Agenda 21 is a comprehensive plan of action to be taken globally, nationally and locally by organizations of the United Nations System, Governments, and Major Groups in every area in which humans impact on the environment.
|BirdLife International |
BirdLife International focuses on the conservation of birds and their habitats.
Eco-driving is a platform that promotes eco-driving in Europe. Learn how to drive in an environment-friendly manner.
FairfoodInternational Fairfood International encourages sustainability in the food industry, contributing to the fight against poverty and hunger around the world. The organization is in contact with more than 1300 companies in over 60 countries worldwide.
Fauna and Flora International
Fauna and Flora International acts to conserve threatened species and ecosystems world-wide, choosing solutions that are sustainable, are based on sound science and take account of human needs.
Forum for the Future Forum for the Future is an independent, non-profit company which help businesses and public service providers to understand and manage the risks that change will bring, to find new opportunities in tackling these global challenges, to implement their own commitments to social and environmental responsibility. They are committed to promoting sustainable development and produce a magazine called Green Futures.
Global Action Plan
Global Action Plan is a network of national and/or local organizations that work for a common goal: to empower people to live increasingly sustainably.
Global Eco-village Network
Global Eco-village Network is a global confederation of people and communities that meet and share their ideas, exchange technologies, develop cultural and educational exchanges, directories and newsletters, and are dedicated to restoring the land and putting more back into the environment than we take out.
|Green Globe 21|
Green Globe 21 is an association that specializes in developing environmental management programmes for parties in the travel and tourism sector, as well as bettering the understanding of these. There are 3 parties linked to Green Globe 21 in Iceland, but far more are linked in other countries.
Aims at encouraging and supporting households to think and act more sustainably in a lively, interactive and interesting way to make more informed choices on issues such as renewable energy, managing household waste and purchasing of consumer goods.
The International Institute for Sustainable Development operates a comprehensive site with a wealth of information and news. It has an option for receiving weekly news bulletins of academic papers published on environmental issues.
ISO (International Organization for Standardization) produces a number of guidelines that are used in the environmental management field, in particular the ISO 14000 series and, to a lesser extent, the ISO 9000 series which deals with quality management.
Marine Environment Research Institute (US-based) does scientific research on the impacts of persistent pollutants such as PCBs on marine mammals, including belugas.
The Sustainable Environment Research Institute is a body researching sustainable development in Europe. Somewhat academic.
SEU, the Socio-Economic Union, is a Rumanian-based organization dealing with ecological issues in the former USSR and Eastern Europe.
The Climate Group The Climate Group is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to advancing business and government leadership on climate change. It operates internationally from the UK, US and Australia.
|UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre|
UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre was established in 2000 as the world biodiversity information and assessment centre of the United Nations Environment Programme. The WCMC provides information for policy and action to conserve the living world.
|Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society |
The Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society promotes the protection of whales, dolphins and their environment.
|World Conservation Union|
The World Conservation Union, also known as IUCN, encourages societies worldwide to conserve nature and ensure that the utilization of natural resources is equitable and sustainable.
|World Resources Institute|
World Resources Institute is an environmental policy and research organization that creates solutions to protect the planet and enhance peopleĺs lives. It is host to EarthTrends, a comprehensive online database regarding the environmental, social, and economic trends that shape our world. EarthTrends offers the public a large amount of statistical, graphic, and analytical data in easily accessible formats
|World Wildlife Fund|
World Wildlife Fund is an international organization that works on issues related to climate change, forests, marine life (including belugas), threatened species and toxic chemicals.