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Australian Air Quality Group Woodsmoke Site  Provides resources and background information on the most significant source of health-hazardous PM2.5 particles in Australia

Burning Issues  U.S. group dedicated to reducing woodsmoke pollution

National Pollutant Inventory  Australia's national database of pollutant emissions

Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities
Air pollutants in Australia:

Environment Protection and Heritage Council (EPHC)  Sets the National Environment Protection Measures (NEPM) for Air Quality

Air Health British Columbia Air quality and health information from Canada

California Air Resources Board Air Pollution Seminar Series

US EPA Air Science 40 seminar series

Rural Fire Service NSW  Information about bush fires and planned burn-offs 
Country Fire Authority Victoria
Rural Fire Service Queensland
Other Australian fire services

Australian Lung Foundation   Information on lung disease, its treatment, patient support and related issue
Advice on woodsmoke and your health:

Heart Foundation  Poor air quality is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. This website has information on keeping your heart healthy.

Australian Asbestos Network  The Australian Asbestos Network website has been created by a team of media researchers at Murdoch University in Perth, Western Australia to give you easy access to information on asbestos-related diseases, health information for work and home, and to tell the history of asbestos in Australia and abroad.

Mesothelioma Help

Mesothelioma Symptoms  U.S. website featuring information and resources for patients and their families to better understand the symptoms of mesothelioma and the various aspects of diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment.

Pleural Mesothelioma Center - up to date information on asbestos and its negative health effects - provides vital services and free resources for patients and families affected by mesothelioma and other asbestos-related cancers

World Health Organisation directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system
Air quality guidelines for particulate matter, ozone, nitrogen dioxide and sulfur dioxide - Global update 2005:

The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves is a public-private initiative to save lives, improve livelihoods, empower women, and combat climate change by creating a thriving global market for clean and efficient household cooking solutions.  |   Cooking shouldn't kill

Beyond Zero Emissions podcasts  Beyond Zero Radio for Climate Solutions

Sustainable Living Armidale  Part of the global Transition Towns movement in Armidale, NSW

Clean Energy Council  The peak body representing Australia’s clean energy sector

Friends of the Earth Australia  Clean energy solutions to Climate Change

Earth Day Network Earth Day 2012 is on April 22

Climate Change: a warming world The story of our warming world from NASA's Goddard Institude for Space Studies works to advance CO2 literacy as a stepping stone to decisions and solutions that will bring humanity's main environmental crises to an end: global warming, climate change and ocean acidification.

EcoSolar Housing  Designing houses for the 21st century

Natural Resources Defense Council  (NRDC) Environmental action group in the U.S. NRDC works to solve the most pressing environmental issues we face today: Curbing Global Warming and Creating the Clean Energy Future; Reviving the World's Oceans; Protecting Health by Preventing Pollution; Fostering Sustainable Communities.

Rocky Mountain Institute "At Rocky Mountain Institute we are practitioners, not theorists. We do solutions, not problems. We do transformation, not incrementalism.” Amory Lovins, Co-founder, Chairman and Chief Scientist. Homepage:
Reinventing Fire Bold Business Solutions for the New Energy Era offers actionable solutions for four energy-intensive sectors of the economy: transportation, buildings, industry, and electricity

Solar Air Heating  is a renewable energy heating technology used to heat or condition air for buildings or process heat applications. It is typically the most cost-effective out of all the solar technologies, especially in commercial and industrial applications, and it addresses the largest usage of building energy in heating climates, which is space heating and industrial. SolarWall Solar Air Heating Technology

Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC) is the primary climate-change data and information analysis center of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). CDIAC is located at DOE's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and includes the World Data Center for Atmospheric Trace Gases.