Sustainable Resource Directory

This Sustainable Resource Directory is full of links for World Organizations, Local and Global Groups working for a better earth.  It also directs you to companies who are bringing a host of products and services to us on a personal and community level.

Environment and Climate Change Canada Publications

Conservation Organizations



Education, training, and support for Cleaning our Earth

Jobs, Internships, Volunteering related to the Environment in Canada

Green Building

Green Business and Environment Industry Associations

Environmental groups, organizations, networks, and associations

The Earthwatch Institute is an international non-profit organization supporting scientific field research and offering members of the public the opportunity to work with distinguished field scientists.

The Flora Celtica is a project coordinated by the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, conducting research into the uses of the native flora of Celtic regions. Includes project description, a searchable database, a forum, and information on the uses of Scottish plants.

The Forest Policy and Environment Group focuses on institutional, policy, and socio-economic aspects of sustainable forest management and conservation and the interface between forests and other land-uses.

GLOBIO – Global Methodology for Mapping Human Impacts on the Biosphere. Used to estimate the number of impacts humans have made and will make, on the wilderness.

The International Institute for Environment and Development is an independent, non-profit organization promoting sustainable patterns of world development through collaborative research, policy studies, networking, and knowledge dissemination.

The Natural Resources Institute is based at the University of Greenwich, provides training, research, consultancy, and advisory services to underpin sustainable development. The majority of the activities focus on harnessing the natural and human capital for the benefit of developing countries.

Overseas Development Institute

An independent organization based in the UK, concerned with international development and humanitarian issues, advising practices that will lead to the reduction of poverty and the achievement of sustainable development.

Suscon – Sustainable Conservation

Engages businesses and private landowners in advancing the stewardship of our land and water in partnership with the environmental community.


Ensure that trade in wild plants and animals is not a threat to the conservation of nature.

Worldwatch Institute

Dedicated to encouraging an environmentally sustainable society, in which human needs are met in ways that do not threaten the health of the natural environment or the prospects of future generations.


Eco Directories

Clean Up the World is a global campaign that inspires and empowers communities to clean up, fix up and conserve their environment. Held in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme, it mobilizes an estimated 35 million people across 130 countries each year.  You can add your group to the Clean Up the World Map by registering here.


Articles and background information for ecological direct action. The UK and global news, links, and contacts.

Information about ecological reserves, the not-for-profit charitable organization, and products and membership to purchase to support eco reserves.

Ecological Society of America

A non-profit organization of scientists founded in 1915, conducting research, teaching, and working to provide the ecological knowledge needed to solve environmental problems.

Ecology and Evolution Research Group

Describes the areas of active research by this group at the Open University, UK.

Ecology and Society

A peer-reviewed, electronic, scientific journal published by the Resilience Alliance.

Friends of Ecological Reserves

Information about ecological reserves, the not-for-profit charitable organization, and products and membership to purchase to support eco reserves.

International Mire Conservation Group

Promoting the conservation of mires and related ecosystems, giving information on the sustainable use of mires, red lists of European wetland plants, and a link to the IMCG newsletter.

Malaysia Wildlands Project

Aims to protect and restore the natural heritage of Malaysia through the establishment of a connected system of wildlands. Invites members of the public to purchase trees for reforestation to offset their air travel emissions.

The National Audubon Society

The mission of the National Audubon Society is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds and other wildlife for the benefit of humanity and the earth’s biological diversity.