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Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) – based in UK, it is an environmental charity aiming to 'inspire, inform, and enable' people to live more sustainably. It is a solutions-driven organisation, offering practical solutions to environmental problems. Key areas: renewable energy, environmental building, energy efficiency, organic growing and alternative sewage systems. [www.cat.org.uk]

Center for A New American Dream (USA) - helps Americans consume responsibly to protect the environment, enhance quality of life and promote social justice. They work with individuals, institutions, communities and businesses to conserve natural resources, counter the commercialisation of our culture and promote positive changes in the way goods are produced and consumed. [www.newdream.org] recommended YXC

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) – started in 1980, it is an Indian independent, public interest organisation, which aims to increase public awareness on science, technology, environment and development. For more than two decades, CSE has been creating awareness about the environmental challenges facing India. Searching for solutions that people and communities can implement themselves. Pushing the government to create frameworks for people and communities to act on their own. [www.cseindia.org]

Corporate Watch- engaged people making an engaged website about social and environmental impact of large corporations, particularly multinationals. Very exhaustive: a bi-monthly newsletter, reports, and cultural events… [www.corporatewatch.org] recommended YXC

Earth scan –- the James & James website, bringing together the full range of the British publisher’s catalogne: books, journals and magazines. Focus on climate, energy and sustainability. [www.jxj.com] recommended updated

Edie.net- an amazing gateway for those looking for the very latest UK, European and int’l news about environmental hot topics such as climate change, recycling, wastewater, and so on… [www.edie.net] updated

Eco Portal - is an information gateway empowering the movement towards environmental sustainability. Up-to-date earth news and a well-organised and rich web directory [www.eco-portal.com] updated

Environmental Media Service (EMS) - a nonprofit communications clearinghouse dedicated to expanding media coverage of critical environmental and public health issues. A mine of articles – mainly US focused – carefully selected by the EMS staff ( comprised of former journalists and environmental policy experts with years of experience). [www.ems.org]

Environmental News Network (ENN) - daily news organised by environmental topics (e.g. sustainable economy, science technology, food & agriculture, alternative energy, water resources, conservation, ecosystems, wildlife) and with a global focus. [www.enn.com] updated

GreenFacts – an independent, multi-stakeholder non-profit organisation based in Brussels. Its mission is to provide non-specialists with unbiased scientific information on environment and health matters through the net. GreenFacts.org studies are presented as questions and answers in a Three-Level Structure, easy to navigate, which advances each subject in progressive detail and complexity, allowing the reader to establish which level of information best suits his or her needs. The website provides information and sources on major subjects, like fluoride, ecosystem-change, tobacco, baron, arsenic, climate change and global warming… [ www.greenfacts.org] recommended recommended updated

The ecologist - the new version online of the well-known bimestrial magazine, read by 200,000 in 150 countries. It displays a full archive of articles (going back five years), a ‘debate area’ to have your say about the issues that matter, a ‘daily life’ section with articles to help you make better choices everyday, and much more… If you are looking for clear and engaged information, don’t wait… follow the link!
[www.theecologist.org] recommended

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