Links

Links to organizations and resources concerned with ecologically sustainable cities in Australia and elsewhere.

Buildings

Buildings that provide shelter, storage, social space, etc, but require less energy, water, materials etc. to build, operate, remove.

BASIX

Ecopolis Architects

Green Building Council of Australia

60L Green Building

Your Home Technical Manual

Ecospecifier

Selector

Cities

How to create cities that are friendly to people and nature.

Carfree Cities

Cyburbia

Ecocity Builders

Green Map System

International Centre for Sustainable Cities

Melbourne 2030

Planners Web Sprawl Guide

Project for Public Spaces

1000 Friends of Oregon

Urban Ecology (US)

Urban Ecology Centre (Montreal)

Vital Communities Toolbox

Communities

Community networks promoting ecological practices.

CERES

Melbourne Cohousing Network

Moreland Energy Foundation

Permaculture Association of South Australia

Climate Action

Promoting government, business and community action to deal with climate change.

Carbon Equity (VIC)

Climate Action Network Australia

Climate Change Australia (GOV)

Climate Emergency Network (VIC)

Climate Emergency Action Network (SA)

Climate Institute (AU)

Evangelical Climate Initiative (US)

Development

How to make the economy more ecologically sustainable.

Bioregional

Conservation Economy

CSIRO Sustainability Network

Natural Edge Project

Redefining Progress

Sustainability Web Ring

World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Eco-Footprints

How to tread more lightly on the environment.

EPA Victoria - Ecofootprint Calculator

Global Footprint Network

The Story of Stuff

Eco-Politics

Promoting debate and lobbying governments on ecological issues.

Australian Conservation Foundation

Culture Change

Greenpeace - Australia Pacific

Union of Concerned Scientists

World Resources Institute

Worldwatch Institute

WWF Australia

Eco-Villages

Urban and rural neighborhood development around ecological values.

Aldinga Arts EcoVillage

BedZed

Crystal Waters Permaculture Village

Global Ecovillage Network

Kookaburra Park EcoVillage

Rosneath Farm

Sherwood Energy Village

South Beach Village

Somerville Ecovillage

WestWyck

Energy

Sustainable energy supply and consumption

Australian Business Council for Sustainable Energy

Australian Greenhouse Office - Renewable Energy

Energy Qld - Sustainable Energy

Sustainable Energy NSW

Sustainable Energy WA

Sustainable Energy SA

Environment

Biodiversity Network Australia

Conservation Council of South Australia

Nature Conservation Council of NSW

Greenhouse

see Climate Action

Government

Government agencies promoting ecological practices.

Sustainability ACT

Sustainability SA

Solar Cities

Sustainable Development UK

Sustainability Victoria

Sustainability Policy WA

Ideas

Ideas to transform your life, your community, your economy.

Global Ideas Bank

Media

News and commentary on ecological issues.

ABC News - Environment

Earthbeat

Ecos (CSIRO)

Ecovoice

Environmental News Network

GreenBiz News

Grist

Independent News Collective

New Internationalist

Planet Ark

Reuters - Environment

Sydney Morning Herald - Environment

Products

What goods and services can households buy to help them become more environmentally sustainable?

Ecological Homes

EcoShop

Enviro Real Estate

Research

Research on how to make the transition to a sustainable civilization.

Australian Research Centre for Urban Ecology. Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne

Globalism Institute. RMIT University

Planning and Transport Research Centre. Western Australia

Urban Research Program. Griffith University

Technology

The tools we need to make the economy more ecologically sensitive.

Alternative Technology Association

Centre for Alternative Technology

Transport

Alternatives to the private car and other ecologically destructive methods of getting around.

Bicycle Federation of Australia

Carbusters

City Transport Info

Cycling Advocates Network

(NZ)

EcoTransit Sydney

Public Transport Users Association (VIC)

Sustainable Transport Coalition WA

Sustrans (UK)

Transportation Alternatives (New York)

Victoria Transport Policy Institute (Canada)

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