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Bolivian Law of the Rights of Mother Earth


The Law of the Rights of Mother Earth is a Bolivian law that sets forth a legal and ethical vision of the rights of the life-systems. The seven rights granted to Mother Earth and all life-systems: - To life: It is the right to the maintenance of the...

ENCYCLICAL LETTER LAUDATO SI’ OF THE HOLY FATHER FRANCIS ON CARE FOR OUR COMMON HOME


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...

Tree Sisters Reforestation


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...

Harmony: A New Way of Looking at Our World


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

Bioneers


"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...

The Earth Charter


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...

Thus Spoke the Plant


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...

Global Ecovillage Network


"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 Rainforest Foundation


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,...

Skelly, Ian


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

Tony Juniper


"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....

Solar Cities


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...

Harvard Divinity School


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...

Terry Tempest Williams


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

Worldwatch Institute


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...

Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee


A Sufi teacher in the Naqshbandiyya-Mujaddidiyya Sufi Orderand author of: Spiritual Ecology, The Cry of the Earth.

Albert Bates


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...

Fox, Matthew


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....

Mycology Logos


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


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...

Sisters of the Earth


"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...

Joanna Macy


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...

Costa Rica Limpia


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

David Suzuki Foundation


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


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...

Dr. Jim Antal, Rev.


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


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


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


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


"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,...

North Cascades Institute


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


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...

Global Earth Repair Conference


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...

Friends of Cortes Island


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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