Category : Environmental Education
Subcategory : Education
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1. United Nations – Sustainable Development – Agenda 21 - Education and awareness raising :
  Agenda 21 is a comprehensive plan of action to be taken globally, nationally and locally by organizations of the United Nations System, Governments, and Major Groups in every area in which human impacts on the environment. This page deals with “Education and awareness raising” issue from the Agenda 21.
2. The European Federation for Intercultural Learning :
  The Members of EFIL are voluntary, non-governmental, non-profit organisations providing intercultural learning opportunities to help people develop the knowledge, skills and understanding needed to create a more just and peaceful world. EFIL Member Organisations participate in a network of partner organisations with operations covering 56 countries worldwide.
3. Hellenic Ornithological Society :
  The Hellenic Ornithological Society is the only Greek non-governmental body exclusively concerned with the protection of wild birds and their habitats in Greece. It is a Non-Profit Organization founded in 1982. In 1993 the Athens Academy presented it with an award for its important work to that date.
4. The National Environment Education Training Foundation :
  The National Environment Education Training Foundation’s mission is to develop and support environmental learning programs in order to meet social goals, such as improved health, better education, and "greener," more profitable business.
5. The Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies :
  The Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies interprets the collective knowledge of the Smithsonian and serves as a gateway to its educational resources. Through research, publishing, and staff development programs for the education and museum communities, the Center promotes the understanding and use of museums.
6. EARTHFORCRE ORGANIZATION / Green: Global Rivers Environmental Education Network :
  Through Earth Force, youth discover and implement lasting solutions to environmental issues in their community. In the process they develop life-long habits of active citizenship and environmental stewardship. Educators turn to Earth Force for innovative tools to engage young people in community problem solving. The new GREEN website can help you make lasting improvements to your watershed by offering an online monitoring database and community action tool. Designed for monitoring groups and interested browsers alike
7. GREENCOM The Environmental Education & Communcation Project of USAID :
  GreenCOM is the Environmental and Education Project of USAID Began in 1993 Managed by the Academy for Educational Development of Washington D.C. Uses environmental education, communications, and social marketing to foster environmentally sustainable development Has conducted projects in 28 developing countries
8. Center for Global Environmental Education (Hamline University) :
  CGEE specializes in combining environmental education with cutting-edge distance learning technology, while integrating hands-on learning to build community among students and teachers world-wide. Being a part of the Graduate School of Education, CGEE is able to take advantage of the best educational methodologies born of Hamline University's extensive teacher training experience.
9. Foundation for Environmetnal Education in Europe :
  The Foundation for Environmental Education in Europe (FEEE) was established in 1981 both to raise awareness of environmental issues and effect change through education. These are both crucial in striving towards sustainability.
10. Learning - About - forests :
  This site offers access to a wide range of teaching material, which have been developed across Europe. Most countries have some experience from us-ing forests in education, as forests and nature in general are perfect settings for practical learning.
11. Environmental Education Exchange Organization :
  The Environmental Education Exchange is a nonprofit organization established to enhance and expand the environmental literacy of inhabitants and visitors in the unique desert regions of the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico.
12. The Globe Program(Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment) :
  GLOBE is a worldwide hands-on, primary and secondary school-based science and education program.GLOBE trains teachers to help students improve their achievement in science and math, and in the use of computer and network technology. GLOBE helps teachers and students achieve state and local education goals and standards. GLOBE increases student awareness of their environment from a scientific viewpoint, without advocacy relative to issues. GLOBE improves student understanding of science because it involves them in performing real science - taking measurements, analyzing data, and participating in research in collaboration with scientists. GLOBE students contribute data for scientists to use in their research. GLOBE helps expand the pipeline of potential future scientists and researchers for industry, academia, and government.
13. Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association (HELMEPA) :
  The Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association, known as HELMEPA, is a non-profit and non-governmental organization structured according to the Marine Pollution Action Plan.
14. Environmental Education(of National Wildlife Federation) :
  For more than sixty years, the National Wildlife Federation has been a leader in environmental education, reaching out to the communities where children and adults live, work and play. Explore NWF's educational pathways to understanding, appreciating and safeguarding the natural world.
15. The Sierra Club :
  The Sierra Club Environmental Education Committee has developed a curriculum that is balanced and scientifically sound, which focuses on historical and social studies issues. The Sierra Club in California has been successful with its John Muir Day Study Guide, which helps teachers implement a provision of the state education code encouraging schools to study John Muir as an environmental role model every year on his birthday. In addition, the Sierra Club has launched the John Muir Youth Award Program in order to get children to learn about wild places and take action to protect them.
16. Rainforest Action Network :
  Rainforest Action Network works to protect the Earth's rainforests and support the rights of their inhabitants through education, grassroots organizing, and non-violent direct action. Since it was founded in 1985, the Rainforest Action Network has been working to protect rainforests and the human rights of those living in and around those forests. From the beginning, RAN has played a key role in strengthening the worldwide rainforest conservation movement through supporting activists in rainforest countries as well as organizing and mobilizing consumers and community action groups throughout the United States. Our first challenge was to bring the plight of the rainforests to public attention through education, communication, and direct action.
17. Sustainable Horticulture Website at the University of New Hampshire :
  This site describes research and education on sustainable horticulture.
18. Earth Day Network :
  Earth Day Network is the nonprofit coordinating body of worldwide Earth Day activities. Our goal is to promote a healthy environment and a peaceful, just, sustainable world by spreading environmental awareness through educational materials and publications, and by organizing events, activities, and annual campaigns. Our network includes more than 5,000 organizations in 184 countries.
19. : is a fresh internet site, which aims at becoming an up-to-date and complete database of information concerning bioclimatic energy planning, renewable energy sources, energy preservation, as well as the study, construction, purchase and equipment of buildings that can meet up to the modern needs for housing or the business demands.
20. Center for Global Environmental Education (Hamline University) web-page on "Rivers of life" :
  Rivers of Life provides students, teachers, and citizens with exciting opportunities to celebrate the many ways rivers enrich our world, to investigate river mysteries, and to take action on behalf of rivers that need our help.
21. Earthforce organization :
  Through Earth Force, youth discover and implement lasting solutions to environmental issues in their community. In the process they develop life-long habits of active citizenship and environmental stewardship. Educators turn to Earth Force for innovative tools to engage young people in community problem solving.
22. International Bicycle Fund :
  International Bicycle Fund is a non-governmental, nonprofit, advocacy organization, promoting sustainable transport and international understanding. Major areas of activity are non-motorized urban planning, economic development, bike safety education, responsible travel and cycle tourism, and cross-cultural, educational programs.
  ADOPT A SPECIES is a special care and support program for endangered species and other wildlife conservation programs at the National Zoo. Through ADOPT, you can share in the care of more than 5,000 animals and plants at the National Zoo, and help support conservation programs that work to preserve and protect endangered species around the world
24. National Environmental Education Advancement Project :
  The National Environmental Education Advancement Project (NEEAP), located at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, is a national organization which aids state and local environmental education leaders in promoting their environmental education efforts, and develops informational items on building state capacity for environmental education.
25. Project Wet Water Education for Teachers :
  The goal of Project WET is to facilitate and promote awareness, appreciation, knowledge, and stewardship of water resources through the development and dissemination of classroom-ready teaching aids and through the establishment of state and internationally sponsored Project WET programs.
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