With so much information available on the web we'd be here forever compiling a comprehensive list of all our favourite sites. The links below therefore reflect the sites that answer the most frequently asked questions sent into our public information unit, and many of these also have their own great links lists.
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AGCC is working to build support for an imaginative, long term global strategy that will bring together countries from both north and south willing to cut back their carbon emissions faster and more effectively.
Association for the Protection of Rural Scotland (APRS)
APRS seeks to protect Scotland's countryside and promote ideas for its improvement. They get involved in planning applications and public inquiries relating to commercial, housing and recreational developments.
Creating a network of environmentally aware parents across the UK. Please post eco-tips and tricks related to topics of your choice on our forum so that other people can benefit from your expertise and wisdom!
This website highlights the barbarity of the blood sport of live hare coursing in Ireland, and works on the campaign to have hares (better known as jack rabbits in North America) protected from this cruelty.
Swap clothes on Bigwardrobe.com. The site aims to create the world's biggest online wardrobe, where the huge quantity of un-worn / stockpiled fashion in people's wardrobes around the world is redistributed online, instead of going to landfill.
British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection (BUAV)
BUAV campaigns for an end to animal experiments in the UK and overseas. Their site includes information on alternatives to animal testing and advice on buying cruelty-free cosmetics and household products.
Conserving the small things that run the world. Buglife is the only organisation in Europe devoted to the conservation of all invertebrates and they are passionately committed to saving Britain's rarest little animals.
Prof Callum Roberts' remarkable new book shows that collapsing fisheries are simply the latest chapter in a long history of unfettered commercialisation of the seas. He goes on to describe how we might restore the splendour and prosperity of the seas through smarter management of our resources and some simple restraint.
The aim of CPRW is to help to the conservation and enhancement of the Welsh countryside, towns and villages. They have local branches across Wales and their website is available in both English and Welsh.
Clean technology Business Review is a resource for businesses focusing on developing environmentally sustainable energy, which use renewable and alternative sources to produce power. This website provides news and reviews on the businesses developing clean technology globally.
The largest experiment to try and produce a forecast of the climate in the 21st century. By having thousands of people donate computer time they hope to run thousands of climate change simulations. Find out how you can join in.
Provides tools and information to enable us to work together to protect the climate and to generate clean and secure energy. You can use it to start a group, share resources, publicise events, find contacts and build networks.
eco3P is an online “green” goods marketplace that makes environmental & socially positive products more accessible. At eco3P, consumers can discover the latest eco-friendly products, buy directly from responsible sellers and help contribute to a sustainable planet.
Energy Saving Lighting and Bulbs The UK's leading retailer of dedicated energy saving lighting
Most of our light fittings are dedicated low energy which means that they meet part of the current building regulations.
We have just launched a "Green Directory" which we want to be a useful resource for our users containing a whole range of "green" or energy saving products, services & info.
Find out how to reduce carbon dioxide emissions in the UK through energy efficiency in homes, businesses and public sector properties, and search their database for recommended low-energy appliances, from fridges and dishwashers to TVs and set-top boxes.
The UK's alternative consumers association, looking at the social and environmental records of the companies behind the brand names. Their website includes tools which allow you to rate products and companies according to different aspects of their environmental and ethical performace.
Since 1989, Ethical Investors has been one of the UK’s pioneers of ethical financial advice on ethical, socially responsible and environmental investment. In fact, it is all we do! For 20 years we have specialised in providing quality ethical financial advice to all those who care about the world in which they live.
The Exxpose Exxon campaign is a collaboration between several environmental and public interest advocacy organizations aimed at educating and activating people about ExxonMobil's efforts to stop action on global warming.
Free Give Group connects people who are giving and getting unwanted items for free in their own towns. It's all about reuse and keeping good stuff out of landfills and, at the same time, helping someone in your community by gifting them the item you no longer need.
Good Catch is a UK based initiative that aims to help people in foodservice navigate the subject of seafood sustainability. A partnership of four organizations – Good Catch will direct foodservice professionals to a range of user-friendly materials and activities that are specifically designed to help restaurants and related businesses improve the sustainability of the seafood they buy, serve and promote.
GRAPES (a non for profit organisation) has been established to get young people more engaged in the political process through Active Engagement. We want to push the boundaries of existing political engagement and see if the fun can be put back into politics without losing the substance of today's political issues.
Green Jobs Hub is an online source for environmental jobs and candidates. Jobseekers can search and apply online for the latest environment jobs. They also work in partnership with the environmental community to help them recruit the right environmental candidates for their vacancies online.
This website has over 600 organic and ecofriendly products and I am looking for ways to advertise the site to people trying to source organic products. Our products are sourced from across the world. Some products are made especially for us under the wikaniko label like our hand made organic soaps are sourced from a fair trade partnership in Khayelitsha Township in Africa.
GreenGlass scans websites that provide credible, reliable information, and aggregate the positive news. When natural disasters occur, GreenGlass posts articles about positive actions taken to alleviate suffering. For other catastrophes, we post news stories about the positive aftermath, such as a war ending, or a murderer being apprehended. Every link GreenGlass posts has been carefully considered and deemed to contain positive and/or hopeful news.
An online charity promoting environmental awareness is supporting schools and conservation projects, with much needed money, all around the world. By adopting land and Becoming a Guardian as a gift or in the classroom, you will be supporting specific projects and schools.
The Heat Project provides grant assistance for Loft and Cavity Wall Insulation and is designed to enable all home owners or private tenants to have insulation measures installed at affordable prices or in some cases for free. They have also helped insulate over 300,000 homes across the UK (Excluding Ireland) over the past 10 years.
Formed in the 1970s, IFAW has become a respected force for animal welfare and environmental protection in the UK, with more than 800,000 supporters who support our national and international efforts to protect animals from cruelty and preserve their habitats.
The Leeds pyramid has been started to try and get the every country in the world working together on a positive project. We hope to give ordinary people from around the world a chance to feel like their voices can be heard and capture a snapshot of our world and its diverse cultures as they are today.
Better Generation is a firm focused on promoting the microgeneration of renewable energies. Better Generation has just launched the Power Predictor, an anemometer that assesses the suitability of one’s site for renewable energy, specifically solar and wind. The idea is that people can check that the property they are buying is suitable for renewable energies before investing their money
A popular family website which follows our own journey to zero waste. we show the 'ordinary householder' how to minimise their waste. We are currently working with our local council and are in the middle of a county-wide zero waste week. In the past 6 months we have amassed a lot of experience and now put out less than 100gms of rubbish per week.
The National Trust acquires and protects threatened coastlines, countryside and historic buildings across the UK. They offer visitor facilities, events, volunteer conservation projects, and holiday cottages to rent.
The Natural Food Finder supports local organic and biodynamic farming, pasture-feeding of livestock, honest and informative labelling, home prepared meals, traditional ingredients and nurturing therapies. Our unique food rating guide uses descriptive food categories clearly directing you to the products that measure up to standards set by Mother Nature.
NukeWatch is a network of individuals which monitors and tracks the movement of British weapons of mass destruction from Aldermaston in Berkshire to Coulport on the west coast of Scotland. It also informs the public and local authorities about the convoy movements and campaigns against them. We only know these convoys exist because ordinary people have tracked them. Nukewatch needs more monitors.
Housmans is one of the last remaining radical bookshops in London, not to mention Britain. Established in 1945, Housmans mission is to promote ideas of peace, human rights and a more equitable economy. As part of this process we produce The Housmans Peace Diary, which is now in its 57th year.
Oxfam is a development, relief and campaigning organisation working to find solutions to poverty around the world. There are links to Oxfam shops, Fair Trade food, products and holidays from their site.
Concerned with the health and environmental impacts of pesticides, PAN UK works to reduce dependence on pesticides and increase sustainable and ecological approaches to pest control in farming and in the home.
The Powerwatch Network offers detailed information and campaign advice for people concerned about the health and environmental impacts of electromagnetic fields, including pylons, phone mast and mobile phones.
Oceans are the lifeblood of planet Earth, but they are under severe threat from overfishing and pollution. This excellent site has up to date information about how Marine Reserves and protected areas are helping fish stocks to recover, and why we need more of them - fast.
The company was set up for 2 reasons: 1. To stop IT and electrical equipment going into the landfill 2. To give employment opportunities to people who, under the law, are classed as having a disability.
The CoBRA scheme (Community Battery Recycling Alliance) was initiated by Mark David Hatwood in 2007. Mark approached his County Council and asked for permission to collect batteries on behalf of his community. At the time this wasn’t possible, but after six week’s negotiation, Mark was eventually given dispensation by both the Environment Agency and the County to run a trial scheme in his village – the first of its kind anywhere in the UK.
The Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution is an independent standing body established in 1970 to advise the Queen, the Government, Parliament and the public on environmental issues, including the marine environment.
By means of a unique reforestation concept BORNEO ORANGUTAN SURVIVAL is creating a sanctuary for orangutans, sunbears and other endangered species on Borneo- maybe the last one.
We need your help to stop the deforestation and to re-create the destroyed rainforest. The more we are...
is an international host-travel network, which aims to promote peace
and international understanding by encouraging the exchange of views and
experiences across cultures. It is open to hosts and travellers from
all backgrounds. Servas is a non-governmental peace association with
consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council.
The Soil Association is the UKﾒs leading campaigning and certification organisation for organic food and farming. The site has information on where to buy organic food, drinks, and other products in the UK.
SAS campaign for an end to the discharge of raw and partially treated sewage and toxic pollution into UK seas and inland waters. They promote sewage treatment solutions to water companies and legislators.
An organisation that brings together non-governmental organisations, indigenous communities and individuals who want to see sensitive development in the taiga (or boreal) forests that encircle the northern hemisphere.
The independent national body concerned with sustainable transport. It aims to reduce the environmental and social impact of transport by encouraging less use of cars and more use of public transport, walking and cycling.
Go behind the label and get the facts on genetically engineered foods.
Established in 2000 as a means to engage non-farmers in the struggle against genetically engineered crops, the US based True Food Network is now a 40,000 member network dedicated to stopping the genetic engineering of our food, farms and future, and working with others to create a socially just, democratic and sustainable food system.
World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA)
WSPA aims to promote the protection of animals, to prevent cruelty to animals, and to relieve animal suffering in every part of the world, from the conservation of a species to the welfare of individual animals.
Britain has Europe's best wind energy resource - but wind power needs your support. Yes2Wind has answers to all your questions about wind energy, and lots of ways for you to say YES! to a clean energy future.
GuardianFilms has teamed up with acclaimed filmmaker Beeban Kidron to produce this unique interactive website records the actions, memories and history of the Greenham Common women - one of the most remarkable protests in modern history.
Website for The World Can't Wait campaign, run by a coalition of organisations to make world leaders stand by their promises to end poverty and improve trade regulations. Find out what you can do to help the campaign.