TOPIC: ENVIRONMENT (61)
The Rainforest Alliance works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior.
Ecofriend is for those who do not consider environment a separate entity; rather feel themselves an integral part of it. The idea behind Ecofriend is simple: to inform and educate consumers who love to possess the latest gadgets and products available in the market and who are also concerned about the environment around them. The main focus of Ecofriend is to highlight latest green technologies, lifestyle trends and help combat global warming among a host of other environmental problems.
ioby brings environmental projects to life, block by block. ioby connects people and money to site-based projects. All of these projects are conceived, designed, and run by neighbors—which ensures community buy-in, long-term caretakers and daily reminders of what’s been achieved.
Successful projects are then magnified, so they can benefit other neighborhoods—and the positive impact can ripple throughout the city. ioby is about having a stake in the game, engaging with others while you do so, and seeing and living with the end result.
The IS FOUNDATION aims to empower, educate and collaborate with people and projects to positively impact the planet and its creatures.
We are a team, a group of people, who view the environment as an interconnected organism of which we are not separate but a part of. There is no differentiation between all living things: trees, rivers, animals and humans. We are all one interdependent organism.
GreenBiz.com™, Business Voice of the Green Economy, is the leading source for news, opinion, best practices, and other resources on the greening of mainstream business. Launched in 2000, its mission is to provide clear, concise, accurate, and balanced information, resources, and learning opportunities to help companies of all sizes and sectors integrate environmental responsibility into their operations in a manner that supports profitable business practices.
Center for Ecoliteracyhttp://www.ecoliteracy.org
The Center for Ecoliteracy is a leader in the green schooling movement. Smart by Nature™, the Center’s framework and services for schooling for sustainability, is based on two decades of work with schools and organizations in more than 400 communities across the United States and numerous other countries.
Leafully helps you understand your energy usage so you can make smart choices. Energy units can be hard to understand, so Leafully brings it down to something simple: a tree. Leafully will show you how many trees are needed to offset the emissions from your energy consumption and show you actions you can take to reduce your impact.
The GREEN.TV story is all about producing, gathering and distributing the best environmental films around.
Why do we do that? Well, we believe that combining the emotive power of video with the interactive potential of digital media means we can do our bit to bring about real change. That’s the thinking behind our strap-line; Watch, Engage, Act.
1% for the Planethttp://onepercentfortheplanet.org
Since 2002, 1% for the Planet has inspired members of the business community to contribute 1% of sales to environmental groups around the world. In return, this growing alliance of companies is given the opportunity not only to see their self-worth rise, but their net worth climb as well.
The Bullitt Center will be the greenest, most energy efficient commercial building in the world, firmly planting Seattle at the forefront of the green building movement.This six-story, 50,000 square-foot building will be located at the intersection of Capitol Hill and the Central District in Seattle, Washington. The goal of the Bullitt Center is to change the way buildings are designed, built and operated to improve long-term environmental performance and promote broader implementation of energy efficiency, renewable energy and other green building technologies in the Northwest.
Earth Policy Institutehttp://www.earth-policy.org
EPI’s goals are (1) to provide a global plan (Plan B) for moving the world onto an environmentally and economically sustainable path, (2) to provide examples demonstrating how the plan would work, and (3) to keep the media, policymakers, academics, environmentalists, and other decision-makers focused on the process of building a Plan B economy.
The Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ)http://www.sej.org
The Society of Environmental Journalists is the only North-American membership association of professional journalists dedicated to more and better coverage of environment-related issues. SEJ’s mission is to strengthen the quality, reach and viability of journalism across all media to advance public understanding of environmental issues.
Archangel Ancient Tree Archivehttp://www.ancienttreearchive.org
Archangel Ancient Tree Archive is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that locates and propagates the world’s largest and most iconic trees. We are creating living libraries of old-growth tree genetics by cloning these old growth trees through traditional and advanced horticultural propagation for the purpose of future research and functional reforestation.