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Arid Lands Information Network (ALIN)- Eastern Africa is a network of Community Development Workers (CDWs) who are involved in drylands development.
People United for Environmental Justice (PURE-Justice) is a growing coalition of NGOs concerned with the impacts of oil exploration and exploitation on communities in the Niger Delta. It is committed to achieving environmental justice across the Niger Delta.
A worldwide network of over 340 Non- Governmental Organizations (NGOs) working to promote government and individual action to limit human-induced climate change to ecologically sustainable levels.
Non-profit environmental justice service and developmental organization working primarily in South Africa but increasingly in Southern Africa. It aims to assist and improve the quality of life of the people most affected by environmental injustices.
Broad civil society network of organizations, movements, local communities, trade unions, churches and citizens, from four different south-eastern Brazilian states, who are concerned about the on-going expansion of eucalyptus plantations in their regions, as well as the sale of "carbon credits"; at the same time, the network tries to show the viability of alternative models of development being implemented by several member movements and communities at the grassroots level.
 
NGO sites
Arab Office for Youth & Environment (AOYE)
AOYE ecourages young people to get involved in environmental issues. It serves as a focal point of the Arab Network for Environment and Development. Egypt.
Arava Institute for Environmental Studies
The institute offers Egyptian, Israeli, Jordanian, Palestinian and overseas students an intensive hands-on academic program focussing on environment. It serves as a regional center for conservation and environmental protection activities. Israel.
Argentinian Foundation of Etoecology
The organization puts emphasis in the education as a behavior transformer of the human being and therefore of its practice and uses in the environment, for the etoecology study and exercise.
Arid Lands Information Network - ALIN - Eastern Africa
They work to improve the development practices of community development workers (CDWs) in the East African drylands by facilitating the exchange of experience among them, and disseminating appropriate information in a usable form.
BanglaPraxis
BanglaPraxis is an activist organization in Bangladesh, working on IFIs, ecology (rivers), water privatization and mining.
Centre for Human Rights and Environment (CEDHA)
Based in Argentina, CEDHA is a non-profit organization which aims to build a more harmonious relationship between the environment and people by promoting greater access to justice and guarantee human rights for victims of environmental degradation, or due to non-sustainable management of natural resources, and to prevent future violations.
Centre for Science and Environment (CSE)
One of India’s leading environmental NGOs with a deep interest in sustainable natural resource management. The Centre’s work programme is built around the following five broad objectives: Awareness Raising; Policy Research; Advocacy; Education and Training; and Documentation. India.
Centro Ecológico Akumal (CEA)
CEA is a non-profit,non-governmental organization that conducts scientific investigations into the health of the regional environment and reports the findings in educational ways that touch the local Maya, the developers, the Akumal residents and visitors alike. Mexico.
Climate Network Africa
Climate Network Africa (CNA) is a non-governmental organization registered in Kenya. CNA has operated since May 1991 and was started as an initiative of a group of Non-governmental Organizations and institutions to lobby and advocate for relevant policy changes on climate change related issues in Africa.
CRACYP
CRACYP (which stands for Rural Reforestation and Progress Network Corporation, in Spanish) is a non profit organisation facilitating reforestation and sustainable rural development in an agricultural area of extreme poverty including over 200 communities in the foothills of the Western Andes in Ecuador.
Earthlife Africa
Association of volunteer activists concerned with a wide range of environmental justice issues. Earthlife also conceived the Greenhouse People's Environmental Centre Project. South Africa.
Environment and Development Action in the Third World (ENDA-TM)
International association of autonomous entities working on development and environment themes. Enda collaborates with grassroots groups in search of alternative development models on the basis of the experience, expectations and objectives of marginalised peoples. Senegal.
Environment Liaison Centre International (ELCI)
Global network of NGOs and CBOs working on environment and development issues. ELCI was established to monitor the activities of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and to help NGOs and UNEP to work together more effectively.
Environmental Justice Networking Forum (EJNF)
EJNF is a loose alliance and network of over 266 South African non-profit community-based and non-governmental organizations united to bring about environmental justice in the world.
Environmental Rights Action (ERA)
ERA is an environmental watch group located in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. ERA publishes a monthly Niger Delta ALERT magazine, and testimonies of residents of the region. ERA also has reports on multinational oil corporations operating in Nigeria's Niger Delta.
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Urgent Appeal to Change the Mindset
Open Letter to the Governments Meeting at the 16th COP of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
NEWS
Selected news
Equity is the Gateway to Environment Ambition: South Centre statement in UNFCCC
Tue Jul 24 2012 - Source: South Centre
Below is the statement by Martin Khor, Executive Director of the South Centre, which was presented at the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Ad-hoc Working Group on Long-term Cooperative Action (AWG-LCA) Workshop on Equity in Bonn on 16 May 2012.
The Rio+20 Summit and its Follow Up
Tue Jul 10 2012 - Source: South Centre
The Rio+20 summit from 13 to 22 June was disappointing to many, but it could still succeed through the mandated follow-up actions. The South Centre’s Executive Director gives an in-depth assessment.
Rio+20: Summit Adopts Text, Ends With Positive Speeches
Tue Jul 10 2012 - Source: South Centre
The Rio+20 Summit ended on Friday, 22 June late evening with the adoption, to loud applause, of the outcome document entitled “The future we want”. This was followed by closing speeches by several delegations, some of which lodged reservations and interpretations.

 
Mining - Fri Jun 17 2011
The non-governmental Citizen Participation Forum for Justice and Human Rights (FOCO) accused the Canadian mining company Barrick Gold of violating in Argentina environmental and human health guidelines set by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD.

UN climate conference – Copenhagen, December 2009 Mining Agrofuels Divisions in Africa over GM crops
Tourism Oil fueling conflicts Biotechnology and biosafety Wetlands conservation
Hazardous waste trafficking The water crisis GM food Climate change
Desertification Rio+10: Earth Summit 2002   

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