Friends of the Earth: England, Wales and Northern Ireland
Friends of the Earth Scotland
Friends of the Earth USA
Friends of the Earth International
UK - Zero Waste Plan
BBC World Service
ISLE OF MAN
Shark Society www.isle-of-man.com/interests/shark/
Island Agenda 21 (promote Agenda 21 and sustainability)
Isle of Man Birding (all about birding on the Island) www.iombirding.co.uk
Manx Energy and Natural Resources Society (renewable energy, energy efficiency etc)
~ for contact details email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Rivers Improvement Associationwww.mria.iofm.net
Manx Wildlife Trust www.wildlifetrust.org.uk/manxwt
Permaculture Association (IOM) (design for sustainable living: courses, library, magazine, home and garden emphasis) ~
for contact details email: email@example.com
Zero Waste Mann (charity promoting recycling and super-efficiency) email: firstname.lastname@example.org
MAGAZINES & MAIL ORDER BOOKS
The Ecologist Magazine www.theecologist.org in-depth ecology
(plus some politics).
Positive News, Living Lightly Magazine www.positivenews.org.uk
Publications www.permaculture.co.uk Permaculture
Magazine (ecodesign for garden/home) and green books by mail order.
Hdra - The UK Organic gardening
association www.hdra.org.uk(visitors centre, mail order, magazine, very comprehensive
source of info).
Centre for Alternative Technology www.cat.org.uk (busy visitors centre, mail
order books, fact sheets, many specialist and introductory courses). Some
of the books are 'state of the art' and very useful.
books (lots of good hard-to find titles) www.eco-logicbooks.com
Internationalist Magazine 'best guide to major issues' www.newint.org
Ergo- A new,
positive and witty 'magazine for sustainable living'www.ergo-living.com
EIRIS- independent ethical investment advice
service. Set up by charities and churches. www.eiris.org.uk
Triodos Bank www.triodos.org - one of the 'green' ethical
BUILDING, DIY, & HOME IMPROVEMENT
AECB (Association for Environmentally
Conscious Building) www.aecb.netRegular magazine (online too), mail order service very good technical
The Whole House Book - the most
comprehensive source of info, available from AECB.
Establishment www.bre.co.uk very good
Abacus Construction Index www.construction-index.com
A directory of 2,000 recommended websites and online documents for UK
construction professionals. Also covers case studies and newsletters.
Permanent Publications, Eco-logic books, Hdra and Cat all sell practical gardening books.
Hdra produce fact sheets on most garden subjects.
Permaculture Association (IOM) run regular courses which cover ecological
gardening & design. For details of the next one email: email@example.com
also have access to a library of useful books.
Making and using compost.
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY
www.natcap.org 'Natural Capitalism' is a
groundbreaking book full of examples of super-efficiency in business, inspiring
and ingenious stories.
www.rmi.org The Rocky
Mountain Institute has studied and developed more ecological businesses.
www.ecover.com This detergent company built the
World's first ecological factory. The detergent is harmless to the environment
when used, and the factory is harmless also.
carpet company have 3 ecofriendly lines: Interlock, solenium and rekjavik:
available from many suppliers. Their UK factory is powered by renewable
'Buying for the Future' 'An excellent primer for businesses, local
authorities and the like. What you and your organisation purchase has a
profound effect on the environment.' 17.99 Eco-logic books.
A toolkit for
offices: to improve energy efficiency and reduce environmental effects from CRC
LOCAL AUTHORITIES / ISLE OF MAN TOWN OR DISTRICT COMMISSIONERS
Buying for the Future - see business section.
www.practicalhelp.org.ukPractical help is an initiative from the Energy Saving Trust. Aimed
specifically at Local Authorities, it provides the help you need to
promote and implement sustainable energy and environmentally-friendly transport
JOHANNESBURG SUMMIT & WHAT IS SUSTAINABILITY?
www.planetguide.net is an excellent online
intro to the best book about planet Earth, 'Dr Art's Guide to Planet Earth' -
step by step, lots of cartoony illustrations, funny too.
'The Little Earth
Book'(5) a little book you can dip into, gives the whole picture
'The Web of Life' by Fritjof Capra is like 'Dr Art's' but more
in-depth and less pictures.
Earth Summit website.
Nations Environment Programme.
www.scream.co.uk/la21 Local Agenda 21 UK.
Imagining the future you want (for a group of people).
works! from publications pages.
WILD FLOWERS, WILDLIFE, WILD WOODS
www.habitat.org.uk/wildflwr.htm The Wild Flower Page.
www.woodland-trust.org.uk/wild-about-woods/ The Woodland Trust.
www.worldwatch.org Worldwatch Institute.
Cheshire Wildlife Trust www.wildlifetrust.org.uk/cheshire
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