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Grist

http://www.grist.org

Grist has been dishing out environmental news and commentary with a wry twist since 1999 -- which, to be frank, was way before most people cared about such things. Now that green is in every headline and on every store shelf (bamboo hair gel, anyone?), Grist is the one site you can count on to help you make sense of it all.

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Grist, Environmental News, Environment, News, Commentary, Planet

ChangeMakers

http://www.changemakers.com

Ashoka Changemakers® provides the tools and resources to empower everyone to contribute to a better world. Our community's mission is to grow new ideas through transparency and collaboration, a process of Open Growth. No matter where you are starting, or where you are going, Changemakers makes it easier to share an idea, track progress, communicate with supporters, and invest in global change.

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Ashoka, Changemakers, Open Growth

See Click Fix

http://www.seeclickfix.com

SeeClickFix allows anyone to report and track non-emergency issues anywhere in the world via the internet. This empowers citizens, community groups, media organizations and governments to take care of and improve their neighborhoods.

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SeeClickFix, Report, Track

Environmental Defense Fund

http://www.edf.org

Environmental Defense Fund’s mission is to preserve the natural systems on which all life depends. Guided by science and economics, we find practical and lasting solutions to the most serious environmental problems.
 

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Environmental Defense Fund, Nature

ecomagination

http://www.ecomagination.com

ecomagination is GE’s commitment to imagine and build innovative solutions to today’s environmental challenges while driving economic growth.

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Ecomagination, Environment, GE, Green Tech

FORA.tv

http://fora.tv

At FORA.tv, we believe that there are brilliant ideas expressed everyday, everywhere, and we don't want you to miss them. We've gathered the web's largest collection of unmediated video drawn from top conferences, universities, and public forums. We present this provocative, big-idea content for you to watch, interact with, and share --when, where, and how you want.

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Fora.tv, Education, Ideas, Video

Conservation International

http://www.conservation.org

People depend on nature for many things. A stable climate. Clean air. Fresh water. Abundant food. Cultural resources. And the incalculable additional benefits the world’s biodiversity provides. Conservation International (CI) works to ensure a healthy and productive planet for us all.

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Conservation International, Sustainability, Nature

GoPure

http://www.gopure.com

Our mission is to make it easy to find sustainably-sourced food wherever you are. We're providing food transparency because what we eat matters -- for our communities, our environment and our wellbeing. The more we know about our food, the better choices we can make, and the more power we have to create positive change.

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Go Pure, App, Food, Sustainability, Eating Out, Dining

WeTopia

http://www.facebook.com/connect/uiserver.php?app_id=164612276910929&method=permissions.request&redirect_uri=http%3A%2F%2Fapps.facebook.com%2Fwetopia%2F&response_type=none&display=page&auth_referral=1

WeTopia is a Facebook game that simulates the building of a virtual village and was created for social impact: users can turn points into monetary donations for charities that help families and kids worldwide. 50% of the company's net profits are returned to their partners to complete social good projects. 

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Wetopia, Facebook, Virtual, Village, Donation

Life Hacker

http://www.lifehacker.com

Tips, tricks, and downloads for getting things done.

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Lifehacker, Work, Gawker Media

Donors Choose

http://www.donorschoose.org

DonorsChoose.org is an online charity that makes it easy for anyone to help students in need. Public school teachers from every corner of America post classroom project requests on DonorsChoose.org. Requests range from pencils for a poetry writing unit, to violins for a school recital, to microscope slides for a biology class. Then, you can browse project requests and give any amount to the one that inspires you. Once a project reaches its funding goal, we deliver the materials to the school.

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Donor Choose, Students, Teachers, School Supplies, Public School

Kiva

http://www.kiva.org

Kiva is the world's first and largest crowdfunding platform for social good. Kiva is a nonprofit organization that aims to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty and expand economic opportunity. Since 2005, Kiva and their growing global community of 950,000 lenders have crowdfunded more than $450 million in microloans to over 1 million entrepreneurs in 65 countries, with a 98.9% repayment rate. Visitors can browse the website to see profiles and stories of borrowers seeking loans for school tuitions and supplies, expanding their business, access to clean/green energy products and more. You can choose someone to lend $25 or more to and when your loan is repaid you can relend to another person or withdraw you money from the system.

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Micro Loans, Kiva, Crowdfunding, Lend, Loan

Weather Underground

http://www.wunderground.com

Weather Underground is committed to delivering the most reliable, accurate weather information possible. Our state-of-the-art technology monitors conditions and forecasts for locations across the world, so you'll always find the weather information that you need.

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Weather Underground, Emergency Response

Kick Starter

http://www.kickstarter.com

Kickstarter is the world's largest funding platform for creative projects. Every week, tens of thousands of amazing people pledge millions of dollars to projects from the worlds of music, film, art, technology, design, food, publishing and other creative fields.

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Funding Platform, Get Funded, Raise Money, Investing, Kickstarter

Natural News

http://www.naturalnews.com

The NaturalNews Network is a non-profit collection of public education websites covering topics that empower individuals to make positive changes in their health, environmental sensitivity, consumer choices and informed skepticism.

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Natural News, Environment, Media