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The Children's Environmental Health Network is a national multi-disciplinary organization whose mission is to protect the developing child from environmental health hazards and promote a healthier environment.

Educates people about the effects our food choices have on the environment, our health and all life on Earth, and encourages a shift toward a healthy, plant-based diet.

The Environmental Working Group uses cutting-edge communications technology to inform the public and shape policy about toxic chemicals in air, water and food, as well as political and corporate irresponsibility. Through reports, articles, technical assistance and the development of computer databases and Internet resources, EWG's staff of researchers, computer experts and writers produce hundreds of reports each year, drawing on original EWG analyses of government and other data. EWG is based in Washington, D.C., with a West Coast office in Oakland.

Dedicated to protecting and enhancing the environment by educating its members and the Marin citizenry on environmental issues. In furtherance of this goal, it conducts annual training programs on environmental matters, provides continuing education for its members and the public, and supports citizen action to influence public policy.

The California Native Plant Society, working through its local chapters, seeks to increase understanding of California's native flora and to preserve this resource for future generations. Membership includes amateurs and professionals, with diverse interests including natural history, botany, ecology, conservation, photography, drawing, hiking, and gardening. Publishes the magazine "Fremontia". Each chapter hosts various activities including restoration projects, hikes, etc. East Bay Chapter (Alameda and Contra Costa Counties): http://www.ebcnps.org/. For further information or to volunteer, please call: (510) 549-0211 or e-mail: nativehere@ebcnps.org

The Oakland Green Jobs Corps is a job training program providing “green pathways out of poverty” for young adults in Oakland facing barriers to employment. The program provides job-readiness training, ongoing support services, and on-the-job training, enabling trainees to pursue careers in green industries. The training sessions are 16 weeks long and cover a range of topics from solar to green building.

NAEE bring the brightest minds together to advance environmental literacy and civic engagement through the power of education to create a more sustainable future for all. Our work is based on more than five decades of research about what motivates individuals, organizations, and communities to learn, take action, and create positive societal change. It is also based on the latest thinking about what makes associations and nongovernmental organizations more effective, and how to collaboratively and effectively scale up our collective impact.

A zero waste blog & website to share resources and build community around the topic of zero waste.

Electronic herbal database – provides hyperlinked access to the scientific data underlying the use of herbs. Evidence-based information resource for professionals, researchers, and general public.

This website provides free downloadable e-books about radical agriculture, natural hygiene/nature cure, and self-sufficient homestead living. Link to agricultural and health library.

Six departments in the College of Natural Resources: Fishery Resources, Wildlife Resources, Forest Products, Forests Resources, Rangeland Ecology and Management, and Resource Recreation and Tourism. MS and Ph.D. programs available.

The Bay Model Association creates and supports educational and community programs to encourage the appreciation and stewardship of the San Francisco Bay and Delta ecology. They are located inside the Bay Model facility operated by the US Army Corps of Engineers in Sausalito. The Bay Model is a 1.5 acre scaled operational model of the Bay and Delta.

Online directory for people searching for an intentional community, ecovillage, cohousing, commune, co-op, or other cooperative living arrangement. The Intentional Communities Directory is part of the Intentional Communities web site, a project of the Fellowship for Intentional Community (FIC). Intentional Communities can update their listings online.

The Green Science Policy Institute provides unbiased scientific data to government, industry, and non-governmental organizations to facilitate more informed decision-making about chemicals used in consumer products.

This site contains an extensive list of internet sites dealing with sustainable development, including organizations, projects and activities, electronic journals, libraries, references and documents, databases, directories or metadatabases. This page is maintained by the Center for Economic and Social Studies on the Environment, located at Universite Libre de Bruxelles.

Works to support the use of The Natural Step Framework in companies and organizations through direct training and consultation and to make sustainability knowledge and best practices easily understood and accessible. Does consultation for green product design.

Ecotecture's purpose is to empower our readers to solve environmental problems by providing them with information on a wide variety of ecological design topics. Ecotecture's underlying philosophy is that by modeling the design of human systems on those of natural ecosystems, we can make human systems more sustainable and reduce our negative impact on the biosphere. Readers may also submit articles for publication.

The Alameda County Office of Education promotes student achievement and development through leadership, innovation, and accountability in partnership with the public, educational community, and parents. The ACOE serves as liaison between the California Department of Education and the eighteen Alameda County public school districts. The ACOE also services three community college districts with a total enrollment of approximately 55,000 students. They provide services through four main divisions: Educational Services; Student Programs and Services; Program Development; and Business Services.

The Strybing Arboretum Society is a nonprofit support organization for the Strybing Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. Strybing Arboretum and Botanical Gardens is a living museum for the enjoyment and exploration of the natural world. As a public garden, we serve the residents of San Francisco, the Bay Area community, and our visitors by: Cultivating and displaying a unique and diverse collection of plant from around the world in a setting of exceptional beauty. Educating children and adults in gardening, horticulture, botany, and the natural environment. Instilling appreciation of the value of plants in our lives and the importance of conserving them.

The Sierra Nevada Field Campus is dedicated to promoting an understanding and appreciation of geology and the ecological diversity of life through the study of the many Sierra Nevada ecosystems by means of education, research, and applied ecology.

YEA Camp is a not-for-profit run by a dedicated team of experienced activists, credentialed teachers, and leaders committed to a world in which people, animals, and the planet are treated with respect, and where everyone is empowered to take action to bring about the change they wish to see in the world. This camp is for youth ages 12-17.

Graduate study offered in environmental science and Engineering and Environmental Information Technology.

Demonstrates how the methods and principles of ecology may be applied to discover and further common human purposes. Activities include life-planning workshops, seminars in ecological economics, swim and Hatha yoga instruction, youth mentoring, mediation, community organizing, planting and caring for trees, habitat stewardship, water and land resource planning, neighborhood design, and publishing.

His research interests include land systems science, conservation, environmental economics and policy, coupled human natural systems, GIS applications.

Provides legal advice, referrals, counseling, and litigation support for employee whistle blowers. Educates the public about employee's rights to make disclosures regarding corporate and government misconduct, environmental destruction, or health and safety violations. Educational and training seminars for labor, public interest, environmental and other groups. Publishes The Whistle blower Litigation Handbook: Environmental and Safety Claims.

Consumers Union, publisher of Consumer Reports, is an independent, nonprofit testing and information organization serving only consumers. We are a comprehensive source for unbiased advice about products and services, personal finance, health and nutrition, and other consumer concerns. Since 1936, our mission has been to test products, inform the public, and protect consumers.

ENN's mission is to inform, educate, enable and create a platform for global environmental action.

For over 30 years, Rural Human Services has served individuals and businesses in Del Norte County. Our community outreach programs touch the lives of more than 2,000 people a month. Our professional service programs provide training, instruction, and assistance to individuals, organizations and local businesses.

Edible education is making an impact in communities all over the world. We imagine that the creation of new Edible Schoolyards within diverse schools and programs will demonstrate our conviction that the power of edible education is universal. Proving that the program is effective across a wide spectrum of cultures, climates, organizations, and funding models enables us to successfully campaign for a mandate for edible education for every child in America. If you have a program, join the network and share your story!

Works in partnership with elementary public school teachers to develop science enrichment programs that meet their needs. Provides exciting new routes for learning both inside and outside the classroom.

PDF List of Soil Testing Labs for Home Gardeners, to download from the Contra Costa Master Gardeners website.

Offers hands-on, experiential outdoor education programs around the Bay Area and CA.

WEBAIC helps the public understand West Berkeley industries' contributions to the community. It also helps businesses maintain and increase their contributions to Berkeley's economy and cultural richness, including how to adopt sustainable practices. WEBAIC serves as a liaison between WEBAIC's members, the community, and local government, and it promotes the development of sustainable industries as envisioned in the West Berkeley Plan.

Camp ARF is for animal lovers who are interested in having fun while learning more about their furry, four-legged friends. Each day includes lessons, crafts, games, and interaction with ARF’s Pet Hug Pack therapy animals. ARF offers a variety of themed camps throughout the year.

Presenting information about the natural environment of the Bay Area; building awareness of human impact on the environment. Main attractions include: over 50 live animals native to the Bay Area, a beautiful environmental hall with interactive exhibits, and native plant gardens.

A global network of artists, activists, writers, pranksters, students, educators, & entrepreneurs who want to advance the new social activist movement of the information age.

Job listings for Grist as well as information about available Fellowships.

Here you’ll find out what the labels on your favorite products really mean. As the popularity of green product claims continues to grow, it’s important to know which claims you can trust and which ones you can’t. Use the search tools online to get Consumers Union evaluation of labels on food, wood, personal care products and household cleaners. You can search by product, category, or certifier, and compare labels using their report cards.

Serves Alameda County residents and businesses by implementing environmental health laws. Programs include: State-certified Analytical Services, Food and Consumer Protection, Hazardous Materials, Household Hazardous Waste (see separate record), Housing and Institutions, Liquid Waste, Occupational Health, Recreational Health, Solid and Medical Waste, Vector Control, and Water Quality. Can make online payments and the web site offers a bevy of information about Alameda County services. Not a drop site for medical waste.

National network of green building professionals, environmental and health activists, socially responsible investment advocates and others who promote healthier building materials. Online fact sheet about arsenic in treated wood and Home Arsenic Testing Kit.

"Investing for a sustainable future." Offers comprehensible financial services which addresses both financial goals and social concerns.

On this website you can access updated Bill information, California Laws, authors of Bills, a legislative calendar, the Senate Daily Journal, and you can find out what legislatures represent your area. They also have a downloadable database you can access.

IEER is dedicated to increasing public involvement in and control over environmental problems through the democratization of science. IEER's aim is to provide people with literature which has a quality equal to that in scientific journals, but which doesn't require you to go back to college to get a degree in science to understand it.

A directory whose purpose is: to provide information regarding the ecoart and social justice art fields to artists, curators, writers, art and public art administrators, educators in art and ecology, cross-disciplinary professionals and others; To facilitate international networking among artists working with ecological and social justice issues; To further the fields of, and the understanding of environmental and social justice art.

Interested in environmental issues that affect Spanish-speaking community, e.g. new pesticide levels for children standards.

This site features comprehensive research coverage of key First Amendment issues and topics, daily First Amendment news, a unique First Amendment Library and guest analyses by respected legal specialists. Site is run by The First Amendment Center, at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, and in Arlington, Virginia.

Mobilizing to ensure the children of Chiapas exercise their right to self determination through their education.

Mendocino Art Center is an educational institution that fosters engagement, exploration and excellence in the arts. We create, teach, exhibit, and preserve art; and cultivate a vibrant regional arts environment to ensure access to all people, enrich each visitor's experience, and preserve the community's artistic heritage.

Research interests include forest pathology, forest mycology, forest and tree management.

A San Francisco-based environmental group dedicated to bioregionalist change through ecological education and restoration of the Franciscan bioregion.

Located in Point Reyes National Seashore, the Clem Miller Environmental Education Center is a nine-building, green facility that provides a low cost opportunity for teachers and students to step outside the traditional classroom and have fun exploring nature’s classroom. Can accommodate up to 80 people for visits of 3-5 nights.

Offers undergraduate, professional degrees in Environmental Science and Policy Management. Ph.D. programs available in coastal Systems Science and Policy, Earth and Ocean Sciences, and Environmental Sciences and Policy. Professional Masters Degrees are available in Environmental Management and Forestry.

Local Bay Area news. They also run television programs.

GreenBiz.com's green jobs and career center has environmental and green job listings both nationally and internationally.

The Orion Magazine is a bimonthly publication which writes about nature and art. It also hosts postings about internships, jobs, and careers in the environment under Connect >> Grassroots Jobsource page.

Their mission is to acquire, develop, manage, and maintain a high quality, diverse system of interconnected parklands balancing public usage and education programs with protection and preservation of our natural & cultural resources.

A national online job site, HR resource and career development destination focused exclusively on the nonprofit community.

A consortium of environmental educators representing California state departments, boards, and commissions with oversight responsibility to protect California's environment.

Three core areas of specialization: - Ecology, evolution, and marine biology - Neuroscience and development - Molecular, genetic, and cellular biology

TV for residents, schools and government in the city of Berkeley which operates on B-TV, channel 25, and on TCI Cablevision. Public channels of education and government will be added in the future. (PEG)

Specializes in connecting people with business skills with environmentally conscious employers and jobs.

Certification and verification program for renewable energy and greenhouse gas emission reductions in the retail market. It has two certification and one verification programs: Green-e Climate is a voluntary certification program launched in 2007 that sets consumer-protection and environmental-integrity standards for greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reductions sold in the voluntary market. Green-e Marketplace is a program that allows companies to display the logo when they have purchased a qualifying amount of renewable energy and passed our verification standards.

Planetwork explores how the creative application of digital tools – visualization technologies, software, and the Internet, among others – can open new possibilities for positive global change. Planetwork operates as a convening organization, gathering people from a wide variety of disciplines and vocations – science, technology, activism, business, the arts. We create international forums where people from distinctly different backgrounds can meet, find common ground, inspire each other, wrestle with and envision answers to solving some of our most pressing global issues.

Reasearches and explains what consumer product labels really mean. Their search tool helps consumers understand and evaluate labels on food, wood, personal care products, and household cleaners.

The site offers links to research guides, image sources for the built environment, indexes and abstracts, online resources and job hunting.

Information for professionals and lay people with a strong interest in the New Urbanism. New Urban News is published eight times a year, and each issue is full of articles covering a wide range of topics connected to the New Urbanism. Significant projects, planning concepts, finance, architecture, construction, home sales, street design, inner city revitalization, zoning, and many other subjects receive in-depth, authoritative coverage. Readers learn who is designing, building and promoting walkable neighborhoods in the US and Canada, how they are doing it, and how well they are succeeding.

Offers certificates of achievement/associate degrees in several "green collar" occupations including Photovoltaic and solar thermal. Also has a San Ramon Valley campus.

A 900 acre water bird sanctuary on the San Francisco Bay that provides public education programs serving 40,000 people annually. Public programs focus on wetlands and the San Francisco Bay, migratory birds, and endangered species. The Richardson Bay Center also provides leadership in environmental education for Audubon throughout the state.

Environmental Studies Department offers certificates and degrees in Environmental Resource Management & Pollution Prevention, Energy Management and Building Science and Wildlife Science in addition to variety of Environmental Studies courses.

A collaborative program of public and non-profit agencies and organizations, providing regional leadership and expertise for the preservation and professional management of important open spaces in and around the cities of the San Francisco Bay Area. Programs include: Interagency Communication, Research, Education, Legislation. Website features the San Francisco Bay Area Open Space Guide.

The Randall Museum offers youth and adults opportunities for active involvement and recreation in an integrated program of arts and sciences. The museum focuses on the cultures and environment of the San Francisco Bay Area. The Randall Museum houses changing science, art, and interactive exhibits. Permanent areas of the Museum include a live animal exhibit, a wood shop, art and ceramics studios, a lapidary workshop, a 188-seat theater, a greenhouse, and gardens. Also open to the public for classes, field trips and birthday parties. They host community events and sponsor clubs.

A blog that shares how one woman progressed from day 1, including her experiences and tricks! She provides a list of locations throughout the country where you can purchase items in bulk.

Job seekers can post resumes, and employers can post jobs in a searchable database of jobs for the environment. There is also an events calendar and featured employers.

Publishers of daily online energy and environmental policy and markets news stories. Websites include: ClimateWire, Energy and Environment Daily, OnPoint, Greenwire, and Land Letter.

A website with information about this tree disease caused by the plant pathogen Phytophthora ramorum. The disease kills some oak species and has had devastating effects on forests in California and Oregon.

The Right to Know computer network with databases of information on toxins and social justice. They raise issues on the web site and also provide an advocacy center.

Lesson plans and resources for kids and teachers K-12 using agricultural examples.

Works with indigenous and environmental organizations in the Amazon Basin to defend the environment and advance indigenous peoples' rights in the face of large-scale industrial development-oil & gas pipelines, power lines, roads, and other mega-projects.

The Environmental Illness Resource is an information resource and interactive community site for people suffering from a range of chronic illnesses which are poorly understood and for which there is currently very limited healthcare available. There are currently over 4000 pages of news, articles, research abstracts, and original content regarding environmental illnesses and the treatment options available.

The Berkeley Center for Green Chemistry (BCGC) is building a novel academic program to advance green chemistry through interdisciplinary scholarship. It consists of faculty, researchers, and students in the College of Chemistry, School of Public Health, College of Engineering, College of Natural Resources, the Berkeley School of Law, and the Haas School of Business.

The Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) publishes SourceWatch, a free encyclopedia of people, issues, and groups shaping the public agenda that is being written collaboratively on this web site. It catalogues descriptions and details of PR firms, activist groups and government agencies as well as the criticisms that are made of these groups from different perspectives.

A group who has researched corporate, labor and legal histories and rethinking organizing strategies to create democratic alternatives to corporate globalization. Publishers of "By What Authority newsletter" which is also available on their website.

RichmondBUILD Pre-apprenticeship Construction Skills and Green Jobs Training Academy was first developed to create employment and career opportunities for Richmond residents and also to implement a strategy for reducing violence in our community. The 14-week intensive program includes training in safety, first aid / CPR, power tools, framing, sheet rock, basic electrical, roofing, scaffolding, basic plumbing, basic welding, eco literacy, energy efficiency and solar installation training.

Earth Island Institute’s Sacred Land Film Project produces a variety of media and educational materials - films, videos, DVDs, articles, photographs, school curricula materials and Web site content - to deepen public understanding of sacred places, indigenous cultures and environmental justice.

APEN is a regional organization based in the Bay Area that works for a quality environment and social justice in our communities. APEN is known nationally for its work developing young leaders, increasing civic participation in underrepresented communities, and promoting environmental justice. Publication: Voices

Practical solutions for restoring the earth. They hold a yearly conference at the Marin Center in San Rafael, CA.

Publishes and sells self-help legal books for non-legally trained readers. Nolo's website features books, software, and legal forms for purchase, as well as an online lawyer directory and free legal articles, fact sheets & FAQs. Nolo also has an outlet bookstore at this address, open Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm.

Provides MA and Ph.D. programs in biology with a specialization's in environmental, population, and evolutionary biology.

Publishes a list of environmental jobs throughout the USA and abroad. New subscriptions are $24 for 6 months; singles are $5. Put out by The Brubach Corporation.

The Conservation Job Board features jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities related to ecology, wildlife, forestry, botany, marine biology, fisheries, environmental education and more. The site is a service to the conservation field and employers can post their job listings to the site for free.

The School of Adaptive Agriculture (SAA) is a vocational training center that equips the current and next generation with essential skills in the science, art and business of food production. Through our workshops and residential practicum program, the School of Adaptive Agriculture has gained a reputation for being one of the premier agriculture schools in Northern California.

PHS/SPCA, a private non-profit guided by the humane ethic, builds healthy relationships between people and animals. As an ethical choice, they accept all animals in need of care and often provide a second chance to the neediest animals: those who would otherwise be turned away at so-called “no kill” agencies that accept only highly adoptable animals. They also serve as our County’s provider of animal rescue and control services and, as such, have no control over the number of incoming animals.

An interdisciplinary academic unit of the University of California at Berkeley, conducting programs of graduate teaching and research that treat issues of energy, resources, development, human and biological diversity, governance, global climate change and new approaches to thinking about economics and consumption. Established in 1973, ERG offers two-year MA and MS degrees in Energy and Resources, as well as a Ph.D.

This website for the nonprofit sector includes job, internship and volunteer opportunities, as well as information on events, campaigns, organizations, and people. There are also over 1000 idealist groups, and a nonprofit FAQs section. Environmental, animal rights advocacy and activism jobs are included along with other areas of the nonprofit sector.

They were founded to be the national information and networking center for citizens and environmental activists concerned about nuclear power, radioactive waste, radiation and sustainable energy issues. Their international programs and affiliation with WISE (World Information Service on Energy) means that their network spans more than a dozen offices and programs across the globe.

The Urban Permaculture Guild is an organized group action that educates communities and individuals to transform the urban places where they live. They facilitate ecologically-oriented placemaking and educational projects.

Since 1986, the Hayward Shoreline Interpretive Center has fostered the connection between people and the San Francisco Bay by providing environmental education and recreation programs. Offers day camps for children during certain seasons.

Extension Toxicology Network, (EXTOXNET) Database provides excellent information on pesticides and alternatives. A source of objective, science-based information about pesticides - written for the non-expert. A cooperative effort of University of California-Davis, Oregon State University, Michigan State University, Cornell University, and the University of Idaho.

A resource for kids to get involved and learn about recycling.

Pollution information website. Providing pollution reports covering air, water, chemicals, and more. Searchable by zip code.

Coyote Hills offers field trips for school classes, youth groups, and individuals in the areas of cultural and natural history. Fourth Graders and older may schedule a trip to a 2400-year-old Ohlone shell-mound to learn about the first inhabitants of the Bay Area. A wide variety of walks and workshops are offered for adults and families on natural history topics and Native Americans. (specifically relating to the Ohlone Indians)

Their stated mission: "The FDA is responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, our nation's food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation. The FDA is also responsible for advancing the public health by helping to speed innovations that make medicines and foods more effective, safer, and more affordable; and helping the public get the accurate, science-based information they need to use medicines and foods to improve their health."

The School of Natural Resources and Environment off two Master's Degrees, one is an MS in Natural Resources and Environment. And the other is a Masters in Landscape Architecture (MLA). Students in the MS may specialize in one of eight fields of study: Aquatic Sciences: Research and Management Behavior, Education and Communication, Conservation Biology Environmental Informatics: GIS and Modeling, Environmental Justice, Environmental Policy and Planning, Sustainable Systems,Terrestrial Ecosystems

Online and print magazine covering topics such as: Waste Collections/Transfer; Landfill Management; Recycling/Processing; Waste Legislation; E-Waste; Trucks & Bodies; Waste Safety; Waste Technology.

Life Lab is a K-6 garden based science program, used by schools throughout the country. Two-day training workshops can be arranged and curriculum can be obtained through the program office.

National financial services firm specializing in social investments. Publishes Responsible Investing News.

California Indian Legal Services (CILS) is the first Indian-controlled law firm organized to provide specialized legal representation to Indians and Indian tribes. CILS provides free or low-cost representation on those matters that fall within the priorities (see web site) set by our Board of Trustees.

Offering both Master's and Ph.D. degrees, the Graduate Group is organized into nine areas of emphasis that include both basic and applied ecology. The GGE defines ecology broadly to span scales from genes to landscapes and explicitly includes human ecology and policy.

Our mission is to provide educational services that offer opportunities to learn, share, explore, and embody methods for living within the means of our local resources and promote ecological literacy. We emphasize affordable low tech solutions and community involvement, encouraging sustainable systems and lifestyles to take root in every household and community in Northern New Mexico and beyond. We enjoy developing relationships with kids and classroom groups. That way we can layer our experiential curriculum to teach about tracking natural resources for living in harmony with the Earth's natural cycles. Classes in -- Passive Solar Design, Solar Cooking and Sustainable Kitchens, Land Restoration, High Desert Gardening, Rain Harvesting, and Greywater systems. Residencies, internships and scholarships available.

A site for horticultural scientists and others interested in horticulture. It provides information on research, education, extension findings and methods, developments and trends that affect the profession.

Works for safe use of pesticides, protecting human health and the environment, and providing adequate tools and alternatives for pest management. It also monitors the environment to determine the environmental fate of currently registered pesticides and identifies and recommends chemical, cultural and biological alternatives for managing pests.

EcoHouse is an ecological demonstration home and resource center that showcases both traditional and modern methods of environmentally healthy living including: ecological building, organic gardening, community stability, sustainable materials, solar energy education, and healthy living. In 2006, the EcoHouse received the first permit in the state of California for a residential constructed wetlands/greywater system. It is also the first permitted residential greywater system in Berkeley. The EcoHouse is a private residence and only open to the public during scheduled events.

Features tutorials and articles about sustainable agriculture. Also features directory of on-the-job learning opportunities in sustainable and organic agriculture in the U.S. (and some in Canada).

OAEC is a non-profit education center, organic demonstration farm and intentional community located in western Sonoma County, 65 miles north of San Francisco, on 80 acres that encompass wildlands of meadows and mixed oak, fir and redwood forests. Much of the Center's work is in response to the challenge of how to create ecologically, economically and culturally sustainable communities that are democratic and serve as a counterpoint to privatized and corporatized society.

At Pacific Quest, we create life-changing experiences for struggling adolescents and young adults. Our outdoor therapy programs help young people to make better choices and live healthier, more productive lives. Pacific Quest is an internationally recognized wilderness therapy program serving families from all over the world. Located on the Big Island of Hawaii, Pacific Quest goes beyond traditional wilderness therapy programs, cultivating change by teaching sustainable life skills in a clinically innovative and nurturing environment.

Publishes The Environmental News.

The mission of Green Jobs Network is to connect people who are seeking jobs that focus on environmental or social responsibility with jobs and career development resources. Green Jobs Network provides online services including a popular green job board; a 7,000 member group on the professional networking site LinkedIn; and Green Collar Blog, which provides career resources and information on the green jobs sector. Green Jobs Network also organizes career fairs and other programs.

A network of aquariums, zoos, and museums working with conservation organizations to build an understanding of the significance of oceans among the visitors to these institutions. They also organize annual World Oceans Day events.

The African American Museum and Library at Oakland is dedicated to the discovery, preservation, interpretation and sharing of historical and cultural experiences of African Americans in California and the West for present and future generations.

This site hosts hundreds of environmental job listing by specific field and state.

The irecycle@school program provides technical assistance in designing and/or enhancing a recycling program for Alameda County as well as provide free 4Rs educational services. Field Trips to the irecycle@school Education Center located at Waste Management Inc.'s Davis Street Transfer Station in San Leandro, offers students an opportunity to learn first-hand how curbside materials are sorted, separated and packaged at a working material recovery facility and transfer station.

Specializing in books on: the environment, politics, sustainability, food and farming, select art and literature, urban planning, nature, and children's books.

Social(k) offers hundreds of Environmental, Social and Governance screened investments, along with a strong list of traditional options, to help you ensure the brightest possible future.

Focuses on how consumer and industrial products and services should "design, manufacture and use products to its minimal effect to the environment" EPA is incorporating P2 into programs that encourage environmentally preferable purchasing and corporate eco-efficiency. P2 is a building block for private sector environmental performance and sustainability.

Member of the Toxic Links Coalition. Conducts research and education on the relationship between environmental toxins and breast cancer.

The site is like a blog, with photos and blurbs on different job opportunities in Environmental Education. This site also has a page that focuses on food and farming related jobs.

Audubon Canyon Ranch protects the natural resources of its sanctuaries while fostering an understanding and appreciation of these environments. We educate children and adults, promote ecological literacy that is grounded in direct experience, and conduct research and restoration that advances conservation science. They support a network of three preserves.

Drug information search system. Also provides recent drug news and publishes articles. A project of Public Citizen.

Latest West Nile Virus activity in California. Human data is updated every Friday by 4pm. Dead bird data is updated every Wednesday and Friday by 4pm. Mosquito and sentinel chicken data are updated on Fridays by 4pm.

McCamant & Durrett Architects is an architecture and consulting firm with offices in Berkeley and Nevada City, California. The husband-and-wife team of Katie McCamant and Charles Durrett has become well known nationally and internationally for the design of cohousing communities, childcare facilities, pedestrian-friendly town planning, sustainable design and development consulting. Since 1987 the firm has provided complete architectural services for a wide range of clients.

An organization dedicated to the scientific study of ancient forest ecosystems.

A quarterly magazine devoted to California's indigenous people. Regular features announce and report on Native events. Feature articles range from ceremonial regalia and traditional use of tobacco to environmental issues and California archaeology, all emphasizing Native Californian points of view, historic and contemporary. They also regularly feature poetry, short stories, plays, and literary non-fiction by California Indian writers. Regular columns address California Indian languages, the arts, books, skills & technology, law, and more.

Consumer Action is a nonprofit, membership-based organization that was founded in San Francisco in 1971. Consumer Action has continued to serve consumers nationwide by advancing consumer rights, referring consumers to complaint-handling agencies through our free hotline, publishing educational materials in Chinese, English, Korean, Spanish, Vietnamese and other languages, advocating for consumers in the media and before lawmakers, and comparing prices on credit cards, bank accounts and long distance services.

The California DMV promotes safety by licensing qualified drivers, protects consumers by issuing identification cards, registering and titling vehicles, licensing and regulating the motor vehicle industry, and collects revenue on behalf of state and local government.

As the Nation's largest water, earth, and biological science and civilian mapping agency, the U.S. Geological Survey collects, monitors, analyzes, and provides scientific understanding about natural resource conditions, issues, and problems. The diversity of their scientific expertise enables them to carry out large-scale, multidisciplinary investigations and provide impartial scientific information to resource managers, planners, and other customers.

Magazine to enhance environmental & global education. Each issue contains perspective articles, practical ideas, activities, school news, resources, etc. They have offices in the US, New Zealand, and Australia.

The Loka Institute strives to bring communities together so that the people can have a voice in scientific and technological debate. They promote community-initiated and community-directed policies for research and technology because these are among the most powerful new tools available to nurture the health of families, communities, and the local ecologies that communities depend upon.

MS degrees available in Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries Biology as well as Natural Resource Planning and Water Resources. Research concentrations include; Aquatic Ecology and Watershed Science, Environmental Thought and Culture, Environment, Society and Public Affairs, Forest and Wildlife Sciences. Graduate Certificate available in Ecological Economics.

BDPNN assists Berkeley households and neighborhoods to respond effectively to disasters by further developing organizational skills, human and material resources, and responsiveness by sharing experiences, seeking expert advice, enhanced training and information sharing. They host quarterly meetings featuring speakers and trainings on various disaster preparedness topics; specialized training sessions on use of “walkietalkies,” field first aid, search and rescue techniques; support and mentoring of neighborhood organizing efforts and their group practice and drill sessions Collaborative disaster preparedness efforts among organizations working with groups with special needs.

Their Mission is to protect and enhance public health and the environment by scientific evaluation of risks posed by hazardous substances. Provides many factsheets, from information on wildfire smoke inhalation to which fish to avoid eating within California.

Providing accelerated training classes in California for anyone who is considering a career change into the growing solar industry. Currently, a variety of courses focus on solar installers and design engineers. A new course for solar sales is planned shortly. Courses are offered in San Diego, Los Angeles, Orange County, Riverside and Honolulu, Maui and Kona, Hawaii.

European environmental news and information service.

Federal government agency. Stated mission is to "protect the public health and safety, and the environment from the effects of radiation from nuclear reactors, materials, and waste facilities. While also regulating nuclear materials and facilities to promote the common defense and security." The email address is for their Office of Public Affairs (OPA). Fraud, Waste or Abuse hotline: 800-233-3497

Helping companies and communities prosper by embedding the laws of nature at the heart of enterprise

Features articles, white papers, and other media relating to all forms of renewable energy.

Rising Sun Energy Center provides green jobs training and employment to youth and adults. These training and employment programs prepare participants for careers in the energy efficiency sector and beyond and include: California Youth Energy Services (CYES); Leaders-in-Field-Training (LIFT); Youth Council; Green Energy Training Services (GETS). They offer Green House Call services seasonally (7/1/14-8/7/14) to some cities in the East Bay.

Lists job opportunities for farmers and food artisans, policy makers and purveyors, retailers and restaurateurs, economists, ecologists, and more.

EMF Services provides electromagnetic field testing and remediation to clients worldwide from locations in Florida and California, specializing in electromagnetic interference (EMI) investigations and assessment of human exposure to non-ionizing radiation. Since 1992, we have conducted survey and mitigation projects for commercial clients, city and county governments, the U.S. government, public and private schools, property developers, apartment complexes, and several hundred residential customers. We regularly conduct full scale mitigation projects, including active magnetic shielding systems and electrical wiring revisions to achieve NEC compliance.

The Attorney for Students advises currently registered Cal students regarding their legal questions, rights, and obligations. Website features some helpful forms and tip sheets related to leases and more.

The California Resource Recovery Association's job page has listings for recycling related employment.

Degree options include Natural Resources Planning and Interpretation (NRPI), Environmental Science, Fisheries, Forestry, Wildlife, Watershed Management, Rangeland Resources and Wildland Soils, and Wastewater Utilization.

Independently run website which lists job-posting websites related the the environmental sector. Organizes pages by sector. Has special page for Equal Employment Opportunities.

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