LINKS TO INTERNET SITES ON SUSTAINABILITY
Here are some internet-wide organizations and sites
that we feel share our vision of a sustainable future (or at least close
- Action Coalition - A U.S. group
working for justice, human rights, a sustainable environment, and
eradication of poverty. Includes link to "RESULTS", an international
citizen's lobby on poverty.
- Adbusters - A site
devoted to the fight against consumerism in society. Become a "culture
- Bay Area Permaculture
Site - A San Fransisco-based site devoted to "creating sustainable human
- Canadian Council of Ministers of
the Environment Home Page
- Canadian Renewable Energy
Energy site - Interested in alternative sources of energy?Solar,
Wind, Small Hydro, Co-generation, Biomass , Energy Services , District
Heating and Cooling . It's all here and more.
Earthnet - Promotion of sound environmental practices and education
on University campuses around the world.
- Center for Renewable Energy and
Sustainable Technology Archive - Info and help on sustainable energy.
Nova Scotia Foundation - Home site of a Foundation that coordinates
EnviroTowns, the Community Animation Programme, and more.
- Communications for a Sustainable
Future - Academic information, resources and mailing lists on a wide
range of topics.
Community Health Promotion Network Atlantic - An Atlantic Canada
network that shares information and resources to support groups
and communities to increase control over and to improve their health.
- Contact Center Network - The
center's mission is to facilitate communication, coordination and shared
action for individuals and groups working for a better world.
"Common-sense Economics" Ideas Bank - Articles, stories, action
ideas, free resources listings,
and organizational contacts for Alternative Economics, Community
Economic Development and Green Economics.
- The Earth Council
- An international non-governmental organization devoted to sustainable
development. Formed as a result of the 1992 Earth Summit held in Brazil.
- The Earth
Day Activity Page
- Eco-Village Information Service -
Info on the Global Eco-Village Network (GEN), which represents eco-villages around the
world and related topics.
- Ecological Architecture and
Natural Building Site - A good source of information for architects
and anybody willing to live lightly on earth.
Economics articles - Information from the International Society for
- An Ontario organization that uses electronic network to support
- Environment Canada's "Green
Lane" - Information, contacts, federal government
policies, and direct links to the Environment Department.
- Environment Canada
Atlantic - Info, contacts and direct links to Environment Canada's
work in the Atlantic region.
Information System - Data Sources - For the scientific set. A list of
several databases around the world that provide access to environmental
- Environmental News Network - A daily
news package, monthly feature, and eco-marketplace from the U.S., plus an
environmental navigator for the global internet.
- Ethical Business
Directory - An international ethical business site with information
- Earth Pledge Foundation -
Promotion of the vision of sustainable development that emerged from
the 1992 Earth Summit. Take the pledge!
Action Centre - The EAC, Nova Scotia's largest environmental group,
offers a well-stocked library, a listing of internet resources &
newsgroups, and 'defining the issues' backgrounders.
- Envirolink - A
VERY comprehensive listing of environmental organizations on the
internet. Includes the Sustainable Communities Network of
Nova Scotia (that's how good it is!)
- Fair Trade Databank
- Info, contacts and resources courtesy of Fair TradeMark Canada.
- Friends of the Earth U.K. Home Site
- "Fourth World"
- Global Research
Network on Sustainable Development - A network of professionals
involved in the creation and use of scientific research on sustainable
- GreenBeat - An excellent
e-zine on environmental issues for the 15-25 years old crowd from Texas.
- Green Cross International -
An internet site that facilitates communication among many different
sectors, with the goal of a global value change towards sustainable
- Green Disk - A
paperless environmental journal from Washington, DC.
- Greenpeace International's Home
Plans" - An archive of specific long-term environmental strategies.
Communities" Web site - A big index on ecovillages, cohousing,
residential land trusts, communes, student co-op, urban housing.....
Magazine - A unique on-line and "interactive" source of world news.
- International Arid
Lands Consortium - An independent, non-profit research organization
supporting ecological sustainability in arid and semi-arid lands world-wide.
- The International Council for Local
Environmental Initiatives - an international environmental agency for
local governments. Their "Cities for Climate Protection" site is a great
- IISDnet: International Institute for
Sustainable Development - Info, ideas, links and contacts on
- Institute for Bioregional
Studies - This Prince Edward Island-based institute offers an
excellent series of summer courses.
- Institute for Global
Communications - The IGC presents the "Progressive Directory",
covering the environment, human rights, conflict resolution, justice and
- KnowWare Communications -
A publisher of "innovative & utopian" policy research web sites.
- Learning for a
Sustainable Future (LSF) - Learning for a Sustainable Future (LSF) is
a non-profit Pan-Canadian
organisation that was developed to contribute to the implementation of
sustainable development education in Canada.
Centre for Sustainability - A British Columbia-based centre on
sustainability education. The main focus is on the "growing imbalance
between human economy/lifestyles and nature's ability to cope."
- National Center for
Appropriate Technology - A U.S. info clearinghouse operating out of
- The Nova Scotia Environmental
Industry Association - The association's web site and fairly extensive directory of environmental links.
- Rainforest Action Network - an
international network with a mission to protect the Earth's
rainforests and support the rights of their inhabitants.
- Rocky Mountain
Institute - A nonprofit research and education foundation fostering
the sustainable use of resources across borders.
Communities Resource Package - A very interesting initiative of the
Ontario Round Table on Environment and Economy.
Project - Choose sustainability. Well-thought out pages and resources
to help society choose a sustainable life-style.
Sustainable TIMES - This on-line quarterly periodical includes
articles, success stories and action ideas in these areas: Canada, Our World,
Sustainable Community Business, and Natural Life.
- The UTNE Reader Lens - The home site
of Utne Reader magazine, a collection of the best of the alternative
media. Includes info on culture, spirituality, ecology, health,
sex, politics, economics, media and technology.
- Web Networks - A Canada-wide
listing of internet sites on social change issues: youth, women,
environment, justice, international development, human rights, and more.
- Web Directory - A very
comprehensive listing of environmental organizations and info world-wide.
- World Conservation Monitoring
Centre - Information on the conservation and sustainable use of
species and ecosystems.
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