Ecology and Justice

Welcome!  We hope you will find some valuable information on these websites!

 

www.scceast.org  --link to Sisters of Christian Charity Peace, Justice and the Integrity of Creation

www.care2.com

 

Center of Concern -- a Catholic organization working in collaboration with ecumenical and interfaith networks to bring a prophetic voice for social and economic justice to a global context. 

Center for a New American Dream –  Organization which helps Americans consume responsibly to conserve natural resources, counter the commercialization of our culture, and promote social justice.

Clean Water Network – An alliance of organizations working to protect our nation’s water resources now and for the future..

National Resources Defense Council – Protects the environment and human health through advocacy, litigation, research and education.

Northeast Sustainable Energy Association – Focuses on promoting the understanding, development and adaptation of energy conservation and non-polluting, renewable energy technologies.

Organic Consumers Association – Promotes food safety, organic farming and sustainable agriculture practices.

Pesticide Action Network – Works to replace pesticide use with ecologically sound and socially just alternatives.

Union of Concerned Scientists – A nonprofit partnership of scientists and citizens combining analysis, policy development and citizen advocacy to achieve environmental solutions.

Visit the National Audubon Society website  – This is an excellent website. You can sign up for their Audubon Action Newsletter which will keep you up to date on issues dealing with the environment.

Check out  "Coffee Project" website features information on fair trade and how you can purchase coffee, tea and cocoa products which in turn will help support small-scale farmers in Latin America, Africa, and Asia.


Check out these websites

Pace e Bene Nonviolence Service -- Fostering a just and peaceful world through nonviolent education, community-building and action

Ecumenical Advocacy Days is a movement of the ecumenical Christian community, and its recognized partners and allies, grounded in biblical witness and our shared traditions of justice, peace and the integrity of creation. Our goal, through worship, theological reflection and opportunities for learning and witness, is to strengthen our Christian voice and to mobilize for advocacy on a wide variety of U.S. domestic and international policy issues.

Promoting Global Peace and Justice

Closing the School of the Americas


Links on the Immigration Issue and other issues

For more information on immigration 

National Immigration Forum — revisiting America's tradition as a nation of immigrants 

National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights 

U.S. Committee for Refugees--gives refugees help, protection and assistance they need to survive 

Refugees International — this organization provides early warning in crises of mass exodus and seeks to serve as the advocate of the un-represented—the refugee .

Justice for Immigrants 

Do you know about the genocide that is taking place in Sudan's western region of Darfur? Visit this website to learn more and how you can help by simply writing a letter to Congress

To view inspiration movies visit this website:


More interesting links


Good source of information on global warming

 Click on "recycling" scroll down and enjoy a great Video great section for "teachers"

 What to do with worn-out rechargeable batteries, cell phones, etc.

 "Greentips" environmental ideas

 Tips for choosing local and organic produce

Starting and maintaining a community garden

 Great nature website

 National Wildlife Federation

 Website designed to help homeowners care for trees/shrubs

 US National Arboretum

 Missouri Botanical Garden

 Monarch butterfly in all stages of growth

 National Aquarium in Baltimore

For back yard bird lovers!

 Great website for teachers, parents, kids

 More good stuff!


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