Inclusion in this links page does not necessarily mean that Friends of the Earth endorses either the sources included or the information therein.
Amazon Co-op - Products harvested and produced by the indigenous communities in the Amazon.
Amazon Watch - Works to defend the environment and advance indigenous peoples' rights.
Amizade - Promoting Volunteerism in South America, the UK, Eastern Europe, Africa, the West Indies and the US.
The Andrew Lees Trust - Helping develop educational programs in the south of Madagascar.
The Borneo Project - Assists Borneo's indigenous peoples in their struggle to regain control of their ancestral lands.
Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) - A public interest, not-for-profit environmental law firm founded to strengthen international and comparative environmental law and policy around the world.
Conservation International - Mission is to conserve the earth's living natural resources.
Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) - An independent, international campaigning organisation committed to investigating and exposing environmental crime.
Endangered Species - A participant in the Environmental Education and Training Partnership (EETAP) of the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE).
European Centre for Nature Conservation
Finnish Nature League - Old-growth forests in Finland and the USSR.
Friends of the Earth - Programa Amazônia
Greenforce - Provides voluntary research teams who produce baseline survey data for areas of conservation significance.
The Jatun Sacha Foundation - Conservation, research and education in Ecuador.
The Nature Conservancy - US based habitat conservation.
Rainforest Action Network - Working to protect tropical rainforests and the human rights of those living in and around those forests.
Rainforest Alliance - Dedicated to the conservation of tropical forests.
Rainforest Foundation UK - Supports indigenous people and traditional populations of the world's rainforests in their efforts to protect their environment.
Rainforest Information Centre
Sierra Club, BC - Committed to protecting British Columbia's wild lands and wild life.
Swedish Society for Nature Conservation (SSNC)
Taiga Rescue Network
World Land Trust - Concerned with the protection of the world's most biologically important and threatened habitats.
WWF Forest for Life Campaign - Forests for Life is an integrated approach to forest conservation through campaigning, fieldwork, policy and partnerships.
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the UN
UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre - Provides information for policy and action to conserve the living world.
World Resources Institute - Forest Section - An environmental think tank that goes beyond research to find practical ways to protect the earth and improve people's lives.
European Tropical Forest Research Network (ETFRN) - Forum for communication between European organisations, researchers, EU institutions and others concerned with (sub-)tropical forest research.
International Union of Forestry Research Organizations - Network of forest scientists.
IUCN - The World Conservation Union Forest Conservation Programme
Native Forest Network - Global autononomous collective of forest activists, indigenous peoples,
conservation biologists and non-governmental organizations.
World Rainforest Movement - International network of
Convention on Biological Diversity
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) UK
Gaia's Forest Conservation Archives & Portal
WWW Virtual Library: Forestry
Association of Environment Conscious Building - Encourages greater environmental awareness within the UK construction industry.
Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT)
Forest Stewardship Council - List of retailers selling certified garden furniture.
NSW Good Wood Guide - General information.
Salvo - Dedicated to promoting the reclamation of re-usable waste materials
Race for Rainforest
The Rainforest Site
Tel: 0500 0100 055
Email: via Asda web page
Tel: 0800 0686 727
Tel: 01244 842 842
Email: via Iceland web page
Marks & Spencer
Tel: 0845 302 1234
Email: via Marks & Spencer web page
Tel: 01274 356 000
Tel: 0800 636 262
Email: via Sainsbury's web page
Tel: 0117 935 9359
Email: via Somerfield web page
Tel: 0800 50 55 55
Email: via Tesco web page
Tel: 0800 188 884
How to contact your MP:
Tel: 020 7219 4272
Compassion in World Farming
5a Charles Street
Tel: 01730 264208
Email: via web page
Official GM public debate site.
GM Free Cymru
Tel: 07968 286089
The Pesticide Action Network UK (PAN UK)(formerly Pesticides Trust)
56-64 Leonard Street
Tel: 020 7065 0905 · Fax: 020 7065 0907
National Association of Farmers' Markets
PO Box 575
Tel: 0845 4588 420
Email: via web page
Buy Local Norfolk
Henry Doubleday Research Association
Ryton Organic Gardens
CV8 3LG ·
Tel: 01203 303517 · Fax: 01203 639 229
A lot of Organics
The Soil Association, see above
Irish Organic Farmers' and Growers' Association
Tel: (00353) 0506 32563
Joanna Blythman, The Food We Eat (Penguin, 1998)
Joanna Blythman, The Food Our Children Eat (Fourth Estate, 1999)
Lynda Brown, The Shopper's Guide to Organic Food (Fourth Estate, 1998)
Luke Anderson, Genetic Engineering, Food, and our Environment: A Brief Guide (Green Books, 1999)
Where to Buy Organic Food: A Directory of Farm Shops, Box Schemes and Retailers (Soil Association, 1998)
How to recycle
Campaign for Real Recycling - Website for the campaign to improve the quality of materials collected for recycling in the UK. CRR has been formed by members of the UK's leading materials re-processors, the community recycling sector and Friends of the Earth.
Recycle Now - Provides advice and ideas on recycling and avoiding waste. You can also search for your nearest recycling facilities and what your local kerbside collection services are.
Waste Connect - Database of every recycling facility in the country. Type in your postcode to find your nearest recycling point for all kinds of household waste.
Recycle More - recycle printer cartridges, mobile phones, PDAs, sat nav / GPS, MP3 players, digital cameras and laptops to raise funds for a range of charities.
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle - Information on how to recycle different materials and links to other green websites, including green shopping.
Computers 4 Africa - This charity organisation collects unused computers, monitors, and other working IT equipment and ships them to schools in Africa.
My Zero Waste - Ideas for the 'average family' on how to reduce waste by making better consumer choices, choosing products with recyclable packaging, and creative reuse of items and composting.
Where to buy recycled products
Recycled Products Guide - a directory run by WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme).
Recycle Now - information on eco products
Friends of the Earth shop - a wide range of environmentally-friendly and recycled products. Friends of the Earth receive a donation from sales.
GreenChoices - well-researched information for those wishing to make green choices with their purchasing power. Includes many recycled products for home and office.
Green-Works - a not-for-profit social enterprise providing office furniture to schools, charities, community groups and start-up businesses.
REalliance - a partnership of four networks: Community Recycling Network UK, Furniture Reuse Network, Community Composting Network and London Community Resource Network.
Friends of the Earth Europe - resources on cutting down our waste.
Community Recycling Network - the umbrella organisation for over 200 community-based waste management projects and businesses, offering kerbside collections, commercial waste paper collections, waste reduction schemes and community composting.
Environmental Data Services - excellent information on a wide range of industry-related environmental issues. A subscription is needed, but you can set up a free trial.
Waste Watch - non-profit organisation that advises, educates and informs businesses, schools, community group and local authorities on ways to reduce waste.
Environmental Protection Agency - US site giving a comprehensive assessment of the implications of different waste management options.
DEFRA - includes the Waste Strategy for England, statistics and information.
The Waste Book - a directory guide to reducing, reusing, and recycling waste, better waste management, and social and environmental issues - supported by Waste Watch.
Environment Agency - information on correctly disposing of waste and a search tool to find local waste facilities and landfill sites.
European Union - details of the European Commission's waste policies and legislation.
The Story of Stuff - a 20-minute film looking at the underside of our production and consumption patterns. It exposes the connections between a huge number of environmental and social issues, and calls us together to create a more sustainable and just world.