Alternatives for Cultural Creativity is a free quarterly publication distributed throughout northwest Oregon. Alternatives is concerned with values of environment, spiritual transformation, ecological sustainability, holistic health, political and economic justice, self-actualization, authentic expression, and enlightened parenting/family relationships.
The National Coalition for the Chemically Injured (NCCI) is a national coalition of nonprofit support and advocacy groups for the Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS), Environmental Illness, and Chemical Injury communities. NCCI's site provides information on these illnesses.
Ifgene is a forum for open discussion. It has been formed to encourage a deeper dialogue about genetic engineering by giving special attention to the worldviews out of which people approach science, and the moral and spiritual implications of biotechnology.
The Review is a web-based quarterly that provides knowledge of global environmental change. Experts provide new scientific findings in their fields and explain the significance of these findings for human health. Full references and more techinical discussions are included with each review for those wanting greater depth. Topics include global warming, air pollution, water pollution, population growth, toxics, food, and biodiversity.
The California Right To Know / Genetically Engineered Food Labeling Ballot Initiative is an all-volunteer effort. Petitions can be downloaded from the web site. The Initiative does not make a case for or against genetic engineering; it asserts, in deliberately simple language, that the public has a right to know whether foods they purchase have been genetically engineered, and requires that they be labeled as such.
Fuel Cells 2000 es una organización educativa privada no lucrativa que provée información dirigida a aquellos responsables de tomar decisiones, al público y a los medios de comunicacion, además de apoyar el pronto uso de celdas de combustible a través de proyectos piloto e inversiones gubernamentales. No realizamos investigación ni desarrollamos celdas de combustible pero tenemos muchos contactos con compañías que si lo hacen.
The American Indian Environmental Office (AIEO) coordinates the Agency-wide effort to strengthen public health and environmental protection in Indian Country, with a special emphasis on building Tribal capacity to administer their own environmental programs. AIEO oversees development and implementation of the Agency's Indian Policy and strives to ensure that all EPA Headquarters and Regional Offices implement their parts of the Agency's Indian Program in a manner consistent with Administration policy to work with Tribes on a government-to-government basis and EPA's trust responsibility to protect Tribal health and environments.
La oficina coordina varios esfuerzos de la Agencia Protectora del Medio Ambiente para mejorar la salud pública y para fortalecer la protección ambiental en tierras indígenas, con un énfasis especial en crear la capacidad tribal para administrar programas ambientales. El sitio ofrece información acerca de los programas de la oficina, una lista de oficinas tribales ambientales, leyes y regulaciones, publicaciones, y un calendario de la agencia sobre eventos tribales, y otros enlaces.
Ag BioTech InfoNet covers all aspects of the application of biotechnology and genetic engineering in agricultural production and food processing and marketing. Its goal is to facilitate access to critical, original documents and information, and recognized experts.
The Genetic Engineering Network (GEN) was set up in early 1997 to exist as a clearinghouse for information on genetic engineering. GEN holds monthly meetings in London, produces a bi-monthly Genetix Update newsletter and runs an email information service to help facilitate exchange between groups within GEN.
This catalog lists hazardous and solid waste documents released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Solid Waste (OSW). This is a select list of publications that are frequently requested and is not a comprehensive list of all documents available. This edition of the catalog contains newly released publications and is current through July 15, 1999.
The Academy of Natural Sciences, an international museum of natural history operating since 1812, undertakes research and public education that focus on the environment and its diverse species. Our mission is to expand knowledge of nature through discovery and to inspire stewardship of the environment.
Planet Ark was set up by the tennis player Pat Cash and international charity campaigner Jon Dee back in June 1991. Planet Ark's aim is to show people and business the many ways that they can reduce their day to day impact on the environment.
The Bank Information Center (BIC) is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organization that provides information and strategic support to NGOs and social movements throughout the world on the projects, policies and practices of the World Bank and other Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs).
Fuel Cells 2000 is an activity of the Breakthrough Technologies Institute, a non-profit [501(c)(3)] educational organization formed to promote the development and early commercialization of fuel cells and related pollution-free, efficient energy generation, storage and utilization technologies and fuels.
The Biodiversity Project's mission is to add strength and value to the environmental movement's public outreach on biodiversity, working with partners in advocacy, education, science, communications, grantmaking and other fields.
International Project for Sustainable Energy Paths' research focuses on energy and development policies that can reduce carbon emissions from fossil fuel use while saving money, boosting jobs and economic output, and improving the prospects of poorer and richer nations alike.
To keep pace with the growing importance of science and technology, the institution that was founded in 1863 eventually expanded to include the National Research Council in 1916, the National Academy of Engineering in 1964, and the Institute of Medicine in 1970. Collectively, these organizations are called the National Academies. NAS provides a public service by working outside the framework of government to ensure independent advice on matters of science, technology, and medicine.
Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management's purpose is to exchange technical information, and to promote cooperation and coordination of technical and policy issues regarding air quality control among the member states.
Vast collection of water-related publications, searchable online. WRCA provides a research-level collection for use by the university community, decision makers, public agencies, corporations, consultants, and the interested public.