|More than half of the world's estimated 10 million species of plants,
animals and insects live in the tropical rainforests.
|Rainforest Action Network campaigns to break America’s oil addiction, reduce our reliance on coal, protect endangered forests and Indigenous rights, and stop destructive investments around the world. ***|
|Rainforest Alliance works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior. ***|
|World Wildlife's Rainforest site and initiative to protect the Amazon's rainforests by eliminating deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon by 2015.|
|World Rainforest Movement is an international network of citizens' groups of North and South involved in efforts to defend the world's rainforests. Some of their programs include- Network against Monoculture Tree Plantations, Stop GE Trees and the Carbon Sinks Watch.|
|Save the Rainforest Old Site. Not updated, but some good info here.|
|Amazon Watch works to protect the rainforest and advance the rights of indigenous peoples in the Amazon Basin. We partner with indigenous and environmental organizations in campaigns for human rights, corporate accountability and the preservation of the Amazon's ecological systems.|
|The Prince’s Rainforests Project works with governments, businesses and non-profit organisations around the world to find solutions to deforestation. Their two aims: to raise awareness of the damaging effects of deforestation, and second to identify appropriate incentives that will encourage rainforest nations to stop burning down vast areas of valuable trees.|
|Amazon Conservation Association a nonprofit organization that is active in Peru and Bolivia with a mission to conserve the biological diversity of the Amazon.|
|Rainforestweb- information about rainforests. Created by Rainforest Action Network and offers a comprehensive and informative view of the state of our world's rainforests through postings and many links.|
|International Canopy Network (ICAN), non-profit, is devoted to facilitating the continuing interaction of people concerned with forest canopies and forest ecosystems around the world. Interesting outreach projects !|
|Rainforestkid.com is a project to raise funds to help support the Children's Eternal Rainforest in Costa Rica. The funds are used for programs such as reforestation, environmental education, protection, and scientific research.|
|Mongabay Bay. The rainforest section of mongabay.com is based on A Place Out of Time: Tropical Rainforests - Their Wonders and the Perils They Face, a project by Rhett Ayers Butler. Lots of Rainforest info here.|
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Methane hydrate, will it be a godsend and replace dirty coal and oil within the next five years, or will it delay our investment in renewable energy and set us on an ever longer road of hydrocarbon addiction?
A destruction of the world's resources, leaving long term greenhouse gas emissions, water pollution and habitat loss.
A new infographic from Healthy Child, Healthy World.
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Recent Building Blog Posts
The earth-house uses the ground as an insulating blanket that efficiently protects it from temperature extremes, wind, rain and extreme weather events.
Underground homes with a modern bent. A large thermal mass stabilizes inside temperatures, giving you free heat in the winter, free cooling in the summer.
For those in northern, high altitude or windy climates who wish to grow their food year round. Take advantage of the insulating properties of the Earth.
Ingenious ways to stack firewood.
Recent Art Blog Posts
Decommissioned and ready for reuse as art.
A small sampling of painters who have been inspired by seeds...
The intricacy and diversity of the seed.
Yao Lu an emerging Chinese artist digitally reworks photos of garbage into traditional Chinese landscape paintings.
Recent Movies Blog Posts
The many voices of the film share a unified vision: we must start acting as a planetary civilization.
a journey into the soul of humanity and a testimony of the damage inflicted by humans on the natural world...
Hazaribagh is ranked among the 30 most polluted places in the world.
By the directors of Food, Inc.