Participatory Avenues acts as focal point for sharing information and technical progress on community-based mapping and Participatory GIS (PGIS). The website provides ample documentation on Participatory 3D Modelling (P3DM), an efficient tool for merging indigenous technical knowledge and traditional spatial information. P3DM applications include community-based natural resources management, collaborative research and planning, safeguarding intangible cultural heritage, resource use, control and tenure, and related conflict management.
Genesis Farm is a learning center for Earth studies. It welcomes all people of good will in the search for alternative ways to achieve true human and ecological well-being. It focuses on the connections between the health of our global commons of air, water, land, and nature, and the health of our local communities and bioregons. Founded by the Dominican Sisters of Caldwell, New Jersey, it is rooted in a spirituality that reverences Earth as a primary revelation of the divine. Since 1986 Genesis Farm has been a part of the Community and theSupported Agriculture (CSA) movement.
INMA Infancia y Medio Ambiente es una red integrada por grupos de trabajo de universidades y centros de investigación españoles, coordinados desde el Instituto Municipal de Investigación Médica (IMIM) de Barcelona. Su propósito es estudiar el efecto de los contaminantes ambientales más importantes presentes en el aire, el agua y la dieta en el desarrollo y crecimiento de los niños.
Satori-5 offers informaion and resources on Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS), Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS), and Hazardous Radiations Sickness (HRS). The website was created and is maintained by a sufferer of severe forms of all three of these illnesses. The webmasters often harrowing personal experiences with these illnesses are also documented on site and illustrated with photographs and short video films.
Monterey Bay Educators Against the War is an organization started among professors and educators in Santa Cruz in an effort to create a progessive forum for despencing information to the elected officals of the county. Our group aims to provide an academic information on a variety of academic issues enviormental movement, feminism, racism and the war on terror.
Connecting the links between health, science and the environment.... TheEnvironmentalConnection.com offers information about ecological issues that affect human and animal health. Conming this fall.... a special section just for parents, teachers and students!
This site is sponsored by New York City residents, school parents, health and safety experts, scientists and supporting activists who are advocating for a healthy environment and comprehensive and effective cleanup of all neighborhoods contaminated from the World Trade Center.
This site has lots of information about the contamination and subsequent cleanup of the area. It also includes links to groups that are helping residents, businesses, and workers achieve "safe" cleanups.
The Center works to provide the resources necessary for the assessment of questions of environmental justice and to make this information easily and widely available, especially to those whose interests are most at risk. The Center is a fully computerized, modern facility that provides access to a variety of environmental databases relevant to environmental justice, GIS, legal research tools (for example, WestLaw, the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), and the U. S. Code (USC)), and national (international) communication capability on environmental justice matters through INTERNET. At least five terminals with access to these resources are available during the Center's operating hours. The Center also offers periodic environmental justice training workshops and seminars. For further information, contact Charles Peaden at (580) 332-1994 or at email@example.com.