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Monday, April 30, 2012

The EnviroLink Network - The World-wide Information System for Renewable Energy

This is the kind of site to familiarize yourself with to follow Renewable Energy developments.

The EnviroLink Network - The World-wide Information System for Renewable Energy


About the EnviroLink Network

Mission | History | Non-Profit Services
Site Design | Support EnviroLink | Contact EnviroLink

EnviroLink is a non-profit organization... a grassroots online community that unites hundreds of organizations and volunteers around the world with millions of people in more than 150 countries. EnviroLink is dedicated to providing comprehensive, up-to-date environmental information and news.

At EnviroLink we're committed to promoting a sustainable society by connecting individuals and organizations through communications technologies. We recognize that our technologies are just tools, and that the solutions to our ecological challenges lie within our communities and their connection to the Earth itself.

EnviroLink does not take any positions on any specific environmental issues; it exists solely to act as a clearinghouse on the Internet for the environmental community, which is incredibly diverse in its views.

EnviroLink is run primarily by dedicated volunteers.

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HistoryThe EnviroLink Network was created in 1991 by Josh Knauer, while he was a freshman at Carnegie Mellon University. Since that time, EnviroLink has grown from a simple mailing list of 20 student activists to become one of the world's largest environmental information clearinghouses. In addition to being an information resource, EnviroLink provides non-profit organizations in the environmental and animal rights communities with free internet services.

Detailed Information:
WIRE is a globally accessible database for RE topics; a world-wide intranet which lets users publish as well as download structured information items. Material includes conference proceedings of the International Solar Energy Society. Using pre-determined publication templates, any registered user can create documents which are reviewed before publication. Advanced softwareallows integration of graphical elements as well as audio and video files. None of these features require knowledge of HTML - the only tool you need is a standard web browser (Netscape, Explorer, etc.). WIRE a FREE information initiative of the International Solar Energy Society (ISES).

"The Web is one element that's helping to recalibrate the meaning of green, with a host of expressive, informative and visually stunning sites, rich in history, lore, commentary -- and hard facts. Of these, The EnviroLink Network is the most beautiful." --Newsweek

"A good entry point for Web newcomers with an interest in all things ecological is the appropriately named EnviroLink. It boasts one of the largest and best-arranged listings of environmental organizations on the Web." --Time Magazine

"One of the most artfully designed sites on the Web, EnviroLink icons feature artwork from indigenous cultures around the world... The information delivered here more than lives up to its presentation...." --C|Net Snap's Best of the Web

"The Envirolink site is one of the largest online resources." --The New York Times

"Connects resources and HTML links to facilitate the healing for which our planet yearns....strongly recommended." --Wired

"The Web's most complete environmental service.... EnviroLink has excellent search tools to aid the bewildered traveler looking for specific environmental information." --E Magazine

"An excellent example of the global community ethic.... Pleasing to the eye and contains a bounty of useful information...[and] an extensive library. Attention to detail on EnviroLink is particularly noteworthy, right down to the icons.... A delightfully earthy experience! Verdict: Outstanding." --i-net (Australia)

"Had us dancing in our seats. This site is one of the most attractive and useful collections of Web pages we've encountered in our many travels." --Net Guide

Resources that may be related:


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International Energy Agency (last modified: 04/19/1998)

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International Coral Reef Information Network (last modified: 12/13/2002)


"Whole Building" Approach to Sustainable Design (last modified: 09/12/2000)


AlphaWolf Animal Fund (last modified: 04/16/2002)

American Hydrogen Association (last modified: 08/28/2000)

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