This section is essentially a continuation of core global civil society movements where all the 'green stuff' now comes to bear. The cluster can perhaps best be summed up as standing on the interconnected conceptual pillars of (5) environment, food, health, sustainability and (non-human) animal concerns, with key concepts being (among others) anti-ecocide, anthropocene/holocene/sixth extinction, biodiversity, anti-carnism, climate change, ecology, ecological footprint, ecosocialism, environmental protection, environmental security, rewilding; ecological farming, Equilibrismus, food safety/security, gene drive, organic farming, organic food; sustainability, sustainable agriculture, sustainable development, sustainable or renewable energy, sustainable living; anti-speciesism, animal rights and welfare, vegetarianism, veganism.


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Action Group on Erosion, Technology and Concentration (etc Group) (facebook)

American Academy of Environmental Medicine

Beyond Carnism "for rational, compassionate food choices"

Beyond GM

Bioneers "Revolution from the Heart of Nature"

Carbon Trade Watch

Centre for the Study of Existential Risk (CSER)

Climate Liability News

ClimateViewer Geophysical Monitoring & Educational Maps

Development Alternatives by Ashok Khosla "eco-solutions for people and the planet"

DeSmog "Clearing the PR pollution that clouds climate science"

Environmental Change Institute at Oxford University

Equilibrism "Let us work with nature, not against it"

Eradicating Ecocide

Friends of Animals

Friends of the Earth International (FOEI) (facebook)

Global Carbon Project (Carbon Budget, Methane Budget, Nitrogen Budget)

Global Energy Observatory (GEO)

Global Footprint Network "Advancing the Science of Sustainability" (national partners)

GMWatch "Keep up with the latest news and comment on genetically modified foods"

Green Cross International

Greenpeace International (global directory) (facebook)

Institute for Responsible Technology "The Most Comprehensive Source of GMO Health Information on the Web"

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

International Nitrogen Initiative "Optimizing nitrogen use in food and energy production & minimizing the consequent harm to humans and the environmen"

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)

Sustainable Communities Online "for a more sustainable future"

Sustainable Development Solutions Network "A global initiative for the United Nations"

Sustainable Energy for All

System Change, Not Climate Change "an ecosocialist coalition"

The Earth Institute at Columbia University "Science and Sustainability"

The Movement for Compassionate Living (MCL)

The Vegan Society "Finding and Resolving the Root Causes of the Sustainability Problem"

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO)

Vegan Action

Vegetarian Society

World Animal Protection (WAP, formerly WSPA)

World Wildlife Fund (WWF) (global directory) (facebook)



Deutscher Sprachraum

Equilibrismus "Lasst uns mit der Natur wirtschaften und nicht gegen sie"

Heinrich Böll Stiftung "Die grüne politische Stiftung" -> Ökologie

Sustainable Europe Research Institute (SERI)

National and Local


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Books and Articles


Carrington, Damian, 2018, "Human race just 0.01% of all life but has eradicated most other living things", The Guardian, May 21, 2018.


Epstein, Samuel S., 2001, Got (Genetically Engineered) Milk! The Monsanto Milk Wars Handbook (E-book), New York: Seven Stories Press.

Epstein, Samuel S., 2005, Cancer-Gate: How to Win the Losing Cancer War, Baywood Publishing

Epstein, Samuel S., 2006, What’s In Your Milk? An Exposé of Industry and Government Cover-Up on the Dangers of the Genetically Engineered (rBGH) Milk You're Drinking, Trafford Publishing.

Epstein, Samuel S. & Fitzgerald, Randall, 2009, Toxic Beauty: How Cosmetics and Personal-Care Products Endanger Your Health... and What You Can Do About It, BenBella Books.

Epstein, Samuel S., 2011, NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE and AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY: Criminal Indifference to Cancer Prevention and Conflicts of Interest, Xlibris, Corp.

Video on cancer prevention.


etc Group/Civil Society Working Group on Gene Drives, 2016, Reckless Driving: Gene Drives and the End of Nature.

etc Group, 2017, The Gene Drive Files.


Franta, Benjamin, 2018, "Shell and Exxon's secret 1980s climate change warning", The Guardian, Sept. 19, 2018.


Fresco, Jacque, 2015, The Best That Money Can't Buy: Beyond Politics, Poverty & War, The Venus Project.


Hansen, James E., 2009, Storms of My Grandchildren: The Truth About the Coming Climate Catastrophe and Our Last Chance to Save Humanity, New York: Bloomsbury Publishing.


Harich, Jack (, 2011, Common Property Rights: A Process Driven Approach to Solving the Complete Sustainability Problem (videos), Lulu Press.


Hasham, Nicole, 2018, "BP claims an oil spill off Australia's coast would be a 'welcome boost' to local economies", The Sydney Morning Herald.


Hickel, Jason, 2018, "Why Growth Can't Be Green", Foreign Policy, Sept. 12, 2018.


Higgins, Polly, 2012, Earth Is Our Business: Changing the Rules of the Game, London: Shepheard-Walwyn.

Higgins, Polly, 2014, I Dare You To Be Great, London: Shepheard-Walwyn.

Higgins, Polly, 2015 [2010], Eradicating Ecocide: Exposing the Corporate and Political Practices Destroying the Planet and Proposing the Laws to Eradicate Ecocide, 2nd Edition, London: Shepheard-Walwyn.

Advocate for the Earth, a documentary about Polly Higgins.


Jensen, Derrick, 2016, The Myth of Human Supremacy, Seven Stories Press.


Joy, Melanie, 2009, Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows, Conari Press.


KIALO discussion, "Eating Meat is Wrong."


Klein, Naomi, 2014, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate, Simon & Schuster.


Kolbert, Elizabeth, 2006, Field Notes from a Catastroph: Man, Nature, and Climate Change, Bloomsbury.

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Kolbert, Elizabeth, 2014, The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History, Henry Holt & Company. (2015 Pulitzer Prize Winner)


Monbiot, George, (at The Guardian), 2007, Heat: How to Stop the Planet From Burning, South End Press.

Monbiot, George, 2013, Feral: Searching for Enchantment on the Frontiers of Rewilding, Penguin Books.


Pollan, Michael, 2006, The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals, Penguin.


Pope Francis, 2015, Laudato Si': On Care for Our Common Home,


Potter, Will, 2011, Green is the New Red: An Insider's Account of a Social Movement Under Siege, City Lights Publishers.


Review Lab, "Green Home Resource Guide"


Roberts, David, 2013, "None of the world’s top industries would be profitable if they paid for the natural capital they use", grist, Apr 17, 2013.


Sachs, Jeffrey D., 2015, The Age of Sustainable Development, Columbia University Press.


Savage, Karen, 2018, "Documents Detail What Shell Knew About Climate Change Decades Ago", Climate Liability News, April 5, 2018.


Shiva, Vandana, 1991, The Violence of the Green Revolution: Third World Agriculture, Ecology and Politics, Zed Books.

Shiva, Vandana & Mies, Maria, 1993/2014, Ecofeminism, Zed Books.

Shiva, Vandana, 1993, Monocultures of the Mind: Perspectives on Biodiversity and Biotechnology, Zed Books.

Shiva, Vandana, 1997/1999, Biopiracy: The Plunder of Nature & Knowledge, South End Press.

Shiva, Vandana, 1999/2010/2016, Staying Alive: Women, Ecology and Development, Women Unlimited/South End Press/North Atlantic Books.

Shiva, Vandana, 2000, Stolen Harvest: The Hijacking of the Global Food Supply, South End Press.

Shiva, Vandana, 2002, Water Wars: Privatization, Pollution and Profit, South End Press.

Shiva, Vandana, 2005, Globalization's New Wars: Seed, Water and Life Forms, New Delhi: Women Unlimited.

Shiva, Vandana, 2005/2015, Earth Democracy; Justice, Sustainability, and Peace, South End Press/North Atlantic Books.

Shiva, Vandana, 2008/2015, Soil Not Oil: Environmental Justice in an Age of Climate Crisis, South End Press/North Atlantic Books.Shiva, Vandana, 2012/2013, Making Peace With The Earth, Women Unlimited/Pluto Press.


Smith, Jeffrey M., 2003, Seeds of Deception: Exposing Industry and Government Lies About the Safety of the Genetically Engineered Foods You're Eating, Yes! Books.

Smith, Jeffrey M., 2007, Genetic Roulette: The Documented Health Risks of Genetically Engineered Foods, Yes! Books.


Wallace-Wells, David, 2017, "The Uninhabitable Earth", New York, July 9, 2017.


Webb, Whitney, 2017, "U.S. Military World’s Largest Polluter – Hundreds Of Bases Gravely Contaminated", MintPressNews, May 15, 2017.




London Real, 2017, James Aspey - Planet Slaughterhouse.

Andersen, Kip, 2014, Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret.

Andersen, Kip; Kuhn, Keegan, 2017, What the Health.


Curry, Marshall; Cullman, Sam, 2011, If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front.


Henein, Maryam; Langworthy, George, 2009, Vanishing of the Bees.


Imhoof, Markus, 2012, More Than Honey.


Joy, Melanie, 2015, The Secret Reason We Eat Meat.


Roxanne Meadows, 2012, Paradise or Oblivion.

Roxanne Meadows, 2015, The Choice is Ours.


Stewart, Rob, 2006, Sharkwater.

Stewart, Rob, 2012, Revolution.


TEDx Talks, Joy, Melanie, 2015, Beyond Carnism and Toward Rational, Authentic Food Choices.


UNILAD, 2017, Meat the End.


Arte, Monsanto: Mit Gift und Genen.


Das Erste, 2017, Auf Kosten des Menschen, July 16, 2017.

Peer-Reviewed Journals on Sustainability (a selection)