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Bees for Development: Bees for Development is a UK-based non-government organisation which aims to promote the understanding and practice of bee keeping throughout the developing world.
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Avant-Gardening: Creative Organic Gardening: This US-based website provides a comprehensive guide to creative organic gardening, including composting, soil-building, permaculture and much more.
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Consultative Group in Agricultural Research (CGIAR): The Consultative Group in Agricultural Research (CGIAR) promotes sustainable agricultural development based on the environmentally sound management of natural resources. CGIAR is an informal association of 58 public and private sector members that support a network of 16 international agricultural research centres.
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Earth Policy Institute: EPI rovides "a vision of what an environmentally sustainable economy - an eco-economy - will look like." Its website includes a Dataset of eco-economy indicators, publications, environmental updates and alerts.
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Environmental News Network: This site provides paragraph-long summaries of breaking stories from Europe, the US and other world regions. It also offers a service called E-wire, supplying corporate environmental press releases.
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Friends of the Earth International (FOE): International campaigning organisation dedicated to preserving the global environment. FOE is a federation of autonomous environmental organizations in 61 countries.
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Future Harvest: Future Harvest is a charitable organisation set up by the CGIAR, designed to advance debate on how to feed the world’s growing population without destroying the environment.
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Global Change and Terrestrial Ecosystems (GCTE): Learn about a research project of the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme that examines the effects of climate change and land use on terrestrial ecosystems, including agriculture, forestry, soils, and biodiversity. It's website includes news, publications, events, reseach activities and links.
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Global Terrestrial Observing System (GTOS): GTOS is a programme for observations, modelling, and analysis of terrestrial ecosystems to support sustainable development. It provides information on terrestrial ecosystems for researchers and policy-makers. Its website includes information on activities, TEMS, publications, resources and links.
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Greenpeace: A must-visit site for all aspects of environmental concern, including renewable energy, the marine environment, forests, biodiversity, climate change and pollution and water. Greenpeace is one of the most pro-active environmental organisations.
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