Earth Island Institute

FrackSwarm is a project of the Earth Island Institute, which was founded by environmental pioneer David Brower as an incubator for innovative projects in ecology and social justice.

Center for Media and Democracy

The wiki pages that make up the FrackSwarm’s informational resources are part of the Center for Media and Democracy’s SourceWatch wiki. Based in Madison, Wisconsin, the Center for Media and Democracy is an independent publisher noted for its reporting and analysis of corporate spin and propaganda. In addition to fracking, CMD’s SourceWatch wiki includes portals on toxic sludge, the financial crisis, front groups, and tobacco.


FrackSwarm shares research staff with CoalSwarm, its sister project.