Community Groups and Environmental Leadership Part II:  Environmental NGOs, Civil Society,  Volunteer Groups and Local Act...
What am I going to talk about? <ul><li>PART I: Encountering Environmentalism </li></ul><ul><li>Participation, Volunteerism...
Types of Interests <ul><li>Green </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Terrestrial Conservation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Animal Welfare ...
Sustainable Lifestyles http://www.groundupinitiative.org
Type of Groups <ul><li>Different Scales / Focus Area </li></ul><ul><li>International (WWF-Singapore) </li></ul><ul><li>Nat...
Type of Groups <ul><li>Forms of Legitimacy </li></ul><ul><li>Public Company Limited by Guarantee </li></ul><ul><li>Registe...
Public Company Limited by Guarantee Only  ONE*  in Singapore! The only environmental one
Institution Groups Government 3P (People-Public-Private) Projects
Institution Groups Government’s Volunteers
Institution Groups Government’s officially endorsed NGO partners
“Illegal” Volunteer Groups http://nakedhermitcrabs.blogspot.com
Informal Associative Groups
Informal Associative Groups
Type of Action <ul><li>Public Education / Exhibition & Walks </li></ul><ul><li>Scientific Monitoring & Research </li></ul>...
Public Education
Public Education
Scientific Monitoring
Cleaning up or scientific monitoring? http://coastalcleanup.wordpress.com/
Documentation
Advocacy First ever gathering of  animal lovers at Speakers' Corner! ACRES’ campaign against shark fin soup ‘ When sharks ...
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    1. 1. Community Groups and Environmental Leadership Part II: Environmental NGOs, Civil Society, Volunteer Groups and Local Action GE3239 Environmental Sustainability 9 April 2009
    2. 2. What am I going to talk about? <ul><li>PART I: Encountering Environmentalism </li></ul><ul><li>Participation, Volunteerism and Environmental Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborations </li></ul><ul><li>How to get involved </li></ul><ul><li>PART II: Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Type of interests </li></ul><ul><li>Type of groups </li></ul><ul><li>Type of actions </li></ul>Before getting started, get to know what is out there!
    3. 3. Types of Interests <ul><li>Green </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Terrestrial Conservation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Animal Welfare </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Blue </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Marine Conservation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Brown </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Waste and Recycling </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Climate Change & Energy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ Lifestyle” & Food </li></ul>
    4. 4. Sustainable Lifestyles http://www.groundupinitiative.org
    5. 5. Type of Groups <ul><li>Different Scales / Focus Area </li></ul><ul><li>International (WWF-Singapore) </li></ul><ul><li>National (Nature Society Singapore) </li></ul><ul><li>District (South West CDC) </li></ul><ul><li>Institutional (NUSSU SAVE) </li></ul>
    6. 6. Type of Groups <ul><li>Forms of Legitimacy </li></ul><ul><li>Public Company Limited by Guarantee </li></ul><ul><li>Registered Societies </li></ul><ul><li>Social Enterprises / Commercial </li></ul><ul><li>Institution / School Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer Groups (no legal identity) </li></ul><ul><li>Informal Associative Groups </li></ul>
    7. 7. Public Company Limited by Guarantee Only ONE* in Singapore! The only environmental one
    8. 8. Institution Groups Government 3P (People-Public-Private) Projects
    9. 9. Institution Groups Government’s Volunteers
    10. 10. Institution Groups Government’s officially endorsed NGO partners
    11. 11. “Illegal” Volunteer Groups http://nakedhermitcrabs.blogspot.com
    12. 12. Informal Associative Groups
    13. 13. Informal Associative Groups
    14. 14. Type of Action <ul><li>Public Education / Exhibition & Walks </li></ul><ul><li>Scientific Monitoring & Research </li></ul><ul><li>Communication & Documentation </li></ul><ul><li>Social Media and Cyber Advocacy </li></ul><ul><li>Petitions and Lobbying </li></ul><ul><li>Fund Raising </li></ul>
    15. 15. Public Education
    16. 16. Public Education
    17. 17. Scientific Monitoring
    18. 18. Cleaning up or scientific monitoring? http://coastalcleanup.wordpress.com/
    19. 19. Documentation
    20. 20. Advocacy First ever gathering of animal lovers at Speakers' Corner! ACRES’ campaign against shark fin soup ‘ When sharks die, the oceans die’ Date: 18 April 2009 Time: 2pm to 5pm Venue: Hong Lim Park (Speaker’s Corner)

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