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Aerial Direct
The eco-friendly guide to recycling electronic waste.

All Organic Links
The sole purpose of is to connect users with businesses that support organics and a healthier planet. All links are guaranteed and each site is tested weekly for validation.

For collaborative solutions in appropriate technology, sustainability, and poverty reduction.

Alternative Energy News
The latest alternative and renewable energy news headlines, syndicated by RSS from a variety of clean energy news sources.

Alternative Farming Systems Information Center The Alternative Farming Systems Information Center CAFSIC) specializes in identifying resources about sustainable food systems and practices in support of USDA's effort to ensure a sustainable future for agriculture and farmers worldwide.

American Farmland Trust E-News
Monthly E-News containing the latest information on farm and ranch land protection, protecting the environment, local foods, U.S. farm policy and more.

Comprehensive bamboo information site supported by the American Bamboo Society.

Best Green Blogs
The web’s largest directory of green and sustainable themed weblogs, with detailed info about each blog as well as the most recent postings from each site.

Beyond Organic Radio Show
Connects listeners with the pioneers in the environmental movement, in a dialogue that gets to the heart of what it means to be part of a vibrant and interconnected community.

All you need to know about composting, renewable energy and organics recycling.

Biodynamic gardening and resource site.

Bioneers Blog
Stay connected. Stay informed. Read the latest from Bioneers and share in the discussion.
Comprehensive source on bioplastics

British Ecological Society Journals
Links to the Society's eight journals and publications.
Links to Building Greens publications, case studies, and blogs.

Advocacy and information about solar. Aggregator for solar installers. Solar news page.

Circle of Blue Water News
The international network of leading journalists, scientists and communications design experts that reports and presents the information necessary to respond to the global freshwater crisis. It is a nonprofit affiliate of the internationally recognized water, climate and policy think tank, the Pacific Institute.

Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire
The leading source of corporate social responsibility and sustainability news, reports, events, and information.

Database of State Incentives for Renewables
DSIRE is a comprehensive source of information on state, local, utility and federal incentives and policies that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency. Established in 1995 and funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, DSIRE is an ongoing project of the N.C. Solar Center and the Interstate Renewable Energy Council.

DotEarth (Opinion Section, New York Times)
In Dot Earth, Andrew C. Revkin examines efforts to balance human affairs with the planet’s limits.

Earth 911 is a privately owned, for-profit company that specializes in providing consumers with accessible and actionable recycling information across the country. Our online Recycling Directory is the most accurate and comprehensive directory of its kind.

Earth First! Newswire
The Earth First! Newswire has been launched as a project of the Earth First! Journal, and serves to provide news and information about direct action in defense of living systems and the natural world.

Earth First! Journal
The Earth First! Journal is the voice of the radical environmental movement.

Eating Fresh
Eating Fresh is a publishing and information services company and consulting firm that connects home cooks, professional chefs, restaurateurs, food enthusiasts, and consumers to taste, health, and community benefits of locally grown and raised foods.

Eat Well Guide
Local, sustainable, organic. 25,000 hand picked, locally grown listings
Source for safe, healthy, natural and nutritious grass-fed beef, lamb, goats, bison, poultry, pork, dairy and other wild edibles.

Eco-agricultural info from around the world. An on-line project of A Growing Culture.

Ecocentric Blog
The official blog for the sustainable food, water and energy programs of the GRACE Communications Foundation.

EcoFarm Blogs
he EcoFarm Blogs seek to nurture and support sustainable and organic farmers and food system change agents.

EcoHome Online
Online magazine of the American Institute of Architects focusing on green news, green building products and design, etc.

EcoJaunt takes their cameras and explores and learns about sustainable tactics being implemented throughout the country and create fun, inspirational, and educational how-to style videos and interviews.

Ecology Global Network
The ECOLOGY Global Network is the nexus of the Worldwide Web, international television, international radio and personal data delivery systems regarding all facets of ecology and the environment.

Ecology Society of America Journals
Links to the Society's six publications.

Energy Refuge
Provides alternative energy news, environmental articles, and energy saving tips.

Environmental Grantmakers Association
The Environmental Grantmakers Association Funder Directory is a comprehensive list of foundations that support environmental activities and programs. These foundations primarily give grants to nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations.

Environmental News Network
A collection of resources, teachers, experts and tools that provide objective information and knowledge about the increasingly complex field of environmental science.

This resource, created by the eOrganic Community of Practice, is for farmers, ranchers, agricultural professionals, certifiers, researchers and educators seeking reliable information on organic agriculture, published research results, farmer experiences, and certification. 

Farm Hack  
Open source community for resilient agriculture and farm innovation,

Food Security and Nutrition Forum
The Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN Forum) is a community of practitioners currently reaching more than 3200 members from across the world’s five continents.

Forest Cover
Forest Cover is the Global Forest Coalition newsletter on international forest policy. It features reports on important intergovernmental meetings and other international events related to forests by different NGOs and IPOs and a calendar of future meetings.

The journal of a Humboldt forest defender.

The Internet's largest home and garden community.

Gene Watch
Online magazine of the Council for Responsible Genetics.

Directory of member GeoExchange contractors, manufacturers , drilling contractors, ground loop installers, engineers, designers, distributors, architects, builders, utilities, training, financing, software and suppliers.

Genesis Farm
DVD bibliography of documentaries on sustainable topics.

Global Energy Network Institute
Relevant links and articles from global publications and news media on Renewable Energy Resources (by category), Transmission (by region) and Breakthroughs in Technology. Finance and Investment and Policy are included in appropriate sections. Renewable strategies by region cross references renewable categories, i.e. solar, China (solar, wind, geothermal), Asia (solar, etc.)

Global Hemp
Portal to the hemp community.

GM Watch
Keep up to date with the latest news on the issue of genetically modified (GM) food and crops and find out about the deceptive PR campaigns being used to promote GM worldwide.

Green American
Online magazine of the Green American organization, whose mission is to harness economic power to create a socially just and environmentally sustainable society.
Whether you are a homeowner looking to remodel your home green or a building professional wanting to learn more about how to build green, this is the place for you.

Green Building Pages
A sustainable building materials database and design tool for the design professional, government official and the general public.

Green Energy News
Since 1997, Green Energy News has offered news and commentary in regards to clean, efficient and/or renewable energy in relation to business, technology, issues and policy. Green Energy News is geared to a wide audience ranging from consumers to industry professionals to the educational community to government officials.

Green Environment News was created to be a single source of content for many kinds of news related to green and environmental topics. The site is comprised of categorized press releases, news articles, speeches, blog postings and more from numerous different sources representing various fields, all in one place!

Green Fire Times
The Green Fire Times spotlights initiatives that  create positive impacts on climate change, energy independence, and green job development. This is the ezine version of the GFT, a 40 page full color newsprint publication distributed throughout north central New Mexico.

Green Homebuilder Magazine
Online version of the national home building trade magazine,with a focus on third-party certified housing and energy-efficient and environmentally responsible building practices.
A wide range of information about sustainable architecture and natural building.

Green Maven
A How to website providing solutions to natural pest control problems such as the following: Ants, fleas, gophers, underground pests, diseases, growing vegetables and fruit, natural lawn care, natural tree care, natural bed bug control, natural tree care, 100's of how to videos.

Green People
An online directory of eco-friendly businesses, organizations and events.

Green Prophet
Green Prophet is the leading source of environment news on the Middle East region. Green Prophet has been featured on Al Jazeera, AOL News, the NY Times and more, as a definitive source of green news for the Middle East – North Africa region.

Green Source Magazine
Online version of the magazine focused on sustainable design.

Based in Seattle, Grist bills itself as a "beacon in the smog," and has been dishing out environmental news and commentary with a wry twist since 1999. Grist is the one site you can count on to help you make sense of it all. Each day, Grist draws out the real meaning behind green stories, and connects big issues like climate change to daily life. 

ivili is a free and evergrowing library of tools, solutions and inspirations for sustainable living. Whether you are looking for advice on sustainable living, such as growing food in your garden using permaculture techniques or generating your electricity in a more ecofriendly way; or if you want ideas and inspirations for community projects that might work in your own area; or are keen to volunteer on an environmental project but don't know what's out there; or perhaps you are a founder looking to support essential work in an area you are passionate about, then Ivili is a unique place to start looking for what you need as it only focuses on bringing you sustainable solutions from all over the world.

Harvesting Rainwater
Best selling books on rainwater harvesting, plus Drops in the Bucket Blog.

Heirloom Gardener Magazine
Online version of America’s only magazine devoted to the heirloom enthusiast. Exciting articles and lavish photos fill all 80 pages of this quarterly publication. Featuring articles covering all facets of heirloom gardening and living!

Hemp Industry Association News
News and events about the HIA and Vote Hemp.
Site for the Boston Hemp Co-op's digital hemp history library and museum.
Comprehensive industrial hemp directory. is an online community of people interested in all things homegrown: growing, cooking, crafting, brewing, preserving, building, making, and creating.

Home Power Magazine
Online version of the magazine: solar, wind, hydro, design, build.
Online collection of existing resources for anyone exploring how to transition to organic production categorized by your particular business needs.
I Dig My Garden Forum
This online gardening community is a forum for the free-thinking gardener, where organic gardeners have a free place to discuss heirloom gardening, gene-altered food, seed saving, natural politics and products.

Comprehensive resource for industrial hemp.

Inhabitat is a weblog devoted to the future of design, tracking the innovations in technology, practices and materials that are pushing architecture and home design towards a smarter and more sustainable future.

International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development
Extensive database of environmental reports.

Blog of the Greenhorns.

Journal of Industrial Hemp
Scientific magazine of the International Hemp  Association, providing articles and papers on industrial hemp cultivation, processing and products.

Local Harvest
The best organic food is what's grown closest to you.  Use this website to find farmers' markets, family farms, and other sources of sustainably grown food in your area.

Mother Earth News
Online editions of the most popular and longest running sustainable-lifestyle magazine. Mother Earth News provides wide-ranging, expert editorial coverage of organic foods, country living, green transportation, renewable energy, natural health and green building.

Mother Nature Network
News, information, and blogs on environmental, sustainability, and social responsibility issues. Content is divided among 8 different channels, each updated throughout the day: Earth Matters, Lifestyle, Green Tech, Eco-Biz, Transportation, Your Home, Food, and Family.

National Sustainable Agriculture Information
Master publication list of more than 300 easy-to-read titles written by sustainable agriculture specialists who are experts in their fields covering organic production, livestock, horticultural crops, business and marketing, farm energy, water and pest management and more.

Natural Home Magazine
Online edition of the magazine, featuring the finest, healthiest, most energy-efficient homes with high green building standards.

The NaturalNews Network is a non-profit collection of public education websites covering topics that empower individuals to make positive changes in their health, environmental sensitivity, consumer choices and informed skepticism.

NRDC Building Green
The first site that concisely outlines the business reasons for getting into green building and then provides a guide to getting started.

Online aggregate source of news and blogs for the NRDC.

Nyéléni Forum for Food Sovereignty Publications
Forum for food sovereignty.

ODairy Listserv
Odairy is a electronic mailing group formed to allow organic dairy producers to interact by email. It is a forum for organic dairy farmers, transitioning farmers, and farmers interested in organic production methods; service providers including veterinarians, those involved in production and sales of organic dairy products & supplies, University Extension, researchers, NRCS and Agriculture Agency staff.

Om Organics
Community resource for organic & sustainably grown foods, the farms that grow them, and the restuarants that serve them in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Featuring great stories and great solutions from some of the best journalists on the planet, OnEarth is a magazine and website about the environment and its impact on how we live -- and vice versa. Founded as The Amicus Journal in 1979 by the Natural Resources Defense Council.

Organic Bytes
Weekly email publication of the Organic Consumers Association (OCA).

Organic Clothing Blogs
Articles about organic, natural and sustainable clothing and eco-fashion, as well as, their anti-thesis e.g. nano-textiles.

Organic Conversation
This radio show features entrepreneurs, visionaries, and leaders in the organic food and holistic health movement who share their insights and stories, giving valuable information about key topics such as increasing the quality of school lunches for kids, buying local and seasonal produce, food justice, progressive approaches to global climate change, solutions for food waste, and fostering eco-literacy amongst the general public.

Organic DataBank
Home site of expert organic gardener Andy Lopez, including the radio show "Don't Panic It's Organic,"

Organic Eprints
Reports from the Organic Research Centre at Elm Farm.

Organic Link
Organic Link is a web portal serving the organic business communities. This website helps exporters and importers of organic products to find each other through its easy-to-access database of business contacts.  It also contains useful information about organic products and markets.

Organic & Non-GMO Report
The Organic & Non-GMO Report is a monthly newsletter that provides information you need to respond to the challenges of genetically modified (GM) foods

Organic Producer Magazine
Features, news, product reviews, locator service for organic producers.

People in Action Web Guide
Selected resources on what people are doing for a better world: Web Guide: Ecology, Solidarity, Personal Growth, Social Change.

Permaculture Activist
Information to enable people everywhere to provide for their own and their communities' needs for food, energy, shelter, and a decent life without exploitation or pollution,and from the smallest practical area of land.

Permaculture Magazine
Online source for the UK magazine and archive of back issues. Keeping you in touch with the cutting edge of the sustainability movement and every issue brings you the best ideas, advice and inspiration from people who are actually creating a better world.

This wiki shares concepts of PermaCulture in a variety of approaches.

Free permaculture designers manual that anyone can edit

Photon Magazine
"Your global navigation system through the photovoltaic industry."

Post Carbon Reader
How do population, water, energy, food, and climate issues impact one another? What can we do to address one problem without making the others worse? The Post Carbon Reader features essays by some of the world’s most provocative thinkers on the key issues shaping our new century, from renewable energy and urban agriculture to social justice and community resilience. Contributors include some of the world's leading sustainability thinkers, including Bill McKibben, Richard Heinberg, Stephanie Mills, David Orr, Wes Jackson, Erika Allen, Gloria Flora, and dozens more.

Robust source of information on why and how to recycle all kinds of materials.

Renewable Energy An International Journal
The official monthlyscientific publication of the World Renewable Energy Network, for which it has editorial responsibility. It is a leading source of original referenced scientific and technical papers in the area, including technical notes, patent extracts, profiles of eminent scientists in the fields, book reviews and letters, with some special issues based on the proceedings of important conferences and meetings.

Renewable Energy Focus
Industry leading magazine and newsletter on all aspects of renewable energy.

Renewable Energy World
Started in 1998, one of the most recognized and trusted sources for renewable energy news and information on the Web. News, blogs, podcasts, weekly e-newsletters, magazines on all aspects of renewable energy.
Both an information clearinghouse and a network of action-oriented groups. Their focus is on building community resilience in a world of multiple emerging challenges: the decline of cheap energy, the depletion of critical resources like water, complex environmental crises like climate change and biodiversity loss, and the social and economic issues which are linked to these. 

A magazine for people who care about the environment, enjoy reading, relish new ideas and are looking for inspiration on sustainable living.

Use this site to find out more about why the recognition of water and sanitation as human rights is key to achieving universal access to safe water and sanitation. Also, find out about what progress has been made in getting the rights recognised and what impact recognition has made so far. Learn about ways in which you can get involved, how to use the rights-based approach in your advocacy work and read the news about all the latest developments.

Seed Savers Exchange Online Catalog
Complete Seed Savers catalog with UniFlip virtual pages.

Sharing Sustainable Solutions
Sharing Sustainable Solutions is a non-profit, non commercial site to help individuals and communities move towards self-sustainability, self-reliance, and autonomy. It is a nexus point for communities, ecological, appropiate technology, alternative technology, low-tech, mutual cooperation, to meet and share information, ideas, and projects to make living in harmony with nature and one another a reality. To celebrate the ingenious solutions that already abound. To build the vision we long for now.

Sierra Permaculture
A new listserve for up-to-date Permaculture and relocalization happenings in the Sierra Nevada, CA bioregion.

Society of Environmental Journalists
Credible and robust journalism that informs and engages society on environmental issues.

Solar Products Blog and Learning Center
Solar information and the politics of alternative energy.

Source for Renewable Energy
The Source for Renewable Energy is a comprehensive online buyer's guide and business directory to more than 18,000 renewable energy businesses and organizations worldwide.

Sustainable Energy News
Archive of digital copies of the magazine of the International Network for Sustainable Energy

Sustainable Investing
The site provides an overview of the sustainable investing world, and also serves as a resource for more detailed information through news feeds and the discussion boards.

Sustainable Table
Sustainable Table celebrates local sustainable food, educates consumers on food-related issues and works to build community through food. The program is home to the Eat Well Guide, an online directory of sustainable products in the U.S. and Canada, and the critically-acclaimed, award-winning Meatrix movies.

SustainableBuild was formed to offer a unique reference point on sustainable building, development and eco construction techniques. With a comprehensive range of easily understood features and articles specially written by a panel of experts, the site offers a thorough grounding in everything anyone new to the whole green-building idea needs to know.

UC Sustainable Agricultural Research and Educational Program Publications
Archive of organic farming publications and resources.

unEarthed (Earthjustice Blog)
unEARTHED is a forum for the voices and stories of the people behind Earthjustice's work. 

Beginning publication in 2000, VegNews is the premier magazine to focus on a vegetarian lifestyle, offering its more than 210,000 readers up-to-date information on living a compassionate and healthy lifestyle

VoteHemp Hemp News Update
News on efforts to enact pro-hemp legislation.

Windpower Online
International wind energy marketplace. One of the most valuable tools for wind energy professionals worldwide. This internet platform is used as a trade and acquisition channel by a large number of wind energy and investment companies from all over the world.

WiserEarth is a global village for sharing and kinship-building among changemakers around the world. More specifically, WiserEarth helps the global movement of people and organizations working toward social justice, indigenous rights, and environmental stewardship to connect, collaborate, share knowledge, and build alliances.

World of Renewables
World of is a progressive online evolution for an association of registered bona fide Renewable Energy Professionals from every sector within the energy business, and the website provides an online platform where they can all surface. Membership is viable, real and requires an authentic sign-up process. Not comparable with other websites labelled as 'Renewable Energy portals'.
This web site is dedicated to engaging people around the world in Environmental Building Design.
The search directory contains over 1000 links.