and protect nationally significant estuaries of the United States.

  59. Endangered Species & Wetlands Report
    Monthly newsletter covering ESA, wetlands and takings. Subscription-based.

  60. Wetland Ecosystem Team (WET)
    Conducts research on coastal wetland ecology and restoration. The WET’s research focuses particularly on estuaries of the Pacific Northwest, with particular attention to the estuarine ecology of juvenile Pacific salmon.

  61. Friends of Wetlands (FOWL)
    A not-for-profit group dedicated to the preservation and restoration of wetlands throughout northern Ohio and the United States.

  62. The Arcata Marsh & Wildlife Sanctuary
    This Bay-area wetland is an example of a community’s involvement in environmental politics, innovative uses of land, and applications of appropriate technology in a small urban community.

  63. ASWMI
    “The Association of State Wetland Managers, Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection and restoration of our nation’s wetlands.”

  64. Sierra Club Hoosier Chapter
    Find out about this chapter’s wetlands project in the state of Indiana.

  65. Arkansas Multi-Agency Wetland Planning Team
    Learn about this watershed-based approach to statewide wetland conservation in Arkansas.

  66. Fragile Fringe
    A guide for teaching about coastal wetlands.

  67. Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge
    Established in 1966 and dedicated to Rachel Carson in 1970, this refuge is part of a wetland acquisition program to preserve valuable wildlife habitat at key locations along waterfowl migration routes.

  68. Institute For Wetland & Environmental Education
    Wetland publications and primers from a site which also offers wetland and environmental training for professionals.

  69. Page for Constructed Wetlands
    Dedicated to the preservation of our nation’s waters through scientific research.

  70. Universities Council on Water Resources
    Source for accurate, timely, and in-depth coverage of wetlands regulation, policy and science.

  71. Great Lakes Coastal Wetlands
    Project based on the need to preserve the Great Lakes Coastal Wetlands.

  72. Environmental Laboratory Wetlands
    Information about wetlands from the US Army.

  73. Ecological Solutions, Inc.
    Provides environmental consulting in both the public and private sectors.

  74. EPA: Constructed Wetlands for Wastewater Treatment and Wildlife Habitat
    17 Wetland Case Studies provided by the EPA.

  75. DUCKDATA
    A bibliographic database of North American Waterfowl and their wetland habitats.

  76. Digital Field Trip to the Wetlands
    An interactive CD-ROM product from Digital Frog.

  77. New River Wetlands Project
    The purpose of the pilot Wetlands system is to implement pollution control to reduce pollutants and improve quality of water discharged from the New River into Salton Sea.

  78. Integrated Water Strategies
    Information on constructed wetland projects for the Triangle School Wastewater Treatment System.

  79. NH Wetlands Bureau
    Primary overseeing body of New Hampshire’s wetlands.

  80. Integrated Water Strategies
    Integrated Water Strategies is committed to the development of innovative low impact wastewater and stormwater treatment and reuse technologies to provide for a clean and reliable water supply and beautiful multifunctional landscapes.

  81. TPWD: Wetland Ecology
    Site provided by Texas Parks and Wildlife, offers various information about wetlands.

  82. Wetland Archaeology & Environments Research Centre
    Find out about the University of Hull’s wetland archaeology project.

  83. ATLSS – Across Trophic Level System Simulation
    A National Biological Service study of the Everglades/Big Cypress Region of South Florida.

  84. Wetlands in the Great Lakes Region
    Overview and general resources dealing with Great Lakes Wetlands.

  85. TPWD: Wetland Ecology
    Site provided by Texas Parks and Wildlife, offers various information about wetlands.

  86. Kushiro International Wetland Centre
    A series of informative wetland issues newsletters from September 1995-March 1998.

  87. Global Change Master Directory
    A comprehensive directory about Earth science, global change and other environmental data, including information on wetlands.

  88. Australian Wetlands Online
    Specializing in wetland design, construction, and management.

  89. Friends of Bushy Park Wetlands
    Covering topics on wetlands such as the different types and the benefits of wetland habitats.

  90. Beaver Dam Information Site
    The ponds, wetlands, and meadows formed by beaver dams increases bio-diversity and improves overall environmental quality.

  91. Wetlands Institute
    The Wetlands Institute is a private, non-profit organization located in the salt marshes of the Cape May Peninsula in southernmost New Jersey.

  92. Society For The Conservation of Philippine Wetlands
    A site dedicated to preserving the wetlands of the Philippines.

  93. Constructed Wetlands Bibliography
    This bibliography was compiled by United States Department of Agriculture Staff from the Ecological Sciences Division of the Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Water Quality Information Center at the National Agricultural Library.

  94. Wetlands Education System
    Explores some of the ways in which wetlands are defined and classified, as well as some of the roles they play in our society and natural environment.

  95. Wetlands Regulation Center
    Acts as a service to all persons interested in the laws, policies and regulations concerning activities regulated under Sections 401 and 404 of the Clean Water Act in waters of the United States, including wetlands.

  96. Wetlands Research Centre
    The Wetlands Research Centre is committed to research and training on all aspects of wetlands, including evaluation and classification, ecology, hydrology, geochemistry, function, values, management and conservation.

  97. Ohio Wetlands Foundation
    The Foundation’s mission is to provide cost effective, high quality, wetland off-site compensatory mitigation credits and to fund wetlands research and education.

  98. Wetlands Conservancy
    TWC is the first organization in Oregon to dedicate itself to conserving, protecting, and promoting the wildlife, water quality and open space values of wetlands.

  99. British Columbia Wetlands Society
    Striving to promote the conservation of British Columbia’s wetland ecosystems through education, research and stewardship.

  100. The Hunter Wetlands Centre Australia
    Hunter Wetlands Centre is a wildlife sanctuary providing a habitat for over 250 wildlife species, including various species of birds, ducks, reptiles and other creatures.





10. Wildlife



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  1. National Wildlife Federation – NWF
    NWF works to protect and restore wildlife wonders and to provide a sustainable future for both wildlife and man.

  2. WWF Global Network
    The world’s largest and most experienced independent conservation organization, with around 5 million supporters and a global network of 27 national organizations, 5 associates, and 21 program offices.

  3. National Audubon Society
    The mission of the National Audubon Society is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds and other wildlife for the benefit of humanity and the earth’s biological diversity.

  4. Audubon Institute
    The Audubon Institute’s goal is to foster appreciation and, ultimately, conservation of these ecosystems, which are showcased in an outstanding collection of nine museums and parks dedicated to nature, and another on the way.

  5. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
    The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish and wildlife and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.

  6. Defenders of Wildlife
    Defenders of Wildlife is dedicated to the protection of all native wild animals and plants in their natural communities.

  7. National Fish & Wildlife Foundation
    Dedicated to promoting conservation and sustainable use of our natural resources through environmental education, natural resource management, habitat protection, ecosystem restoration, and public policy development.

  8. Wildlife Conservation Society
    The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) works to save wildlife and wild lands throughout the world.

  9. African Wildlife Foundation
    The African Wildlife Foundation is working to conserve the wild animals of Africa — and the sun-washed savannahs and mountain forests they inhabit.

  10. Animal Diversity Web
    “Includes information about the structure and classification of animals, basic concepts of ecology and evolutionary biology, brief reports on dozens of animals, and lots of pictures.”

  11. Wildlife Habitat Council
    A non-profit, non-lobbying group of corporations, conservation organizations, and individuals dedicated to protecting and enhancing wildlife habitat.

  12. Environmental News Network
    Provides environmental news, chat, and forums.

  13. Ocean Planet
    “This exhibition reminds us that in ways we may never have even considered, we’re all seafarers, and it offers us ways to become more seaworthy–to think about what everyone can do to conserve the Ocean Planet.”

  14. Wildlife Conservation Network
    We focus on innovative, independent conservationists who are exploring new ways to resolve the conflicts between people and wildlife, and actively engage local people as effective stewards of their environment.

  15. Wildlife Management Interactive
    Created to help prepare wildlife managers for an increasing number of changes occuring in our culture today.

  16. TRAFFIC
    Would you like to be part of the world’s largest wildlife trade monitoring program that is a global expert on wildlife trade issues? TRAFFIC is an international network, with culturally diverse staff in 21 offices on five continents, and ongoing research world-wide.

  17. Audubon – California
    Mission: “to work in California to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth’s biological diversity.”

  18. Global Wildlife Center
    The Global Wildlife Center in Folsom, Louisiana is home to over 3,000 exotic, endangered, and threatened animals from all over the world.

  19. The Audubon Society of Portland
    Read the monthly newsletter, The Warbler; learn about bird trips, nature and wildlife; and stay abreast of the latest action alerts and conservation news.

  20. Ducks Unlimited Canada
    Ducks Unlimited Canada’s mission is to conserve wetlands and associated habitats for the benefit of North America’s waterfowl, which in turn provide healthy environments for wildlife and people.

  21. Endangered Species International
    “Stopping the trend of human enduced wildlife extinction”.

  22. Conservation International
    Conservation International (CI) is a field-based, non-profit organization that protects the Earth’s biologically richest areas and helps the people who live there improve their quality of life.

  23. Save the Manatee Club
    Save the Manatee Club was established in 1981 by former Florida Governor Bob Graham and singer/songwriter Jimmy Buffett. SMC was started so the public could participate in conservation efforts to save endangered manatees from extinction.

  24. Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center
    Research and information on requirements for sustainable wildlife and wildlife habitats.

  25. Wildlife Land Trust
    The Humane Society of the United States Wildlife Land Trust works with landowners worldwide to protect wild animals by permanently preserving their natural habitats.

  26. WWF Canada
    WWF Canada pursues a mission to save life on Earth through four conservation programs: Endangered Species, Endangered Spaces and Wildlife Toxicology in Canada and an International program in Latin America.

  27. Wildlife S.O.S.
    Wildlife SOS is working to protect wildlife in
    India. Currently the focus of the organization
    is protecting sloth bears through anti-poaching, land conservation and sanctuaries for
    dancing bears.

  28. Society for Conservation Biology
    The Society is …an international professional organization dedicated to promoting the scientific study of the phenomena that affect the maintenance, loss, and restoration of biological diversity.

  29. Endangered Species on EE-Link
    Good starting point to learn about endangered species and what is being done to save them.

  30. National Audubon Society of New York State
    The National Audubon Society of New York State promotes the protection and proper management of birds, wildlife and their habitats through advocacy and education.

  31. Wildlife Rescue League
    “Preserving Virginia’s natural heritage through wildlife rehabilitation.”

  32. Ark Animal Tracks
    Ark Animals is an online magazine dedicated to the topics of rare and captive wildlife.

  33. Bagheera: In the Wild: Vanishing
    Learn about vanishing, extinct and endangered species.

  34. Bat Conservation International
    The mission of Bat Conservation International is to protect and restore bats and their habitats worldwide.

  35. The Brainerd Foundation
    The Brainerd Foundation is dedicated to protecting the environment of the Pacific Northwest.

  36. Kids’ Planet
    Interactive wildlife and conservation site for kids.

  37. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
    Managing fish and wildlife resources for their long-term well-being and the benefit of people.

  38. Pacific Wildlife Care
    “Protecting and caring for wildlife along California’s Central Coast.”

  39. Earthtrust
    Projects include: “Saving Whales with DNA,” “Project Delphis: Dolphin Cognition Research,” and “DriftNetwork: Keeping the Seas Free of Driftnets.”

  40. Audubon Canyon Ranch
    A private, non-profit organization that acts as guardian of three nature preserves in Marin and Sonoma counties, California – some 2,000 acres of tideflats, marshlands, coastal prairie, redwood groves, and other fragile wildlife habitats.

  41. Journey into Amazonia
    Companion site to the PBS series, which offers an enchanting look at rarely-seen creatures as they contend with the Amazon.

  42. Envirolink Network
    EnviroLink is dedicated to providing you with the most comprehensive, up-to-date environmental resources available.

  43. Bat Conservation Trust
    Dedicated to the conservation of bats and their habitats through practical conservation projects and research.

  44. The Gorilla Foundation
    The Gorilla Foundation/Koko.org promotes the protection, preservation and propagation of gorillas.

  45. Greenpeace USA
    Greenpeace is an independent campaigning organization that uses non-violent, creative confrontation to expose global environmental problems, and to force solutions that are essential to a green and peaceful future.

  46. Journal of International Wildlife Law and Policy
    “The Journal’s mission is to address legal and political issues concerning the human race’s interrelationship with and management of wildlife species, their habitats, and the biosphere.”

  47. International Wildlife Coalition
    A wildlife protection organization fighting to save endangered species, protect wild animals, and preserve habitat and the environment.

  48. Barry R. Kirshner Wildlife Foundation
    The mission of the Barry R. Kirshner Wildlife Foundation is to educate the public about the care and preservation of all wildlife and their habitats, both local and global.

  49. Massachusetts Audubon Society
    Protects wildlife species and habitat in Massachusetts by managing over 28,000 acres of ecologically significant land across the state.

  50. Predator Conservation Alliance
    Predator Conservation Alliance works to conserve and restore ecosystem integrity by protecting predators and their habitats.

  51. Rainforest Action Network
    The Rainforest Action Network has been working to protect tropical rainforests and the human rights of those living in and around those forests.

  52. Endangered Species Coalition
    The Endangered Species Coalition represents more than 350 conservation, scientific, business, and religious organizations. Our diverse coalition supports stronger protections for our nation’s imperiled wildlife.

  53. Green Mountain Audubon
    Take a virtual tour of Green Mountain’s Nature Center or explore the trail map.

  54. Watchable Wildlife
    “Helping communities and wildlife prosper through positive wildlife viewing experiences and the conservation of plants and animals in their natural habitat.”

  55. Center for Whale Research
    Investigating the lifeways of the top marine predator and the impact of human development…find out how you can participate in our research expeditions.

  56. Wildlife Society
    A non profit scientific and educational society of nearly 10,000 professionals and students. Society members are dedicated to sustainable management of wildlife resources and their habitats.

  57. Wildlife Forever
    Mission: “To preserve America’s wildlife heritage through education and the conservation, preservation, and management of habitat, plant life and wildlife.”

  58. The International Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
    Founded in 1902 as a quasi-governmental organization, the IAFWA protects and manages North America’s fish and wildlife resources.

  59. Wildlife Watch
    “The mission of Wildlife Watch (WW) is to protect individual wild animals and species from deliberate and inadvertent impacts that originate most often with federal, state and local governments.”

  60. Golden Gate Audubon Society
    Includes online articles of “The Gull,” action alerts, field trip information and more.

  61. Georgia Wildlife Federation
    As a part of the National Wildlife Federation, the GWF is working to restore and conserve America’s wildlife.

  62. Hawaii’s Endangered and Threatened Species
    The Hawaii Biological Survey compiles information on all of these species with the assistance of various state, federal, and local agencies and works with these partners to disseminate this information, including these web pages.

  63. Born Free Foundation
    Conservation projects include efforts to save elephants, big cats, wolves, dolphins, and primates.

  64. Wildlife Search
    A wildlife directory that is categorized by animal type.

  65. BIRDNET
    Provides information about ornithology, the scientific study of birds.

  66. Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU)
    WildCRU projects strive to foster all four elements of our Conservation Quartet: research to understand the problem, education to explain it, community involvement to ensure participation and acceptance, and implementation of a solution.

  67. Los Angeles Audubon Society
    Through birding, education and conservation activities in our community, the LA Audubon Society raises awareness and promotes the cause of global environmental protection.

  68. Wildlife Associates
    “Where Animals are the Teachers” As a child we begin our exploration of life and are fascinated by our relationships with the non-human world. By bringing live animals into schools, we create a compelling educational experience accessible to all learning styles.

  69. Native American Fish & Wildlife Society
    Exists for the protection, preservation and enhancement of Native American fish & wildlife resources.

  70. Nature Alley by Nature Ali
    “Nature Alley is dedicated to protecting natural communities wherever they exist. She is involved in many scientific and educational programs, promoting environmental appreciation and ethics.”

  71. The Point Reyes Bird Observatory
    Mission: to conserve birds and the environment using science to understand and find solutions to problems threatening wildlife populations and ecosystems.

  72. Operation Wildlife
    Operation Wildlife (OWL) provides rehabilitation and veterinary services to injured and orphaned Kansas wild animals. We also provide wildlife education to the citizens of northeast Kansas and northwest Missouri.

  73. Sacramento Audubon Society
    Focuses on conservation and environmental education to ensure that the Sacramento region’s natural ecosystems and diverse bird populations are preserved, restored and made available for study and enjoyment.

  74. Seattle Audubon Society
    “Seattle Audubon Society serves its members in their endeavors to appreciate, preserve and enjoy birds and the natural environment in the Pacific Northwest.”

  75. Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge
    The Rachel Carson Refuge is part of a wetland acquisition program to preserve valuable wildlife habitat at key locations along waterfowl migration routes.

  76. Teaming With Wildlife
    A national campaign to prevent species from becoming endangered and to nurture a new generation of wildlife stewards by securing funding for state-level non-game wildlife conservation and related education and recreation programs.

  77. Wildlife Rehabilitator
    Features a live webcam of wildlife being rehabilitated back to the wild.

  78. The Endangered Species Update
    Articles on the science and politics of the discipline of conservation biology.

  79. Ventana Wilderness Alliance
    A non-profit wilderness conservation organization dedicated to protecting the wildlands of California’s northern Santa Lucia mountain range.

  80. Wildlife West Nature Park
    Wildlife West Nature Park is a 122 acre wildlife refuge and enhanced zoo maintained by the New Mexico Wildlife Association.

  81. Endangered Species Information Network
    Provides up-to-date information on endangered, threatened, and other species of conservation concern within the Pacific Northwest.

  82. Nearctica
    Guide to the plants, animals and physical environment of North America.

  83. Endangered Species Recovery Program
    A cooperative research program on biodiversity conservation in central California, administered by California State University, Stanislaus Foundation.

  84. Tennessee Valley Audubon Society
    The local Audubon Society serving the Limestone, Madison, and Morgan county area of North Alabama, including Huntsville, Decatur, Madison, and Athens.

  85. Rewilding Institute
    “The Rewilding Institute first serves wild Nature. But to serve wild Nature, we serve North America’s wonderful grassroots conservation community.”

  86. Arabian Wildlife Online
    Arabia’s first wildlife magazine includes the “twicher’s guide,” enviro-watch and more.

  87. D.C. Audubon
    Includes society calendar, information on birding in the DC area, and contact information of DC officials.

  88. Friends of Wildlife
    Rescue, Rehabilitation, Release. Friends of Wildlife licensed rehabilitators are volunteers who care for injured and orphaned wild animals until they are able to be released back into their native habitats.

  89. Children’s International Wildlife Sanctuary
    A non-profit organization formed in August 1995 to educate the public and to replenish, sustain, and preserve our natural resources and wildlife for future generations.

  90. The Divine Dolphin
    The Divine Dolphin is dedicated to enriching the deep connection that humans have with our friends in the ocean, the dolphins and whales.

  91. Africam
    The world’s first virtual game reserve. Webcams from Africa.

  92. Owens Foundation for Wildlife Conservation
    Enter the Owens Foundation Home Page and learn about the conservation work of American zoologists Mark and Delia Owens.

  93. WildlifeWatcher.com
    Features great wildlife photography, including pictures of moose, bears, deers and other animals.

  94. eNature
    “America’s Wildlife Resource, provided by the National Wildlife Federation.”

  95. WildlifeRehabilitators.com
    “In tribute to wildlife rehabilitators around the world.”

  96. Animal Trial
    Animal Trial has animal pictures with worthwhile information.

  97. Nature of New England
    Links to species accounts and photos of birds, butterflies, and mammals.

  98. Texas Parks and Wildlife
    To manage and conserve the natural and cultural resources of Texas for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.

  99. Patuxent Wildife Reseach Center
    To excel in wildlife and natural resource science, providing the information needed to better manage the nation’s biological resources.

  100. Wildlife Trusts
    The UK’s leading conservation charity exclusively dedicated to wildlife.