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1. Mineral Resources Forum (MRF) :
Natural Environment - Mineral resources
 Mineral Resources Forum (MRF) is a platform for international cooperation on the theme of minerals, metals and sustainable development. MRF aims to bring together governmental and intergovernmental actors, resource companies and other concerned parties from academia and civil society.
2. EPA's Office of Pesticide Programs :
Quality of Life - Pesticides
 To protect public health and the environment from the risks posed by pesticides and to promote safer means of pest control.
3. Environment, Conservation & Ecology Journals - MedBioWorld :
Science - Knowledge - Rationalism - Ecology (as Science)
 MedBioWorld is the largest site for medical & bioscience journals, associations, & databases. This particular web page concerns “Environment, Conservation & Ecology Journals”
4. The Global Development Research Center - Urban Environmental Management :
Environmental Education - Centers for environmental information
 The Global Development Research Center is a virtual organization that carries out initiatives in education, research and practice, in the spheres of environment, urban, community, economy and information, and at scales that are effective.The title of this website, Urban Environmental Management, may be a bit misleading, as the contents of the homepage contain a whole range of topics that are not necessarily 'urban.' The objective here is to demonstrate pertinent issues of an urban area and its environment, but also to extrapolate it to the global level.
5. The United Nations framework convention on climate change :
Biosphere - Climate
 The site provides Parties, representatives of observer organisations and others interested in the UNFCCC process, with a one-stop source of news, data, information and documents. Information is organised under seven main headings: What's New, The Secretariat, Programmes, Resources, Sessions, Media Room and Site Information.
6. EPA Explore's Club :
Environmental Education - Environmental education
 Welcome to the Explore's Club - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's website for kids(ages 5-12). Get ready to explore your environment and learn about the neat things you can do to protect it. There are games, pictures, and stories and other fun things.
7. EPA's Indoor Air Quality section :
Pollution - Wastes - Indoor (air) pollution
 Why is the indoor environment important to our health? Most people are aware that outdoor air pollution can damage their health but may not know that indoor air pollution can also have significant effects. EPA studies of human exposure to air pollutants indicate that indoor air levels of many pollutants may be 2-5 times, and occasionally, more than 100 times higher than outdoor levels. These levels of indoor air pollutants are of particular concern because it is estimated that most people spend as much as 90% of their time indoors.
8. EPA's section on AIR :
Pollution - Wastes - Air pollution
 These pages lead to information related to AIR
9. 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.
10. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development OECD :
Development - Sustainability - Sustainability - Economy - Development
 This part of our web site introduces the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), and describes how it works. The OECD groups 30 member countries in an organisation that, most importantly, provides governments a setting in which to discuss, develop and perfect economic and social policy. They compare experiences, seek answers to common problems and work to co-ordinate domestic and international policies that increasingly in today's globalised world must form a web of even practice across nations. Their exchanges may lead to agreements to act in a formal way - for example, by establishing legally-binding codes for free flow of capital and services, agreements to crack down on bribery or to end subsidies for shipbuilding.
11. United Nations Organization :
Biosphere - International Organizations (Biosphere)
 The United Nations is central to global efforts to solve problems which challenge humanity. Cooperating in this effort are more than 30 affiliated organizations, known together as the UN system. Day in and day out, the UN and its family of organizations work to promote respect for human rights, protect the environment, fight disease, foster development and reduce poverty. UN agencies define the standards for safe and efficient transport by air and sea, help improve telecommunications and enhance consumer protection, work to ensure respect for intellectual property rights and coordinate allocation of radio frequencies. The United Nations leads the international campaigns against drug trafficking and terrorism. Throughout the world, the UN and its agencies assist refugees and set up programmes to clear landmines, help improve the quality of drinking water and expand food production, make loans to developing countries and help stabilize financial markets.
12. UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization :
Biosphere - International Organizations (Biosphere)
 UNESCO, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, was established on 16th of November 1945. It has its headquarters in Paris, France and 73 field offices and units in different parts of the world.The main objective of UNESCO is to contribute to peace and security in the world by promoting collaboration among nations through education, science, culture and communication in order to further universal respect for justice, for the rule of law and for the human rights and fundamental freedoms which are affirmed for the peoples of the world, without distinction of race, sex, language or religion, by the Charter of the United Nations.
13. Global Environment Facility :
Natural Environment - Water resources management
 The Global Environment Facility was established to forge international cooperation and finance actions to address four critical threats to the global environment: biodiversity loss, climate change, degradation of international waters, and ozone depletion. Related work to stem the pervasive problem of land degradation is also eligible for GEF funding.
14. 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.
15. National Wildlife Federation :
Natural Environment - Wild nature
 The National Wildlife Federation is the nation's largest member-supported conservation group, uniting individuals, organizations, businesses and government to protect wildlife, wild places, and the environment.
16. Union of Concerned Scientists :
Science - Knowledge - Rationalism - Biotechnology
 UCS is an independent nonprofit alliance of 50,000 concerned citizens and scientists across the country. We augment rigorous scientific analysis with innovative thinking and committed citizen advocacy to build a cleaner, healthier environment and a safer world
17. EPA's web-page on water :
Pollution - Wastes - Water pollution
 EPA enforces federal clean water and safe drinking water laws, provides support for municipal wastewater treatment plants, and takes part in pollution prevention efforts aimed at protecting watersheds an d sources of drinking water. The Agency carries out both regulatory and voluntary programs to fulfill its mission to protect the nation's waters.
18. The Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) :
Science - Knowledge - Rationalism - Environmental law (Science - Knowledge - Rationalism)
 The Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) is a public interest, not-for-profit environmental law firm founded in 1989 to strengthen international and comparative environmental law and policy around the world. CIEL provides a full range of environmental legal services in both international and comparative national law, including: policy research and publication, advice and advocacy, education and training, and institution building.
19. The Globe Program(Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment) :
Environmental Education - Programs - Activities
 GLOBE is a worldwide hands-on, primary and secondary school-based science and education program.GLOBE trains teachers to help students improve their achievement in science and math, and in the use of computer and network technology. GLOBE helps teachers and students achieve state and local education goals and standards. GLOBE increases student awareness of their environment from a scientific viewpoint, without advocacy relative to issues. GLOBE improves student understanding of science because it involves them in performing real science - taking measurements, analyzing data, and participating in research in collaboration with scientists. GLOBE students contribute data for scientists to use in their research. GLOBE helps expand the pipeline of potential future scientists and researchers for industry, academia, and government.
20. 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.
21. Hellenic Ornithological Society :
Political Ecology - Movements - Ecological organizations
 The Hellenic Ornithological Society is the only Greek non-governmental body exclusively concerned with the protection of wild birds and their habitats in Greece. It is a Non-Profit Organization founded in 1982. In 1993 the Athens Academy presented it with an award for its important work to that date.
22. Center for Environmental Education(of the Antioch New England Institute) :
Environmental Education - Centers for environmental education
 The Center for Environmental Education A Non-Profit Environmental Education Resource Center
23. GREENCOM The Environmental Education & Communcation Project of USAID :
Environmental Education - Centers for environmental education
 GreenCOM is the Environmental and Education Project of USAID Began in 1993 Managed by the Academy for Educational Development of Washington D.C. Uses environmental education, communications, and social marketing to foster environmentally sustainable development Has conducted projects in 28 developing countries
24. North American Assocciation for Environmental Education :
Environmental Education - Environmental education
 The North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) is a network of professionals, students, and volunteers working in the field of environmental education throughout North America and in over 55 countries around the world. In order to translate theory into practice and to provide support for environmental education and educators, NAAEE offers a variety of programs and activities. These include NAAEE’s Annual Conference, NAAEE publications and on-line services, and EE-Link.
25. EPA United States Environmental Protection Agency :
Environmental Education - Environmental education
 Expand communication and partnerships Educate youth to protect the environment Promote the pursuit of environmental careers Educate the adult public to increase environmental literacy Educate across international boundaries

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