National Organic Week Australia (NOW) is 10 days of activities designed to increase awareness of the benefits of organic products and farming production systems and accelerate the uptake of these in the wider Australian community and environment.
Australian Conservation Foundation – Is Australia’s leading national, environmental organisation. It is non-profit, membership-based and is funded by individual Australians via their memberships, donations and workplace giving programs.
Beyond Zero Emissions Inc. is a not-for-profit research and education organisation developing blueprints for the implementation of climate change solutions. Their goal is to transform Australia from a 19th century fossil fuel based economy to a 21st century renewable powered clean tech economy. Through the Zero Carbon Australia research project BZE is encouraging climate change policy that is in line with the science. By sharing this research with thousands of Australians via the Repower Australia talks program, BZE is engaging, educating and inspiring the community with real and positive solutions to climate change.
ClimateWatch was developed to understand the effects climate change is having on our earth’s natural processes. The first project of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere, ClimateWatch will allow every Australian to be involved in collecting and recording data that will help shape the country’s scientific response to climate change.
Conservation Volunteers: Conservation Volunteers engages people with their natural environment and other like minded people from local community members to international vistors. Organises volunteers for many practical environmental projects.
CSIRO Overiew of the CSIRO’s research and development pertaining to environmental issues.
Doctors for the Environment Australia aims to utilise the skills of members of the medical profession to address the ill health resulting from damage to the natural environment at local, national and global levels. Concerns range from the health aspects of climate change to the environmental aspects of children’s health and to the local cardio-respiratory effects of transport pollution.
The Environmental Defender’s Office – (EDO) Ltd is a not-for-profit community legal centre specialising in public interest environmental law. We help the individuals and community groups who are working to protect the natural and built environment. The EDO is part of a national network of EDOs who help to protect the environment through law in their States.
Fungimap Inc is a non-profit citizen-science organisation dedicated to raising the profile of Australia’s incredible fungal diversity.Our emphasis is on enjoying and learning about fungi and our focus is on macrofungi in the natural environment.Our mottos are ‘Putting Australian fungi on the map’ and ‘Community based science in action’.Fungimap maintains the National Australian Fungimap Database (NAFD) containing over 100,000 records and 6,500 images of fungi from over 700 contributors nationwide
Householders’ Options to Protect the Environment Inc. HOPE encourages people to take responsibility for their relationship with the environment in their daily lives. HOPE’s focus is to:
1. Raise awareness by providing people with information – letting people know about current environmental issues;
2. Educate – suggestions on how to tackle these issues;
3. Show – how easily it can be done
Recycling Near You – a Planet Ark initiative. On this site you can search for information about the recycling and waste services offered by your council. You can also find specific local recycling options for a wide range of products. You can also find reports, guides, links and other recycling information at recyclingnearyou.com.au/education/