National and International Environmental Organizations and Web Sites

Ecology and Energy

1 Planet 1 Ocean - is a new nonprofit organization founded to explore, restore and sustain the oceans through strong international partnerships, including the Gulf of Mexico and Cuba.

10 Ways to Help Save the Ocean

Abercrombie & Kent Global Foundation

African American Environmentalist Association - Dedicated to protecting the environment, promoting the efficient use of natural resources, enhancing the human ecology and increasing African American participation in the environmental movement.

African Wakamba - This site addresses environmental and humanitarian issues in Africa. Also a French vegetarian organization.

Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay

American Forests

American Forest Foundation

Anheuser-Busch Environmental Outreach - From creating the world’s single largest wetland conservation area, to helping protect millions of acres of wildlife habitat around the country, Anheuser-Busch and its partners are dedicated to conserving America’s outdoor treasures so that they can be enjoyed for generations to come.

Arbor Day, J. Sterling Morton's Legacy of Trees - How one man's passion to beautify a treeless prairie led to a worldwide holiday of environmental awareness.

Atlantic Center for the Environment - Quebec-Labrador Foundation.

Avant-Gardening: Creative Organic Gardening - YOU CAN GROW! - using sustainable organic gardening as a medium for creative expression and spiritual growth. Extensive information about Sustainable Organic Gardening, Soil Building, Composting, Companion Planting, Design, Permaculture, Xeriscape, Workshops, Monthly Newsletter, Zone map, Gardening CD, Virtual Photo Tours, Resources, and More!

Bullitt Foundation - Pacific Northwest.

Cities for Climate Protection

CleanTick - Catalyzing Clean Technology Online - CleanTick is an online network that allows people like you and me to make a difference to our planet. Whoever you are and whatever you do, CleanTick makes it easy for you to be a catalyst in spreading awareness about environmental protection, renewable energy and clean technology. You need not know anything about these topics to use CleanTick - your network will help you contribute to this cause.

Cochrane Ecological Institute - CEI is devoted to the preservation of North America's biodiversity, through the conservation and breeding of endangered indigenous species, ecosystem restoration through the reintroduction of extirpated fauna and flora, the education of the public, and the monitoring of both habitat and species through the development of non intrusive biological survey methods.

Conservation International

Coral Cay Conservation

the Coral Reef Alliance


Down With Basics - Helping you live conscienciously while reducing the negative effects on the environment.

Earthjustice Legal Defense Fund - Earthjustice Legal Defense Fund, formerly the Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund, is a non-profit environmental law firm dedicated to protecting forests, water, wildlife, air, and communities through citizen enforced laws.

Earthlife Africa

Earth Pledge Foundation

Eco Friendly Planet - The goal for this site is to provide you with a wealth of information about living eco friendly.

ECOLOGIA - Ecologists Linked for Organizing Grassroots Initiatives and Action.

Ecotech Institute

Environmental Data Interactive Exchange - is an online resource for environmental professionals, researchers and all those with an interest in green issues, bringing together practical information and in-depth yet accessible news.

Environmental Defense Fund

Environmental Questions and Answers - GreenAnswers is a user-generated question and answer site dedicated to environmental issues such as pollution, alternative energy, climate change and recycling.

EPAnet - Environmental Protection Activists Network - Join Us In Sustaining the Earth for All Life.

Euro-America Clean Air Foundation

European Rivers Network

Food First - The Institute for Food and Development Policy/Food First shapes how people think by analyzing the root causes of global hunger, poverty, and ecological degradation and developing solutions in partnership with movements working for social change.

Forest Guardians

Friends of the Earth - United Kingdom.

Gaia Forest Conservation Archives - Sign up for their email environmental newsflashes.

Global Warming Causes - Changing planet is a web site that aims to promote environmental awareness. Keep yourself informed on global warming and climate change causes, endangered species and alternative energy sources.

Great Garbage Patch - The Sea Bird is planning on helping the environment by trying to clean up The Pacific Garbage Patch, a giant area of plastic that has accumulated in the ocean.

Greenpeace International

Green Student U - Blog-style site that introduces today's students to a wide variety of global environmental issues by recognizing on-campus green initiatives and personal success stories, as well as how the world is being shaped by political environmental reform.

Gulf of Mexico Alliance - The Gulf of Mexico Alliance is a regional partnership among the US. Gulf of Mexico States (Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas) formed in 2004 to bring collaboration to a new level to improve the health of the Gulf of Mexico. The Alliance also includes participation and coordination by EPA’s Gulf of Mexico Program and the Gulf of Mexico States Accord. The Gulf of Mexico Alliance is working with federal partners and local representatives toward the first regional implementation of the U.S. Ocean Action Plan in the Gulf of Mexico Region. The U.S. Ocean Action Plan is the Administration's response to the report of the U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy, the first time in a generation that the U.S. has looked comprehensively at its policies governing the oceans.

Heritage Forests Campaign - Send an e-postcard to protect our last wild forests for future generations! Heritage Forests provide an environment for camping, hiking and recreation, habitat for wildlife, and clean drinking water.

Hikers Against Doo-Doo - We are a grassroots environmental action group and clearing house dealing with human and domesticated animal droppings on our trails and walkways...we are dedicated to "The faex-free trail"

ICAN - International Conservation Awareness Network

Indigenous Environmental Network

Inter Natura

International Arid Lands Consortium

International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives

International Erosion Control Association

International Society for Environmental Ethics

ISO 14000 and ISO 14001 - ISO 14000 and ISO 14001 environmental policies, procedures, checklists, forms, presentations and much more.

Leadership for Environment and Development

Living Cosmos - A new, interdisciplinary paradigm, embodying the sciences, and prehistory and history, reveals a biological universe that is also stabilized by life. Life is an all-powerful physical law. There are ecological discussion and links at the site, which will increase as time passes.

Louise Hart - Author, poet and photojournalist Louise Hart's works include Book of Trees I and II (, ebooks that feature and promote the value and role of trees in our environment as well as the Valley Gourmet Adventures in Food A to Z (Sirius Publications), a series of cookbooks that feature the history, cultural, medicinal, nutritional and creative use of fruits and vegetables in our diets.

Mangrove Replenishment Initiative

Metamorphosis: Poems to Inspire Transformation - Thought provoking poems and photos that speak of animal, environmental and human rights.

Mike Vandeman's Environmental Articles - Environmental Articles, Talks, and Book Reviews by Mike Vandeman.

Mountain Institute

Native Forest Council - Working to end all resource extraction and other harmful activites on federal public lands

National Tree Trust - The National Tree Trust serves as a catalyst for local volunteer and community service groups in the growing, planting and maintenance of trees in rural communities, urban areas and along the nation's highways. The National Tree Trust (NTT) was established as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization under the authority of the America the Beautiful Act of 1990, and endowed with a one-time only grant by the U.S. Congress. NTT provides monetary grants, trees, and educational resources to assist local organizations with promoting tree planting, maintenance and education projects. Since 1992, NTT has partnered with local organizations throughout the U.S. to plan more than six million trees on public land, has provided more than 1.8 million dollars for local projects and has reached more than 600,000 school children through its educational program. Washington, D.C.

the Nature Conservancy

Natural Resources Defense Council

New Forests Project

ONE/Northwest: - Online Networking for the Environment.

Potomac Appalachian Trail Club

Rachel Carson Council Pesticide Information

Rachel Carson Homestead - Silent Spring author.

Rainforest Action Network - Web directory which links to over 1500 rainforest-related sites.

Raymond Proffitt Foundation - RPF files public interest lawsuits against government, and others, for failure to enforce environmental protection laws.

Resource Renewal Institute

River Watch Network

Rocky Mountain Institute is an NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) campaign that empowers citizens to take effective action to save some of our planet's most endangered wild places.

ScoreCard - Want to know how your town ranks in air pollution levels? Or which companies in your area release toxic wastes? This web site gives you all that by typing in a zip code.

Sierra Club

Stockholm Environment Institute

Surfrider Foundation

Tellus Institute

The Energy Audit Website

The Environmental Educator - will end environmental illiteracy by putting a real environmental education in front of a national audience everyday for free. With literacy, individuals will give up their daily irresponsible actions, replacing them with responsible ones.

The Green Cafe - Website focusing on the Environment and the Arts.

the Trust for Public Land

the World Eco Directory - Earth-List is the world's centralized directory resource for organics, alternative energy, recycling, sustainability, and the environment. Check out our Green Man breakdance videos at

Trees for Life

Tropical Rainforest Coalition

Union of Concerned Scientists

United States Global Change Research Information Office

USDA - Animal and Plant Health Inspection Animal Care Policy Manual.

World Conservation Union

World Stewardship Institute

Youth for Environmental Society

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