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Biodiversity - Conservation - Environmental Action Links
Biodiversity: the UN Convention (1)

Biodiversity Information Network - BIN21
The Biodiversity Information Network is an international collaborative network of agencies involved in the management and presentation of biodiversity information. BIN21 was set up as an informal, collaborative and distributed network consisting of a series of participating nodes.

Biodiversity Policy Coordination Division, IUCN
Facilitates regional forums on program development to promote biodiversity around the world. Website provides access to papers and articles, information on BPCD activities and information on the Global Biodiversity Forum (GBF).

Biodiversity Project
Outreach program to help explain the importance of biodiversity to individuals and media support to interested people. Includes history and resource links.

Biowatch South Africa
NGO publicising, monitoring and researching issues of biological diversity, genetic engineering and sustainable livelihoods.

Cambridge Conservation Forum
Develops links and synergies across the community of conservation practitioners and researchers based around Cambridge, UK. Newsletter and events.

Des Plaines River Valley Restoration Project
Volunteer organization in western Cook County, Illinois, dedicated to removing invasive and non-native plants. Features contacts, FAQ, images, map and links.

Discover Life
Information about the All Taxa Biodiversity Inventory of the Great Smoky Mountains (USA). Includes checklists, educational material and a framework for public participation.

Program dedicated to preserving fisheries and coastal environments in the Dominican Republic. Features articles, news, contacts and information on current research and education.

Harrison Institute
Centre for biodiversity research and eco-tours - working in Asia and Arabia.

Indigenous Peoples Biodiversity Information Network
A mechanism to exchange information about experiences and projects and to increase collaboration among indigenous groups working on common causes related to biodiversity use and conservation.

International Zoo Educators Association
IZE is a professional association dedicated to expanding the educational impact of zoos and aquariums worldwide, to enhance the understanding of conservation issues and to share information on effective informal education methods.

Provides conservation information for use by environmental planners and land managers.

One World Wildlife
UK conservation charity supporting ecological research, sustainable development initiatives and environmental education projects -- details of projects and news.

Species 2000
Has the objective of enumerating all known species of plants, animals, fungi and microbes on Earth as the baseline dataset for studies of global biodiversity. It will also provide a simple access point enabling users to link from here to other data systems for all groups of organisms, using direct species-links.

The Linnean Society
The world's oldest extant biological society which remains a leading modern forum for debate and discussion of natural history in all its branches. The Society uniquely embraces the entire sweep of biology, and particularly areas concerning the diversity and interrelationships of organisms.

Tropical Conservancy
Canadian-based organization working to conserve world biodiversity and environment.

UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre
Provides information for policy and action to conserve the living world. Activities include assessment and early warning studies in forest, dryland, freshwater and marine ecosystems, plus research on endangered species and biodiversity indicators. Uses geographic information systems and other analytical technologies to visualise trends, patterns and emerging priorities for conservation action.

Conservation (23)

A Rocha
Conservation organization with Christian religious orientation.

Alliance for Zero Extinction
Initiative led by a group of biodiversity conservation organizations to identify and protect the last remaining habitats for the world's most endangered species.

Asianwildlife Consultancy
Aims to improve zoological and wildlife management standards across the globe. Includes conservation program information, details of wildlife park development and other services offered, news, articles, pictures and a video gallery.

Center for Ecosystem Survival
USA Non-profit organization raising funds for international conservation projects.

Earth Preservation Fund
Supports international community-based projects focused on environmental conservation, cultural preservation, and public health through a partnership with ecotourism.

Earthwave Society
Provides information and education on biodiversity, conservation practices, and utilization of natural resources.

EIA - The Environmental Investigation Agency
An independent, international campaigning organisation committed to investigating and exposing environmental crime.

Endangered Creatures Habitats and Organisms (ECHO) Fund
Provides information, news, and resources for the preservation of wildlife. Includes articles about threatened species and habitats, a newsletter, and opportunities to volunteer.

Environmental Commons
Aims to provide information, analysis, and educational materials for the public, and to support democratic involvement in the preservation and recovery of biological resources. Includes sections on biodiversity, genetically modified organisms (GMOs), and donations.

Global Conservation
A donation platform for conservation projects. Includes news, features, educational material, forum and links to related sites.

Environmental expeditions and marine surveys details for volunteers.

Panthera Foundation
Aims to support individuals and organizations in protecting wilderness areas and species, and to educate local and global communities using moving and still imagery. Includes directors' profiles, fundraising news, an opportunity to donate, and a picture gallery.

The Aldo Leopold Foundation
A USA based organization promoting an ethical relationship between people and land.

The Nature Conservancy
USA organization working to protect endangered species and ecosystems through land acquisition and research.

WildCRU Wildlife Conservation Research Unit
Oxford University group develops practical solutions to conservation problems through research, implementation, education and local public involvement. Includes support and donation details.

WildLife Care International (WLCI)
Works to protecting and conserve non-domesticated animals in captivity and in the wild. Details of goals, projects, news.

World Sturgeon Conservation Society (WSCS)
Aims to act as an international forum for scientific discussion about the protection of the species and habitat. Includes news, details of conferences and publications, discussion board, global data bank, and links to related sites.

Rainforest Action Network
Works to protect the Earth's rainforests and support the rights of their inhabitants through education, grassroots organizing, and non-violent direct action.

Environmental group in New York City with accent on bicycling and pedestrian rights and activities.

The Ruckus Society
Tree climbing, banner hanging and all manner of Direct Action Training. Committed to making other environmental activists and their campaigns more effective.

Oregon Wildlife Federation and the Witness Against Lawless Logging
OWF and WALL are concerned with forestry issues, clearcutting, watersheds and endangered species.

Anti-Logging Protest Ends In 4 Arrests
Environmentalists swing 8 hours outside San Francisco hotel. San Francisco Chronicle.

Direct Action
Reports, rants and stories from urban75 - one of the most popular e-zines in the world. Current actions and news.

Direct Action Directory
San Francisco Bay Area Progressive Directory.

Earth Liberation Front
Up to date uncensored news on the Earth Liberation Front and animal rights movement from around the world.

Earth Liberation Front
Provides profile, news and chronology of events.

Earth Liberation Front (ELF)
Communique from the Earth Liberation Front.

Earth Liberation Prisoners Support Network
Provides information on people imprisoned for actions in defence of the earth and its inhabitants.

Hole in Headwaters Injunction
Court grants injunction in Headwaters timber logging case in California. New Eagle.

Jamming the Gears: Eco-Heroes or Eco-Terrorists?
Actions include animal liberation raids, which disrupt scientific research and cause damage to factory farms; business and academic sabotage, sometimes including bomb detonations; and "monkey-wrenching," aimed at stopping logging and construction projects by ruining tools and vehicles. Article from E/The Environmental Magazine.

Peace in the Forest
Direct action environmental directory for people who are interested in saving wildlife and preserving natural resources.

San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center Forest Defense News
Provides up-to-the-minute forest defense newswire for Northern California, including articles, photos, audio, and video.

Tension High After Pepper Spray Used on Protesters
The fallout over the use of pepper spray on anti-logging protesters in Northern California. CNN.

The Earth Liberation Farce
A discussion forum on ELF activism.

Earth First (19)

Dead Trees EF! Online Publishing
Reprints and new writing intended to inspire and motivate environmental activists.

Earth First! Contacts
Directory of Earth First! US and international.

Earth First! Media Center
Information written by Earth First!ers about their movement and their activities.

Earth First! The Radical Environmental Journal
Magazine of Earth First! News about the radical environmental movement. Back issues available online.

Earth First! Worldwide
News and links for Earth First.

A mailing list for Earth First! activists.

Judi Bari
Site dedicated to the memory and legacy of Judi Bari, renowned activist, writer, and member of Earth First. Judi Bari organized nonviolent direct action against the logging of California's redwood forests.

Jym Dyer's Earth First! Page
Articles by Judi Bari, book reviews, and other resources.

Friends of the Earth (25)

Amics de la Terra Eivissa
Environmental activities in the island of Ibiza. Member of Friends of the Earth Spain. Campaigns on water resources, renewable energies, genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and endangered local species. Catala, Espanol, English and Deutsch.

David Brower
Web site of founder and chairman of Earth Island Institute and president of Earth Island Action Group. Tribute and memorial of his life.

Friends of the Earth Australia
FOE Melbourne community-based activist organization which works towards an ecologically sustainable and socially equitable society. Provide information, news and publications on environmental issues.

Friends of the Earth Canada
Environmental organizations that campaign on the most urgent environmental and social issues of the day. Provide information on the activities of FOE.

Friends of the Earth England, Wales and Northern Ireland
Information on genetic modification (GM), corporate accountability, world trade, biodiversity, waste, chemicals, transport and climate change campaigns.

Friends of the Earth Europe (FoEE)
Provide information on the campaigns and projects of its member groups, which deal with a large variety of subjects such as traffic, waste, recycling, EU-enlargement, sustainable tourism, EU structural funds, international financial institutions, trade, climate change and biotechnology.

Friends of The Earth Indonesia
WALHI (Wahana Lingkungan Hidup Indonesia) or Indonesian Forum for Environment is a forum of NGO's concerned with problems of the environment. Site in Indonesian and English.

Friends of the Earth International
A federation of autonomous environmental organizations. Campaign on the most urgent environmental and social issues of the day. Online magazine.

Friends of the Earth Middle East
Representing leading Egyptian, Israeli, Jordanian and Palestinian environmental non-governmental organizations. Primary objective is to promote of cooperative efforts to protect our shared environmental heritage. Site topics include transboundary environmental concerns.

Friends of the Earth Netherlands - Milieudefensie
Information about campaigns on transport, climate change, international trade and food issues. In Dutch and English.

Friends of the Earth Press Releases
Regular news updates on a wide range of environmental issues - including gm food, climate change, wildlife, transport, anti-globalization. Available online, by email and RSS feed.

Friends of the Earth Scotland
Covers campaigns on environmental justice, Harris superquarry and genetic modification (GM) of food. Green office guide.

Friends of the Earth South Africa - Groundwork
Carries out projects in air quality monitoring, health care waste reduction and public education.

Friends of the Earth US
FOE is a national environmental organization dedicated to preserving the health and diversity of the planet for future generations. Provide information on campaigns and issues.

Grant-Making Foundations (27)

Alaska Conservation Foundation
Receives and awards grants throughout the state to protect ecosystems and promote sustainable livelihoods. Describes grant programs and training and internship opportunities.

Anza-Borrego Foundation
A non-profit organization supporting California State Parks by acquiring land for the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park through donation or by purchase from willing sellers.

Beldon Fund
Funds US advocacy organizations working in human health and the environment, or in "key states". Provides grant guidelines and application, with annual reports and lists of recent grantees.

Conservation Technology Support Program (CTSP)
Grants fund Conservation Groups to expand their Geographic Information Systems (GIS) capacity

Ecology Foundation
Furthers the development of commercializable energy efficient products. Lists currently funded projects, and explains how to donate.

Energy Foundation
Mission is to assist in the nation's transition to a sustainable energy future by promoting energy efficiency and renewable energy

Environmental Grantmakers Association
Voluntary association of foundations and giving programs concerned with the protection of the natural environment. Information about programs, publications and membership.

George Gund Foundation
Environmental grants focused locally in the Cleveland area, and regionally in Ohio and the Great Lakes Basisn

Great Lakes Protection Fund
Supports collaborative actions to improve the health of the Great Lakes ecosystem

Heinz Endowments

Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation
Environmental grantmaking areas includes Toxics, Sustainable Agriculture, Sustainable Communities, and Metropolitan New York City

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

New England Forestry Foundation

Norman Foundation
Makes grants to strengthen communities, prevent the use of toxics, and link environmental justice with economic justice

Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment
California. Nurtures positive interactions between communities, the environment and the economy through grantmaking, research and advocacy. Gives grant guidelines and information on donor-directed funds and fiscal sponsor services.

Temper of the Times Foundation
US. Promotes use of standard marketing concepts to increase environmental awareness. Gives application guidelines and procedures, with information on previous grantees.

Texas Environmental Grantmakers Group
A federation of community, family, and corporate foundations, as well as a few individual donors, who explore environmental support in the state. Lists participants, related resources, and upcoming events.

The Barbara Delano Foundation
Supports wildlife conservation for bears, elephants, exotic birds, great apes, large cats, marine mammals, marine turtles, rhinos, and sharks. Provides grant guidelines, past awards given, contact information, financial information, and geographic criteria.

The Helios Environmental Resource Network
Provides small grants (500-1000)to 501(c)3 non-profit organizations working to promote the ecological and economic sustainability of the Pacific Northwest, with special attention given to projects and organizations in Western Oregon.

The JoMiJo Foundation
Provides financial support for grassroots efforts aimed at social change and environmental preservation. We seek to work with non-profit organizations and individuals who respond to the most pressing needs of people and land in danger.

The Lazar Foundation
Funding innovative and strategic projects that protect the environment in the Pacific Northwest. Includes grant guidelines, application and reporting forms, and current grantees.

The Reef Ball Foundation
Non-profit organization dedicated to making new aquatic habitats by helping folks build Reef Ball artificial reefs and teaching about the value of natural reefs.

The Summit Fund of Washington
A foundation focused on preventing teen pregnancy in Washington, DC and restoring and preserving the Anacostia River.

Town Creek Foundation
Seeks a healthy environment, an informed society, and a peaceful world. The Foundation is committed to achieving its mission through public education, citizen action, and advocacy.

Whitley Laing Foundation
Offers a wide range of awards for nature conservation projects world wide and promoting the benefits for wildlife and habitat conservation to where applicants work. Provides application guidelines, previous winners, and news about organization.

Whole Systems Foundation
Provides grants for environmental education and sustainabiity efforts. Site includes an integrated overview of environmental sustainability concerns.

Wray and Todd Interests
Provides application guidelines and list of grantees for Magnolia Charitable Trust, focusing on protecting Texas habitat and wildlife. Also provides historical information on Wray Charitable Trust funding on Texas and Mexico environmental issues.

Green Cross (4)

Green Parties (29)

African Greens
Links to African green parties.

Bulgarian Green Party
Information about the Bulgarian Green Party including policies and contact details

Die Grunen
The Green Party for Germany. Contains an English language version of the site.

European Green Party links
Lists the sites of several countries' parties.

European Greens
Information, latest news, links and election results for Green parties through out Europe.

Green balkan net
A network between the green parties and groups across the Balkan region. Including news, agenda, documents and links.

Green League of Finland
A selection of information in English include a history of the party, contact details and policies.

Green Parties Worldwide
A list of Green Parties and associated groups from across the world, divided by continent.

Green Party Black Caucus
The website of the Green Party (USA) National Black Caucus.

Green Party of Iran
Working for democracy and human rights in Iran.

Green Party of South Africa
Formerly known as the People's Green Party of South Africa. Describes beliefs and goals, and provides an online membership form.

Green Party of Ukraine
Up-to-date information about the party including latest news, their charter, policies and photos. Includes a guestbook, polls and feedback area.

Green Philippines
Alliance's principles, policies, and platforms available, as well as environmental news and legislation.

Green Power
Green Party based in Hong Kong. Includes articles and studies, details of activities and a green school.

Greens of the Republic of Poland (Zieloni RP)
Policy aims and contact information.

Greens of Turkey
Some information in English about this Turkish Green Party including meeting dates and contact information.

Irish Green Party/Comhaontas Glas
News, policy information and details of elected representatives and candidates.

Latvian Green Party
Information about the Butinge Oil Terminal campaign.

Reform Party of Gibraltar
Green Party campaigning in Gibraltar. Website includes news, policies and links.

The Citizens Party of Hong Kong
A party advocating green politics in Hong Kong, including biographies of key members, policies and contact information.

The Green Democrats of Hungary
Some information about the party and its policies in English.

The Green Party of England and Wales
Detailed, up-to-date website, including in depth news and articles about national and international green issues, past election results and current campaigns.

Greenpeace (11) Solving Worldwide Environmental Issues

Banners and Us - the Greenpeace weblog
An open channel with Greenpeace folks

Essex Greenpeace Active Supporter Network
Greenpeace is an independent campaigning organisation, working to halt environmental abuse and promote environmental solutions. In Essex we are based in Chelmsford, Colchester, Harwich, Romford and Southend. For more info, please check out the Beehive site, or go to

Greenpeace Australia
Provides information, news and resources on campaigns for sustainable living and the protection of nature. Includes the Get Active campaign for help in setting up and managing social and environmental issues.

Greenpeace Canada
Provides information, news and resources on campaigns that uses non-violent, creative confrontation to expose global environmental problems. Features research solutions and alternatives that are essential to a green and peaceful future. Site in English and French.

Greenpeace China
Provides information, news and resources on campaigns of environmental issues in China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. Site in English and Chinese.

Greenpeace International
Information and resources on Greenpeace world wide. Links to global web sites. Current campaigns on climate, toxics, nuclear, oceans, genetic engineering, ocean dumping and forests.

Greenpeace Mediterranean
Provides information, news and resources on campaigns of environmental issues of the Eastern Mediterranean Basin including Malta, Cyprus, Turkey, Lebanon and Israel.

Greenpeace New Zealand
Information, resources and campaigns of Greenpeace New Zealand.

Greenpeace Research Laboratories, Exeter University
Part of the Science Unit of Greenpeace international. Provide scientific advice and analytical support to Greenpeace offices worldwide. Publications, reports and articles.

Greenpeace UK
Information, resources and campaigns of Greenpeace UK.

Greenpeace USA
The leading organization that uses peaceful and creative activism to protect the global environment. Provides environmental information, photo and video galleries, press releases and online action items.

Land Trusts (348)
National Audubon Society (379)
Native Plant Societies (48)

Alberta Native Plant Council
Organization dedicated to the preservation and conservation of the native plants of Alberta.

Arizona Native Plant Society
Organization with "chapters" in different communities of Arizona. Contains information about what the group does, what they hope to achieve and a helpful but concise "Plant Salvage" section.

Arkansas Native Plant Society
Promotes the preservation, conservation, and study of the wild plants of Arkansas.

Association of Societies for Growing Australian Plants
Information about the SGAP and its activities, FAQ about Australian plants, Photo Gallery, places to see Australian plants, simple plant propagation methods and descriptions of a wide range of plant species.

Australian Carnivorous Plant Society, Inc.
Information from the ACPS on Australian carnivorous plants. Also society bulletins, meetings, written articles, pictures, bookshop, seed bank and other CP links.

Australian Plants Society - New South Wales Region
Information about Australian native plants and growing them.

Australian Plants Society Sutherland Group
The Australian Plants Society aims to foster and promote appreciation, study and participation in growing and propagating Australian native plants and to support and promote the preservation and conservation of Australian native plants. The Sutherland Group is one district group of the society.

California Native Plant Society
A statewide non-profit organization of amateurs and professionals with an interest in California's native plants.

Cartersville Garden Club - Wildflowers
Georgia based club provides event calendar, service projects, gardening tips, gardening for butterflies and hummingbirds, wildflower gardening, and composting information.

Connecticut Botanical Society
Group for anyone interested in Connecticut's plants - detailed information about what the society does, pricing and contact details; wildflower photo galleries; gardening with native plants.

Delaware Native Plant Society
Information about the society, events, projects, publications, native and exotic plants.

Florida Native Plant Society
Promotes the preservation, conservation, and restoration of the native plants and native plant communities of Florida.

Georgia Native Plant Society
Promotes the conservation of native plants and habitats of Georgia, USA. Information about the society, native plants, events and resources.

Georgia Plant Conservation Alliance
Dedicated to the study and preservation of Georgia's flora through research, education, and advocacy.

Heliconia Society of Puerto Rico
Offers photo gallery and online newsletter.

Idaho Native Plant Society
A non-profit organization dedicated to promoting interest in native plants and plant communities of the state. Includes list of plants of conservation concern in Idaho.

Indiana Native Plant and Wildflower Society
Promoting the appreciation, conservation, beauty, diversity and environmental importance of indigenous vegetation.

Iowa Prairie Network
An organization that sponsors events in the Iowa area - offers information about the events, contact details and links to related sites.

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Dedicated to educating people about the environmental necessity, economic value, and natural beauty of native plants.

Maryland Native Plant Society
Dedicated to protecting, conserving, and restoring Maryland's native plants and habitats. Includes meetings, field trips, restoration projects, and a list of native plant suppliers.

Michigan Botanical Club
Consists of five chapters and is the native plant society for the State of Michigan.

Minnesota Native Plant Society
Brief information about what the society does, where they are, and how to join.

Missouri Native Plant Society
Very brief information with little detail - mainly for existing members with concise instructions for those who wish to join.

Native Orchid Conservation Inc.
NOCI is a non-profit group dedicated to habitat-protection, study and appreciation of native plants and their ecosystems.

Native Plant Project of the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas
Promotes the conservation of local native plants, habitats, plant communities, wildlife, and environment. Includes meeting announcements, handbook, articles, and membership information.

Native Plant Society of British Columbia
Encourages knowledge, appreciation, responsible use, and conservation of the province's native plants and habitats.

Native Plant Society of New Jersey
Encouranging an appreciation of native flora and preserving it for future generations to enjoy.

Native Plant Society of Northeastern Ohio
A chapter of The Ohio Native Plant Society.

Native Plant Society of Oregon
Details membership, bulletins, their own email discussion list and the officers of each chapter in the Society.

Native Plant Society of Saskatchewan
NPSS promotes understanding and conservation of native plants.

Native Plant Society of Texas
Promotes the conservation, research, and utilization of the native plants and plant habitats of Texas.

Native Plant Society of Texas - Post Oak Chapter
Information about a specific chapter of the NPS Texas - for people in the Brenham area.

New England Wild Flower Society
The NEWFS is the oldest plant conservation organization in the United States. Promoting conservation of temperate North American plants through education, horticulture, research, habitat preservation, and conservation advocacy.

North American Native Plant Society
Dedicated to the study, conservation, cultivation and restoration of native plants. Join us in our celebration of the unique botanical heritage of North America.

Pennsylvania Native Plant Society
People interested in identifing and conserving native plants of Pennsylvania.

Plantlife: The Wild-Plant Conservation Charity
A membership organisation solely dedicated to saving wild plants and their habitats.

San Gabriel Mountains Chapter, California Native Plant Society
Newsletter, programs, and outings in the Pasadena area.

Shoals Wildflower Society
A chapter of the Alabama Wildflower Society. Includes events, programs, and photos.

South Carolina Native Plant Society
Non-profit organization committed to the preservation and protection of native plant communities in South Carolina.

Utah Native Plant Society
Dedicated to the appreciation, preservation and conservation of the native plants and plant communities found in the state.

Virginia Native Plant Society
Purpose is to further appreciation and conservation of Virginia's native plants and habitats.

Washington Native Plant Society
The WNPS is an organization dedicated to the conservation of the native plants of Washington State.

Wild Flower Society
Society for amateur botanists/wild flower lovers in the UK.

Wildflower Society of Western Australia
Dedication to protecting West Australian bushland is the society's main focus. Information about joining the society, pricing and wildflowers in the area.

Wyoming Native Plant Society
Short introduction to the Wyoming NP Society and a membership form for joining.

Yerba Buena Chapter, California Native Plant Society
San Francisco chapter of the group with habitat restoration information, news, calendar, events, gardening, links, and photos.

Nuclear (31)

NGO measuring radioactivity and editing a quaterly review in French. (Association pour le Contrôle de la Radioactivité de l'Ouest.)

Alliance for Nuclear Accountability
U.S. national network of organizations working to address issues of nuclear weapons production and waste cleanup

Citizen's Nuclear Information Center (CNIC)
Provide information and public education on nuclear power and nuclear issues in Japan.

Citizens Action Coalition of Indiana (CAC)
Nuclear Issues including waste policy and transportation. Also other energy and environment issues.

Citizens Awareness Network (CAN)
Concerned with environmental pollution and health issues surrounding exposure to toxins. Goals are to enable citizens to reclaim democratic control over their environment and to develop strategies for the prevention and elimination of pollution. Address issues of nuclear reactor operations, decomissioning, and public health effects across the Northeast U.S.

Concerned Citizens for Nuclear Safety
Provide news and information on the issues posed by radioactivity and the nuclear industry, particularly connected with Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) and Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) in New Mexico.

Critical Mass Energy Project
Founded in 1974 by Ralph Nader, Public Citizen's Critical Mass Energy Project has been a powerful voice in watchdogging nuclear safety issues, stopping the reckless disposal of radioactive waste, and ensuring that environmental and consumer interests are protected as the electric utility industry deregulates.

Environmentalists For Nuclear Energy
EFN provides information to the public on energy and the environment. Promoting the benefits of nuclear energy for a cleaner world.

Global Deactivation of Radiation
GDR provide information and resources focused on ways to deactivate radiation on a global scale.

Green World
Information on environmental and social problems of the Baltic Region. Protection of the Baltic Sea marine ecosystem and the nature reserves of the Gulf of Finland. Risks from Leningrad Nuclear Power Plant in Sosnovy Bor. with four RMBK-1000 Chernobyl-type reactors and over loaded waste nuclear fuel storage in Sosnovy Bor.

Greenaction Ward Valley Campaign
Support the efforts led by the Indian Nations of the lower Colorado River area to defeat the radioactive waste dump proposed for Ward Valley, California.

Greenpeace Nuclear Campaign Website
Information and actions by Greenpeace throughout the world.

Activist-maintained directory of current events and URLs concerned with radioactive waste, particularly US Ecology (a company in the low-level radioactive waste management business).

Kent Against a Radioactive Environment
Grass roots anti nuclear group campaigning for the closure of all nuclear reactors, a ban on the transport of nuclear waste worldwide and the safe disposal of nuclear waste. Provides history, photos and links.

Low Level Radiation Campaign
Researching the effects of low level ionising radiation demanding a re-evaluation of the risks of man-made fission products.

Military Toxics Project
Provide resources in the struggle to clean up military pollution, safe-guard the transportation of hazardous materials, and to advance preventative solutions to the toxic and radioactive pollution caused by military activities.

Nuclear Free Philippines Coalition
Conducts anti-nuclear education drives and spearheads mobilizations against nuclear issues nationwide. Provides news, information and resources.

Nuclear Information and Resource Service (NIRS)
Information and networking center for citizens and environmental organizations concerned about nuclear power, radioactive waste, radiation, and sustainable energy issues.

Nuclear Watch of New Mexico
A New Mexico activist organization that deals with nuclear issues especially as it pertains to DOE nuclear weapons complex. Some areas of concern contain: Los Alamos, WIPP, and non-proliferation of nuclear weapons.

Nuclear-Free Future Award
Based in Munich, the Nuclear-Free Future Award gives out three money prizes annually to aid those people or organizations working to make the world's future nuclear-free.

Wisconsin environmental peace group, dedicated to non-violent action to abolish nuclear power and weapons. Nukewatch focuses attention on locations, movements, dangers, and politics of nuclear weapons and radioactive wastes.

People's Initiative for Ecological Protection
German group originally focused on proposed radioactive waste disposal at Gorleben, now more broadly concerned with nuclear applications in general. Deutsch, English.

Shundahai Network
"Peace and Harmony with All Creation." Anti-nuclear organization bridging the environmental, peace and justice, and indigenous land rights communities, with media, community organizing, and nonviolent direct action.

The Swedish Anti-nuclear Movement - Folkkampanjen mot kärnkraft och kärnvapen
Organize opposition to nuclear power, weapons and the entire nuclear fuel chain.

Tri-Valley CAREs
Communities Against a Radioactive Environment. Citizens group opposed to the environmental pollution and wasteful spending of nuclear weapons labs in Livermore, CA and Sandia, NM.

Wisconsin's Nuclear Watch Dog
Provides information about nuclear issues in Wisconsin. Information is available concerning issues such as nuclear power, safety, waste, regulation, economics, and weapons.

World Information Service on Energy
Provide international news and resources focusing on environmental and safety issues in the nuclear industry.

Campaign Against Nuclear Storage and Radiation
CANSAR is a group dedicated to addressing the threats to the people of Plymouth,and South East Cornwall UK from nuclear radiation and pollution by the operations carried out at the Devonport Royal Dockyard by the MoD and DML.
Citizen Alert
Works to assure public participation and government accountability on issues that affect the land and people of Nevada.
National Environmental Coalition of Native Americans (NECONA)
Native American environmentalists working to keep nuclear waste off Indian lands.
North Carolina Waste Awareness and Reduction Network
NC WARN is a member-based nonprofit helping to protect communities and the general public from the increasing health damage associated with toxic and radioactive pollution.
Save Ward Valley Newsletter
Colorado River Native Nations Alliance and Ward Valley Coalition working to not allow any further desecration of sacred land and critical habitat at Ward Valley, California from proposed radioactive waste dump.

Snake River Alliance
The Snake River Alliance is an Idaho-based grassroots group working for peace and justice, the end of nuclear weapons production activities, and responsible solutions to nuclear waste and contamination.
Women's Action for New Directions (WAND)
Working to redirect excessive military resources toward human and environmental needs. Activities include areas of nuclear weapons, nuclear waste, military spending, grassroots organizing and the Women Legislators' Lobby (WiLL).

Pollution Organizations (24)

Advocacy for Zero Emission Vehicles
Proponents, consultants and constructors for a sustainable transportation future. Provides information, news and links.

Bangladesh Environmental Management Forum
An NGO working to mitigate, investigate, and solve problems of environmental pollution in Bangladesh.

Basel Action Network
(BAN) works to prevent the globalization of the toxic chemical crisis. In particular, we seek to ensure that the Basel Convention and its ban on the export of hazardous wastes from OECD to non-OECD countries will not be weakened, but rather ratified and implemented at the earliest possible date.

The Bhopal medical appeal for the victims of the 1984 Union Carbide accident in India.

Campaign Against the New Kiln
Local Community in North Wales, UK opposing the erection of a new cement kiln at Castle Cement's, Padesood, Flintshire works, to burn toxic waste.

Cigarette Litter
Organization dedicated to drastically reducing the amount of cigarette litter through educational campaigns. In addition to being unsightly, cigarette litter is damaging to the environment and also the cause of numerous fires every year, some of them fatal.

Clean Car Campaign
A national campaign which will promote the development and sale of advanced technology vehicles that meet a high clean car standard. Provides information on campaigns, news and resources.

Clean Ocean Action
Improving the degraded water quality of the marine waters off the New Jersey/New York coast, by identifying sources of pollution and using research, public education, and citizen action to convince public officials to take measures to clean and protect the ocean.

Coalition Helping Organize a Cleaner Environment (C.H.O.K.E.)
Non-profit group fighting the increased number of power plants in N.Y.C.

Community Against Pollution
CAP is a grassroots non-profit organization created to give a voice to people living among and affected by PCBs and other hazardous pollutants in Anniston, Alabama.

Eco Friends
An organization working in Kanpur, India to clean up the River Ganga.

GAIN - Campaign Against Surrey Incinerators
News, gallery and press releases for Guildford Anti-Incinerator Network (GAIN) campaigning against incinerators in Guildford, Surrey, UK.

Global Motive Power Revolution
Grassroots non-profit organization dedicated to reducing greenhouse gas emissions through turbine technology breakthroughs, biomass fuels and other motive power solutions for a sustainable future.

Hikers for Clean Air
Provides news and resources to promote public awareness and support in the nation's hiking community for legislation and regulatory initiatives to significantly reduce air pollutants.

Monofilament Recovery and Recycling program
Provides information on innovative recycling project in Brevard County, Florida dedicated to reducing the environmental damage caused by discarded monofilament fishing line.

Mothers Organized To Stop Environmental Sins
M.O.S.E.S is a citizen's group moved to action so that our families and especially our children can live a life free of fear and exposure to toxic substances.

National Coalition Against the Misuse of Pesticides
Freedom from pesticides is everybody's right. Current information, news, action and links on pesticides. Beyond Pesticides newsletters.

Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition (SVTC)
Works to document and expose the hazards of the high-tech industry and to promote environmental and economic sustainability and accountability in the electronics industry.

Sussex River Ouse Conservation Society
Dedicated to the preservation of the Sussex River Ouse corridor and the surrounding natural habitat in England.

T.E.A.C.H. (Toxic Environment Affects Children's Health)
Educate on toxic environmental hazards that may affect health in the Toms River, NJ area. Founded by the sixty families represented by Mr. Jan Schlictmann on which the 1998 movie "A Civil Action" was based.

Target Zero Canada
Encouragement for corporate waste reduction and other measures to establish the foundation for economic, environmental and community sustainability.

Washington Toxics Coalition
Dedicated to protecting public health and the environment by identifying and promoting alternatives to toxic chemicals. Provide reliable information about preventing pollution in homes, schools, workplaces, agriculture, and industry.

Mission is to stop pollution in San Francisco Bay, Delta and Northern California waterways through boat patrol and monitoring. Provides information on news, campaigns and resources.

Working Group on Community Right-to-Know
Helps people defend and improve their right-to-know about environmental and public health concerns. Based in Washington DC.

Professional Associations (63)

University Leaders for a Sustainable Future
ULSF promotes academic leadership for the advancement of global environmental literacy.

American Society of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO)
The purposes of ASLO are to promote the interests of limnology, oceanography and related sciences, to foster the exchange of information across the range of aquatic science, and to further investigations dealing with these subjects.

Society of Environmental Journalists
The organization's aim is to improve the quality, accuracy and visibility of reporting on the environment. Searchable calendar of environmental events and SEJ conferences, issues, jobs, awards and fellowships.

Species Survival Commission
Their mission is to conserve biological diversity by developing and executing programs to study, save, restore, and manage wisely species and their habitats.

Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA)
Professional organization that provides training, information, and networking opportunities to 12,000 environmental professionals in 65 countries. Focus is on air quality, waste management and environmental management.

NABS- North American Benthological Society Home Page
An international scientific organization whose purpose is to promote better understanding of the biotic communities of lake and stream bottoms and their role in aquatic ecosystems.

Geneva Environment Network
Brings together UN organizations, government agencies, NGOs and industry resident in Geneva, Switzerland.

Soil and Water Conservation Society
Soil and Water Conservation Society is a non-profit, scientific and educational organization of professional conservationists.

Society for Preservation of Natural History Collections
SPNHC is a multidisciplinary organization composed of individuals who are interested in development and preservation of natural history collections

Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
SETAC is an independent, nonprofit professional society that provides a forum for individuals and institutions engaged in Study of environmental issues, management and conservation of natural resources, environmental education, and environmental research and development.

PICES - North Pacific Marine Science Organization
Organized to promote and coordinate marine research in the northern North Pacific and adjacent seas.

International Erosion Control Association
For professionals in the erosion and sediment control industry.

Institute of Environmental Management
UK membership organisation for individuals involved in environmental management and assessment, whether they be in business, government, consultancy or the regulators.

The Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals
Provides information, resources, and discussion forums, relating to tribal environmental issues and management.

Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility
Advocacy group supporting professional employees of government regulatory and resource agencies in the United States.

Association for the Environmental Health of Soils (AEHS)
For professionals concerned with the challenge of soil protection and cleanup.

National Association of Environmental Professionals
(U.S.) - multidisciplinary association dedicated to the advancement of the environmental professions in the U.S. and abroad.

National Association for Interpretation
NAI is a private, nonprofit, international association for professionals in natural and cultural interpretation (on-site informal education programs at parks, zoos, nature centers, historic sites, museums, and aquaria).

Australian Society for Limnology
A scientific society whose focus is the study and management of inland waters.

International Environmental Modelling and Software Society
For private persons and organizations dealing with environmental modelling, software and related topics. Organization information, upcoming conferences, and links to related sites.

EWRI - Environmental and Water Resources Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers
An association of environmental and water resources engineers and scientists.

International Society of Environmental Forensics
Professional association in the emerging field of scientific investigations that address environmental contamination subjected to law, court arbitration, public debate, or formal argumentation. About the organization, upcoming workshops, and society journal.

NALGEP - National Association of Local Government Environmental Professionals (U.S.)
Brings together local environmental officials to network and share information on innovative environmental practices, conduct environmental policy projects, promote environmental training and education, and communicate the view of local environmental officials on national environmental issues.

International Humic Substances Society
The Society is recognized as a world leader in fostering scientific education and research, and promoting public understanding of humic substances.

Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (E-LAW)
A network of public interest attorneys, scientists, and other advocates around the world who support each others' work by exchanging legal and scientific information to defend the environment in their home countries.

The George Wright Society
A nonprofit association of protected area professionals dedicated to the preservation of cultural and natural parks and reserves.

International Society of Biometeorology
The motivation of the foundation of ISB was to bring together scientists working in the field of Biometeorology, who are interested in environmental and ecological problems.

National Society for Clean Air and Environmental Protection
UK association of environmental protection specialists. Works on environmental protection and management issues including air quality and noise.

Academy of Certified Hazardous Materials Managers
US association of certified environmental professionals. Chapters, members, conference.

ISEP - International Society for Environmental Protection
A forum for the exchange of environmental information between environmental experts, administration, industry, research and the public.

National Registry of Environmental Professionals
The mission of NREP is to provide legal and professional recognition of individuals possessing education, training and experience as environmental managers, engineers, technologists, scientists and technicians -- and to consolidate that recognition in one centralized source -- so that the public, government, employers and insurers can justify the importance and acceptance of such individuals to carry out operation and management of environmental activities.

Forest Service Employees for Environmental Ethics
Nonprofit organization working to forge a socially responsible value system for the U.S. Forest Service. About the organization, issues information and action alerts, and advice for federal employees seeking to effect change.

Canadian Society of Environmental Biologists
Members are professionally-trained biologists and biology students whose primary focus is to further the conservation and prudent management of Canada's natural resources based on sound ecological principles.

International Marine Animal Trainers Association
Founded to foster communication, professionalism, and cooperation among those who serve marine mammal science through training, public display, research, husbandry, conservation, and education.

Institute of Professional Environmental Practice
IPEP's objectives are to improve the practice and educational standards of environmental professionals and to administer the QEP and EPI application, examination, and certification process.

Australian Seafood Industry Council
Commercial fishing representatives that play a vital role in the environmental management and resource sustainability of Australia's fisheries.

Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Application of Science and Technology
PSRAST's purpose is to provide comprehensive, interdisciplinary and impartial assessments of new applications, as industrial and political influences tend to invalidate the established evaluation procedures.

American Society of International Law's Wildlife Interest Group
Focuses on the effectiveness of international wildlife treaty regimes and other international efforts to conserve endangered wildlife species.

Institution of Environmental Sciences
Professional body for environmental scientists in the UK to provide balanced, scientific information on the environment to members and the public. Includes organization information, journal archive, and links.

The International Bryozoology Association (IBA)
This organisation was formed by a small group back in 1968 to encourage research and promote an exchange of ideas on the Bryozoa. Since its foundation is has grown into an association numbering some 200 members world-wide, and covering both the fields of palaeontology and zoology.

Biotica Ecological Society
Moldovan environmental association. Areas of activity include conservation of biodiversity; development of national environmental legislation and public participation in decision-making process; and creation of a legal basis for NGOs activity in Moldova.

Environmental Services Association of Alberta (ESAA)
Business group dedicated to building a strong environmental industry. Group offers the Environment Business (EB) series of professional development courses designed to enhance the technical knowledge of environment industry personnel.

OFWIM--The Organization of Fish and Wildlife Information Managers
Their goal is to promote the management and conservation of natural resources by facilitating technology and information exchange among fish and wildlife information managers.

Canadian Coastal Science and Engineering Association (CCSEA)
The Association provides a forum to address issues relevant to Canada's coastal zones (Atlantic, Pacific, Great Lakes and Arctic) - bringing together scientists, engineers and managers from a broad range of disciplines, all with a common interest in the coastal zone.

American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists
The programs here are part of a global effort to interpret, understand, and conserve the Earth's natural diversity and to contribute to the wise use of natural resources for the long-term benefit of humankind.

Environmental Assessment Association (EAA)
International organization dedicated to providing members with information and education on real estate environmental inspections, testing and hazardous material removal. Information on the organization and its programs.

American Indoor Air Quality Council
A non-profit organization that provides its membership IAQ training, IAQ certification, and bi-monthly newsletters.

Australasian Pollination Ecologists Society (A.P.E.S.)
The aims of the Society are to participate in, encourage and communicate research in the field of pollination ecology in Australasia.

Northwest Association of Environmental Professionals
We are environmental professionals in Washington and Oregon dedicated to sharing information and ideas while striving to advance the highest standards of ethics and competency within the profession.

The British Land Reclamation Society
A multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary organisation concerned with the reclamation, rehabilitation and restoration of land, including contaminated, derelict and abandoned land from mineral working and former urban and industrial uses.

Southwestern Association of Naturalists
Group founded in May 1953 to promote the field study of plants and animals (living and fossil) in the southwestern United States, México, and Central America and to aid in the scientific activities of its members.

Round Table Group
An international consortium of academic experts and thought leaders in a number of specialized business-related fields. RTG matches companies with these leading scholars and industry experts to provide tailored consulting services.

Louisiana Environmental Professionals Association
LEPA explains its purpose and history, and gives information on its officers, meetings, and membership.

IChemE EPSG Knowledge Management Database
Environmental Protection Subject Group of the IChemE, Institution of Chemical Engineers. This group's aims are to further the science of chemical engineering and its positive effects on the environment.

Academy of Certified Hazardous Materials Managers

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