American Civil Liberties Union - was founded in 1920 and is the United States' guardian of liberty. The ACLU works in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to all people in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United States.
B'TSELEM - The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories was established in 1989 by a group of prominent academics, attorneys, journalists, and Knesset members. B'Tselem in Hebrew literally means "in the image of," and is also used as a synonym for human dignity. The word is taken from Genesis 1:27 "And God created humans in his image. In the image of God did He create him." It is in this spirit that the first article of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that "All human beings are born equal in dignity and rights."
Center for Constitutional Rights: Non-profit legal and educational organization dedicated to protecting and advancing the rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Centre for Research on Globalisation (CRG) - Independent research and media group of writers, scholars and activists. It is a registered non profit organization in the province of Quebec, Canada. The Global Research webpage at www.globalresearch.ca is based in Montreal and publishes news articles, commentary, background research and analysis on a broad range of issues, focussing on social, economic, strategic, geopolitical and environmental processes. The CRG website was established on the 9th of September 2001 and had become a major news source on the New World Order and Washington's "war on terrorism".
If Americans Knew - The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is one of the world’s major sources of instability. Americans are directly connected to this conflict, and increasingly imperiled by its devastation. It is the goal of If Americans Knew to provide full and accurate information on this critical issue, and on our power – and duty – to bring a resolution.
Statewatch: Non-profitmaking voluntary group Monitoring the state and civil liberties in the European Union
Uranium Medical Research Center: An independent organization committed to providing objective and expert scientific and medical research into the effects of uranium, transuranium elements, and radionuclides produced by the process of uranium decay and fission.
Ökonews - Die erste Tageszeitung für Erneuerbare Energie und Nachhaltigkeit
The Ecologist: The world’s most respected environmental affairs magazine.
Worldwatch Institute - offers a unique blend of interdisciplinary research, global focus, and accessible writing that has made it a leading source of information on the interactions among key environmental, social, and economic trends.
Informationskreis KernEnergie (IK) in Deutschland hat es sich zur Aufgabe gemacht, die Diskussion über die friedliche Nutzung der Kernenergie durch die Vermittlung von Fakten zu objektivieren und darüber hinaus Perspektiven einer zuverlässigen Energieversorgung aufzuzeigen.
EnergyBulletin - publishes news and research concerning: The current situation and trajectory, such as oil & gas production data, economic or societal clues to decline profiles, and relevant institutional pronouncements; Innovations or partial solutions to this crisis, such as renewable energy generation capacity and research (including EROEI assessments), alternative financial systems, or post-carbon urban agriculture; Any other issues which assist our understanding of the broader implications of the peak:
Oil Depletion Analysis Centre (ODAC) is an independent, UK-registered educational charity working to raise international public awareness and promote better understanding of the world's oil-depletion problem.
Europäische Umweltagentur - Die Europäische Umweltagentur ist die führende Umweltbehörde Europas, deren Aufgabe es ist, Entscheidungsträgern und der Öffentlichkeit rechtzeitig sachdienliche, themenspezifische und zuverlässige Informationen bereitzustellen, um so eine nachhaltige Entwicklung zu fördern und zu einer deutlichen, messbaren Verbesserung der Umwelt Europas beizutragen.
UNU-EHS explores threats to human security arising from natural and human-induced hazards. The Institute spearheads research, capacity building and policy-relevant advisory activities relating to the broad interdisciplinary field of 'risk and vulnerability'.
Biodiversity Hot Spots - "The most remarkable places on Earth are also the most threatened." Thus begins Conservation International’s introduction to the world’s biodiversity hotspots, so-named for the wealth of unique species they house.
EnvironmentalChemistry.com - This site provides chemistry, environmental and hazardous materials news, information & resources including: in depth articles; a detailed periodic table of elements; chemical database; hazmat emergency response guides; hazmat placarding information; and much more.
NOAA Ocean Explorer - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is determined to penetrate every minnow hideout and barnacle cluster of your realm, and with technology this advanced, there’s no stopping this league of swashbuckling scientists.
Global Volcanism Program - The Program seeks to document the eruptions of all volcanoes, great and small, over the past 10,000 years.
Rio +5 - Folgeprozeß der Weltkonferenz zu Umwelt und Entwicklung in Rio 1992
Rio + 10 - Förderung nationaler Strategien nachhaltiger Entwicklung