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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

Human Settlements

See also Urban Planning and Management.

UN, Environment and Human Settlements ENHS organizes intergovernmental meetings where official representatives from Europe, North America, Central Asia and Israel address transboundary environmental and human settlements issues, such as air and water pollution, environmental impact assessment, public participation, urban renewal or land administratio

UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Environment "Working with refugee populations and local communities, UNHCR and partner organisations seek to minimise the environmental impacts of refugee operations."

UN Research for Social Development (UNRISD), Environmental Degradation and Social Integration A briefing paper that addresses environmental degradation issues, including depletion of renewable and non-renewable resources and pollution of air, water and soils, and the stress they place upon societies.

Statistic

WRI Population and Human Development Data - Statistics for environmental analysis, including population size, economically activity and speed of change,  income distribution; and social investment in terms of access to services such as sanitation and health.

Africa

Organization of African Unity (OAU), Population Policy - Since the beginning of the 1980s, the organization has been pursuing the policy of restoring harmony between population on one hand and natural resources and development processes, on the other hand, with the aim of accelerating socio-economic development in the region and improving the quality of life of Africans.

Americas

UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Environment and Human Settlements Abstracts of documents on the environment with a focus on urban management.

Asia

UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), Human Settlements - contains information on human settlement issues in Asia and the Pacific, including sustainable development in urban areas.

Europe

UN Economic Commission for Europe (ECE), Environment and Human Settlements Division ECE addresses environmental and human settlements issues, such as air and water pollution, environmental impact assessment, public participation, urban renewal and land administration.

 

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