12.02 ECO RESEARCH & INFORMATION

Ecosia - the Green Search Engine

Description

The greenest search engine in the globe, launched on 7th December 2009. Ecosia donates 80% of its income to the WWF to help save the rainforest, and is backed by Yahoo and Bing. An average user can protect about 2,000 square metres of rainforest every year by using Ecosia, with 2 metres being saved with each search!

Location

Ecosia GmbH,
Berliner Chaussee 50,
Lutherstadt Wittenberg 06886
Germany

Worldwatch Institute

Description

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. Its work revolves around the transition to an environmentally sustainable and socially just society - and how to achieve it. Read more »

Location

1400 16th Street NW, Suite 430,
Washington, District Of Columbia 20036
United States

Oxford Institute for Sustainable Development

Description

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. Our research is funded by diverse range of organisations both UK and international, encompassing research councils, government, industry and charities.

OISD has a key mission to undertake funded research on sustainability in built and natural environments at all scales. Read more »

Location

Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment,
Oxford Brookes University, Gypsy Lane,
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX3 0BP
United Kingdom

British Antarctic Survey

Description

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. It now shares that continent with scientists from over thirty countries. Read more »

Location

High Cross,
Madingley Road,
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 0ET
United Kingdom

Monmouthshire GreenWeb

Description

Monmouthshire GreenWeb is Monmouthshire's on-line network of groups and organisations that share a concern for the environment. There are more than 50 member groups, sharing a website, whose activities range from recycling to fair trade to nature conservation to environmental campaigns. The web site is updated regularly, and have an on-line newsletter and a diary of group's events that is updated every month. Visit the web site to find out what's happening in Monmouthshire's environmental movement.

Location

Mulberry Cottage,
Welsh Newton Common,
Monmouth, Monmouthshire NP25 5RT
United Kingdom

Imperial Centre for Energy Policy and Technology (ICEPT)

Description

ICEPT is a leading UK centre for world class research and policy advice on bioenergy, hydrogen and fuel cells. It has a particular focus on the interface between energy policy and technology and provides expertise in modelling and assessing long term energy transitions, including the transition to low carbon energy systems.

Location

3rd Floor, 313C Mechanical Engineering Building,
Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, Exhibition Road,
London SW7 2AZ
United Kingdom

Centre for Sustainable Design

Description

The Centre facilitates discussion and research on eco-design and broader sustainability considerations in product and service development. This is achieved through training, workshops, conferences, research, consultancy, publications, and the Internet. The Centre also acts as an information clearing house and a focus for innovative thinking on sustainable products and services, and is an internationally-recognised centre of excellence.

Location

University for the Creative Arts,
Farnham Campus,
Farnham, Surrey GU9 7DF
United Kingdom
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