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1000 Friends of Hawaii
Concerned with reasonable and responsible growth through planning, management, and water & land use policies to protect the environment, human health, and cultural & natural resources.
Conservation Council for Hawaiʻi
A wildlife conservation group affiliated with the National Wildlife Federation
. It is "dedicated to protecting native Hawaiian plants, animals, and ecosystems for future generations."
Hawaiʻi Audubon Society
Fosters "community values that result in the protection & restoration of native ecosystems & conservation of natural resources through education, science & advocacy in Hawaiʻi & the Pacific.
Hawaiʻi Department of Land & Natural Resources
The State's agency with responsibility to "enhance, protect, conserve & manage Hawaiʻi's unique & limited natural, cultural & historical resources held in public trust."
Hawaii Tourism Authority: Mālama Hawai‘i Program
A statewide initiative in which travel industry partners and local organizations provide volunteer opportunities to visitors.
KAHEA Hawaiian-Environmental Alliance
A grassroots "alliance of Native Hawaiian cultural practitioners, environmental advocates, resource experts, activists, and individuals concerned with protecting Hawaiʻi's fragile environment & unique culture".
The Nature Conservancy in Hawai‘i
A local chapter of a global organization working to "protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people."
Outdoor Circle of Hawai‘i
Grassroots organization that plants trees, and works to conserve green space and scenic views.
Sea Grant - University of Hawai‘i
Part of a national network programs promoting better understanding, conservation, and use of coastal resources.
Sierra Club of Hawai‘i
The local chapter of the national grassroots environmental organization.
Sustainable Tourism Association of Hawaiʻi
This nonprofit's mission is "To protect Hawaiʻi's unique natural environment and host culture through the promotion of responsible travel and educational programs relating to sustainable tourism for residents, businesses and visitors."
"Dedicated to helping transform our islands’ capacity for enduring self-reliance by balancing ecological, socio-cultural and economic needs through community education, innovative practice and advocacy."
UH CTAHR: Publications: Economic Issues
Publications from the University of Hawaiʻi's College of Tropical Agriculture & Human Resources.
UHERO Environmental Policy & Planning Group
This group of the Economic Research Organization of the University of Hawaii "partners with government, non-profit, business, and community groups to address Hawaiʻi’s key environmental policy challenges [by employing] interdisciplinary methods and tools to study the interconnection between human and natural systems with the purpose of contributing to more effective decision making."
UH Water Resources Research Center
Researches water & wastewater management problems and issues in Hawai‘i and the Pacific.
The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB)
"A major international initiative to draw attention to the global economic benefits of biodiversity, to highlight the growing costs of biodiversity loss and ecosystem degradation, and to draw together expertise from the fields of science, economics and policy to enable practical actions moving forward."
A large collection of online economics-related papers and journal articles, most of which you can access for free.
Electricity Markets & Policy
Offers "independent, interdisciplinary analyses of technical, economic, and policy issues related to the U.S. electricity sector" (Scout Rpt)
Environmental Protection Agency: Environmental Ecoomics
"EPA uses economic analyses to improve the effectiveness of its environmental policies. A variety of economic tools allow the costs and benefits of different policy options to be compared. EPA also pursues new research to develop improved methods for measuring the economic consequences of environmental outcomes."
IMF eLibrary: Environmental Economics
The IMF eLibrary has "periodicals, books, working papers and studies, and data and statistical tools."
University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization
Provides data, analysis, and forecasts related to Hawaii's "visitor industry, income, employment, and other crucial indicators of Hawai‘i's economy."
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