Web Networks Community (Canada) is an online community of more than 3500 Canadian non-profits and social activists. Members are women's advocates, environmentalists, and human rights activists. They're unions, human service agencies, and arts organizations. They're First Nations people, and they're gays & lesbians. They're inter-faith visionaries, and they're alternative health practitioners. And they're a whole host of others who share a commitment to making their world a more just and humane place.
Nuestra Comunidad, Nuestra Salud is an interdisciplinary training program for health care in rural areas. It offers students the opportunity to engage in case management and practicums that broaden their knowledge of health issues in the border region. One emphasis of the program is to educate the public on environmental health.
The Great Lakes Natural Resource Center in AnnArbor, Michigan, unites people throughout the eight-state Great Lakes region, the U.S. and Canada to protect the world's greatest freshwater seas, the surrounding ecosystem, and the benefits they provide to people and wildlife.
Abya Yala Net is a website sponsored by the South and Meso American Indian Rights Center that presents information on indigenous peoples in Mexico, Central, and South America. The site contains a resource center that offers links to numerous documents on such topics as human rights and legal issues. The center is working to provide the information on the site in Spanish and in the languages of indigenous peoples.
Este Sitio, apoyado por el Centro para los Derechos Indígenas de Sur y Meso America, presenta información sobre los pueblos indígenas de México, América Central y America del Sur. El sitio contiene un centro de recursos el cual ofrece documentos sobre temas como el de los derechos humanos y asuntos legales. El centro continúa trabajando para poder brindar información en español y el las lenguas nativas de los pueblos indígenas.
The Earth Times is the leading independent international newspaper reporting on global and national issues relating to the environment, sustainable economic growth, health (including reproductive health), education, population, human rights, empowerment of women, international trade and business, science and technology, urban affairs, and children's rights.
Center for Integrated Pest Management fosters the development and implementation of pest management programs based on a high level of knowledge of pest biology coupled with choices of monitoring tools and control technology, resulting in economically sound, environmentally compatible, and sociologically responsible integrated crop production.
The USCSHIB is an independent federal agency which was created to improve worker and community safety by investigating, and then developing and communicating recommended operations involved in the production, transportation, and industrial handling, use and disposal of chemicals.
OneWorld Online is a partnership of over 100 organizations working for human rights and sustainable development, and to broadcast an alternative world agenda, an "agenda for a fairer world." The site provides a large database of environmental and human rights articles, searchable by subject and geography.
EPA's Brownfields Initiative mission is to empower States, communities, and other stakeholders in economic development to work together in a timely manner to prevent, assess, safely clean up, and sustainably reuse brownfields.
The Environmental Justice Resource Center (EJRC) at Clark Atlanta University was formed in 1994 to serve as a research, policy, and information clearinghouse on issues related to environmental justice, race and the environment, civil rights, facility siting, land use planning, brownfields, transportation equity, suburban sprawl, and Smart Growth.
U.S. Global Change Research Program brings benefits to the nation and the world by providing a well-founded scientific understanding of the Earth system to ensure the availability of future resources essential for human well-being, including water, food, fiber, ecosystems, and human health.
Action Without Borders is a global coalition of individuals and organizations working to build a world where all people can live free, dignified and productive lives. Action Without Borders focuses on five goals promoting action and participation around the world, sharing ideas, experience and information, expanding the pool of resources available for good work, facilitating collaboration among individuals, organizations, schools, businesses and other institutions.
Stopcancer.org is a project of the Breast Cancer Prevention Coalition, an Ontario-based women's organization which was launched in 1996. Its membership is a mix of breast cancer survivors, friends, and supporters from across the province who believe that human health is being harmed by toxic substances - including known and suspected carcinogens - in homes, workplaces and the environment-at-large.
The American Public Health Association brings together researchers, health service providers, administrators, teachers and other health workers in a unique, multidisciplinary environment of professional exchange, study and action. APHA has throughout its history been in the forefront of numerous efforts to prevent disease and promote health.
The California Birth Defects Monitoring Program is a public health program devoted to finding the causes of birth defects so they can be prevented. The program is funded through the California Department of Health Services and is jointly operated with the March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation.
This New Jersey Right to Know Program website is administered by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services. In compliance with the Right to Know Act, the site provides users with Hazardous Substance Fact Sheets, the Right To Know brochure and other materials to increase awareness of hazardous chemicals and help public employers comply with the Right to Know Act.