The Alliance for a Healthy Tomorrow – A coalition of citizens, scientists, health professionals, workers, and educators seeking preventive action on toxic hazards. Our goal is to correct fundamental flaws in government policies that allow harm to our health and environment. We will create proactive policies to prevent harm before the damage is done, and to choose the safest alternatives. We believe protection of our health must become the first priority of government policy. We support innovation to advance safer technologies, materials and solutions.
Center for Science in the Public Interest – Center for Science in the Public Interest is a professional society dedicated to fostering the participation of scientists in public processes, the conduct of community research and the promotion of scientific work that supports the public good.
The Center for Environmental Health – The Center for Environmental Health is a non-profit organization in Oakland, CA dedicated to protecting the public from environmental health hazards and toxic exposures by directly influencing corporate behavior. We are committed to environmental justice, reducing the use of toxic chemicals, supporting communities in their quest for a safer environment, and corporate accountability. We change corporate behavior through education, litigation, and advocacy.
Center for Health, Environment and Justice – Founded in 1981, as the Citizens Clearinghouse for Hazardous Waste (CCHW), by Lois Gibbs, the community leader at Love Canal, CHEJ seeks to help local citizens and organizations come together and take an organized, unified stand in order to hold industry and government accountable and work toward a healthy, sustainable future.
The Center for Healthy Environments and Communities – CHEC exists to help individual and communities identify the most important environmental problems facing them; empowering and energizing them with tools to prioritize and develop their own action plans towards more sustainable solutions to a healthy environment.
The Collaborative on Health and the Environment – The Collaborative on Health and the Environment (CHE) is a nonpartisan partnership of individuals and organizations concerned with the role of the environment in human and ecosystem health. CHE seeks to raise the level of scientific and public dialogue about the role of environmental contaminants and other environmental factors in many of the common diseases, disorders and conditions of our time.
Commonweal – Commonweal is a nonprofit health and environmental research institute in Bolinas, California. Founded in 1976, Commonweal conducts programs that contribute to human and ecosystem health – to a safer world for people and for all life.
Ecology Center – The Ecology Center is a membership-based, nonprofit environmental organization based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Founded by community activists after the country’s first Earth Day in 1970, the Center is now a regional leader in the struggle for clean air, safe water, healthy communities, and environmental justice. EC works for a just and healthy environment through grassroots organizing, advocacy, education, and demonstration projects.
Environmental Health News – Environmental Health News is published daily by Environmental Health Sciences, a not-for-profit organization founded in 2002 to help increase public understanding of emerging scientific links between environmental exposures and human health.
Environmental Research Foundation – News and Resources for environmental justice: providing understandable scientific information about human health and the environment.
Home to Rachel’s Environment and Health News.
Healthy Building Network – The Healthy Building Network collaborates with green building professionals and manufacturers interested in positively transforming the multibillion dollar building materials market.
Health Care Without Harm – HCWH’s mission is to transform the health care industry so it is no longer a source of environmental harm by eliminating pollution in health care practices without compromising safety or care.
Indigenous Environmental Network – IEN was formed in 1990 by grassroots Indigenous peoples and individuals to address environmental and economic justice issues. IEN’s activities include building the capacity of Indigenous communities and tribal governments to develop mechanisms to protect our sacred sites, land, water, air, natural resources, health of both our people and all living things, and to build economically sustainable communities.
Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy – IATP’s mission is to create environmentally and economically sustainable rural communities and regions through sound agriculture and trade policy.
The Loka Institute is a non-profit research and advocacy organization concerned with the social, political, and environmental repercussions of research, science and technology.
Physicians for Social Responsibility – PSR is working to create a world free of nuclear weapons, global environmental pollution and gun violence.
The Precautionary Principle – A Primer – A web-based instructional package designed for people currently working or studying in public health fields. Particularly useful to community health educators and those working in various aspects of environmental health and chemical hazards assessment. Designed and compiled by Carol Williams, Executive Director of ECO-Action in Atlanta, Georgia.
Second Nature/CEEM is a Boston based nonprofit organization working to help faculty, staff, and administrators at institutions of higher education integrate environmental sustainability into their curriculum and campus operating practices. The Consortium for Environmental Education in Medicine (CEEM) is dedicated to advancing humans’ quality of life by demonstrating the close links between human health and the environment. CEEM’s goal is to make the relationship of environment to human health an integral part of medical education. In January 1999, CEEM became a program of Second Nature.
The Tomales Bay Institute – Reinventing the commons. Founded in 2001 by a group of outside-the-box thinkers seeking to expand the scope of the possible in American politics and policy, the Tomales Bay Institute is working to develop an intellectual framework that includes the commons as well as the market and the state, and to inject that expanded framework into America’s vision of possibilities. TBI is affiliated with the Earth Island Institute and the Mesa Refuge.