Environment

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  • Action for Community and Ecology in the Regions of Central America
    ACERCA’s mission is to protect the ecological and cultural integrity of the Central America region by working with people in the US, the international community and Central America who are promoting ecological integrity, social justice, community self-reliance and democratic participation with regard to environmental and social issues in southern Mexico and Central America.
  • Bike/Walk Alliance for Missoula (BWAM) is a new group advocating more options for sustainable transportation. If you’d like to get involved, visit their website for information.
  • The Climate Ark
    The Climate Ark is dedicated to promoting public policy that addresses global climate change through reductions in carbon dioxide and other emissions, renewable energy, energy conservation and ending deforestation.
  • Earth Island Institute
    This site provides in-depth information and resources from Earth Island’s project network, award-winning journalism from the Earth Island Journal, and tools to address the environmental challenges we face.
  • ForestEthics
    Forest Ethics is dedicated to protecting the ancient rainforests of British Columbia and endangered forests of North America by redirecting US markets toward ecologically sound alternatives.
  • Greenpeace
    Greenpeace is an independent campaigning organization that uses non-violent, creative confrontation to expose global environmental problems and to force solutions which are essential to a green and peaceful future.
  • International Rivers Network
    IRN supports local communities working to protect their rivers and watersheds. They work to halt destructive river development projects, and to encourage equitable and sustainable methods of meeting needs for water, energy and flood management.
  • Missoula Urban Demonstration Project
    The Missoula Urban Demonstration Project (MUD) is a nonprofit organization that provides tools for building a sustainable community. MUD believes that people can fulfill their present needs without compromising the needs of future generations by making positive choices regarding food, transportation, shelter, and waste.
  • National Forest Protection Alliance
    NFPA is dedicated to protecting and restoring the integrity of national forests and public lands in the U.S. including the ecosystems they provide and the cultural and biological heritage they sustain.
  • Native Forest Network
    NFN is a global collective of forest activists, indigenous peoples, conservation biologists, and non-governmental organizations whose mission is to protect the Earth’s remaining native forests to ensure they can survive, flourish, and maintain their evolutionary potential.
  • Global Warming Solution
    A national network (JRPC is a member) of 35 organizations representing 320 groups throughout the United States, plus individual supporters. Since its founding in 2003 GWS has endorsed a bold, sweeping response to the rapidly growing threat of global warming called the “Three R’s of a Global Warming Solution”.
  • Rainforest Action Network
    RAN works to protect tropical rainforests and the human rights of those living in and around those forests.
  • Real Climate
    Gives point by point rebuttals to all the climate contrarian statements within days of each speech. And the guys writing are world leading scientists, not journalists.
  • Tiagia Rescue Network
    TRN is an international network of non-governmental organizations, indigenous peoples and nations working for the protection and sustainable use of the world’s boreal forests.