List of Organisations

A lot of more or less formally constituted organisations and informal groups came together at various stages during the development of the green movement. Here we list a sample of some significant ones in the UK. Title links to main article on this site.

Name Start Notes
The Soil Association 1946 to today
Movement for Survival 1972 Merged into PEOPLE 1973/4
PEOPLE 1972 Renamed as Ecology Party 1975
Oxford Ecology Movement 1975? Disoloved after 1979 election
Oxford Ecology Party 1980 to 1983 
Ecology Party 1975 Renamed The Green Party 1985
The Green Collective 1982 to 1987
GreenLine Magazine 1982 to late 1990s 
The Green Party 1985 to 1990
The Green Party of England and Wales 1990  Renamed after Scotland and Northern Ireland formed separate Green Parties
     

 

Primitive People's Fund - 1969 to now as Survival International

Friends of the Earth (FoE) England, Wales & N.ireland. 1971 to now. formed as a branch of FoE International which started in 1969

Greenpeace UK. 1977 to now. Greenpeace itself was founded during the period 1969-71 (dates vary), the UK office opened in 1977 although many in the UK were already involved in and supporting its activities internationally

CND 1958 to now, and particularly Ecology/Green CND 1975 to 1985

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