Activism: The Environment
"We are praying that mankind does wake up and think about the
future, for we haven't just inherited this earth from our ancestors,
but we are borrowing it from our unborn children."
-- Joseph Chasing Horse
- The BioGems initiative is aimed at saving wildlands of exceptional
- "To cultivate and disseminate environmental solutions to national
and global audiences, educating, inspiring and equipping people
toward effective action."
California League of Conservation Voters (CLCV)
- I've been a member since 1984...
- Check out their
- "The Greenpeace Clean Energy Now! campaign is committed to forcing
the increase of clean energy solutions required to meet the challenges
of climate change."
Earth First! - The Radical Environmental Journal
- No Compromise in Defense of Mother Earth
Earth Island Institute
- provides organizational support in developing projects for the
conservation, preservation, and restoration of the global environment
- This independent + apolitical site aims to help the non-specialist
to become more involved in the discussion of global social and
environmental issues than is often the case... principally by putting
links to good quality, readable and useful information, covering many
of the key issues and organisations, in one place.
- a non-profit 501(c)3 organization that develops, compiles,
categorizes, and delivers environmental education and information
resources to the world at large using leading electronic
- See also their comprehensive
- An extensive list of links to environmental-related information
around the world
(graciously provided by the
Mendocino Environmental Center)
Global Network of Environment & Technology
- an award-winning environmental technology, news and business
center that promotes the use of innovative environmental
- "the leading independent campaigning organization that uses
non-violent direct action and creative communication to expose global
environmental problems and to promote solutions that are essential to
a green and peaceful future."
Headwaters - Direct Action Campaign
- to balance the need to protect immediately what is threatened and
the need to nurture the conservation values and sense of place which
are necessary for the creation of long-term protection of intact
ecosystems in the Klamath-Siskiyou Bioregion.
- See also:
Headwaters Earth First!
Indigenous Environmental Network
- an alliance of grassroots indigenous peoples whose mission is to
protect the sacredness of Mother Earth from contamination and
exploitation by strengthening maintaining and respecting the
traditional teachings and the natural laws
Information Center for the Environment
- a cooperative effort of environmental scientists at the University
of California, Davis and collaborators at over thirty private, state,
federal, and international organizations interested in environmental
Natural Resources Defense Council
- NRDC uses law, science, and the support of more than 400,000
members nationwide to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places
and to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all living things.
Rainforest Action Network
- The Rainforest Action Network works to protect the Earth's
rainforests and support the rights of their inhabitants through
education, grassroots organizing, and non-violent direct action.
- a grassroots based, non-profit environmental organization that
works to protect the coast.
World Wildlife Fund
- a global organization that is doing all it can to halt the
accelerating destruction of our natural world