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UK Environment

BBC Science & Enviroment: Icebergs Graveyard

Tells the story and highlights the environment concerns of giant icebergs that make their way to South Georgia before breaking up.

BBC Weather - Tide Tables

Tide Tables for the whole of the United Kingdom.

Bristol Natural History Consortium

Aims to engage people with the natural world through collaborative action projects, many of which operate across the UK.

The Centre for Sustainable Design

Experts in sustainable innovation and product sustainability.

Defence Infrastructure Organisation Estate and Sustainable Development

How the Ministry of Defence estate is adapting to climate change, including nature conservation on the estate.

Environmental History Resources

A collection of articles and resources introducing environmental history and exploring a number of themes including forest history, pollution history and conservation history.

Envocare

Informative presentation promotes environmental care and protection. Presents guides to recycling, alternative energy, ethical investment.

Grazing Animals Project

Intends to to aid the development of conservation grazing throughout the UK. Includes map of local conservation grazing sites, information on best practice and details of training and publications available.

Green Awards

Annual award recognising creativity in sustainability, focusing on environmentally friendly products and initiatives. Includes video clips, news and shortlist information.

Green Economics Institute Trust

International institute for green economics professionals, economics, jobs and careers with a global green experts network that provides training, conferences, events, speakers and lecturers.

Grow Wild

The national outreach initiative of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew encouraging people to transform spaces through native UK wildflowers and fungi.

Guardian.co.uk: Environment

The latest news, opinion and multimedia coverage of environmental issues, with special sections on climate change, energy, food, green living, pollution, transport and wildlife.

Habitas Online

The Ulster Museum Sciences Division presents its collection of sites on the botany, geology and zoology of Northern Ireland; each project site has identification keys, maps and photographs.

Jonathon Porritt

Official site of the environmentalist and writer; includes a biography, background on campaigns he is involved in, diary of appearances, affiliations, a blog, and contacts.

LGEC

Non-profit website dedicated to sharing information about the many different facets of knowledge about UK trees and forests.

MAGIC

A web-based interactive map service covering England, that brings together environmental information from across government; also produces static maps and provides data sets.

MEBC

Promotes the business and economic benefits and opportunities arising from the implementation of sustainable development principles and the transformation to a sustainable Low Carbon society.

MineralsUK

The British Geological Survey's Centre for Sustainable Mineral Development. Information on mineral resources, mineral planning, policy and legislation, sustainable development, statistics and exploration.

National Lobster Hatchery

A pioneering marine conservation, research and education charity based in Cornwall.

Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)

Funds and supports research in major environmental issues such as climate change, biodiversity and natural hazards. Includes details of their programmes, research centres, and education resources.

Nature UK

Active discussion boards hosting chat about all manner of nature and environmental topics.

Naturenet

An extensive online resource for practical nature conservation and countryside management, with articles, reference materials, and links to other resources.

Planet Earth

Information portal run by NERC which aims to educate the public about environmental science issues. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Planet-Earth-online/154360572984 planetearthnews

Resources and Energy Analysis Programme (REAP)

An environmental accounting programme that attempts to help local government and other organisations understand the footprints of residents in their areas and look at ways to reduce them.

Scotland's National Nature Reserves

Established to protect rare and fragile wildlife species and habitats that are often internationally important; includes a gazetteer, with news, events, publications, and resources.

Scottish Environment LINK

A forum for Scotland's voluntary environment organisations that supports networking, cooperation, and a shared voice in the development of policy and legislation. Includes a list of members, and information about their campaigns.

The Scottish Environmental Technology Network (SETN)

Established to support and develop areas such as sustainable transport and building, resource efficiency and recycling, water and waste water treatment, and environmental monitoring. Includes details of their activities, laboratories, internships, and case studies.

Scottish Sustainable Development Forum

A network of sustainable development experts and practitioners that promotes and advocates for sustainable development; with news and events, and details of membership.

Tree Ring Services

Offers tree-ring analysis of live trees and historic buildings in UK.

TSI Scotland

Information about the company and details on environmental consultancy services.

United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO)

Collects and supplies hydrographic and geospatial data for the Royal Navy and merchant shipping, to protect lives at sea.

Veg Oil Motoring

Enterprise which is committed to reducing carbon dioxide emissions through the use of straight vegetable oil as a vehicle fuel. Information on conversion, courses and news.

The Veolia Environmental Trust

Organisation that supports community and environmental projects across England through the Landfill Communities Fund.

Wales Environment Link

Umbrella organisation for environmental voluntary groups in Wales. Contains details of its policy priorities, history and funding with consultation response documents and membership lists.

WWF-UK

The UK arm of the WWF Network, the environmental organisation now active in over 100 countries; provides a guide to their practical conservation work, and their campaigns on the environment, climate change, and poverty, with news, contacts, and how to support.

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