10 things you need to know about environmental communities outside of the UK

February 17, 2008 at 7:03 pm (environmental communities) (, , , , , , )

1. California has it’s own Ecological Farming Association known more widely as Eco-Farm. This group is fighting for small-scale sustainable agriculture.

2. An organisation called the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) is running a program that will improve the sustainability of small farms in Africa.

3. The Sustainable Communities Network (SCN) website explains a great deal about sustainability in all forms.

4. There is a Washington-based group on FaceBook called Student Environmental Action Coalition (SEAC) made-up of a network of organisations and individuals whose aim is to uproot environmental injustices through action and education.

5. The Otesha Project has announced the routes for the 2008 Otesha Cycling and Performing Tours – a mobile and sustainable community.

6. Non-profit organisations, Global Exchange and Co-op America colaborate to hold Green Festivals aimed at forging a just, sustainable, inclusive economy

7. The Rocky Mountain Sustainable Living Fair in Colorado educates people about sustainable living practices, renewable energy, organic agriculture and much more.

8. “Ionia [ a small village on the Kenai Peninsula in Alaska] is a guide and model for fundamental and sustainable change in our approach to mental health, well-being, agriculture, family, community, and environmental awareness.”

9. YondersFarm in Georgia is a “non-profit, non-denominational, intentional community in rural Georgia” who invite people to discover how to live in a green sustainable way.

10. Global Green USA “works with governments, industry, and individuals to create a global value shift toward a sustainable and secure future. Global Green USA is addressing three great challenges facing humanity: climate change, weapons of mass destruction, and the need for clean water.”

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