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Climate Change local + global, action etc
Sustainability, local + Organics HortWeb + Single Transferable Vote
Peak Oil - The End Of Suburbia etc, biofuel, hemp..

biz Canterbury
Becon Group Canty "Commercial & Construction Waste, Cardboard, Paper, Metal, Timber & Plastic!" Richard Lloyd POBox432 Chch
Centameter "Monitor electricity usage.. save up to 20% off your power bills" POBox714 Rangiora
Canterbury Regional Economic Development Strategy CREDS 2005-2015 "innovation, diversity & sustainability"
Ecobob the builder "web based system designed to make eco living easy.. directory of eco friendly products & services" POBox3884 Chch + links * * *
Ecobulb "NZ's highest performance energy saving bulb" Energy Mad Ltd POBox29001 Chch
EcoExpo NZ "eco-friendly living" weekend 10-11Nov07 Zeno Networks SBN Chch + World Environment Day 5-7Jun09
Ecogrow "blended cocktail of selected micro-organisms and soil-friendly bacteria, ECO-GROW is a credible organic alternative to building crop yields" POBox35159 Chch arul john's utilities site Linux & Bible Verse Lookup Maryland US ; weekly events diary ex Chch Environment Centre's 'ECOWEB' NZ Assn for Environmental Education NZAEE Chch Branch & EE Forum & Seaweek
Global Living shop Manchester St Chch
Golden Fields "fine natural coffee substitutes" POBox5095 Chch
greenSpace "Eco-friendly, relaxed accommdtn" 16 Sheppard Pl StAlbans
Jade Creative "growing your business online" website/graphic designers developers POBox2179 Chch
Life Design Network "Sustainable Life & Organisational Design.. coaching & consulting" Linda Watts
Nano Technology Nano FuelSaver etc "absorbs the heat energy from engine to lead out FIR thermal energy to minify fuel's molecules, purify impurities.." 24 Buchan St Sydenham
NoWet Waterless CarClean "to clean, shine & protect luxury & antique cars" Paul or Kevin 377-5202 + NoWet QLD Aus
NZ Energy & Environment Business Week "news, trends & advice" Max Bowden Media Info POBox2197 Chch
NZ Windfarms "Powered by Nature - Power Generation through Renewable Energy sells sustainably generated electricity from wind turbines.. currently developing first of.. portfolio of wind farms.. own & operate throughout NZ" L5 315 Manchester St + Windflow Technology "The answer is blowing in the wind" 42-44 Mandeville St Riccarton * * * * *
Only Natural "Timaru's only specialist organic shop" 30A Elizabeth St
Range Industries "turn plastic waste.. into new products" 31 Newtown St Bromley thermo-fusion Loading Pallets
Response Planning "research, consultation & facilitation.. management of plan changes & resource consents" 111 Hereford St Chch
Reurbanise "A future with a lot less energy than we use now.. where trade, personal transport & consumption of all kinds will be happening on a much smaller, local scale.. start NOW to change to the way we live.. a growing collection of resources & discussion groups dedicated to urban sustainability, sustainable computing & help & advice for your business, community, school or family on how to make the best of this low-energy future" + Peak Oil & Organic Waste Processing etc + Links +++FOSS
SK2 Tech Solutions 48 Epsom Rd Sockburn Chch 8004 +
Solar King "Modular System.. incorporates collector/s & additional storage tank/s" 238c Barrington St Chch
Solvent Rescue "vacuum distillation.. recycling & refinement" U3 37 Coleridge St Chch 7 years "mission to work towards zero waste.. profits go back into the community.. employ 35 people.. turnover of over $1 million"
Ya-Ya House Of Excellent Teas "majority.. importing.. organically grown.. fair trading & sustainable agriculture" 136 Rear Lichfield St Chch

biz Wider NZ
Air New Zealand Environment Trust "help restore our eco-systems, re-connect us with nature & make a positive difference in the world.. take responsibility.. stand up & lead the way in restoring NZ to a better state than we found it, for all future generations" Ackd
Aotearoa Wave & Tidal Energy Assn "marine energy.. is sustainable, clean, available, reliable & forecastable" Wgtn + "electricity generation" Christchurch
Bushmans Friend "NZ Native Plants & Nature Walks.. active outdoor experiences & ecotours.. Whangaroa's beautiful native bush & natural harbour" plant index * * * * *
Carbon Neutral by 2020 "How NZers can tackle climate change" bk Niki Harre & Quentin Atkinson "Process allows farmers to utilise Daily Profit Indicators to measure & manage the laws of profit management while incorporating the basic principles of people, pasture & animal management" Hmltn
EcoCover & EcoCrop mulch mats Organic cert Ackd & Intnl
EcoInnovation "Cost Effective Renewable Energy" solar+hydro! New Plymouth + B&B * * * * *
Ecologic "wants a sustainable world.. bringing Ecology, Economy & Ethics into harmony.. sustainable progress when all 3 are improving together.. not otherwise.. research, consulting & advocacy on the management of natural resources to help find pathways to sustainable development" Guy Salmon et al Nelson + "Seeks a better way to INSPIRE & MEASURE REAL WEALTH & PROGRESS in NZ.. YOU can make a difference. TOGETHER we can 'Change our World'" Civil Society Network etc Ackd
Environment InfoHelp link page - Landscape Leisure Wildlife Chch etc
Environment & Conservation Organisations of Aotearoa NZ "umbrella group" POBox11057 Wellington Ph/Fx 04-385-7545 & RMAlink "resource for untangling the RMA" & Vote for the Environment 2005 w/ Forest&Bird & GreenPeace + Links
Good "NZ's guide to sustainable living" mag Ackd + Good Cause supp
World Sweet World Mag creative making "fun projects planned based on the idea of up-cycling & re-using" + Wild Picnic "gallery of edible & useful wild plants, here in Wellington" blog Johanna Knox
Kaitiakitanga "safe guarding the future.. guardians of the Whirinaki Forest"
Kiwi Advanced Research & Education Network KAREN + Asia Pacific Advanced Network Consortium conference APAN26 Sustainable Networking 4-8Aug08 Queenstown
Living Economies "working for healthy economies for Aotearoa/NZ - balanced, sustainable & empowering - based on & respecting the living systems of our planet ..registered Trust" Helen Dew, Carterton + Green Dollars + Christoph Hensch Chch meet 2nd Thurs 12:30pm lunch Mainstreet Cafe 840 Colombo St
NZecobikes "Specialist importer, wholesaler & discounter. Personal Engine Transport solutions" Upper Hutt
NZ Wood "Our Most Renewable Raw Material" Wgtn
Seaweed Assn of NZ "To promote & ensure the ecological sustainability of seaweed in NZ.. [&] a sustainable & viable seaweed industry"
Sustainable Business Network SBN "inspiring sustainable action" Ackd "Policy Analysis & Research ..exploring a complex world ..non-partisan, not-for-profit research organisation specialising in issues affecting NZ" Wgtn NZ Institute of Chartered Accountants & Sustainability Matters fortnightly newsletter + Sustainability Matters "Assisting business achieve a tomorrow for tomorrow's children.. Financial & Social & Environmental Sustainability.. Profit, People, Planet" links etc Ackd & GPI
Sustainable Organic Supplies for Life effluent treatment Karl Barkley Invercargill [soon?..]

biz World
EcoEarth.Info "Environment Portal & Search Engine Empowering the Environmental Sustainability Movement US? etc EARTH MEANDERS: Old Forests, REDD Rage & Earth Revolution "We may or may not choose to wage war upon those we know are destroying being, but failure at Copenhagen will make violent revolution THE only way to save a habitable Earth populated by complex life including humans. For life and Earth, it is time to revolt" Dr Glen Barry 29Jun09 "the latest in green gossip" US
Eco Voice "Community Conservation Commerce. Environment Views & News Online. Previously The Environment Newspaper of Australia & Aotearoa NZ. Your source for eco & organics info!" Ecoway Pty
Edie "the website for environmental professionals" UK + news * * * * *
Environmental News Network Fairfield IA
Friends of the Earth "England, Wales & Northern Ireland.. Making life better for people by inspiring solutions to environmental problems"
a greener Apple campaign Greenpeace +
Grist "Environmental News, Commentary & Humor" Seattle "Connect Thru 1000+ EcoHumanePoliticalSpiritual Websites"
Mother Earth News "The original guide to living wisely" gardening..Kansas*
National Geographic mag "Inspiring People to Care About the Planet" US
Solar Living Institute E-Store "environmental educational nonprofit org" CA bks DVDs The End Of Suburbia etc
Stirling Energy Systems "Creating A Brighter Future For Humanity Through Solar Energy" + gensets (distributed generator systems) biomass hydrogen Phoenix AZ * * * * *
Toby Hemenway "Ecological Design & Permaculture" Gaia's Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture bk + "Apocalypse, Not: A Critical Look at Peak Oil Catastrophism" etc US "The future is green. Find it here.. fast-growing web magazine, dedicated to everything that has a modern aesthetic yet is environmentally responsible" :)
Weston A Price Foundation "For Wise Traditions in Food, Farming, & the Healing Arts" WashDC
Social Change
100 Mile Diet "Local Eating for Global Change" US
Beyond Right & Left "New Politics & the Culture Wars" David McKnight Aus
Capitalism 3.0 "A Guide to Reclaiming the Commons - a market-based entity ..charge rent, & pay dividends to everyone" Peter Barnes CA Stop Global Warming etc Causes network US
Earth Day Network "environmental education & civic participation" 22Apr70-* & thegreenguide/Earth Day NtlGeog pix & wikipedia + "8:30PM Saturday 28 March 2009" WWF & forum @ Ecobob + Energy Saving Day E-Day "did not succeed in cutting the UK's electricity demand.. Leave It Off" 27-28Feb08 & BBC report + Electronic e-waste recycling event
An Ecosocialist Manifesto Kovel & Lowy SocialistVoice Sep01 Ca "Dedicated to Revealing Human Over-Consumption & Waste ..alternative strategies for living based on limited participation in the conventional economy & minimal consumption of resources" NY.. + Freecycle Network "changing the world one gift at a time" * * * * *
Green Activist Daily Diary what we most need now - uptodate regional forum sites listing what's on to do - anyone able to help/host pls? "protecting & restoring the health, diversity & productivity of our unique landscapes"
The Green Fuse "bringing philosophy to life" UK + links *
The Green Party - criticism UK 12Oct06
The Hard Green Revolution "Perhaps it's time to imagine a new variety of environmentalist, one whose focus is human survival" 03Apr06
Ken Wilber "integral theory of consciousness" wikipedia
Kiwis Join Sea Shepherd's Fight In Antarctic "Dalai Lama.. 'If you want to change people and put them on the path of enlightenment use a little bit of fear'" 27Dec06 +
Natural Capitalism Solutions "Drive innovation, capture market share & beat your competition.. Capture first-mover advantages in a carbon-constrained world.. increase corporate, local & global security ..Good green design can increase labor productivity, retail sales & corporate efficiency ..individuals, CEOs, mayors, ministers of government can lead constituents to a more profitable & prosperous future ..The growing number of profitable solutions to environmental challenges can buy the time needed to implement measures that will attain true sustainability" Hunter Lovins npo & NatCapInc CO US + in NZ
Peace InfoHelp link page
Pledge to live a One Planet Life video & "the global network for organizations & people who Care2 make a difference! Discover, share, take action! green living, health, human rights, & more.."
Resilience wallabies and Two Futures - humanity's crossroad SHIP green philosophy
What is a Green Red Economics? "The Future of Work" Ursula Huws 1991
WorldChanging "another world is here ..the tools, models & ideas for building a better future lie all around us" + User's Guide for the 21st Century bk
World Resources Institute "Turning ideas into action.. 20 years of protecting the planet & improving peoples lives.. environmental think tank.. goes beyond research to find practical ways" WRI WashDC

Genetics - Engineering, & Evolution
GE & Farming Info Greenpeace NZ
GE-Free NZ in food & environment (RAGE inc) + links "It's not over - The People's Moratorium will be broadcast live.." Greenpeace & MAdGE "Info Resource for GE in NZ of people committed to providing clear & accurate info to the GE debate.. support NZ being GE-Free in food & the environment" Newsletter etc
GM Nation? The public debate UK info & GM Watch "Trust is no defence against an aggressively deceptive corporate sector"
Mothers Against GE MAdGE NZ "network of politically non-aligned women who have decided to actively resist the use of genetically engineered organisms in our food & in our land"
Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason & Science npo "promoting the mental & moral improvement of the human race by means of the advancement of rationalism & humanism" + The Selfish Gene etc excerpts
Robert Trivers "theories of reciprocal altruism (1971), parental investment (1972), & parent-offspring conflict (1974).. adaptive view of self-deception (1976) & intragenomic conflict.. arguably one of the two most influential evolutionary theorists alive today" + George C Williams

Call for NZ to go nuclear The Press 15Aug07
Environmentalists For Nuclear Energy EFN "complete factual info on energy & the environment" & James Lovelock "Author of the GAIA theory"
Institute for Energy & Environmental Research "Where Science & Democracy Meet" Insurmountable Risks: Can Nuclear Power Solve the Global Warming Problem? 828KB pdf Aug06
It's definitely coming, but who will foot the nuclear power bill? "why is everybody waiting?" Reuters 12Sep07
New age nuclear Tim Dean Apr06
Nuclear Power Nuc's 2nd Wind - Facts etc New Internationalist 382 Sep05
Nuclear Energy: Not a Climate Change Solution?
NZ International Science Festival "Science Futures: New Horizons" Jul06 Dun'

Drug reform - Education + decriminalisation:
How do we discourage unsafe use, while allowing for safe use?
Drug Policy Project King County Bar Assn "professionals in Washington to find more effective ways to reduce the harm & costs of drug abuse, & of the 'War on Drugs' itself" US
Educators For Sensible Drug Policy "brings the credibility, influence, & training of the teaching profession to drug law debate & reform.. international organization.. Australia, Canada, Jamaica, Japan, New Zealand, USA"
Pure Energy Systems (PES) Network Directory:Cannabis Hemp as a Global Warming Solution Sterling D Allan CEO + Open Source Free Energy Tech

Misc - store
Accessibility NZ "Web Accessibility Resource" Nicolas Steenhout Palmerston North
FreshAir "Share your outdoor adventures online!"
The Art of Living Foundation "committed to making life a celebration" Chch Nelson & 3 NthIs "to deepen our understanding of disputes over climate change.. Editors: Douglas Campbell & Denis Dutton" extract links etc UoC Chch
Earth Whisperers/Papatuanuku movie "10 visionary NZers out to prove that a shift in consciousness can heal our environment" Wick Candle Films 33 Crichton Tce Chch
Ecocity Builders Richard Register on Ecological City Design
Environmental Research Web "Science, Policy, Engagement - A community website from IOP Publishing" + ERLetters journal "Kiwis loving life, our place & standing up for it ..committed to standing up for kiwis who think we can do better than we are" Stop Free Plastic Bags Campaign etc + No Plastic Bags in NZ
GM VOLT & Chevy-Volt hoax "By General Motors, which Killed the Electric Car" mov US
United Nations Environment Programme UNEP "environment for development" + World Environment Day & Climate Neutral Network CN Net
Nanosolar Price Barrier Breakthrough Makes Solar Electricity Cheaper Than Coal 7Jun08
Open Data "philosophy & practice requiring that certain data are freely available to everyone, without restrictions from copyright, patents or other mechanisms of control" wikipedia + ODaF "dedicated to the adoption of global metadata standards & the development of open-source solutions promoting the use of statistical data"
Peterborough Renewable Energy EnergyPark biomass gasification Plasma Vitrification
Plants For A Future "7000 useful plants.. rare & unusual.. edible, medicinal or other uses.. vegan-organic permaculture.. ecologically sustainable environment based largely on perennial plants" + news "efficient & economical independent streetlamp, with no need of external energy source" wind-solar + Tiny Wind Turbines That Could Power A Home 14May08 + WindWing/WaterWing W2 Energy & American Wind Energy Assn
World must reform agriculture now or face dire crisis: report "growing discontent among the world's poorest over rising food prices" 16Apr08 International Assessment of Agricultural Science & Technology for Development IAASTD
3rd NZ Getting to Know Groundwater & Surfacewater Regenesis US "remediate contaminated aquifers" Workshop/Training Mancan House Conference Centre Chch 15-17Oct08 Strategy agreement "Ecosystem services" etc ECan + Indigenous Biodiversity on Private Land: A Report Back to Councils Jun04
EarthThrives "featuring video clips of 'local heroes' - residents & businesses in Western Massachusetts that are incorporating greener habits & technologies into everyday life
Creating Jobs In The Teeth Of The Financial Crisis "Giving the local government portfolio to Rodney Hide creates some management challenges for John Key. Can Key really afford to let Hide loose down the privatising track in local government - which would entail the wholesale contracting out of council services and the privatizing of water and roads, along lines set out in Hide's private members' bills on the subject. Only a minuscule number of people in New Zealand voted for this agenda" 26Nov08
Co-op Power "regional network of local communities creating a multi-class, multi-racial movement for a sustainable & just energy future. We are a consumer-owned energy cooperative serving New York & New England" US
Red tape strangles Whitehall's plans to boost green energy "'Dire' bureaucratic delays & foot-dragging dog the PM's aims for more renewable power in the UK" Independent /green-living 14Dec08 "Trip the loop, make your switch, consume the net" Wireless Network Access Project mail lists NodeDB etc London & slides 4Mexico
Island of Aruba Chooses Wastaway Technology to Solve Trash Problem "converts unsorted household waste into a pathogen-free environmentally safe medium called Fluff, which has a variety of uses" US
Waste2Tricity "Green Energy from Municipal Waste.. venture.. implementing a unique combination of new generation alkaline fuel cells with plasma gasification & other existing proven technologies" UK & Waste-to-electricity is viable & offers significant benefits for the environment PR 16Jan09
Democrats announce plan to green the economy 21Jan09 green building etc UK
Global Impact Of Climate Change On Biodiversity 22Jan09
Human Health Endangered by Australian Drought "dried up lakes.. gradually turning into Sulphuric Acid" 19Jun09
Dr Keith Turner seeks to tap into SC's huge potential "One of NZ's most influential businessmen is looking at developing wind farms.. former chief executive of energy giant Meridian.. large-scale agricultural and industrial developments proposed for the region 'could turn South Canterbury and North Otago into the envy of the country'.. chairman of Oceania Milk.. irrigation schemes" Timaru Herald 29Jun09
A New Citizenship Prof Michael Sandel 4 "lectures about the prospects of a new politics of the common good" Reith Lectures 2009
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