PANNA: Resource Pointer #309 (Green Directories)


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Resource Pointer #309 (Green Directories)
February 13, 2003

For copies of the following resources, please contact the appropriate publishers or organizations directly.

*The Environmental Guidebook: A Selective Reference Guide to Environmental Organizations and Related Entities, 2002* Jeff Staudinger, Environmental Frontlines. Profiles nearly 500 key environmental, governmental, multinational, political, trade, labor and "opposing view" organizations actively engaged in environmental issues and activities. Includes program areas of focus, publications and activities, revenue and expense data, and contact information. 294 pages. US$40 for individuals and non-profits; $50 for other groups; $20 for students. Contact Environmental Frontlines, PO Box 43, Menlo Park, CA 94026; phone/fax (650) 323-8452; email info@envirofront.org; Web site http://www.envirofront.org/.

*Generic Materials and Brand Name Products List, 2002* Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI). Offers information and recommendations on more than 700 generic materials and more than 450 specific, brand name products used in organic production, processing and handling. Brand name information available online at http://www.omri.org/. Subscriptions include yearly List updates and a quarterly newsletter; US$100 for individuals, $150 for non-profits, $200 for companies, $35 for educational use. Contact OMRI, Box 11558, Eugene, OR 97440; phone (541) 343-7600; fax (541) 343-8971; email info@omri.org; Web site http://www.omri.org/.

*Organic Agriculture Worldwide: IFOAM Directory of Member Organizations and Associates, 2002* IFOAM. Lists IFOAM regional groups, associated organic certification bodies, and member organizations and their activities (including production, processing, lobby work, consulting, fair trade, etc), organized by country. 73 pages. Euro$16, approx US$17. Contact IFOAM c/o Okozentrum Imsbach, D-66636 Tholey-Theley, Germany; phone (49-6853) 919 890; fax (49-6853) 919 899; email HeadOffice@ifoam.org; Web site http://www.ifoam.org/.

*Healthy Documents: A Sourcebook of Important Documents and Instruments that Impact on Peoples' Health, 2001* World Alliance of Breastfeeding Action and People's Health Assembly. Provides summaries of declarations and agreements adopted by various international groups, including the United Nations, World Trade Organization, International People's Health Assembly, and other forums and conferences. Documents address issues of health rights, public health and social development, nutrition, and women's and children's health. 222 pages. Online version available at http://www.healthydocuments.info. Contact Healthy Documents, World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA), PO Box 1200, 10850 Penang, Malaysia; phone (60-4) 658 4816; fax (60-4) 657 2655; email info@healthydocuments.info; Web site http://www.healthydocuments.info.

*Greenbook 2002: Sustaining People, Land and Communities, 2002* Energy and Sustainable Agriculture Program, Minnesota Department of Agriculture. Annual publication; highlights results of farmers and researchers involved in sustainable farming in Minnesota. Includes program activity updates, essays on rural community health, and project updates on soil quality, integrated pest management (IPM), organic farming, composting and crop diversification. 162 pages. Download free at http://www.mda.state.mn.us/esap/. Contact Energy and Sustainable Agriculture Program, Minnesota Department of Agriculture, 90 West Plato Boulevard, St. Paul, MN 55107; phone (651) 296-7673; fax (651) 297-7678; email Alison.Fish@state.mn.us; Web site http://www.mda.state.mn.us/esap/.

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