Institute for Appropriate Technology

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Summertown TN 38483-0090 USA


  • The Center for Regenerative Studies - A CSU Pomona based setting for education, demonstration and research in self-sustaining technologies.
  • Clark University Environmental School - Degrees in Sustainable Development, Worcester, Mass.
  • Center for Sustainable Design - Research and teaching department at the Surrey Institute of Art and Design.
  • Community Eco-Design Network (CEN) - Non-profit organization providing access to materials, expertise and labor for affordable, ecological building projects. Conducts straw bale construction workshops.
  • Ecotema - Environmental education in the Third World. We can recycle your old computer, using it in our environmental learning center!
  • Findhorn Foundation - In Scotland, we are an educational charity and international spiritual community. We are developing as an eco-village.
  • Global Forum: The Role of Education - The Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK) has just launched a web site to serve as a place for the citizens of the world to discuss challenging issues relating to education.
  • Institute for Global Communications (IGC) - The Institute for Global Communications (IGC) is a nonprofit organization that provides alternative sources of information as well as online access and comprehensive Internet services for progressive individuals and organizations.
  • The Humboldt Nation - An educational non-profit project dedicated to a sustainable future, here in Humboldt and around the globe.
  • Namibian Environmental Education Network - Promotes environmental education at all levels in Namibia, and monitors environmental projects and forums.
  • OIC International (OICI) - OICI assists local communities and governments in developing countries in the creation of non-formal skills training institutions that are effective, sustainable and responsive to local training needs.
  • Sustainable Communities Network of Nova Scotia - The mandate of the SCN is to promote a vision of resilient communities which are environment and people friendly. In this vision, communities have a healthy and diverse economic, social and cultural life, and a measure of self-reliance. The SCN promotes this vision by facilitating information exchange, educational opportunities and cooperation among groups and individuals with an interest in sustainable communities.
  • The Natural Step - The Natural Step (TNS) is an international non-profit organisation working to build an ecologically, socially and economically sustainable society. TNS offers a framework that is based on science and serves as a compass for businesses, communities, academia, government entities and individuals working to redesign their activities to become more sustainable.

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