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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

Islands

Small Island Information Network - A well developed resource for information about environmental concerns peculiar to islands around the world, with their fragile ecosystems 

Marine environment

Coasts

UNESCO, Environment and development in coastal regions and in small islands, CSI -Its goal is to assist Member States towards environmentally-sound, socially-equitable and culturally-appropriate development in coastal regions and in small islands.

WRI, Oceans and Coasts - Information on coral reefs, marine and coastal biodiversity, and coastal ecosystems.

Fisheries

OECD, Fisheries and Sustainable Management ¿ OECD policy, publications, communiques and events

UN, FAO Fisheries - The mission of the Fisheries Department of FAO is to facilitate and secure the long-term sustainable development and utilization of the worldÍs fisheries and aquacultur.

Internet Guide to International Fisheries Law ¿ contains a comprehensive compendium of legal instruments with explanations and the full text, cases, glossary of fisheries terms, and links to organizations

Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), Marine Resources ¿ Assessment, development and management of coastal and ocean fisheries for sustainable economic development.

Statistics

WRI Oceans and Fisheries Data - Statistical data to allow understanding pressures on marine and freshwater fisheries; regional data on pressures on marine fisheries; and regional sea data on marine species.

Oceans and seas

International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) - a leading forum for the promotion, coordination, and dissemination of research on the physical, chemical, and biological systems in the North Atlantic and advice on human impact on its environment, in particular fisheries effects in the Northeast Atlantic. 

UNDP, Global Environmental Facility, International Waters Projects - descriptions of regional projects, including preservation and rehabilitation of marine ecosystems

UNESCO, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission ¿ IOC was founded in 1960 to coordinate broad oceanic investigations and observation that cannot conducted by individuals or a few countries. The mission is to better understand the oceanÍs influence on global environmental changes and its interaction with the atmosphere, biosphere, and land.

WINDandSEA - The oceanic and atmospheric Internet locator compiled by the Library of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency. Contains topically organized links  to science and policy sites. 

Americas

Inter-American Development Bank, Coastal and Marine Resources Management ¿ IADB policies regarding integrated coastal management, and the development of coastal tourism, aquaculture and maritime transport

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), U.S. Dept. of Commerce ¿ Resources include extensive meteorological, oceanographic and geophysical data, including satellite images.

UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC, in Spanish CEPAL), Marine and Coastal Resources ¿ Abstracts of documents on marine and coastal resources, biodiversity, fishing and transboundary movement of hazardous waste.

Europe

Maritime and Oceanic World / Le monde Maritime et Oc³anique, Universit³ de Nantes, Facult³ de Droit et des Sciences Politiques, France ¿ History, oceanic, maritime and coastal law with a concentration on European law

OSPAR for the protection of the marine environment in the North-East Atlantic ¿ The Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic (the "OSPAR Convention"), went into force in 1998, for protection from hazardous substances, radioactive substances and eutrophication.

UNEP Baltic Sea Region Maps ¿ GIS maps include arable lands, pasture land, population density and drainage basins and can be downloaded for inclusion in reports and presentations.

 

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