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Organisations and initiatives

Access initiative, international network for implementation of the Aarhus Convention:
www.accessinitiative.org

Advancing Science, Serving Society (AAAS):
www.aaas.org

BMBF funding focus “Socio-economic research”:
www.sozial-oekologische-forschung.org

BMBF programme “Knowledge for decision-making”:
www.sciencepolicystudies.de

Campbell Collaboration
www.campbellcollaboration.org

Centre for Evidence-Based Conservation
www.cebc.bham.ac.uk

Center for Science and Technology Policy Research
http://sciencepolicy.colorado.edu/

Center for Science, Technology and Public Policy der University of Minesota
www.hhh.umn.edu/centers/stpp/index.html

Coastman. International training network on integrated coastal zone management
http://www.invemar.org.co/coastman/english/index.jsp

Cochrane Collaboration
www.cochrane.org

Committee on the Human Dimensions of Global Change (National Acadamies, USA)
www.nationalacademies.org/hdgc/index.html

Communication for Social Change Consortium
www.communicationforsocialchange.org/

Darwin Initiative (GB)
www.darwin.gov.uk

Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (GB)
www.defra.gov.uk

Descartes Communication Prize “Excellence in science communication”
www.cordis.lu/science-society/descartes/home.html

Earth System Science Partnership
www.essp.org

Environment, Conflict and Cooperation Platform
http://ecc-platform.org/

European Platform for Biodiversity Research Strategy
www.epbrs.org / www.bioplatform.info/index.htm

European Science Social Forum Network
www.essfnetwork.org

EU Science in Society Programme and Action Plan:
http://ec.europa.eu/research/science-society/home_en.cfm + media platform: www.alphagalileo.org

EVALUNET, evaluation network for transdisciplinary research in the framework of the BMBF socio-ecological funding focus
www.isoe.de/projekte/evalunet.htm

Fundacion Ambiente y Recursos Naturales“ (FARN):
www.farn.org.ar / english: http://www.farn.org.ar/en_index.html

German Institute for International and Security Affairs (Berlin): www.swp-berlin.org
and INTACT Project:
www.intact-climate.org

Greenfacts Organisation, Communicating Scientific Facts on Health and the Environment: www.greenfacts.org

Integrated coastal zone management:
http://europa.eu.int/comm/environment/iczm/projects.htm
www.coastalguide.org
www.netcoast.nl
www.coastal.crc.org.au
http://ccrm.vims.edu/
http://web.idrc.ca/en/ev-3209-201-1-DO_TOPIC.html

Initiative: “Re-thinking the university, reorientation in the sustainability horizon”
www.uni-lueneburg.de/gruppe2004

International Dialogue on Science and Practice in Sustainable Development
www.sustdialogue.org/

International Transdiciplinary Network on Case Studies for Sustainable Development
www.uns.ethz.ch/translab/ItdNet

Landcare Research New Zeeland
www.landcareresearch.co.nz/

Linking Knowledge to Action for Sustainable Development des „Roundtable on Science and Technology for Sustainability
www7.nationalacademies.org/sustainabilityroundtable/Linking_Knowledge_Main.html

Linking Science and Local Knowledge, Buliding Capacity for Integrated and Sustainable Management of Coastal Resources
www.sfu.ca/coastalstudies/linking/index.htm

Living Knowledge, The international Science Shop Network
www.scienceshops.org

Management of Social Transformations (MOST) Clearing-house:
www.unesco.org/most

MIT Global Change Research:
http://web.mit.edu/globalchange/www/

Millennium Ecosystem Assessment:
www.millenniumassessment.org

National Committee for Global Change Research (Germany)
www.nkgcf.org

National Council for Science and the Environment, USA
http://ncseonline.org

“Pan-European Biological and Landscape Diversity Strategy“, a clearing house mechanism operated by the European Centre for Nature Conservation (ECNC)
www.strategyguide.org

“Public Participation Campaign” for implementation Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration.
www.pp10.org

Regional Environmental Centre for Central an Eastern Europe“ (REC):
www.rec.org

“Research goes public”, BMBF initiative on the transfer of several research programmes in the services sector
www.research-goes-public.de / www.zefo.de

Resilience Alliance, research on resilience in socio-ecological systems - a basis for sustainability
www.resalliance.org

Royal Institution:
www.rigb.org

Royal Society:
www.royalsoc.ac.uk

Scientists and Citizens for Environmental Solutions:
www.biotica-moldova.org

Science and Development Network:
www.scidev.net/index.cfm

Science in Dialogue, German PUS platform
www.wissenschaft-im-dialog.de


Society for Organizational Learning:
www.solonline.org

Society for Social Studies of Science
http://4sonline.org/

Sustainable Development Communications Network (and its members):
www.sdcn.org

Sustainable Europe Research Institute
www.seri.at/

Transdisciplinarity Net, a platform for transdisciplinary research
www.transdisciplinarity.ch

Union of Concerned Scientists, Citizens and Scientists for Environmental Solutions:
www.ucsusa.org