Web guide to the rapidly growing profession of social entrepreneurship.
Changemakers.net provides resources, inspiring ideas and opportunities
for social entrepreneurs and those interested in learning more
about innovative social change.
Green Building Rating System
The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design)
Green Building Rating System™ is a voluntary, consensus-based
national standard for developing high-performance, sustainable
buildings. Members of the U.S. Green Building Council representing
all segments of the building industry developed LEED and continue
to contribute to its evolution.
to databases of interest to environmental professionals.
Where you can take action to reduce your impact on global warming.
Browse the options below to learn more about climate change,
and how you can reduce your carbon dioxide emissions. Or learn
about the latest science and policy news, and more...
Creating and disseminating media to help regenerate the
earth. Home of "The Last Straw" and "Natural
Building Colloquium ". Of note is a fine article by Joseph
F. Kennedy; "An
Overview of Natural Building Techniques".
ECO HOME Network
Eco-HomeT is an on-going living research center that demonstrates ecological living in an urban environment. The Eco-HomeTis a restored and retrofitted California style bungalow, circa 1911 that shows us how simple but wise property improvements can make your home warm, friendly yet environmentally sound and healthy.
Forest Information Center
Rainforests are the womb of life, home to over half the Earth's
species We are a volunteer, non-profit organisation dedicated
to protecting them.
A powerful contentful resource.
Arcology is a term coined by Paolo Soleri to describe the concept
of architecture and ecology working as an integral process to
produce new urban habitats. We suggest you to Cosanti in Scotsdale.
Here you will find the splendid organic core of Soleri's work.
Your gateway to a positive future!
Mass Energy Project
Consumer Recycling Resources Guide
An Innovative Network of Diverse Environmental Projects.
EcoNet serves organizations and individuals working for environmental
preservation and sustainability.
SolarBank International Fund is being planned as a global capital
fund for the financing of the end-use markets for solar energy.
We are EcoTopia: We believe people want a healthy planet. It is
our goal to help facilitate the exchange of as much knowledge
as possible towards this beginning. At EcoTopia, we provide information
and offer technology solutions in areas such as solar energy,
electric vehicles, eco-tourism and much more. Information is offered
in categories ranging from issues with worldwide impact to solutions
for your own backyard. We look forward to being here for you.
Resources on the Internet
Michael Younts' excellent list of links.
Ecological Paradigm in Architecture
Net: Farmers' Markets, Street Vendors, Flea Markets and Street
Resource Renewal Institute
The purpose of Sustainable Sources is to provide a solutions-based
environmental site. Many of us already recognize that there are
problems with our culture's present patterns of living, and don't
want to spend our time trying to directly stop other people from
being stupid. We feel that it is more effective to come up with
demonstrable solutions, and present them in such a way that they
are seen by the general public as rational, or even inevitable,
An excellent web offering by Bill Christensen.
Progressive Directory @igc
Council for Local Environmental Initiatives
If you move your community you can move the world!
"The essential new quality implied by the quantum theory is...
that a system cannot be analyzed into parts. This leads to the
radically new notion of unbroken wholeness of the entire universe.
You cannot take it apart. For if you do, what you end up with
is not contained within the original whole. It is created by the
act of analysis." - David Bohm -
Dynamic World Population Counter.
The overall theme here is to make the world a better place, to
see things in a positive light, to stand up for one's rights,
to pursue self-improvement and greater freedom, to have fun and
to learn new things about life, the universe and everything.
University of Windsor: Environmentally Conscious Desigh and Manufacturing
The game of the new civilization is about creating a new civilization
that works better.
International Academy at Santa Barbara (IASB)
is a nonprofit educational institution established in
1960 to improve understanding of issues affecting life on our
planet. Its special focus is on providing access to information
that will help decision-makers concerned with the environment
and with international issues.
Appropriate Technology for a Sustainable World