Environment Organisations in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Environment Organisations

Association for the Protection of Rural Scotland

An independent charity which promotes the care of all of Scotland's rural landscapes.

Blue Climate and Oceans Project

Initiative designed to raise awareness about the health of our climate and oceans and the resulting impact on global climate change. https://www.facebook.com/blueclimateandoceansproject blueproject

British Association of Nature Conservationists

Independent organisation that takes a critical look at the world of nature conservation. https://www.facebook.com/ukconservation UKconservation

Cambrian Mountains Society

Contains information on the conservation of the Cambrian Mountains, and the campaign to have the area protected by AONB status.

Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

Works with leaders to develop practical solutions that reconcile profitability and sustainability and catalyse change in the wider system.

Campaign for the Protection of Rural Wales

Features details of this organisation's work and projects, including Rural Wales magazine, image galleries and factsheets.


An environmental organisation delivering a range of services to engage householders, businesses and communities in environmental and social improvement.

Centre for Alternative Technology

Environmental centre focusing on practical solutions to environmental problems. Includes details of educational facilities, including the Graduate School of the Environment.

Centre for Aviation Transport and the Environment

Conducts aviation-related research with a focus on the impact of aircraft emissions on climate change and local air quality, noise, and broader sustainability issues. With contacts and information about their projects.

Centre for Social and Economic Research on the Global Environment (CSERGE)

An interdisciplinary research centre that examines decision making regarding environmental resources; includes details of projects, past and current, publications, and contacts.

Centre for Sustainable Development

Home of the MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development at Cambridge University.

Centre for Sustainable International Development

Created to facilitate and generate work on sustainable international development across the University of Aberdeen.

Change Agents

Charity which operates in a number of ways to train, recruit and advise young people who want to work in sustainability. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Change-Agents-UK/125718724171283 changeagentsuk http://www.linkedin.com/company/changeagentsuk

The Chilterns Conservation Board

The public body established to conserve and enhance the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is an independent body established by Parliamentary Order in July 2004, and has 27 members, all drawn from local communities.

Cleanup UK

Charity which encourages volunteer groups to help tackle Britain's litter problem.

COMARE (Committee on Medical Aspects of Radiation in the Environment)

An independent expert advisory committee offering advice to government departments and devolved authorities; includes their current membership and projects, documentation, news, and a FAQ.

Common Ground

A charity and lobbying group promoting local distinctiveness, and supporting a range of environmental, social, and artistic projects; includes a description of their current activities, resources, and events.

The Conservation Foundation

Aims to provide a means for people in public, private and not-for-profit sectors to collaborate on environmental causes. Features a news archive and details of current projects.

Constructed Wetlands Association

Promote the application of constructed wetland technology for water pollution control. Features member list, technology explanations and glossary.

Cynnal Cymru

A membership organisation that promotes sustainable development and raises awareness of good practice within Wales.

Edinburgh Environmental Humanities Network

An interdisciplinary research network, interested in developing collaborative work in the Environmental Humanities throughout Scotland, the UK, and worldwide.

Environment Wales

Volunteer-based partnership funded by the Welsh Assembly Government. Lists information on the various grants available, and showcases projects already up and running.

Environmental Funders Network (EFN)

Network of foundations, family offices and individual donors supporting environmental causes.

Field Studies Council

An environmental education charity offering fieldwork and cross-curricular courses through a UK wide network of centres. Describes their courses, centres, and projects.

Friends Of The Earth Scotland

Offers group profile, campaign news, advice and resources, and volunteering information.

Green Alliance UK

Environmental think tank which aims to inform government on global environmental issues. greenallianceuk

Green Light Trust

Charity offering a range of environmental education opportunities for children and encouraging the development of community wild spaces in the East of England.

The Green Organisation

Non-profit organisation which promotes to businesses the positive aspects of "being seen to be green". Runs the annual Green Apple Awards.

Groundwork in Wales

Environmental charity focusing on sustainable development in communities which need support. Includes news, details of current projects and round up of local areas.

Institution of Environmental Sciences

Charitable organisation which raises public awareness of environmental science issues. Contains information on their Chartered Environmentalist and Chartered Scientist qualifications, as well as news and membership details.

International Institute for Environment and Development

An independent international research organisation based in London, one of the first to link environment with development. Describes their research programmes on key themes, with links to partners and projects. https://www.facebook.com/theIIED iied http://feeds.feedburner.com/iied-new

Keep Scotland Beautiful

Environmental charity which aims to achieve litter free and sustainable environments throughout Scotland. Offers news and detailed information on individual programmes and campaigns.

Keep Wales Tidy

Aims to raise awareness about actions which negatively impact the environment. Features plans for litter and waste, information about the Green Coast awards, community action section and local area details. https://www.facebook.com/keepwalestidy keep_wales_tidy

Magnificent Meadows

Partnership project transforming the fortunes of vanishing wildflower meadows, grasslands and wildlife.

National Plant Monitoring Scheme

Habitat-based plant monitoring scheme designed by BSBI, CEH, Plantlife and JNCC. The aim is to collect data to provide an annual indication of changes in plant abundance and diversity.

Open Spaces Society

Works to protect and champion the common land, village greens, open spaces and public rights of way in England and Wales; includes a library of resources, details of membership and activities, news, and contacts.

Rainforest Concern

British charity which works to protect rainforests and their indigenous peoples.

Scotland & Northern Ireland Forum for Environmental Research (SNIFFER)

An independent agency that identifies, manages and delivers research within the environmental policy arena. Provides a profile, with a guide to their work in the fields of climate change, sustainable land use and water management, and environmental regulation.

Scottish Natural Heritage

Aims to help people enjoy Scotland's natural heritage responsibly, understand it more fully and use it wisely so that it can be sustained for future generations. https://www.facebook.com/ScottishNaturalHeritage SNH_Tweets

Tidy Northern Ireland

Environmental charity which campaigns against litter and promotes good environmental practices in Northern Ireland. Focuses on current programmes and the eco-schools initiative.

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