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Environment: NGOs

A guide to resources on Environment at the HKUST Library and on the Internet

Non-Governmental Organizations


Greenpeace China - Commits to seek and build a green growth pattern, together with the people of China.

Friends of Nature - The oldest environmental NGO in China.

Green Camel Bell - The first non-governmental environmental protection organization in Gansu, 

Wildlife Conservation Society China - Commits to save wildlife and wild spaces.

Hong Kong

The Conservancy Association - Founded in 1968, is the non-government environmental organisation with the longest history in Hong Kong.

Friends of the Earth(HK) - Aims to protect and improve the environment, locally and regionally through projects, education, campaigns and research.

Green Power(HK)  - A non-profit organization in Hong Kong that promotes "green living" and environment education.

WWF -  Hong Kong A local charity dedicated to environmental protection through the implementation of conservation and education projects in Hong Kong and China.



Earth Island Institute - Earth Island Institute provides organizational support in developing projects for the conservation, preservation, and restoration of the global environment.

Friends of the Earth -  This non-profit organization aims to protect and improve the environment through projects, education, campaigns and research.

Greenpeace International - "An independent global campaigning organisation that acts to change attitudes and behaviour, to protect and conserve the environment and to promote peace".

International Institute for Sustainable Development - IISD's mission is to promote sustainable development in decision making internationally and within Canada. It provides useful information and links such as global green standards and government policy instruments.

National Council for Science and the Environment -  National Council for Science and the Environment is a not-for-profit organization in the United States dedicated to improve the scientific basis for environmental decision making.

Natural Resources Defense Council, United States -  NRDC uses law, science, and the support of more than 3 million members nationwide to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all living things.

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