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Ecology Resources

The Bolivian Declaration of Mother Earth's Rights


Rights & freedoms standard
Mother Earth being a living being, of which all life forms, both animate and inanimate are part, and aware of its benefits for living well — in good health — we assume the responsibility and the generational role in cultivating balance and harmony...

David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet


Ecology film
David Attenborough, a 94 yr old naturalist, recounts his life and the evolutionary history of life on Earth, reflects upon both the defining moments of his lifetime and the devastating changes he has seen, grieves the global nature loss and loss of wild...

Kiss the Ground


Ecology film
Kiss the Ground is a feature-length documentary focusing on regenerating the world’s soils. It shows that it's possible to rapidly stabilize Earth’s climate, restore lost ecosystems and create abundant food supplies through regenerative agriculture.

Earth: A Graphic Look at the State of the World


Ecology website
**A concise and comprehensive overview of the state of the planet and humanity.** Earth's ecological and human systems are in severe crisis. Although there is a wealth of information available, much of it is fragmented. The convergence of issues facing...

Tree Sisters Reforestation


Ecology organization
We fund the planting of trees to restore ecosystems and livelihoods whilst increasing protection against the extremes of climate change in multiple regions of the tropical forest belt. We do this in ways that recreate and restore natural forest ecosystems...

Bioneers


Ecology organization
"Bioneers is an innovative nonprofit educational organization that highlights breakthrough solutions for restoring people and planet. Founded in 1990 in Santa Fe, New Mexico by social entrepreneurs Kenny Ausubel and Nina Simons, Bioneers advances the...

Harmony: A New Way of Looking at Our World


Ecology book
Harmony, a book by Prince Charles, Tony Juniper and Ian Skelly, focuses on the environment and interconnections between climate change, architecture and agriculture.

Thus Spoke the Plant


Ecology book
The story of a scientist’s discovery of plant communication and how it influenced her research and changed her life. In this “phytobiography”–a collection of stories written in partnership with a plant–research scientist Monica Gagliano reveals...

John Todd Ecological Design


Ecology company
In situ remediation systems, called Restorers, can jumpstart the ecology of a water body, digest sediments and reduce nutrient levels, bringing the water body back into ecological health. They can also serve as habitat for wildlife and as a recreational...

Worldwatch Institute


Ecology organization
Through research and outreach that inspire action, the Worldwatch Institute works to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world that meets human needs. The Institute's top mission objectives are universal access to renewable energy and nutritious...

Clearbot


Water purification organization
Clearbot endeavours to imagine and create efficient, autonomous and electric boats that augment different marine services around the world. This electrically powered floating robot uses artificial intelligence to clean trash, plastics and oil from...

Skelly, Ian


Ecology knowledge holder
British writer, filmmaker, broadcaster, and co-author of Harmony with HRH The Prince of Wales.

Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee


Spirituality & faith knowledge holder
A Sufi teacher in the Naqshbandiyya-Mujaddidiyya Sufi Orderand author of: Spiritual Ecology, The Cry of the Earth.

Ecosystem Restoration Camps


Ecology organization
Ecosystem Restoration Camps is a grassroots non-profit organisation that seeks to transform damaged landscapes into thriving, biodiverse ecosystems. The Ecosystem Restoration Camps are local living labs where campers work together with the local community...

Solar Cities


Ecology website
Solar Cities is an international platform with the intention of providing an open-source virtual hackspace for Biogas Innoventors and Practitioners and training for all those researching, developing and deploying sustainable solutions for flourishing...

Terry Tempest Williams


Journalism knowledge holder
An American author, conservationist and activist. Williams' writing is rooted in the American West ; contributing ed. Orion

Tony Juniper


Ecology knowledge holder
"A British campaigner, writer, sustainability advisor and environmentalist recognised for his work as Executive Director of Friends of the Earth, England, Wales and Northern Ireland. He was Vice Chair of Friends of the Earth International from 2000-2008....

The Rainforest Foundation


Ecology organization
Founded by Trudie Sytler and Sting, The Rainforest Foundation is based on the idea of indigenous people — those intimately connected to their ancestral lands — having the legal right to protect the forests we all depend on. At the time it was founded,...

Harvard Divinity School


Spirituality & faith organization
Harvard Divinity School hosted an interfaith conference addressing the issues and challenges of maintaining a sustainable planet. Focusing on ways to engage, this conference examined the overlapping moral issues of climate change, sustainability, social...

Albert Bates


Food knowledge holder
Author of "The Biochar Solution: Carbon Farming and Climate Change" , former environmental rights lawyer, paramedic, brick mason, flour miller, and horse trainer. Board of directors member of The Farm, a pioneering intentional community in Tennessee for...

The Life of Birds


Education & learning film
The Life of Birds is a BBC nature documentary series written and presented by David Attenborough.

Global Ecovillage Network


Ecology organization
"GEN builds bridges between policy-makers, governments, NGOs, academics, entrepreneurs, activists, community networks and ecologically-minded individuals across the globe in order to develop strategies for a global transition to resilient communities...

The Earth Charter


Principles & ethics standard
The Earth Charter is an ethical framework for building a just, sustainable, and peaceful global society in the 21st century. It seeks to inspire in all people a new sense of global interdependence and shared responsibility for the well-being of the whole...

Matthew Fox


Spirituality & faith knowledge holder
American Episcopal priest and theologian, formerly a member of the Dominican Order within the Roman Catholic Church, now a member of the Episcopal Church. Fox was an early and influential exponent of a movement that came to be known as Creation Spirituality....

Encyclical Laudato si’ on Care for our Common Home


Principles & ethics standard
Laudato Si': On Care for Our Common Home is the 2015 appeal from Pope Francis addressed to "every person living on this planet" for an inclusive dialogue about how humans are shaping the future of the planet. Pope Francis calls the Church and the world...

Discover Life


Diversity website
The Discover Life website offers free on-line tools to identify species, teach and study nature's wonders, build maps, process images, and contribute to and learn from an interactive encyclopedia of life with 1,419,894 species pages and 821,122 maps. The...

Mycology Logos


Continental ecology website
Mycology Logos is a school dedicated to mushrooms, lichens, and micro fungi, including the applied sciences of mycology and the practical arts of working with fungi. All Mycology Logos' spawn is grown using only organic, wild-crafted, and/or locally-sourced...

The Berry Center


Ecology organization
Challenging the industrial agriculture system, The Berry Center advances a holistic, "whole horse" approach that takes nature as its measure, consults the genius of the place, and accepts no harm to the ecosphere. Addressing what it will take to "revive...

Costa Rica Limpia


Ecology organization
Costa Rica Limpia (Clean Costa Rica) was founded by Dr. Monica Araya with the mission is to "promote clean development from a citizenship approach."

Sisters of the Earth


Spirituality & faith organization
"Sisters of Earth was founded in 1994 by several Catholic Sisters from the US and Canada who were engaged in exploring the new cosmology and implications for this emerging worldview. Sisters of Earth is an informal network of women who share a deep concern...

David Suzuki Foundation


Ecology organization
Co-founded by David Suzuki, award-winning geneticist and broadcaster... He is widely recognized as a world leader in sustainable ecology. "Through evidence-based research, policy analysis, education and citizen empowerment, we conserve and protect the...

Silva Forest Foundation


Ecology organization
Founded by Herb Hammond, the Silva Forest Foundation (SFF) has pioneered an ecosystem-based conservation planning approach that protects biological diversity and ecological processes, while assisting communities and individuals to implement ecologically...

Joanna Macy


Spirituality & faith knowledge holder
Eco-philosopher Joanna Macy, PhD, is a scholar of Buddhism, general systems theory, deep ecology and root teacher of the Work That Reconnects: "To those of us growing up in the Industrial Growth Society, a breathtakingly new view of reality arises from...

Dr. Jim Antal, Rev.


Spirituality & faith knowledge holder
Founder of Blessed Tomorrow, "a coalition of diverse religious partners united as faithful stewards of creation." Climate Activist, Minister; president of the Massachusetts Conference of the United Church of Christ.

Gift Ecology: Reimagining A Sustainable World


Ecology book
Written by Peter Denton, 'Gift Economy' proposes that to create a sustainable future, we need to change the game itself. We cannot simply try to solve our problems one at a time. Instead, we need to reimagine sustainability in all its dimensions — social,...

Permies.com


Regional permaculture website
A large collection of active and diverse Permaculture articles and forums on most topics related to homesteading and sustainability, as well as video resources, podcasts and on site appropriate technology and permaculture courses.

The Watershed Sentinel


Regional ecology periodical
The Watershed Sentinel has been the voice of the grassroots environmental movement in BC (and beyond) for over 25 years. Providing environmental community groups and thinkers –the folks who are working on-the-ground, with information on issues such...

Occidental Arts and Ecology Center


Regional ecology organization
"OAEC's [and the OAEC Water Institute's] work focuses on cultivating ecological literacy and building the capacity of civic and social movement leaders and organizations to guide their communities toward an ecologically regenerative, economically viable,...

Stream to Sea: K-12 Education


Regional ecology organization
The Stream to Sea education program supports and provides resources to educators in British Columbia and Yukon. Students learn to become aquatic stewards by understanding, respecting and protecting freshwater, estuarine and marine ecosystems.

Rewilding Water & Earth Inc.


Regional water company
Specializing in wetland and stream restoration including site assessment and restoration design, permitting, project management and construction supervision. Rewilding Water and Earth Inc. works with governments, municipalities, NGO's, schools, and private...

North Cascades Institute


Regional education & learning organization
Founded in 1986, the North Cascades Institute connects people, nature and community through science, art, literature and exploration of the North Cascades natural and cultural history.

Cortes Children's Forest Trust


Local ecology organization
The Forest Trust for the Children of Cortes Island Society has been formed to purchase Island Timberland forest land holdings immediately adjacent to Carrington Bay Park on Cortes Island. These forest lands will be held in trust for all the children of...

Greenways Land Trust


Local ecology organization
**Enhancing Natural Areas for People and Wildlife** Greenways Land Trust is a registered charity and conservation organization that works to enhance the community through the creation and management of greenways networks, based on principles of stream...

Global Earth Repair Conference


Local ecology event
The Global Earth Repair Conference will bring 500 or more people together to talk about earth repair (ecosystem restoration) at local, regional, state, national and international levels. The Global Earth Repair Conference facilitates the exchange of information...

The Farm Ecovillage Training Center


Local education & learning organization
The Ecovillage Training Center assists transition towards a sustainable society by instruction in meeting basic needs for food, shelter, energy, fuel, gainful employment, and community process and progress. Featured classes include carbon farming, financial...

Friends of Cortes Island


Local ecology organization
Friends of Cortes Island Society (FOCI) is a charitable organization that has been active for over 25 years. The organization exists to monitor and preserve the health of local ecosystems, and to provide educational programs that foster a greater understanding...



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