SEE Innovation is a national organization whose mission is to build awareness, capacity, and structures for social and environmental transformation. In operation since 1993 the organization maintains multiple national programs, the resources of which are now being used in hundreds of educational institutions. SEE Innovation is in partnership with Link TV/Earth Focus to develop a range of multi-media content for broadcast and digital distribution.
The Yale Forum on Climate Change & The Media provides original reporting, commentary, and analysis on climate change -- one of the most important and challenging issues of our time. The online publication engages a dynamic global community of journalists, scientists, educators, and communicators, with a goal of improving communications on and understanding of climate change. The Yale Forum on Climate Change & The Media is an initiative of the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.
Blue Legacy International was founded in 2008 by Alexandra Cousteau to "tell the story of our water planet and shape society's dialogue to include water as one of the defining issues of the 21st century by leading a conversation on the importance of 'watershed-first thinking' and illustrating the interconnectedness of water issues." Blue Legacy is a not-for-profit organization and develops and distributes traditional and new media projects that inspire people to take action on critical water issues in meaningful ways.
Project Survival Media (PSM) is a global youth journalism network broadcasting stories of survival and ingenuity in the face of climate change. PSM's media teams are reporting on the most compelling climate stories, amplifying voices underrepresented by traditional media, and launching "Survival" to the forefront of the political debate. Learn more at www.projectsurvivalmedia.org
climatiq is a non-profit organization working towards solutions to climate change. climatiq believes the most crucial step in solving future issues is to make the latest climate science accessible. climatiq's online services, including their newsfeed and e-library, allow climate information to be freely and easily accessed, in a central location, by everyone. climatiq also translates climate knowledge to practical, sustainable solutions.
This first such center at a medical school in the US was founded in 1996 to study and help promote a wider understanding of the human health consequences of global environmental change. The Center is an official Collaborating Center of the UN Environmental Program and is one of the most trusted sources of information on this subject in the world. The mission of the Center is to help people understand that our health, and that of our children, depends on the health of the environment, and that we must do everything we can to protect it.
In a three-month investigation, a team of Northwestern University student reporters found that the nation's security establishment is not adequately prepared for many of the environmental changes that are coming faster than predicted and that threaten to reshape demands made on the military and intelligence community. The Medill graduate student team published its finding in early 2011 with a series of print, video and interactive stories at Global-Warning.org.
peopleandplanet.net provides a global review and internet gateway into the issues of population, poverty, health, consumption and the environment. It is published by Planet 21, an independent non-profit company and a registered British charity recognised by the United Nations.
Pick Up America is a local, regional, and nationwide initiative committed to reducing plastic waste in communities and waterways. The Pick Up Artists coordinate community litter clean-ups while walking across the country to encourage alternatives to our nation’s throwaway mentality. The trek began from Assateague Island, MD, on March 20, 2010, and will span 13 states to the San Francisco Bay, CA, sometime in November 2012.
The Center for Environmental Filmmaking (CEF) is an integral part of American University's School of Communication (SOC), and the Center’s leaders are all SOC faculty. We train students to produce films and new media that focus attention on wildlife and the environment and the need to protect them. Learn more at www.environmentalfilm.org.
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is America’s conservation corps. Our members protect and restore national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks and community green spaces in all 50 states. To learn more, please visit www.thesca.org.
We are the world’s first web channel dedicated entirely to video and interviews around climate change. We follow the negotiations worldwide, throughout the year, as they gather momentum to the next climate change conference. Our site has interviews with world leaders, expert observers, scientists, environmentalists and NGOs on the causes and impacts of climate change and the future of multilateral agreements and the Kyoto Protocol.
The world’s leading environmental affairs magazine, now theecologist.org, was founded in 1970 by Edward Goldsmith. The magazine quickly became a platform for those who would go on to be the leading lights of the environmental movement.
The Nourishing the Planet project will assess the state of agricultural innovations—from cropping methods to irrigation technology to agricultural policy—with an emphasis on sustainability, diversity, and ecosystem health, as well as productivity. The project aims to both inform global efforts to eradicate hunger and raise the profile of these efforts. The project will also consider the institutional infrastructure needed by each of the approaches analyzed, suggesting what sort of companion investments are likely to determine success—from local seed banks to processing facilities, from pro-poor value chains to marketing bureaus.
The 19th annual Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital took place March 15-27, 2011 with 150 documentary, narrative, animated, archival, experimental children's films. More info at www.dcenvironmentalfilmfest.org.