Four websites to save the world

Who says computer geeks can’t save the planet? Here’s four great websites that illustrate the potential of the internet.

1. Kiva – an incredible website that lets you lend money to entrepreneurs in the developing world.

kiva“Kiva lets you connect with and loan money to unique small businesses in the developing world. By choosing a business on Kiva.org, you can “sponsor a business” and help the world’s working poor make great strides towards economic independence.”

2. Green Options – A great green living site, run by my good friend Shea Gunther.

Green Options“Green Options focuses on giving you the knowledge and resources you need in greening up your life.

3. dotherightthing.com – keeps an eye on big business. rightthing.gif

“dotherightthing is a place online where you can get unfiltered information about the impacts of companies on people and the world and make it worth their while to “do the right thing.”

4. hugg.com – I’ve hugged Hugg before – the top ‘Digg’ website for environmental news.Hugg

“Hugg is a new project by TreeHugger —a source for user-generated green news. What does this mean? It’s simple—how many times have you found an article, a video or a website that you’ve wanted to share with all your green friends? Well, Hugg lets you to share this stuff with everyone.”

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  1. […] to put together a comprehensive list of Green Websites (to add to the ones I’d mentioned here and here), Mashable have put together a huge list of  Green […]

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