On the Web

Climate Reality Project
August 19, 2014

Founded in 2006 by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, the Climate Reality Project aims to raise awareness of and solutions to climate change and help "power the revolution for climate action"....

MapStory
August 5, 2014

MapStory aims to provide a forum for sharing data about global dynamics over time, leading to a better understanding of who we are, how we've changed, and what the future might hold for humankind and the planet....

Costs of War
July 22, 2014

A nonpartisan initiative based at Brown University's Watson Institute for International Studies, the Costs of War Project aims to provide a broad outline of the domestic and international costs and consequences of the U.S. wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Pakistan since the 9/11 attacks....

Civil Rights Movement Veterans
July 8, 2014

Created by Veterans of the Southern Freedom Movement (1951-1968), the site provides educational resources about the civil rights movement from the point of view of movement participants....

Buckminster Fuller Institute
June 24, 2014

Since 1983, BFI has served as a clearinghouse for information about architect/inventor/author/visionary R. Buckminster "Bucky" Fuller....

NGO Aid Map
June 11, 2014

An initiative of InterAction, a membership organization of NGOs working around the globe, the NGO Aid Map provides detailed information on member organizations' active projects....

Partners in Parkinson’s
May 29, 2014

The site aims to provide patients and caregivers with resources for managing Parkinson's disease, information on current research, and opportunities to connect with other patients, caregivers, and clinicians....

America Healing Racial Equity Resource Guide
May 13, 2014

A project of the Kellogg Foundation's America Healing initiative, the Racial Equity Resource Guide provides links to articles, books, data, organizations, media strategies, and training curricula of interest to those working to achieve racial healing and equity.

diversitydatakids.org
April 29, 2014

A project of Brandeis University's Institute for Child, Youth and Family Policy, diversitydatakids.org monitors progress toward improved well-being for children of all racial/ethnic groups....

Global Forest Watch
April 15, 2014

Global Forest Watch is a dynamic online forest monitoring and alert system that empowers people around the world to contribute to better forest management....

Cradle to Cradle Certified Innovation Institute
April 1, 2014

Established in 2010, the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute administers the Cradle to Cradle Certified Product Standard, an effort to transform the production of consumer products into a positive force for society and the environment....

Charity Checker
March 18, 2014

Launched in January 2014, Charity Checker compiles ratings and reviews of nonprofits from the Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance, Charity Navigator, and GreatNonprofits....