When it comes to ecology, the internet has been an invaluable medium to spread awareness among all age groups and trigger actions that result in positive change. There are eco-friendly websites for kids, great resources for teachers and parents, sites for entrepreneurs and managers who are concerned about business for sustainable living, wonderful learning resources, interactive quizzes and games, loads of practical ways to get involved and DO something for the environment, every day, just by the choices you make.
Here we present a collection of eco-friendly websites and website templates that will educate, engage and inspire you to go green!
This is a kid-friendly site about looking after the planet. Animated video episodes about The Greens educate and inform kids about living green every day.
Ranger Rick Green Zone
An initiative of the National Wildlife Federation, this site is aimed at engaging kids in greening the future of the planet.
Ecology Global Network
The ECOLOGY Global Network covers every avenue of today’s environmental dynamics tied all together into an integrated media delivery system. It creates a global community for the interactive exchange, application and consumption of information across all educational, business, consumer and entertainment platforms. Its mission is to inspire all people to become stewards of the environment in which we live.
Ecology and Environment
Ecology and Environment, Inc. (E & E) is a recognized global leader in environmental management and has completed over 50,000 projects in 113 different countries, in nearly every ecosystem on the planet, to provide solutions to a wide range of environmental problems.
Go Green Baby
A place to buy natural and organic products for your babies and loved ones – cloth diapers, natural wood teethers, rattles and toys, besides bedding, carriers, body care products and clothes.
Ecohearth is where you can find “everything you need to go and stay green.” It provides thought provoking, educational and practical green information through original ecology articles, environmental blogs and commentaries, plus ecology videos and information on eco-friendly products, green jobs and environmental activism.
Ecokids is a free environmental education program that offers curriculum-linked materials and activities for Canadian elementary schools to engage in environmental action. It is an interactive environmental web site for children, their families, and educators in Canada and around the world.
Give Tree Gifts
This site encourages people to plant trees and nurture the earth by giving tree seeds and seedlings as earth friendly gifts. They can buy these gifts online. With each paid order, GTG plants a tree – making a green impact on the planet!
A student’s guide to Global Climate Change
An EPA initiative, this site encourages students to learn the basics and see the impacts of Global Climate Change, think like a scientist and be part of the solution.
Natural Resources Defense Council
NRDC describes itself as “The earth’s best defense”. It is the nation’s most effective environmental action group, combining the grassroots power of 1.3 million members and online activists with the courtroom clout and expertise of more than 350 lawyers, scientists and other professionals.
This site sells practical books, magazines, DVDs, tools and products chosen to inspire you to live a greener, more environmentally friendly, healthy and sustainable lifestyle.
Green Choices promotes eco-living and empowers you with simple, direct information on green alternatives to make a lasting difference, for the benefit of all. Protecting the environment is a choice that becomes a part of life.
EPA (United States Environment Protection Agency)
The EPA site provides a lot of information on environmental issues; the science and technology that affect them or can be used to manage them; the laws and regulations that guide businesses. This section of the site provides games, quizzes and information to teach children and involve them in saving the environment.
This innovative website sells eco-friendly gadgets and technology across Europe, North America and Asia. It includes solar/wind/human powered products and news stories.
A top employment service website for the emerging go green workers focuses on the industries of efficient resources and renewable energy, provides job listings and insights into current markets and trends.
The Green Guide
The Green Shopping Guide is a business directory for UK and international businesses and charities, selling or promoting environmentally friendly services and products.
GAS (Green Any Site)
This site makes it possible to donate a portion of an online purchase to the environment. It’s free, there’s nothing to install, you can get discounts and deals as you normally do – and it just takes two clicks each time you buy something to do your bit for the environment!
Earth911 provides consumers with accessible and actionable recycling information across the country. The Earth911 Recycling Directory contains recycling information for over 300 materials. Earth911 has collected over 1 million ways to recycle that people can search for to find their nearest recycling options and resources.
The Fox Website
The Fox Website is the one place for information on all aspects of red fox ecology, behaviour, management and human conflict.
Sea Turtle Conservancy
It is the mission of Sea Turtle Conservancy to ensure the survival of sea turtles within the Caribbean, Atlantic and Pacific through research, education, training, advocacy and protection of the natural habitats upon which they depend.
Eco-friendly website templates
Entheos presents a range of website templates for your eco-friendly website, from Flash8 to Drupal 6 to CSS sites.
This CSS Static Full Site website template uses Cascading Style Sheets technology. CSS allows web designers to easily format and style all the pages of a website at one time.
This website template in Flash 8 creates leaf and graphic special effects against a pleasing layout. Even the menu and inset photographs have attractive Flash 8 effects.
This website template for sustainable energy uses a Drupal 6 theme. As free software, Drupal 6 has proven itself to be one of the most popular open source content management systems. Users can easily arrange and customize a wide variety of website content.
Mercy Animal Reserve
Ready-made CSS full website template with Flash 8 animation.
Ready-made CSS full website design with Flash 8 animation.
This is a Drupal Template. Drupal is a PHP-based open source content management system (CMS) that allows users to create and organize website content and edit the layout.
CSS Full Site Flash 8 template for a green business.
This green building website template uses a Drupal 6 theme. Drupal 6 is a popular open source management system and lets users easily handle a wide variety of website content. This design is also available as: PSD Template | CSS FULL SITE FLASH 8
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