Green Job listings & agencies


The sites listed feature job vacancies in the environmental field at many levels and in many different contexts. Many define ‘environmental’ very broadly, or are linked to agencies which offer a wider range of jobs. Most of the following websites contain listings of jobs through which one can scroll, or a database of vacancies which one can search.

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Hungry Planet: What The World Eats


Peter Menzel and Faith D’Aluisio traveled the world documenting that most basic of human behaviors — what we eat. Their project, “Hungry Planet,” depicts everything that an average family consumes in a given week–and what it costs — laid out in thought-provoking detail. Their results will be exhibited by The Nobel Peace Center to give viewers a peek into kitchens from Norway to Kuwait, and to raise awareness about how environments and cultures influence the cost and calories of the world’s dinners.

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16th IUAPPA world clean air congress, Cape Town, South Africa


Only three days left for the 16th IUAPPA world clean air congress in Cape Town, South Africa. The upcoming congress, theme: “Many Nations – One Atmosphere: Plotting the Path to Sustainability” – will highlight the exchange of experiences and ideas – serving as a pathway to the development of innovative initiatives to manage air quality and climate change, ultimately ensuring the sustainability of our economies and way of life.

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25 Ways To Be Environmentally Conscious


Everybody is making strides to protect and preserve the environment. True enough, the new war cry of most individuals and organizations today is “Go Green”. Our decisions and actions contribute to the deterioration or well-being of the environment, and it is something that none of us can ever afford to look right through.

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Top 10 Most Influential Cob

Laughing House at the Cob Cottage Company, Coquille, Oregon

It’s time to take a look into the world of natural building by looking at some of the most influential cob builders. You might have heard of some of these people before as they’ve demonstrated their craft and expertise in the field. Many of them you might just be hearing about for the first time. 

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Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis

ipccIPCC: The responsibilities of man on climate change

The draft of 31 pages was delivered on Monday , by scientists and representatives from 110 countries . After one last ” hairstyle “, the final document will be approved and presented on Friday , and will act as a guide for the governments in the next two years who will attempt to agree on the framework that will succeed the Kyoto Protocol .

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Vindskip: promises for sustainable sea transport


A Norwegian businessman has announced that he designed and he is planning to build the most ecological merchant vessel in the world. The Vindskip (Windship) will be a hybrid powered partly by the wind, without any wind turbines but thanks to its shape, which will make it function as a sailboat’s sail.

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Oxfam: A hotter world is a hungrier world

Pregnant mother Salma faces food shortages due to flooding in her village, Char Atra, in Bangladesh.  Photo: Dan Chung
Pregnant mother Salma faces food shortages due to flooding in her village, Char Atra, in Bangladesh.
Photo: Dan Chung

Climate change will leave families caught in a vicious spiral of falling incomes, rising food prices, and declining quality of food, leading to a devastating impact on the health of millions, Oxfam warns today.

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