Links

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Greece

Hellenic Ornithological Society
ARGOS – Greek Animal Welfare Society
The Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece
Greek Biotope/Wetland Center
Hellenic Wildlife Hospital
Volunteers for nature
Conservation Volunteers Greece
Organic Farming in Greece
The struggle against gold mines in Greece
The Pan-Hellenic Network of Ecological Organizations

International non-governmental environmental organisations

Greenpeace International
Friends of the Earth International
WWF – Worldwide Fund for Nature

International environmental institutions

UNEP – UN Environment Program
The World Conservation Union (IUCN) – was founded in 1948 and brings together 78 states, 112 government agencies, 735 NGOs, 35 affiliates, and some 10,000 scientists and experts from 181 countries in a unique worldwide partnership. Its mission is to influence, encourage and assist societies throughout the world to conserve the integrity and diversity of nature and to ensure that any use of natural resources is equitable and ecologically sustainable
The Geneva Environment Network (GEN) – brings together UN organizations, government agencies, NGOs and industry to cooperate on environment issues. It is based in Geneva, Switzerland, at the International Environment House
The Ramsar Convention
European Environment Agency
Mediterranean Wetlands Initiative

Other national environmental NGOs

Sierra Club (USA)
BUND (Germany)
Robin Wood (Germany)
Legambiente (Italy)

Ecological organisations with strong social context

Reclaim the Streets (London) – Ultimately it is in the streets that power must be dissolved: for the streets where daily life is endured, suffered and eroded, and where power is confronted and fought, must be turned into the domain where daily life is enjoyed, created and nourished
The Political Ecology Group (PEG) – a grassroots, multi-racial and multi-issue organization working for environmental justice locally, nationally, and internationally. PEG’s campaigns build alliances to confront racism, corporate power, and environmental destruction. PEG brings people together for participatory education, leadership development, to reframe public debate and to take collective action
OEKOLI. Ecological Left – An Austrian ecological group mobilizing resistance to capitalism and fascism
The Ruckus Society – provides training in the skills of non-violent civil disobedience to help environmental and human rights organizations achieve their goals

Green Parties

The Greens – Green Party USA
European Federation of Green Parties
The GREENS/EUROPEAN FREE ALLIANCE in the European Parliament
Federation of Young European Greens
Worldwide
Cyprus Green Party and here

Social Ecology

Murray Booktchin’s collected works
The social ecology project
Institute for Social Ecology

Ecofeminism

EcoFem.org

Deep Ecology

Deep Ecology principles
Arne Naess, and his books
Earth First
Sea Shepherd International

Ecocommunities

Global Ecovillage Network
• An interesting dialogue between Ted Trainer and Takis Fotopoulos on the spiritual character of Ecovillages, in the International Journal of Inclusive Democracy, Volume 6, Number 2, July 2000.

On-line magazines

The Ecologist – The world’s longest running environmental magazine. However, there is also strong criticism against its editor, Edward Goldsmith: (Millionaire Goldsmith supports the left and the extreme right), (Goldsmith and his Gaian hierarchy).
Left Green Perspectives – A Social Ecology Publication
Red Pepper – independent magazine of the green and radical left
Synthesis/Regeneration – A Magazine of Green Social Thought.
Democracy and Nature – The International Journal of Inclusive Democracy.
Capitalism, Nature, Socialism – A Journal of Socialist Ecology
Resurgence – (in which E. F. Schumacher wrote regularly) continues to publish articles that are on the cutting edge of current thinking, promoting creativity, ecology, spirituality and frugality.
Earth First! – The radical environmental journal (USA)
Earth First! – Action Update (UK)
Car Busters – Cutting-edge information on car-free movements, direct action tactics, alternative transport, industry watch, and a whole lot more
Acid News
New Internationalist

Activism

www.protest.net – Protest Portal Unites Activists Under One URL.

World Summit – Johannesburg

U.N. page
NGOs Forum

Corporate criticism

Corporate Watch (USA)
Corporate Watch (UK)
Multinational Monitor
Corporate Accountability Project
Public Citizen, Global Trade Watch
McSpotlight – The biggest, loudest, most red, most read Anti-McDonald’s extravaganza the world has ever seen.
Monsanto sucks!
Stop ESSO
(S)HELL
BOYCOTT TOP 5

Commercial criticism

Commercial Alert

Green, antiwar and independent news and networks

GreenNet – a not-for-profit collective dedicated to supporting and promoting groups and individuals working for peace, human rights and the environment, through the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT).
Environmental News Network
Envirolink
Independent Media Center
ASEED Europe – Action for Solidarity, Equality, Environment & Development, working especially on European government issues. See also www.aseed.net
Institute for Global Communications – Social justice, broadly shared economic opportunity, a robust democratic process, and sustainable environmental practices.
Planet Ark
Antiwar News
ZNet
National Radio Project
Project Censored
In These Times

Genetically Modified Organisms

GMO production in UK
Groundup – the genetics section of the ASEED Europe website.
Genetic Engineering Network
GenetiX Snowball – For accountable protest against genetic engineering
The Council for Responsible Genetics (CRG)
GM food news or http://www.gm1.com/
Mothers for Natural Law – against genetically engineered food.

Peace, antimilitarism, conscientious objectors, non-violence

International Peace Bureau
Youth Action for Peace
War Resisters’ International
War Resisters League
Nonviolence International
The Nonviolence Web
European Bureau for Conscientious Objection
Campaign Against Arms Trade
Stop Star Wars (Greenpeace)
The Hippy Ring of Peace

Movement against the neoliberal (capitalist) globalization

World Social Forum (Brazil)
European Social Forum
Peoples’ Global Action or http://www.nadir.org/nadir/initiativ/agp/
Reclaim the Streets Network
Indymedia
Global Exchange
ATTAC
Coalition for global solidarity and social development
50 years is enough – US network for global economic justice
The Noam Chomsky Archive
Trade Environment Database

Human Rigths

Amnesty International
World Conference Against Racism – NGO Forum
Free Speech
Cipherwar – Information warfare, protection of basic Constitutional Rights in the United States, including privacy rights and freedom of speech throughout the world.
Medicins sans frontiers
Netaid
The hunger site

Third world

Survival International
One World or http://www.oneworld.org/
Earthlife Africa
Zapatistas
The Brazilian Landless Workers Movement
Peasant Movement of the Philippines

Animal rights and prevention of cruelty to animals

Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Coalition In Defence of Animals in Greece
International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council
European Federation Against Hunting
European Coalition to End Animal Experiments
Compassion in World Farming
Animal Rights Resource Site
Animal health, well-being and rights
PeTA (USA)
Respect for Animals (UK)

Subvertising

Adbusters
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Video activism

www.peoplesvideo.org
www.videoactivism.org
www.undercurrents.org

General

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