Category : Type of information
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26. European Conference of Ministers of Transport :
Transports - Transports
 The European Conference of Ministers of Transport (ECMT) is an intergovernmental organisation established by a Protocol signed in Brussels on 17 October 1953. It is a forum in which Ministers responsible for transport, and more specifically the inland transport sector, can co-operate on policy. Within this forum, Ministers can openly discuss current problems and agree upon joint approaches aimed at improving the utilisation and at ensuring the rational development of European transport systems of international importance.
27. Office of Wastewater Manegement :
Pollution - Wastes - Water pollution
 The United States Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Wastewater Management (OWM) oversees a range of programs contributing to the well-being of the nation's waters and watersheds. Through its programs and initiatives OWM promotes compliances with the requierements of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, commonly referred to as the Clean Water Act.
28. Convention on Biological Diversity :
International Conventions - Law - Legislation - International Conventions (International Contracts)
 Although still in its infancy, the Convention on Biological Diversity is already making itself felt. The philosophy of sustainable development, the ecosystem approach, and the emphasis on building partnerships are all helping to shape global action on biodiversity. The data and reports that governments are gathering and sharing with each other are providing a sound basis for understanding the challenges and collaborating on the solutions.
29. Earth Day Network :
Development - Sustainability - Sustainable Development
 Earth Day Network is the nonprofit coordinating body of worldwide Earth Day activities. Our goal is to promote a healthy environment and a peaceful, just, sustainable world by spreading environmental awareness through educational materials and publications, and by organizing events, activities, and annual campaigns. Our network includes more than 5,000 organizations in 184 countries.
30. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory :
Energy - Renewable energy sources
 As the nation's leading center for renewable energy research, NREL is developing new energy technologies to benefit both the environment and the economy.
31. Institute for Space Applications and Remote Sensing (ISARS) :
Biosphere - Research Institutes (Biosphere)
 The activities of the IISR encompass a wide area in Space Research and Applications. Its main objective is to organize and carry out programmes in basic space research, space technology, and applications related to the above fields. Other IISR objectives are : (a) the systematic collection and processing of data derived from observations made either from the earth or space, (b) the performance of autonomous studies in specific subjects of space research and applications, (c) education and (d) rendering of services. The research activities of the Institute relate to the field of Space Research and Applications and focus on the specific areas such as : Solar Wind - Magnetosphere Coupling Solar and Interplanetary Plasma Radiowave Propagation in Ionospheric and Magnetospheric Plasma Satellite Remote Sensing Computer Applications in Space Research
32. EUFORES, the European Forum for Renewable Energy Sources :
Energy - Renewable energy sources
 EUFORES - the European Forum for Renewable Energy Sources - is an independent, non-profit making organisation that aims to promote the use of renewable energy. EUFORES was established to pursue the target outlined in the 1994 “Declaration of Madrid” - a 15% substitution of conventional primary energy demand by renewable energy sources by 2010.
33. AGP Plant Production and Protection Division of FAO :
Development - Sustainability - Agriculture
 AGP addresses the development of sustainable agricultural systems to improve crop and grassland productivity to create conditions for enhanced food security and general economic development and to conserve the environment through the development of agriculture's biological resources.
34. Animal Production and Health Division of FAO :
Development - Sustainability - Cattle-breeding (Animal husbandry)
 The Animal Production and Health Division is entrusted with clarifying and facilitating the role of global livestock production in food security and food safety, as well as in poverty alleviation while protecting the environment.
35. European Environmental Agency - Waste :
Pollution - Wastes - Garbage
 For most of us, waste is the bags of household rubbish that leave our households every week. We know that it ‘goes somewhere’ – but few have actually seen a landfill site, a waste incineration plant, or a recycling centre, and most of us do not give it much more thought.
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Anthropogenic Environment - Bioclimatic architecture (passive Solar architecture) is a fresh internet site, which aims at becoming an up-to-date and complete database of information concerning bioclimatic energy planning, renewable energy sources, energy preservation, as well as the study, construction, purchase and equipment of buildings that can meet up to the modern needs for housing or the business demands.
37. World Resources Institute - Education Center :
Environmental Education - Centers for environmental information
 World Resources Institute provides information, ideas, and solutions to global environmental problems. Our mission is to move human society to live in ways that protect Earth’s environment for current and future generations. Our program meets global challenges by using knowledge to catalyze public and private action.
38. Environmental Education on the Internet :
Environmental Education - Environmental education
 Since 1994, EE-Link has been a leading force in bringing environmental education to the Internet. Now, with over 10,000 users per week on average, EE-Link has become a comprehensive website for exploring environmental education on the Internet. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
39. Sharing Environmental Education Knowledge :
Environmental Education - Environmental education
 Welcome to SEEK (Sharing Environmental Education Knowledge) a place to find Minnesota resources for environmental education. The SEEK directory works as a clearinghouse for all types of environmental education resources, from articles to lesson plans, from performances to displays, and many more. These resources come from a variety of organizations throughout Minnesota, including schools and colleges, government agencies, libraries and businesses.
40. Second Nature - Education for Sustainability :
Environmental Education - Centers for environmental education
 Second Nature... is dedicated to accelerating a process of transformation in higher education. We guide and nurture these institutions in their quest to make sustainability an integral part of the institution and to help expand their efforts to make human activity sustainable.
41. EUR-Lex :
International Conventions - Law - Legislation - Environmental law (International Contracts)
 With the aim of offering a comprehensive picture of EU legislation and the decision-making procedures from their concept to their conclusion,the EUR-Lex website has been extended.
42. Pan European Network of Environmental Observatories for Planning, Education and Research :
Science - Knowledge - Rationalism - Environmental law (Science - Knowledge - Rationalism)
 The PENELOPE project offers a new resource tool designed to assist in understanding how environmental law is being developed and applied within Europe. It is the result of a combined effort by experts in information technology and a number of leading European environmental law institutes.
43. Organic - Europe :
Development - Sustainability - Biological cultivation (organic farming)
 The internet site was set up by Stiftung Okologie & Landbau, Germany in 2000, and co-funded by the EU-Commision, Agriculture Directorate-General.
44. Organic Agriculture at FAO :
Development - Sustainability - Organic cultivation
 The aim of this Website is to offer information on organic agriculture available at FAO. It also functions as a "road map" whereby users are directed to other relevant websites.
45. National Center for Social Research - Environmental Group :
Environmental Education - Centers for environmental information
 The Environmental group of the Institute for Urban and Agriculture Sociology/ National Center for Social Research has been operating since November 1995.The data from the researches and studies and of the whole project is being available in the electronic web site of NCSR (EKKE in greek) by the title «Environmental Corner». There you can find: 1. Database for the Environmental Institutions (updated in 2001) 2. Database for the Environmental NGO’s (the updating will be finished at the end of July 2001) 3. Subjects concerning Environmental Education a) Educational and vocational training project (EPEAEK in Greek) courses b) Search guide for Environmental Education subjects in Internet c) directory of Greek electronic sites with reports on environmental subjects d) directory of Greek electronic sites concerning environmental issues. The Category "Collaboration - Hospitality" includes articles - publications from Environmental Institutions - People concerning the above subjects. In addition our electronic site includes "Catalogues of Audiovisual Educational material» (by the Ministry of Culture and by NET)
46. The UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre :
Natural Environment - Endangered species
 The UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre provides information for policy and action to conserve the living world. The Centre's activities include assessment and early warning studies in forest, dryland, freshwater and marine ecosystems. Research on endangered species and biodiversity indicators provide policy-makers with vital knowledge on global trends in conservation and sustainable use of wildlife and their habitats.
47. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change :
Biosphere - Climate Change
 Recognizing the problem of potential global climate change the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) established the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in 1988. It is open to all members of the UNEP and WMO. The role of the IPCC is to assess the scientific, technical and socio-economic information relevant for the understanding of the risk of human-induced climate change. It does not carry out new research nor does it monitor climate related data. It bases its assessment mainly on published and peer reviewed scientific technical literature.
48. The World Bank Group :
International Conventions - Law - Legislation - International Organizations (International Contracts)
  The World Bank is the world's largest source of development assistance, providing nearly $16 billion in loans annually to its client countries. It uses its financial resources, highly trained staff, and extensive knowledge base to help each developing country onto a path of stable, sustainable, and equitable growth in the fight against poverty.
49. Centre for Renewable Energy Sources :
Energy - Renewable energy sources
  CRES was founded in September 1987 by Presidential Decree 375/87. It is a public entity, supervised by the Ministry of Development, General Secretariat of Research and Technology, and has financial and administrative independence. Its main goal is the promotion of RES/RUE/ES applications at a national and international level, taking into consideration the environmental impact, in the production and use of energy.Over the years, CRES has participated in more than 500 European and national projects.
50. International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) :
Biosphere - Greenhouse effect (Biosphere)
 The International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) is a non-profit organization created in June 1999 to establish a functional international framework for trading greenhouse gas emission reductions. Our membership includes leading international companies from across the carbon trading cycle. IETA members seek to development an emissions trading regime that results in real and verifiable greenhouse gas emission reductions balancing economic efficiency with environmental integrity and social equity.

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