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International Documents

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International Information on the Environment

Index

A-C
Acidification
Agriculture
Air Quality
Animals
Atmosphere
Biodiversity
Biosphere
Chemicals
Children
Climate
Coasts
Compliance
Conflict
Conservation


D-F
Dams
Desertification
Disasters
Earth Sciences
Economics
Ecosystems
Energy
Environmental Assessment
Environmental Policy
Ethics
Fisheries
Food
Forests

G-J
Globalization
Hazardous Waste
Health
Human Settlements
Indigenous Peoples
Islands

K-P
Labor
Lakes
Law
Manufacturing
Marine Environment
Minerals
Noise Pollution
Nuclear Waste
Oceans & Seas
Pesticides
Plants
Pollution

R-Z
Rivers
Sanitation
Solar Energy
Statistics
Sustainable Development
Trade
Treaties and Conventions
Urban Planning
Waste Minimization
Water
Wildlife
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Multiple Topic Sites
Dictionaries & Encyclopedia
News & E-Journals
Environmental Libraries

Ecosystems

See also Marine Environment

Arctic Council, Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna CAFFs main goals are: to conserve Arctic flora and fauna, their diversity and their habitats; to protect the Arctic ecosystem from threats; to develop improved conservation management, laws, regulations and practices for the Arctic; and to collaborate for more effective research, sustainable utilization and conservation.

Bibliography on Climate Change and its Impact on Species / Ecosystems - This bibliography of peer-reviewed and gray literature (including journal articles, newspaper articles, reports and materials on the Internet) focuses on climate change (defined herein as global warming or ozone depletion) and its impacts on flora and fauna species and critical supporting ecosystems. Over 2110 citations have been included to date and the bibliography will be updated every two months

EcoNews Africa (Nairobi, Kenya) ENA works with NGOs and community based organizations (CBOs) in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia and Sudan. Its objective is to promote active participation of civil society groups from the sub-region in the global and regional decision-making that impact national policy, in particular regarding macro-economic and environmental issues.

Animals

Endangered Species Link - Provides links to endangered species lists organized by geographic region of the world.  Following the endangered species list information is information on policy, organizations, laws, and programs.

World Animal Net (UK and US) - a network of over 1,500 affiliates in 80 countries that work together to improve the status and welfare of animals.

Forests

FAO Forestry Programme - Addresses the issue of  how to use trees, forests and related resources to improve people's economic, environmental, social and cultural conditions while ensuring that the resource is conserved to meet the needs of future generations.

Inter-American Development Bank, Forestry and Biodiversity Conservation Management - The Bank's relatively broad policy allows a spectrum of activities such as institutional strengthening and research, alongside investments in forest conservation, rehabilitation of degraded natural forests, agroforestry, reforestation and appropriate use of products and services from sustainably managed forests.

Rain Forest Action Network It's mission is to protect rainforests
and support the rights of their inhabitants through education,
grassroots organizing, and non-violent direct action

UN Food and Agriculture Association, Forestry Programme - The FAO Forestry Programme addresses the complex  issue of  how to use trees, forests and related resources to improve people's economic, environmental, social and cultural conditions while ensuring that the resource is conserved to meet the needs of future generations

World Bank forest policy papers - Forests play an important role in achieving reduction of poverty and improved living standards, yet the issues surrounding the forest sector are complex and resolvable only by leading a change in the behavior and attitude of all critical stakeholders and interest groups in the forests.

World Bank, Forest Policy Implementation and Review - This site provides relevant documents and updates on the Forest Policy Implementation and Review, including reports on regional consultations.

WRI Forest and Land Cover Statistics - The extent and rate of change in the world's forest resources, and the demand for forest products and their international context.

Plants

Flora of North America - Information on the names, taxonomic relationships, continent-wide distributions, and morphological characteristics of all plants native and naturalized found in North America north of Mexico will be published on the Web site. Limited information about the project and contents of the volumes is provided

 

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