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Arcosanti is a three-dimensional, pedestrian-oriented city planned to eliminate suburban sprawl so that the urban and natural environments should keep their integrity and thrive.

SD Gateway provides directories that will help you to identify people, organizations, and events working on sustainable development and policy. Site in English, French and Spanish.
Arcosanti is a three-dimensional, pedestrian-oriented city planned to eliminate suburban sprawl so that the urban and natural environments should keep their integrity and thrive.

Australia: Tropical Savannas - Home page for the Cooperative Research Centre for the Sustainable Development of Tropical Savannas in Australia.

Business Council for Sustainable Development - Information and documents on environment and economics in Latin America, from a business perspective.

Building Environmental Science and Technology provides technical consulting support and information services concerning eco-building practices, sustainable development, energy efficiency and the reduction of environment impacts of building and remodeling.

Center of Excellence for Sustainable Development - The U.S. Department of Energy hosts this site.

Clay Kent's Earthship site focuses on the construction of "earthships", which he considers an innovative way to build with our old garbage and a new approach to peacefully coexisting and thriving in nature.

ConservationEconomy.net looks at some of the characteristics of the ecologically restorative and socially just economy developing in the coastal region that stretches from Big Sur, California to Kodiak Island, Alaska.

EcoNews Africa enables African organizations to be actively involved in decision-making on sustainable development by promoting timely strategic information flows at all levels.

Ecotrust supports the emergence of a conservation economy in the coastal temperate rain forest region of North America.

The Environmental Building News provides information designed to help building-industry professionals and policy makers improve the environmental performance of buildings. Although the bulk of the site is subscriber access only, they feature many helpful articles for non-subscribers.

The Environmental Sustainability Index measures overall progress towards environmental sustainability, and shows rankings for 122 countries. Very technical information provided by CIESIN at Columbia University.

Future Generations - NGO whose main focus is Asia, particularly Tibet.

Global Citizen is the archived column of the late Donella Meadows, discussing sustainability issues.

Green Building Concepts supplies information exchange on resource and energy efficient home building.

Greenpower - This site contains hundreds of articles on Hong Kong and global green policies and campaigns.

Homestead.org is a resource directory and online magazine covering homesteading, including organic and small-scale farming, permaculture, self-sufficiency, biodiversity, and more.

International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is a public corporation helping communities in the developing world find solutions to social, economic, and environmental problems through research.

The International Institute for Sustainable Development - A large site filled with information about all types of sustainable development issues.

Korean Sustainable Development Network (KDN) supplies sustainable development information in English and Korean.

Linking Sustainable Community Activities to Pollution Prevention: A Source book for action by Beth E. Lachman of the Rand Corporation.

The National Strategies for Sustainable Development web site is prepared as an Internet-based planning tool to assist in promoting dialogues and providing information on the structuring of strategies for sustainable development.

Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainable Development is a policy-oriented research and consulting organization. Nautilus promotes international cooperation for security and ecologically sustainable development. Programs embrace both global and regional issues, with a focus on the Asia-Pacific region.

SD Gateway provides directories that will help you to identify people, organizations, and events working on sustainable development and policy. Site in English, French and Spanish.

Solar Survival Architecture offers proven, totally sustainable designs, construction drawings, and more for the building of Earthships.

The State of Florida's sustainable website contains news, document databases, and a forum section that features Real audio clips discussing sustainability issues.

Stockholm Environment Institute is an independent, international research institute specializing in sustainable development and environment issues.

Social Programs and Sustainable Development Department - An Inter-American Development Bank program supporting sustainable development projects throughout the hemisphere.

Sustainable Business Investor - Europe takes a critical look at the sustainable corporate practices in Europe from an environmentally responsible investor's perspective.

Sustainable Development DIMENSIONS - Home page for the Sustainable Development Department of the Food and Agriculture Organization.

Sustainability Institute provides information, analysis, and practical demonstrations that can foster transitions to sustainable systems at all levels of society, from local to global.

UK Sustainable Development - Section of policy papers from the UK Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions.

UN Commission on Sustainable Development - Documents and information about meetings and progress on states' efforts at environmental protection and economic growth.

William McDonough + Partners architectural firm has come to be recognized as one of the world's leaders in corporate sustainable architecture.

Worldwatch Institute analyzes interdisciplinary environmental data from around the world, providing information on how to build a sustainable society.

YES! A Journal of Positive Futures combines analysis of key problems with news of actions people are taking in the United States and around the world to create a more just, sustainable, and compassionate future.