For teachers and students

Australian Government Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency

Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities

NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA)

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service

Sydney Water

Fun stuff for Kids

CSIRO: activity

US EPA: climate change kids’ site

NASA Climate Kids

Organisations and Government

The Australia Institute

Australian Bureau of Statistics

Australian Conservation Foundation

Australian Ethical Investment

Australian Marine Conservation Society

Cleanup Australia

CSIRO

Greenpeace

Fair Trade Association of Australia and New Zealand

Forest Stewardship Council Australia

Institute for Sustainable Futures

Local Government and Shires Association of NSW

Marine Stewardship Council

Nature Conservation Council of NSW

Planet Ark

United Nations Environment Program

WWF Australia

Directories and Magazines

Eco-shout Green Directory

Ecospecifier (green building materials and technologies)

The Green Directory

Climate

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

CSIRO: Adaptation to climate change

Australian Government Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency

Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme

Land, Water and Biodiversity

Australian Academy of Sciences: monitoring the white death– soil salinity

Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities

Australian Museum: Australia’s biodiversity

Greening Australia

Landcare Australia

Murray-Darling Basin Authority

NSW Department of Primary Industries

Acidsulfate soils

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service

Savewater

Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Scheme

Waterwatch

Eco-Design

Design for Environment (PDF)

Built Environment

Sustainable home design guide

Energy Rating: energy efficient appliances

Forest Stewardship Council Australia (building materials)

Michael Mobbs Sustainable Projects (the sustainable house)

Sustainable Gardening Australia

Recycling

Cansmart (steel can recycling)

NSW Government Environment and Heritage

Planet Ark and Sensis: recycling near you

Visy Recycling

Energy

Alternative Technology Association

GreenPower

Transport

Bicycle NSW

Pedestrian Council of Australia

NSW Ministry of Transport

The Green Vehicle Guide

Greenfleet

Copyright and Permissions

Arts Law Centre of Australia

Australian Copyright Council: information sheets

Copyright Act 1968

Terry Janke, Our culture: our future: report on Australian Indigenous cultural and intellectual property rights, Michael Frankel & Company Solicitors, 1998 (PDF)

Products

Where to learn more about some items designed for ecological sustainability

Home insulation

Homewares: www.ecoathome.com.au and www.biome.com.au

Biodegradable plastics: www.plantic.com.au and www.ausasialink.com

Envirofill Biodegradable packaging beads

Cork tiles

Do-It-Yourself water saving kit

Water-saving devices, solar hot water

Energy-efficient light bulbs

Energy rating scheme

Fair trade tea

Recycled glass tiles

Hebel brick

Interface carpet tiles

LED torch

Linoleum

Pilot BeGreen pens

Polartec clothing

Water saving products

Sisal floor covering

Termimesh

Water-efficient shower head

Water efficiency labelling scheme

Wind-up radio and solar-powered products

Wool insulation

Sustainable fish dinners