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TakingITGlobal.org
is an online community that connects youth to find inspiration, access information, get involved, and take action in their local and global communities. It's the world's most popular online community for young people interested in making a difference, with hundreds of thousands of unique visitors each month.

Youth ExChange
How to balance looking cool and feeling cool with the need to combat climate are among the key tips in the new United Nations YouthXchange Training kit. This updated version of the guide also gets to grips with the mountains of waste emerging across the globe as a result of today's fast throw-away society from mobile phones to fashion. The Youth Exchange provides us with content that we are able to convey to other young people, empowering them to make different choices in their daily lives and be actors of change", says Gabriela Monteiro, one of UNEP's Youth Advisors.

Youth Action Centre
The Youth Action Centre is part of Green Street’s National Youth Engagement Program and has links to volunteering, environmental internships, careers, conferences and even environmental teen travel trips.

Students on Ice
This site details the trips that students can apply to participate in to the ends of the earth . Students travel as if on an actual expedition, work with experts and interact with or see stakeholders (whales and polar bears count) at all levels.

Planet Slayer
The world is being consumed by greed and waste. Fly your ship around the stratosphere and decide whether you will save or slay the planet.

My Foot Print
Calculate your ecological footprint and find ways to reduce it.

World Wildlife Foundation's Living Planet
The WWF’s periodic update of how the planet is fairing using the Living Planet Index, also incorporates the Ecological Footprint calculations.

Action for Nature
Site which encourages youth to stand up for the environment has links to games, youth eco-heroes, Acting for Nature book which tells the stories of young people around the world working for the environment.

Environment Canada - Information for Youth
Look at employment, funding for your project, or calculate your footprint.

  The Green Team
Hear what they have to say - make your own video and send it to us - maybe we'll use yours instead!

An Inconvenient Truth Internet Resources

Climate Crisis
AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH argues that global warming is not just about science, nor is it just a political issue: it is a moral issue and we have a responsibility to do something about it.

Conservation International
Much in the same way that CI helps businesses and groups, such as Pearl Jam, offset their carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gas emissions, we provide the carbon calculator below to help conservation-minded individuals reduce their own ecological footprints.

Day after Tomorrow Internet Resources

National Snow and Ice Data Centre
Official NASA response to the movie with background provided by NSIDC. Format is Question and Answer, Page of scientific links.

Ocean and Climatic Change Institute
Questions and Answers about the plausibility of the catastrophic events occurring in the movie.

The National Center for Atmospheric Research and UCAR Office of Programs
Q & A about events in the movie with links to scientific experts.

 

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