General Conservation Groups
About: Viable solutions already exist for most of our environmental and social crises. Once people discover these realities, it dramatically leverages pressure for change. Bioneers is inspiring a shift to live on Earth in ways that honor the web of life, each other, and future generations. It aims to connect people with solutions by popularizing breakthrough ideas and practices, and to grow social capital by catalyzing, connecting and strengthening strategic networks, including bioregional and community-based alliances.
Twitter: https://twitter.com/bioneers (@bioneers)
About: Dalhousie is a public research university with three campuses in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, and a fourth, the Dalhousie Agricultural Campus, in Bible Hill, Nova Scotia. It is one of Canada’s oldest universities, founded in 1818 during British colonial rule. Dalhousie is a world leader for research in marine, ocean, and conservation sciences.
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Dalnews (@DalNews)
Earth Policy Institute (EPI)
About: The EPI is a neoliberal environmental organization based in Washington, D.C. in the United States. It was founded by Lester R. Brown in 2001 and functions as an environmental think-tank, providing research and analysis on environmental indicators and making policy and lifestyle recommendations aimed at promoting environmental and economic sustainability.
Twitter: https://twitter.com/EarthPolicy (@EarthPolicy)
About: The mission of Ecovision Asia is simple: reduce + reuse + recycle before trash ends up in our beautiful oceans!
Website: http://www.ecovisionasia.com/ and http://www.hkcleanup.org/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/HKICC (@HKICC)
London School of Economics (LSE)
About: LSE is a public research university specializing in the social sciences. Located in London, UK, it has a constituent college of the federal University of London.
Twitter: https://twitter.com/LSEpublicevents (@LSEpublicevents)
About: South Centre is an intergovernmental organization of developing countries, established by an intergovernmental Agreement (Treaty), which came into force on 31 July 1995, with headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. It functions as an independent policy think tank, whilst also holding Observer Status at the United Nations and other development agencies.
About: Established for the protection and enjoyment of oceans, waves, and beaches through a powerful activist network, this is a grassroots organization, local in many coastal regions, engaged to protect the oceans.
Twitter: https://twitter.com/surfrider/ (@surfrider)
The Polaris Institute
About: Formed in 1997 in response to its view that citizens were becoming politically disenfranchised in an age of corporate driven globalization, the Polaris Institute is a Canadian think-tank based in Ottawa. Its stated goal is ‘to help empower citizen movements towards democratic social change.’
About: The Transition Network helps communities respond to climate change and shrinking supplies of cheap energy (peak oil). This process aims to create stronger, happier communities. Transition Network’s role is to inspire, encourage, connect, support and train communities as they self-organize around the transition model, creating initiatives that rebuild resilience and reduce CO2 emissions.
Worldwatch Institute (WWI)
About: The Worldwatch Institute helps to inform policymakers and the public about the complex links between the world economy and its environmental support systems. Research conducted by the Institute is integrative or interdisciplinary in nature and global in scope. Through research and outreach that inspire action, WWI works to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world that meets human needs. Worldwatch also monitors human health, population, water resources, biodiversity, governance, and environmental security.
Twitter: https://twitter.com/worldwatchinst (@worldwatchinst)