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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

Health

General

European Environmental Agency, Human Health Reports includes reports on children, water stress, and atmospheric changes.

Pan American Health Organization, Environmental Health PAHO is an international public health agency working to improve health and living standards of people living in the Americas. Areas of interest include air pollution, chemical safety, environmental health, pesticides and solid waste management.

WHO, Global Change and Health The impact of changes in the atmosphere and soil, and the loss of biodiversity on human health.

WHO, Protection of the Human Environment -This site presents WHO's work to assist its member states and their populations in achieving a sustainable basis
for health for all by ensuring an environment that promotes health, and by making individuals and organizations aware of their responsibility for health and its environmental basis.

Children

WHO, protection of children's environmental health - Provides an overview of the growing number of diseases in children that are linked to the unsafe environments in which they live, play, learn and grow. Includes reports on lead and food contaminants, toxic exposure, and other critical factors affecting children's environmental health.

Climate

WHO, climate change and health - Storms, hurricanes, and floods still kill many thousands of people every year. Weather systems affect the level of air pollution in a city. Heavy rainfall can trigger epidemics of malaria or Rift Valley Fever. WHO reports on the impact of El Niio and other weather phenomena.

Labo

International Labor Organization Use the ILOs search engine to fine over 4,700 documents on protection of workers from environmental hazards. sustainable development and workers, etc.

Pollutants

North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation, Pollutants and Health (NAFTA countries) - The mission of this program is to establish cooperative initiatives to prevent or correct adverse effects, on a North American scale, from pollution to human and ecosystem health.

Sanitation

Pan American Health Organization, Drinking Water and Sanitation Includes publications, news and databases that discuss disasters and meeting the need for clean water supplies.

Statistics

 WHOSIS - The WHO Statistical Information System contains data on infectious diseases, epidemiology, immunization,  mortality data and other health related subjects.

WRI Health Data - Adult and children's health and mortality; reported cases of infectious diseases; extent and availability of health care; air pollution levels in major cities of the world; extent of lead use in gasoline and locations of lead production; and basic human health parameters reported at the household level.

 

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