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E Magazine
www.emagazine.com E is an independent newsstand-quality publication on environmental issues--a magazine
that could educate, inspire and empower Americans to make a difference for the environment.
A substantial magazine, E is chock full of everything the budding environmentalist needs to know,
from "rainforests to recycling" and from the "personal to the political."

Environmental News Network
www.enn.com
The Environmental News Network mission is to create environmental awareness on critical issues
through the presentation of fair and balanced daily news and information products. ENN provides
its products and services to CNN, Turner Broadcasting, National Geographic, National Oceanic
and Atmospheric Administration, and other media companies, government agencies, foundations,
special interest groups and the general public. Millions read our news and information
products each day.

Global Environmental Outlook
www.grid.unep.ch/geo1
United Nations Environment Program Global Environmental Report from 1997.

Green Cross International
www.gci.ch
Green Cross International was founded by Mikhail Gorbachev in 1993, building on the
1992 Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro and Agenda 21. Our mission is to help create a
sustainable future by cultivating harmonious relationships between humans and the
environment. Green Cross concentrates its efforts on the following five programs
whose common theme is to promote a significant change in human values leading to
greater respect and care for Earth's community of life in all its diversity.

Greenpeace
www.greenpeace.org
One World
www.oneworld.org
OneWorld Online is a partnership: over 100 organizations working for human rights
and sustainable development. We are working together to broadcast an alternative
world agenda, an agenda for a fairer world.

United Nations Environment Program
www.unep.org
Volunteer Opportunities Worldwide
www.idealist.org/globalvolunteers.html This site lists environmental volunteer opportunities around the world. A great place
to go to find out where you can get involved.

World Conservation Union (IUCN)
www.iucn.org
The World Conservation Union, is one of the world's oldest international conservation
organizations. It was established in France in 1948 as the "International Union for the
Protection of Nature." Today it is a union of governments, government agencies, and
non-governmental organizations working at the field and policy levels, together with
scientists and experts, to protect nature.

World Resources Institute
www.wri.org
The World Resources Institute's mission is to move human society to live in ways that
protect Earth's environment and its capacity to provide for the needs and aspirations
of current and future generations. Because people are inspired by ideas, empowered
by knowledge, and moved to change by greater understanding, WRI provides - and
helps other institutions provide - objective information and practical proposals for
policy and institutional change that will foster environmentally sound, socially
equitable development.

World Watch
www.worldwatch.org
Worldwatch is a nonprofit public policy research organization dedicated to informing
policymakers and the public about emerging global problems and trends and the
complex links between the world economy and its environmental support systems.

World Wildlife Fund
www.panda.org
World Wide Fund For Nature is the world's largest and most experienced independent
conservation organization, with around 5 million supporters and a global network
of 27 National Organizations, 5 Associates, and 21 Program Offices.

Africa/Middle East
Earthlife Africa
www.earthlife.org.za
Founded in the 1980s, Earthlife Africa provided a context for politics and the environment
to be linked and raised as part of political discussion. Hence ELA's declaration that politics
and ecology are integrally linked.

EcoNews Africa
www.web.apc.org/~econews
EcoNews Africa is an NGO initiative that analyses global environment and development
issues from an African perspective and reports on local, national, and regional activities
that contribute to global solutions.

Environmental Information Center (Lebanon)
www.spnl.org.lb
The Environmental Information Center is a special subsection of the Society for the
Protection of Nature in Lebanon.

Friends of the Earth
www.ecopeace.net
EcoPeace-Friends of the Earth Middle East, is a unique umbrella organization representing
the leading Egyptian, Israeli, Jordanian and Palestinian environmental nongovernmental
organizations. Our primary objective is the promotion of cooperative efforts to protect our
shared environmental heritage. In so doing, we hope to help achieve both sustainable regional
development and the creation of necessary conditions for lasting peace in our region.

SEPADO (Somalia)
members.tripod.com/~sepado
Somalia Environmental Protection and Anti-desertification organization (SEPADO) is legally
constituted and registered as voluntary Non-governmental organization, formed during the
summer of 1996 to combat environmental problems of the war-torn Somalia.

Southern Africa Environment Project
www.oneworld.org/saep
The Southern Africa Environment Project is a non-profit corporation organized in 1994. It has
offices in Cape Town and Port Elizabeth. SAEP works with a variety of South African government
departments, educational institutions, environmental non-governmental organizations, and
community-based organizations. Its educational Programs run the gamut from workshops and
conferences to a rapidly growing internship Program. Its initial focus has been on South Africa,
but it is expanding into Lesotho and other SADC countries as opportunities and funding permit.

Asia/South Pacific
Asia Pacific Regional Environmental Network
www.nautilus.org/aprenet
APRENet is an electronic information system focused on environmental issues in Asia-Pacific.
Utilizing its on-line library, e-mail networks, and news reports, APRENet seeks to stimulate
debate and promote regional environmental policy alternatives in the region. Network participants
include analysts and activists from research institutions, journalists, citizen groups, government, and business.

Australian Conservation Foundation
www.peg.apc.org/~acfenv
ACF is Australia's major national non-government environment organization with a broad
agenda encompassing all aspects of the natural environment. Founded in 1965, ACF is an
independent, not for profit organization governed by its members through a
democratically-elected 37 member Council with representatives from all states and
territories of Australia.

Center for Science and the Environment (India)
www.oneworld.org/cse
The Center's work is mainly organized as policy research; communications and public
awareness raising; campaigns and lobbying activities; and documentation. The Center's
research projects have tried to develop a policy framework for an equitous, participatory
and environmentally-sound development. The Center has organized a number of seminars
and workshops which have been attended not only by academics, but also by senior
ministers, grassroots activists, NGOs and members of the public.

Environment Australia
kaos.erin.gov.au
This is the site for the Australian environmental protection agency. The goals of the Department
are to develop, in the national interest, a proper recognition of environmental, social and
related economic values in government decision-making and activities; and to improve
the quality of the decision-making process, program delivery and communication by
ensuring that Government has available to it reliable information and advice and
efficient delivery mechanisms.

Environment & Conservation Organizations of Australia and New Zealand
www.converge.org.nz/eco
ECO, Environment and Conservation organizations of New Zealand, Inc., is a network of
around 80 organizations. ECO members include large international organizations such
as the World Wide Fund for Nature (NZ), Greenpeace (NZ), and Friends of the Earth (NZ);
national organizations such as the National Council of Women, professional organizations,
including the NZ Association of Scientists, and local groups, such as the Southland Resource
Monitor Center. ECO is the co-ordinating body for this broad spectrum of groups who cover
a complete range of environmental and conservation concerns and activities. There are also
400 individual "Friends of ECO."

Environment Center of Western Australia
www.iinet.net.au/~ecwa
The Environment Center is a non-profit non-governmental organization, whose goals are to
determine and respond to the environment information needs of the Western Australian
community. The Environment Center tries to raise community awareness on environmental
issues, and the connections between this and our lifestyles. The Environment Center facilitates
and assists community participation and action on environmental issues, and works with
other groups to fulfill these aims.

Friends of the Earth:
Friends of the Earth has worked for conservation and public health protection for more
than a quarter of a century. In the process, we have learned to focus on the underlying
social and economic causes of environmental problems both at home and abroad,
building coalitions and working with our unique Friends of the Earth international network.

Australia
www.foe.org.au

Hong Kong
www.hk.super.net/~foehk

Indonesia
members.tripod.com/walhij/welcome

Japan
www.vcom.or.jp/project/good-env/foej

Philippines
www.sequel.net/~lrcksk

Greenpeace

Australia
www.greenpeace.org.au

Japan
www.nets.ne.jp/GREENPEACE

New Zealand
www.greenpace.org/nz

Greenpower Hong Kong
www.hk.linkage.net/~greenpow
Greenpower promotes public awareness of environmental protection, community-based
environmental education, formulation of environmental policy, a green living cultures
compatible with the needs of a sustainable earth, and contributes to the betterment of China's ecology.

International Fund for China's Environment
www.ifce.org
The International Fund for China's Environment (IFCE) was established by a group
of concerned scientists and professionals in 1996. The mission of the IFCE is to help
ensure the protection of the world's environment and its biological diversity by
providing assistance to aid China in resolving its environmental problems. IFCE is a
non-profit organization (NGO) with its main office in the Washington metropolitan area,
U.S. and a branch office in Beijing, China.

Japan Environmental Exchange
web.kyoto-inet.or.jp/org/s-world/jee
JEE is an international, volunteer-based environmental awareness group. We offer a place
for citizens to join in ongoing projects or start up new ones. JEE maintains an office in Kyoto,
and also has branches in Tokyo (JEE Kanto) and California (JEE US).

King Mahendra Trust for Nature Conservation (Nepal)
www.south-asia.com/kingmah.htm
The King Mahendra Trust for Nature Conservation (KMTNC) is an autonomous,
non- governmental and non-profit organization. KMTNC was created because of the
realization that the relationship between nature conservation and economic development
is mutually dependent. It was established by the special King Mahendra Trust for
Nature Conservation Act in 1982. Today, it has successfully undertaken over 60 projects
in the fields of nature conservation, biodiversity protection and sustainable rural development.

Nature Conservation Council of New South Wales
www.nccnsw.org.au
The Nature Conservation Council of NSW (NCC) is the peak umbrella organization for
over 100 conservation and environment groups in New South Wales, Australia.
Collectively we work on a huge range of conservation issues in NSW.

WWF:
World Wide Fund For Nature is the world's largest and most experienced independent
conservation organization, with around 5 million supporters and a global network of
27 National Organizations, 5 Associates, and 21 Program Offices.

Hong Kong
www.wwf.org.hk

Japan
wwfjapan.aaapc.co.jp

Malaysia
www.geocities.com/rainforest/2701

Philippines
www.nubook.com/wwf-phil

Latin America/Caribbean

AIDIS (Argentina)

www.aidisar.org
La Asociación Argentina de Ingenier’a Sanitaria y Ciencias del Ambiente (AIDIS Argentina,
es una Organización No Gubernamental, sin fines de lucro, con personer’a jur’dica constitu’da
en 1948, como miembro de la Asociación Interamericana de Ingenier’a Sanitar’a y Ambiental, a
la que representa en el pa’s. La Asociación Interamericana está integrada por 23 Cap’tulos o
Secciones Nacionales de las Américas, mas la Caribean Water and Wastewater Association, que
intega a las islas del Caribe de habla inglesa.

Brazilan Institute for the Environment
www.ibama.gov.br
IBAMA tem por missão institucional executar as pol’ticas nacionais de meio ambiente
nasatribui›es federais permanentes, por meio da gestão ambiental compartilhada, visando
ˆ preservaão da qualidade ambiental para as presentes e futuras gera›es.
Brazilian Reference and Cultural Support Center
fcebrac@zaz.com.br

Chile Information Project Environmental Report
www.chiper.cl
The site provides weekly reports on the state of the environment. Chiper is now bilingual
(English-Espanol), it includes a daily environmental news update, a special Native Forest
section, a forestry fact file, and six member groups.

The Earth Council (Costa Rica)
www.ecouncil.ac.cr P.O. Box 2323
1002 San Jose
Costa Rica
PH: 506/256-1611

Friends of the Earth
Friends of the Earth has worked for conservation and public health protection for more
than a quarter of a century. In the process, we have learned to focus on the underlying
social and economic causes of environmental problems both at home and abroad, building
coalitions and working with our unique Friends of the Earth international network.

Chile
www.netup.cl/~codeff
Ecuador
www.ecuanex.apc.org/accion

El Salvador
www.tao.ca/~cesta

Uruguay
www.chasque.apc.org/redesur/redes.html
Fundacion Vida (Honduras)
Vida is a joint USAID, UNDP, Honduran government project. Most of the funds come
from USAID development money which are allocated to Honduran environmental groups.

Blvd. Suyapa, Edificio Florencia 2o Piso #203
Apartado Postal 4252 Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Phone: (504) 239-1642 and 239-1644
Fax: (504) 239-1645
Contact: Jorge Quinones

Greenpeace

Argentina
www.ar-w3.com/greenpeace

Brazil
www.greenpeace.org.br

Honduran Organization for the Defense of the Environment (OHDA)
bmyton@ns.unah.hondunet.net
2232 Calzada Fujiyama
Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Fax/Phone (504) 239-2583
Contact: Carlos Medina, President

Jamaica's Natural Resources Conservation Authority
www.nrca.org
The Natural Resources Conservation Authority (NRCA) is the Government
Agency responsible for the management, conservation and protection of the
natural resources of Jamaica. The NRCA exists to provide the management
framework for the conservation, protection and sustainable use of Jamaica's
natural resources in collaboration with its partners in the public and private sectors.

National Association for the Conservation of Nature (ANCON) (Panama)
www.ancon.org
ANCON es una organización privada, independiente y sin fines de lucro dedicada
exclusivamente a la conservación de la diversidad biológica y los recursos
naturales de Panamá.

PROVITA (Venezuela)
provita1@telcel.net.ve

National Ecology Network (RENACE) (Chile)
www.renace.net
RENACE is a network of 140 Chilean citizen organizations working between Arica
and Punta Arenas for the protection of the environment and quality of life. RENACE
is dedicated to promoting the exchange of information, proposals and experiments
between organizations working towards an ecologically sustainable society in Chile;
promoting collaborative efforts between citizen organizations to contribute to the solving
of the environmental problems in Chile; facilitating technical and legal support and training
for environmental and social organizations facing environmental problems; editing, publishing
and diffusing information intended to strengthen environmental work in Chile; and
promoting ecologically sustainable communities.

Socio-Environmental Institute (Brazil)
www.socioambiental.org
O Instituto Socioambiental é uma associaão civil de direito privado, sem fins lucrativos,
fundada para propor solu›es, de maneira integrada, a quest›es sociais e ambientais. Seu
objetivo principal é defender bens e direitos sociais, coletivos e difusos relativos ao meio
ambiente, ao patrim™nio cultural, aos direitos humanos e dos povos.

WWF Brazil
www.wwf.org.br
World Wide Fund For Nature is the world's largest and most experienced independent
conservation organization, with around 5 million supporters and a global network of
27 National Organizations, 5 Associates, and 21 Program Offices.

Europe

European Environment Agency
www.eea.eu.int
Through the provision of timely, targeted, relevant and reliable information to
policymaking agents and the public, the EEA aims to help achieve significant
and measurable improvement in Europe's environment.

Austria
www.foe.at/foe

Belgium
www.ful.ac.be/hotes/amisterre

Denmark
www.sunsite.auc.dk/noah

Finland
www.kaapeli.fi/~maanyst

France
www.apro.fr/natcog/at/at.html

Germany
www.bund.net

Italy
www.amiciterra.it

Netherlands
www.milieudefensie.nl

Norway
www.grida.no/ngo/naturvern

Scotland
www.foe-scotland.org.uk

Spain
www.tierra.org

Sweden
www.mjv.se

www.wwf.se Switzerland
www.pronatura.ch

UK
www.foe.co.uk

Greenpeace:

Austria
www.greenpeace.at

Belgium
greenpeace.agoranet.be

Czech Republic
www.greenpeace.cz

Denmark
www.greenpeace.org/~dk

Germany
www.greenpeace.de

Greece
www.compulink.gr/greenpeace

Italy
www.greenpeace.it

Luxembourg
www.greenpeace.org/~luxembrg
Mediterranean
www.greenpeace.org/~med

Netherlands
www.greenpeace.org/~nl

Russia
green.rosmail.com/index.html

Slovakia
www.isternet.sk/greenpeace

Spain
www.greenpeace.es

Sweden
www.greenpeace.se

Switzerland
www.greenpeace.ch

UK
www.greenpeace.org.uk

LEGAMBIENTE (Italy)
www.legambiente.it
Founded in 1980, Legambiente is a non-political non-profit-making Italian association
for the safeguard of the environment which is financed by private individuals and
members and not by the State. The Italian Ministry of Environment has recognized Legambiente
to be an 'association of interest for the environment'. It is a member of the EEB
(European Environmental Bureau) and of the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of
Nature). Legambiente is also the UNEP (United Nations Environment Program) National
Committee for Italy.

Netherlands Commitee voor IUCN
www.nciucn.nl
The World Conservation Union, is one of the world's oldest international conservation
organizations. It was established in France in 1948 as the "International Union for the
Protection of Nature." Today it is a union of governments, government agencies, and
non-governmental organizations working at the field and policy levels, together
with scientists and experts, to protect nature.

Swedish Society for Nature Conservation
www.snf.se
The Swedish Society for Nature Conservation, SSNC, is Sweden's oldest environmental
organization. It was founded in 1909 by a group of researchers and cultural personalities.
From that day on, the SSNC has had its given place in matters linked to nature conservation,
and has grown to be Sweden's most important environmental watchdog, backed by the
solid mandate of its around 160,000 members.

WWF:
World Wide Fund For Nature is the world's largest and most experienced independent
conservation organization, with around 5 million supporters and a global network of 27
National Organizations, 5 Associates, and 21 Program Offices.

Belgium
www.wwf.be

Denmark
wwf.dk

Germany
wwf.de

Greece
www.wwf.gr

Finland
www.wwf.fi

Italy
wwf.it

Netherlands
www.wwf.nl

Spain
www.wwf.es

Sweden
www.wwf.se

Switzerland
www.wwf.ch

UK
www.wwf-uk.org

Greenpeace Germany
www.greenpeace.de

North America
Earth Island Institute
www.earthisland.org
Earth Island Institute (EII), founded in 1982 by veteran environmentalist David Brower,
fosters the efforts of creative individuals by providing organizational support in
developing projects for the conservation, preservation, and restoration of the global
environment. Earth Island's Project Network consists of more than 30 projects world
wide.Through innovative education and activist campaigns, we are addressing many

Co-Op America
www.coopamerica.org
Co-op America, a national nonprofit organization founded in 1982, provides the economic
strategies, organizing power and practical tools for businesses and individuals to address
today's social and environmental problems. While many environmental organizations choose
to fight important political and legal battles, Co-op America is the leading force in educating
and empowering our nation's people and businesses to make significant improvements
through the economic system.

Friends of the Earth
www.foe.org
Friends of the Earth has worked for conservation and public health protection for more
than a quarter of a century. In the process, we have learned to focus on the underlying
social and economic causes of environmental problems both at home and abroad, building
coalitions and working with our unique Friends of the Earth international network.

Friends of the Earth Canada
www.foecanada.org
League of Conservation Voters
www.lcv.org
The League of Conservation Voters works to create a Congress more responsive to your
environmental concerns. As the bipartisan political voice for over nine million members
of environmental and conservation groups, LCV is the only national environmental
organization dedicated full-time to educating citizens about the environmental voting
records of Members of Congress.

20/20 Vision
www.2020vision.org
Have more good intentions than free time? Every month 20/20 Vision identifies the best way
for you to spend 20 minutes to protect the environment and promote peace. We send you a
monthly action postcard with the necessary information to write a brief letter or make a key
phone call to policy makers facing crucial decisions. Your actions will help them make the
right choices for our earth and your community. Every six months you will receive an update
on the results of your actions.

Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
www.nrdc.org
The Natural Resources Defense Council's purpose is to safeguard the Earth: its people,
its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends. We work to
restore the integrity of the elements that sustain life -- air, land, and water -- and to defend
endangered natural places. We seek to establish sustainability and good stewardship of
the Earth as central ethical imperatives of human society. NRDC affirms the integral place
of human beings in the environment. We strive to protect nature in ways that advance the
long-term welfare of present and future generations. We work to foster the fundamental right
of all people to have a voice in decisions that affect their environment. We seek to break
down the pattern of disproportionate environmental burdens borne by people of color and
others who face social or economic inequities. Ultimately, NRDC strives to help create a new
way of life for humankind, one that can be sustained indefinitely without fouling or depleting
the resources that support all life on Earth.

Public Interest Research Group
www.pirg.org
The State PIRGs are a national, non-profit, non-partisan network of state-based, member-supported
public interest watchdogs. They work on environmental and consumer issues on a local, state
and nationwide basis.

Sierra Club
www.sierraclub.org
The Sierra Club is a nonprofit, member-supported public interest organization that promotes
conservation of the natural environment by influencing public policy decisions: legislative, administrative, legal, and electoral.
WWF Canada www.wwfcanada.org
World Wide Fund For Nature is the world's largest and most experienced independent
conservation organization, with around 5 million supporters and a global network of 27
National Organizations, 5 Associates, and 21 Program Offices.

WWF U.S.
www.wwf.org
World Wide Fund For Nature is the world's largest and most experienced independent
conservation organization, with around 5 million supporters and a global network of 27 Nationa
l Organizations, 5 Associates, and 21 Program Offices.

Greenpeace Canada
www.greenpeacecanada.org

Greenepeace USA
www.greenpeaceusa.org

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