Harmful Practice: Mining

Center for Health, Environment & Justice

“The Center for Health, Environment & Justice helps build healthy communities nationwide. Since its founding in 1981, CHEJ has grown into the nation’s leading resource for grassroots environmental activism, a ground-breaking, progressive organization with a vision for clean, green neighborhoods built from hard-won experience fighting for environmental justice.”

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Center for Biological Diversity – Publications

Publications. “At the Center for Biological Diversity, we believe that the welfare of human beings is deeply linked to nature — to the existence in our world of a vast diversity of wild animals and plants. Because diversity has intrinsic value, and because its loss impoverishes society, we work to secure a future for all species, great and small, hovering on the brink of extinction. We do so through science, law and creative media, with a focus on protecting the lands, waters and climate that species need to survive. We want those who come after us to inherit a world where the wild is still alive.”

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Center for Development and the Environment

“The CED’s mission is to contribute to the protection of the rights, interests, culture and aspirations of local and indigenous communities in the forests of Central Africa, by promoting environmental justice and the sustainable management of forests and natural resources in the region. Our goals are: Reduce the ecological and social impacts of extractive industries; Contribute to the local development of indigenous communities and peoples, respecting their environment and culture; Contribute to changing forest, biodiversity and extractive industry management policies and practices, for reasons of effectiveness and the promotion of participation; Contribute to the improvement of land policies to secure the rights of communities on their lands.”

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Center for Biological Diversity

“At the Center for Biological Diversity, we believe that the welfare of human beings is deeply linked to nature — to the existence in our world of a vast diversity of wild animals and plants. Because diversity has intrinsic value, and because its loss impoverishes society, we work to secure a future for all species, great and small, hovering on the brink of extinction. We do so through science, law and creative media, with a focus on protecting the lands, waters and climate that species need to survive. We want those who come after us to inherit a world where the wild is still alive.”

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Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment

“CAPE works to better human health by protecting the planet. Guiding Principles: * We seek to better understand how the environment affects human health in order to be a resource to others. * We educate our members, other physicians and health professionals, the public, and policy-makers about environmental health issues. * We take actions that will contribute to the protection and promotion of human health by addressing issues of environmental degradation. * We collaborate with other organizations, nationally and internationally, that share our concerns and values. * We support and guide physicians to advocate for healthier environments and ecosystems. * We speak as Physicians. * We are Evidence Based and Ethics Driven. Our Vision:* A Canada that prioritizes the health of people and the planet in society and policy.”

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Build Your Own Toolkit

“Welcome to TCA’s exclusive resource search application….All of the campaigners’ resources in our extensive collection have been tagged with keywords to help you find what’s most helpful to you or your organisation.”

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Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League

“The Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League is a regional, community-based, non-profit environmental organization. Our founding principles are earth stewardship, environmental democracy, social justice, and community empowerment. Working in rural and disadvantaged areas, our staff and volunteers put into practice the ideals of love of community and love of neighbor. BREDL is a grassroots organization: each community group solves pressing local problems by developing a citizens’ campaign with goals, strategies, activities, and assessments. The issues center on industry’s dependence on toxic chemicals, utilities’ refusal to adopt sound energy alternatives, industrial development and highway construction at the expense of public health, intensive livestock operations’ effects on agriculture and the environment, and huge waste dumps. These are social problems with devastating environmental and public health effects. They are also the clarion call for community action.”

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Bioneers Media

“Bioneers is a fertile hub of visionaries and innovators who are developing practical solutions for the world’s most pressing environmental and social challenges.”

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Beyond Nuclear Initiative

“The Beyond Nuclear Initiative (BNI) aims to highlight the adverse impact of the uranium and wider nuclear industry in Australia and promote a nuclear-free future. Project workers engage with a range of stakeholder organisations including health professionals, trade unions, Aboriginal representative bodies and human rights organisations to build support networks for affected communities and national awareness of issues facing remote and isolated communities. The project focuses on the interface between the nuclear industry and Indigenous people.”

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Australian Nuclear Free Alliance

“Formed in 1997, the Australian Nuclear Free Alliance (formerly the Alliance Against Uranium) brings together Aboriginal people and relevant civil society groups concerned about existing or proposed nuclear developments in Australia, particularly on Aboriginal homelands. The Alliance provides a forum for sharing of knowledge, skills and experience. It is an opportunity to come together and find strength through our shared aims to protect country and culture from nuclear developments. The Alliance helped to build the successful campaign to stop the Jabiluka uranium mine in the Northern Territory, and more recently, proposed national nuclear waste dumps in South Australia and Muckaty in the NT. Currently, Aboriginal communities face a wave of uranium exploration, several proposed new uranium mines, and a proposed national nuclear waste dump.”

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Australia Conservation Foundation – Blog

News & Media Blog. “ACF is Australia’s national environment organisation. We are half a million people who speak out for a world where forests, rivers, people and wildlife thrive. We are proudly independent, non-partisan and funded by donations from our community.”

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Australian Conservation Foundation

“ACF is Australia’s national environment organisation. We are half a million people who speak out for a world where forests, rivers, people and wildlife thrive. We are proudly independent, non-partisan and funded by donations from our community.”

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Arid Lands Environment Centre

“The Arid Lands Environment Centre (ALEC) is central Australia’s peak environmental organisation that has been advocating for the protection of nature and ecologically sustainable development in the arid lands since 1980.”

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Appalachian Voices

“Appalachian Voices has been the region’s grassroots advocate for healthy communities and environmental protection for over 20 years, and a leading force in Appalachia’s shift from fossil fuels to clean energy and a just future.”

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American Rivers

“The mission of American Rivers is to protect wild rivers, restore damaged rivers and conserve clean water for people and nature…We combine national advocacy with field work in key river basins to deliver the greatest impact. We are practical problem-solvers with positions informed by science. We build partnerships and work closely with local river advocates, business and agriculture interests, recreation groups and others to forge win-win solutions. And with our expertise, outreach, and additional grants, we deliver the highest return on investment.”

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Addiction, Climate Change, and the Psychology of Recovery

“As a budding cultural ecologist and student of the emerging field of Ecopsychology, I couldn’t help but draw parallels between our relationship to addiction, drugs, and recovery and our relationship to oil, gas, coal, unchecked capitalism, and all the things that we think we need to keep investing in despite knowing that they aren’t serving us or the rest of life on Earth anymore. How does addiction relate to our relationship to the living world? How have we, as a society, treated our planet and interpreted how to deal with the ecological crisis that we are currently faced with? “

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A guide to green careers

“Make A Living, Make A Difference. Renewability. Sustainability. Efficiency. These three words describe the engine that will drive the economic growth in the near future and for decades to come. As the world’s economy goes, so goes its jobs market. This guidebook has been created to help readers better understand exactly what lies ahead for job seekers in a renewable, sustainable and more efficient world. If you are interested in finding a career where you can make a difference while making a living, this guidebook is for you.”

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WWF-Australia – Newsroom

Latest news and blogs on conservation issues. “WWF partners with governments, businesses, communities and individuals to address a range of pressing environmental issues. Our work is founded on science, our reach is international and our mission is exact – to create a world where people live and prosper in harmony with nature. “

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WWF-Australia

“WWF has a long and proud history. We’ve been a leading voice for nature for more than half a century, working in 100 countries on six continents with the help of over five million supporters. Passionate and dedicated people like you. WWF partners with governments, businesses, communities and individuals to address a range of pressing environmental issues. Our work is founded on science, our reach is international and our mission is exact – to create a world where people live and prosper in harmony with nature. As the seventh largest member of the WWF Network, WWF-Australia has a challenging brief. We’re striving to conserve biodiversity in Australia and throughout the Oceania region. It’s a big task and not one we can tackle alone. But together we can.”

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WISE Uranium Project

“WISE Uranium Project is part of World Information Service on Energy. It covers the health and environmental impacts of uranium mining and nuclear fuel production.”

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WISE – World Information Service on Energy

“The mission of WISE is a world without Nuclear Power. In our vision it is possible to create a reliable, affordable and sustainable energy-future without nuclear power. This will not happen by itself. We are convinced that this will only mature if we manage to build up enough pressure for a real change. Empowerment is the key for this change. WISE supports grassroots (groups and individuals) to enable them to effectively oppose nuclear power.”

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West Virginia Highlands Conservancy

“The West Virginia Highlands Conservancy promotes, encourages and works for the conservation – including both preservation and wise management – and an appreciation of the natural resources of West Virginia and the Nation. We focus primarily on the Highlands Region of West Virginia, but our work is for the cultural, social, educational, physical health, spiritual and economic benefit of present and future generations of residents and visitors alike.”

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Water Wars: Privatization, Pollution And Profit

Book: “While draught and desertification are intensifying around the world, corporations are aggressively converting free-flowing water into bottled profits. The water wars of the twenty-first century may match or even surpass the oil wars of the twentieth. In Water Wars: Privatization, Pollution and Profit -Vandana Shiva, the world’s most prominent radical scientist ( the Guardian) , shines a light on activists who are fighting corporate maneuvers to convert this life-sustaining resource into more gold for the elites. In Water Wars, Shiva uses her remarkable knowledge of science and society to outline the emergence of corporate culture and the historical erosion of communal water rights. Using the international water trade and industrial activities such as damming, mining and aquafarming as her lens, Shiva exposes the destruction of the earth and the disenfranchisement of the world’s poor as they are stripped of rights to a precious common good. In her passionate, feminist style, Shiva celebrates the spiritual and traditional role water has played in communities throughout history, and warns that water privatization threatens cultures and livelihoods worldwide. Shiva calls for a movement to preserve water access for all, and offers a blueprint for global resistance based on examples of successful campaigns.”

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Virginians For Wilderness

Articles and links related to protecting Virginia’s wilderness. “The goal of Virginians for Wilderness is not only setting aside pristine areas for protection, but also treatment of every acre of land and every trickle of water as sacred – and this includes places where people live as well as untrammeled nature.”

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Uranium: Wealth or Woe?

“Debates rage over whether energy generated by uranium induced nuclear fission is beneficial or harmful. The debate often settles into familiar bipartite arguments of nuclear power plants versus nuclear bombs. However, this article demonstrates that this approach is too narrow; the threats to land and livelihoods generated purely from the extraction process are substantial but unknown or ignored, as the Topnaar Nama people in Namibia are discovering.”

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uranium network

“information on Uranium Mining around the world! Our mission statement: To inform the world of the hazards of uranium mining. If people know about how this dangerous material is taken from the earth, they will have an enriched point of view on the nuclear power issue in general. Our work is about human rights, geological affairs, and last but not least these questions: Is it still viable to mine uranium? Is this a path governments and big firms should take to make their money? We think you should think about it!”

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Uranium Watch

“Uranium Watch works to educate and advocate for protection of public health and the environment from past, current, and future impacts of uranium mining, uranium milling, nuclear waste disposal at uranium mill sites, and other impacts of the nuclear fuel cycle. Uranium Watch is encouraging and facilitating public participation in state and federal regulatory decision-making processes related to the uranium industry. The Uranium Watch Web Site was developed to provide citizens with news, information, and resources about current and historic uranium mining and milling activities and issues.”

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The Western Mining Action Network (WMAN)

“The Western Mining Action Network’s (WMAN) mission is to foster and support a strong network that protects communities, land, water, air, and wildlife by reforming mining practices and holding government and corporations accountable. More than 300 individuals representing organizations, communities, tribes, and First Nations participate in WMAN. “

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The Understory

The blog of Rainforest Action Network. “Mission: Rainforest Action Network preserves forests, protects the climate and upholds human rights by challenging corporate power and systemic injustice through frontline partnerships and strategic campaigns. Vision: RAN works toward a world where the rights and dignity of all communities are respected and where healthy forests, a stable climate and wild biodiversity are protected and celebrated.”

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The Federation for a Sustainable Environment

Mining, Nuclear and Water issues in South Africa. “The FSE is today widely recognized as the most prominent of the environmental activist stakeholders in the mining industry – and its directors are listed as amongst the 100 most influential people in Africa’s Mining Industry.”

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The FANG Collective

“Founded in 2013, The FANG Collective seeks to escalate resistance to the fracked gas industry while supporting other movements for justice.”

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Southwest Research and Information Center

“MISSION: Southwest Research and Information Center is a multi-cultural organization working to promote the health of people and communities, protect natural resources, ensure citizen participation, and secure environmental and social justice now and for future generations”

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Site of the collective “Areva will not make the law in Niger”

“For 40 years, the French company AREVA, the world leader in civilian nuclear power, derives nearly 40% of its uranium production from North Niger, a country still ranked today as one of the 3 poorest in the world. In 2007, Areva loses its monopoly and the Nigerian state receives license applications from North American, Australian, Asian and South African companies. Although Azelik, future large-scale exploitation, was granted to the Chinese via the Sino-U (CNUC) company, Areva has nevertheless recently obtained the authorization to exploit the huge Imouraren site with which Niger should become the 2nd largest producer worldwide…We call on the French government, the European Union and international bodies : -to put pressure on the Nigerian authorities to respect human rights standards, in particular non-derogable human rights. We urgently call on the French government, the Nigerian government, the European Union and international bodies : -to recognize the urgency of the humanitarian crisis related to mining operations. -to make every effort to help the victims of the conflict (displaced, refugees, detainees). -immediate action for a quick and equitable return to peace.”

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Sierra Club

“The Sierra Club is the most enduring and influential grassroots environmental organization in the United States. We amplify the power of our 3.5+ million members and supporters to defend everyone’s right to a healthy world…Today, there are serious challenges ahead: a warming climate, unprecedented levels of pollution, and powerful special interests undermining basic protections. There’s no time to waste in coming together for new solutions—which is why the Sierra Club is bringing people together to build the most powerful and effective environmental movement the world has ever seen.”

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Scientists for Global Responsibility (SGR)

“-promotes ethical science, design and technology, based on the principles of openness, accountability, peace, social justice, and environmental sustainability. -is an independent UK-based membership organisation of hundreds of natural scientists, social scientists, engineers, IT professionals and architects, supported by hundreds more outside of these professions. -carries out research, education, and advocacy work centred around the military, environmental and political aspects of science, design and technology. -provides a support network for ethically-concerned professionals in these fields.”

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Sacred Economics

“Sacred Economics traces the history of money from ancient gift economies to modern capitalism, revealing how the money system has contributed to alienation, competition, and scarcity, destroyed community, and necessitated endless growth. “

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Rainforest Action Network (RAN)

“MISSION: Rainforest Action Network preserves forests, protects the climate and upholds human rights by challenging corporate power and systemic injustice through frontline partnerships and strategic campaigns. VISION: RAN works toward a world where the rights and dignity of all communities are respected and where healthy forests, a stable climate and wild biodiversity are protected and celebrated.”

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POGO

The Project On Government Oversight (POGO) is a nonpartisan independent watchdog that investigates and exposes waste, corruption, abuse of power, and when the government fails to serve the public or silences those who report wrongdoing.

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Physicians for Social Responsibility

“PSR advocates on the issues you care about by addressing the dangers that threaten communities, using our medical and public health expertise to prevent nuclear war and proliferation, reverse our trajectory towards climate change, protect the public and our environment from toxic chemicals and eliminate the use of nuclear power.”

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Physicians for Social Responsibility – Resources

Search resources by issue and type. “PSR advocates on the issues you care about by addressing the dangers that threaten communities, using our medical and public health expertise to prevent nuclear war and proliferation, reverse our trajectory towards climate change, protect the public and our environment from toxic chemicals and eliminate the use of nuclear power.”

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Oppose Uranium Exploration and Mining in West Quebec!

“The West Quebec Coalition Against Mining Uranium…Exploration and mining companies have enjoyed privileged and preferred access to land ahead of municipalities, the general public and private land owners. The mining regime in Quebec has bred unnecessary conflict and can pose a serious risk to environmental stewardship. Three successive attempts at amendments to the Quebec Mining Act have failed over the last few years until finally a fourth effort was successful. Now we watch carefully to see what the new Government of Quebec will do under renewed pressure by the mining lobby.” (2007 – 2015)

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NIRS

“Nuclear Information and Resource Service (NIRS) is a national information and networking center for citizens and environmental activists concerned about nuclear power, radioactive waste, radiation and sustainable energy issues.”

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Natural Resources Defence Council

“NRDC works to safeguard the earth—its people, its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends. We combine the power of more than three million members and online activists with the expertise of some 600 scientists, lawyers, and policy advocates across the globe to ensure the rights of all people to the air, the water, and the wild.”

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MS in Environmental Studies

“The world needs you to preserve biodiversity, work for environmental justice, reinvigorate science education, guide communities in planning for climate change, and promote sustainable practices in organizations, schools, and businesses. As a team of passionate advocates, educators, and mentors, this is our mission and commitment to our students. Our Master of Science will help you become part of the next generation of environmental leaders working towards a more sustainable, healthy future.”

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Indigenous Environmental Network

“IEN is an alliance of Indigenous Peoples whose Shared Mission is to Protect the Sacredness of Earth Mother from contamination & exploitation by Respecting and Adhering to Indigenous Knowledge and Natural Law”

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Honor the Earth

“Honor the Earth uses indigenous wisdom, music, art, and the media to raise awareness and support for Indigenous Environmental Issues.  We leverage this awareness and support to develop financial and political capital for Indigenous struggles for land and life.”

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Heartwood

“HEARTWOOD is a regional network that protects forests and supports community activism in the eastern United States through education, advocacy, and citizen empowerment. We are people helping people protect the places they love. Heartwood was founded in 1991, when concerned citizens from several midwestern states each defending their national forest from logging, mining, roads and ruin, met and began to work together to protect the heartland hardwood forest.”

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Global Witness

“Global Witness campaigns to end environmental and human rights abuses driven by the exploitation of natural resources and corruption in the global political and economic system.”

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Global Stewards

An extensive resource directory of eco tips, green actions and issues. “The goal of Global Stewards, created in 1998, is to provide green eco tips for creating a sustainable lifestyle. This site is run by Lea Dutton and supported with inspirations from concerned humans around the globe. Global stewards defined: I define a “global steward” as being someone who, in recognizing their kinship with all living beings, chooses a lifestyle that is sustainable for all life, including future generations. This is a form of conscious stewardship over our own lives vs. stewardship over nature. “

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Global Justice for Animals and the Environment

“Global Justice for Animals and the Environment (GJAE) exists to provide an uncompromising voice for animals and the environmental defense and to campaign in solidarity with indigenous communities in the fight against pro-corporate free trade agreements and related neoliberal economic policies. Our research team provides animal and environmental advocacy groups, members of Congress, and the broader global justice movement with in-depth analysis of the threat to animals and the planet posed by free trade agreements.”

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Global Community Monitor

“Global Community Monitor, founded in 2001, trains and supports communities in the use of environmental monitoring tools to understand the impact of fossil fuel industry pollution on their health and the environment. GCM’s work focuses on disempowered “fenceline” communities harmed by serious air pollution from industrial sources and whose concerns agencies and responsible corporations are ignoring. Over the past fifteen years, GCM has developed and pioneered the use of “bucket brigades” (a grassroots air monitoring program) as a method for communities to document and understand the impacts of industrial pollution, to launch advocacy efforts against polluters, and to win stunning victories.”

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Gasland (2010)

“The Halliburton-developed drilling technology of “fracking” or hydraulic fracturing has unlocked a “Saudia Arabia of natural gas” just beneath us. But is fracking safe? When filmmaker Josh Fox is asked to lease his land for drilling, he embarks on a cross-country odyssey uncovering a trail of secrets, lies and contamination. A recently drilled nearby Pennsylvania town reports that residents are able to light their drinking water on fire. This is just one of the many absurd and astonishing revelations of a new country called GASLAND. Part verite travelogue, part expose, part mystery, part bluegrass banjo meltdown, part showdown.”

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Friends of the Earth

“Together we speak truth to power and expose those who endanger the health of people and the planet for corporate profit. We organize to build long-term political power and campaign to change the rules of our economic and political systems that create injustice and destroy nature.”

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Friends of the Earth Australia

“Friends of the Earth Australia is a member of Friends of the Earth International which is the world’s largest grassroots environmental network, uniting 77 national member groups and some 5,000 local activist groups on every continent. With over 2 million members and supporters around the world, we campaign on today’s most urgent environmental and social issues. We challenge the current model of economic and corporate neoliberal globalization, and promote solutions that will help to create environmentally sustainable and socially just societies.”

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Friends of the Earth Australia – Take Action!

Opportunities to sign petitions and take action. “Friends of the Earth Australia is a member of Friends of the Earth International which is the world’s largest grassroots environmental network, uniting 77 national member groups and some 5,000 local activist groups on every continent. With over 2 million members and supporters around the world, we campaign on today’s most urgent environmental and social issues. We challenge the current model of economic and corporate neoliberal globalization, and promote solutions that will help to create environmentally sustainable and socially just societies.”

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Frack-Free NC

““Frack-Free NC” is a network of grassroots organizations who believe that shale gas development using “fracking” and horizontal drilling cannot be done without bringing harm to our waters, land, air, communities and public health. We are working to keep North Carolina frack free. We want this website to be a resource for people, organizations and local governments to learn more about fracking, to find documentation, and to connect with others in NC involved in this issue.”

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Eyes on the Ties

“Eyes on the Ties is the online news site of Public Accountability Initiative & LittleSis. We publish material that relates to our mission of bringing more transparency to the role that corporate power plays in shaping public policy. In addition to a steady stream of our latest findings on corruption and cronyism at the intersection of business and politics, we also post material that connects broadly to the topic of power research: interviews with muckrakers and organizers, reports on actions and trainings, and sketches and reflections on power research in history.”

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Environmental Science Degree Guide

“Find and compare online environmental science degrees and get started in the renewable resources sector to help sustain and preserve our planet for the future. Environmental Science Degree .org strives to be the most comprehensive resource for environmental science degrees on the web, with program reviews for all undergraduate and graduate degree levels, plus a career guide covering all program areas of environmental science.”

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EnviroVideo

“EnviroVideo produces environmental and social justice programs for television – including interview and news shows, specials, and documentaries. The underlying premise of EnviroVideo is that there are critical environmental issues at hand that can best be communicated to large numbers of people through the media most favored for news and information – television and now on-line. When there is broad public awareness, pressing environmental matters can be dealt with and action taken to truly resolve them. Our goal is to provide information people can use to make informed decisions and take positive action to create a sustainable future.”

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Environmental Science

“EnvironmentalScience.org is the ultimate guide to everything you need to know about starting your career as an Environmental Scientist. We offer information on all aspects of becoming and working as an Environmental Scientist.”

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Environmental Working Group

“The Environmental Working Group’s mission is to empower people to live healthier lives in a healthier environment. With breakthrough research and education, we drive consumer choice and civic action. We are a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to protecting human health and the environment. “

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EnviroVideo – Index of Programs

Index of programs “EnviroVideo produces environmental and social justice programs for television – including interview and news shows, specials, and documentaries. The underlying premise of EnviroVideo is that there are critical environmental issues at hand that can best be communicated to large numbers of people through the media most favored for news and information – television and now on-line. When there is broad public awareness, pressing environmental matters can be dealt with and action taken to truly resolve them. Our goal is to provide information people can use to make informed decisions and take positive action to create a sustainable future.”

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Environmental Education Fund

“The mission of EEF is to promote eco-literacy and stewardship of the environment by encouraging and helping individuals, communities, schools, religious and other organizations plan and hold engaging programs using film and multimedia events. EEF believes in the power of cinema as a vehicle for information on environmental reality and inspiration for action and hope of change. We have developed relationships with some of the most influential Environmental filmmakers in the country and continue to explore the entire arena of environmental films for the EEF roster. “

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EnviroLink

“EnviroLink is a non-profit organization… a grassroots online community that unites hundreds of organizations and volunteers around the world with millions of people in almost every country in the world. EnviroLink is dedicated to providing comprehensive, up-to-date environmental information and news.”

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EcoWatch

“EcoWatch is a leading environmental news site engaging millions of concerned individuals every month. We are leading the charge in using online news in the U.S. to drive fundamental change to ensure the health and longevity of our planet. EcoWatch provides original content from a team of reporters and features insights from prominent environmental and business leaders. News is also curated from more than 50 media partners, and we amplify the message of hundreds of environmental and science organizations from around the world.”

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Earth Times

“The Earth Times aims to provide you with current environmental news coverage and green blogs to give you the background information needed to better understand what can sometimes be enormously complicated and controversial environmental issues. Our encyclopaedia or guide to environmental issues and to some extent environmental concerns, is a relatively new addition to the site that we hope will give you the knowledge to understand these global environmental issues in the rapidly changing world around you. Written to be understandable, without the need to hold a degree in climate change science on the effects of global warming, biology or ecology, The Earth Times Encyclopaedia tries to make sense of these environmental problems, conservation topics and environmental issues that more and more people are becoming engaged and familiar with as they try to make a difference to our planet. From untangling climate change to helping you find an environmental organization you can be happy supporting we do hope you find The Earth Times Encyclopaedia on environmental issues a useful resource to highlight environmental sustainability for a greener life.”

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CorpWatch

“CorpWatch works to promote environmental, social and human rights at the local, national and global levels by holding multinational corporations accountable for their actions. We employ investigative research and journalism to provide critical information on corporate malfeasance and profiteering around the world to foster a more informed public and an effective democracy.”

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Conservation International

“People need nature — and for over 30 years, Conservation International has worked to protect it. Through cutting-edge science, innovative pol​​icy and global reach, we empower people to protect the nature that we rely on for food, fresh water and livelihoods.”

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Community Coalition Against Mining Uranium (CCAMU)

“CCAMU, the Community Coalition Against Mining Uranium, is a grassroots organization that is sponsoring the Citizens’ Inquiry into the Impacts of the Uranium Cycle. While CCAMU supports a moratorium on the exploration and mining of uranium in Eastern Ontario, members of the Inquiry welcome submissions from every point of view. We have branches in Ottawa, Kingston and Peterborough.”

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