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Birmingham Institute of Forest Research (BIFoR)
Birmingham, West Midlands, England
The University of Birmingham's Birmingham Institute of Forest Research (BIFoR) was launched in 2013 with the aim of it becoming a world-leading centre designed to be bold and ambitious in its research intentions to understand how forests react to the combined threats of climate change and invasive pests or diseases...
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British Antarctic Survey
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
British Antarctic Survey (BAS) is a component of the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). Based in Cambridge, United Kingdom, it has, for over 60 years, undertaken the majority of Britain's scientific research on and around the Antarctic continent...
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British Oceanographic Data Centre
Liverpool, United Kingdom
The British Oceanographic Data Centre (BODC) is a component of the UK Natural Environment Research Council's (NERC's) environmental data centre network and has designated responsibility for marine data...
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Centre For Energy and the Environment
Exeter, United Kingdom
Consultancy in green building design, energy, sustainable design, acoustics, air quality, renewable energy and waste...
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Centre for Sustainable Design
Farnham, Surrey, England
The Centre facilitates discussion and research on eco-design and broader sustainability considerations in product and service development...
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Edward Grey Institute of Field Ornithology
Oxford, United Kingdom
The Edward Grey Institute is part of the Department of Zoology at the University of Oxford. It conducts research in behaviour, ecology, evolution and conservation of birds, with a strong emphasis on understanding organisms in their natural environments...
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EiE (Environmental Information Exchange)
Oxford, United Kingdom
EiE is a non-profit group at Oxford Brookes University facilitating efficiency in energy use, waste, and water in Oxfordshire and area organisations...
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Environmental Change Institute
Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
ECI is an interdisciplinary unit administered within the Oxford University Centre for the Environment that undertakes research on environmental issues, teaches an MSc in Environmental Change and Management, and fosters university-wide networks and outreach on the environment...
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Imperial Centre for Energy Policy and Technology (ICEPT)
London, England
ICEPT is a leading UK centre for world class research and policy advice on bioenergy, hydrogen and fuel cells...
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International Centre for Research in Organic Food Systems (ICROFS)
Foulum, Tjele, Denmark
The International Centre for Research in Organic Food Systems (ICROFS) was founded in 2008. The centre is an expansion of the former Danish Agricultural Research Centre for Organic Farming (DARCOF), which the Danish Government decided to provide with an international mandate and an international board...
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Mackintosh Environmental Architecture Research Unit (MEARU)
Glasgow, United Kingdom
MEARU is built on an established track record in two main environmental domains within the Mackintosh School of Architecture: passive solar energy design and participatory design...
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Martin Centre for Architecture and Urban Studies
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
The Martin Centre is the longest established architectural research centre in the UK, and has an international reputation, recently being referred to as ‘the leading British architectural research unit’ in the international research journal Architectural Science Review...
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Organic Centre Wales
Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Wales
Set up in 2000 as a focal point for the dissemination of information on organic farming in Wales, the Organic Centre Wales is based at the University of Wales Aberystwyth and is run by a partnership of four organisations actively involved in organic farming research...
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Organic Eprints
Foulum, Tjele, Denmark
An international open access archive for papers related to research in organic agriculture. The archive contains full-text papers in electronic form together with bibliographic information, abstracts and other metadata...
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Organic Research Centre (ORC)
Near Newbury, Berkshire, England
The Organic Research Centre exists to develop and support sustainable land-use, agriculture and food systems, primarily within local economies, which build on organic principles to ensure the health and well-being of soil, plant, animal, man and his environment...
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Oxford Forestry Institute (OFI)
Oxford, United Kingdom
The OFI is a research institute in the Department of Plant Sciences at Oxford University. Its main research fields include: ecology and silviculture; forest genetics and tree improvement...
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Oxford Institute for Sustainable Development
Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
The Oxford Institute for Sustainable Development (OISD) was established in July 2004. OISD research addresses the multiple dimensions of sustainable development (social, economic, environmental and governance) and the synergies and processes that link them...
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Rodale Institute
Kutztown, Pennsylvania, United States of America
For more than sixty years, we’ve been researching the best practices of organic agriculture and sharing our findings with farmers and scientists throughout the world, advocating for policies that support farmers...
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Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Stanford, California, United States of America
The Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment is working toward a future in which societies meet people’s needs for water, food, health and other vital services while protecting and nurturing the planet...
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Worldwatch Institute
Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America
The Worldwatch Institute offers a unique blend of interdisciplinary research, global focus, and accessible writing that has made it a leading source of information on the interactions among key environmental, social, and economic trends...
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Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment


The Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment is working toward a future in which societies meet people’s needs for water, food, health and other vital services while protecting and nurturing the planet. As the university’s hub of environment and sustainability research, Woods is the go-to place for Stanford faculty, researchers and students to collaborate on environmental research. Their interdisciplinary work crosses sectors and disciplines, advancing solutions to the most critical, complex environmental and sustainability challenges.

Working on campus and around the globe, the Stanford Woods Institute community develops environmental leaders; informs decision-makers with unbiased scientific data; and convenes experts from all of Stanford’s seven schools, other leading academic institutions, government, NGOs, foundations and business. The Stanford Woods Institute is pursuing breakthrough solutions that link knowledge to action and solve the environmental challenges of today and tomorrow.


Tel: +1 650 736 8668


473 Via Ortega,
Stanford, California 94305
United States

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