Category : Type of information
Subcategory : International Agreements/Conventions
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1. United Nations – Sustainable Development – Agenda 21 :
Development - Sustainability - Sustainable Development
 Agenda 21 is a comprehensive plan of action to be taken globally, nationally and locally by organizations of the United Nations System, Governments, and Major Groups in every area in which human impacts on the environment.
2. Nearctica's segment on Environment - Marine Pollution :
Pollution - Wastes - Marine pollution
 The Environment Segment of Nearctica deals with the physical component of the natural world such as air pollution, water pollution, and solid waste.
3. Nearctica page on Geophysics - Global Change :
Biosphere - Climate Change
 This page of “Nearctica” contains links to sites dealing with global climate change and global warming. There are separate pages for Ozone Depletion and El Nino.
4. Offshore Oil and Gas Environment Forum (OEF) :
Energy - Oil
 Offshore Oil and Gas Environment Forum (OEF) website is a medium to locate and disseminate environmental information concerning the sustainable development of the offshore oil and gas industry.
5. The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) :
International Conventions - Law - Legislation - Requirements - Standards (International Contracts)
 The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is a non-governmental organization established in 1947. The mission of ISO is to promote the development of standardization and related activities in the world with a view to facilitating the international exchange of goods and services, and to developing cooperation in the spheres of intellectual, scientific, technological and economic activity.
6. Admiralty and Maritime Law Guide :
International Conventions - Law - Legislation - Law - Degrees
 The Admiralty and Maritime Law Guide includes over 1,500 annotate links to admiralty law resources on the Internet and a growing database of admiralty case digests and opinions, arbitration award abstracts and international maritime conventions. The emphasis is on the law of the United States and the focus is on Internet resources that can be used in an effective and practical manner by admiralty attorneys and maritime professionals.
7. United Nations Environment Programme// Division of Technology, Industry and economics// Industry and Environment // Industrial Industry and economics// Industry and Environment // Industrial Accidents: Prevention and Preparedness :
Development - Sustainability - Industry
 First published in 1978, the UNEP Industry and Environment quarterly review provides a forum for the exchange of research and experience, presenting articles written by and for industry managers, government officials and researchers in the field of sustainable industrial development. It covers policy, technological and scientific developments related to business and the environment. Each issue of the review focuses on a particular theme. It also includes features, news and developments of broad international interest.
8. 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.
9. International Maritime Organization :
Pollution - Wastes - Marine pollution
 The International Maritime Organization is the United Nations specialized agency responsible for improving maritime safety and preventing pollution from ships. We are also committed to technical co-operation.
10. National Parks Worldwide :
Natural Environment - National parks
 This is National Parks Worldwide website consisting of directory of links on National parks from different parts of the world and also from an international convention about National parks.
11. 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.
12. United Nations Secreteriat of the Convention to Combat Desertification :
Biosphere - Decertification (Biosphere)
 This is the second generation of the UNCCD website launched in June 2000. It was designed to facilitate the access to the official documents maintained or received by the secretariat (COP-documents, Reports and Action Programmes) for the participants of the COP-process as well as to establish a general source of information on the topic of desertification for the interested public. This page provides technical instructions about the usage of the CCD website and details how to achieve an optimal browsing experience.
13. 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.
14. The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands :
International Conventions - Law - Legislation - International Conventions (International Contracts)
 The Convention on Wetlands is an intergovernmental treaty adopted on 2 February 1971 in the Iranian city of Ramsar, on the southern shore of the Caspian Sea. Thus, though nowadays the name of the Convention is usually written "Convention on Wetlands (Ramsar, Iran, 1971)", it has come to be known popularly as the "Ramsar Convention". Ramsar is the first of the modern global intergovernmental treaties on conservation and wise use of natural resources, but, compared with more recent ones, its provisions are relatively straightforward and general. Over the years, the Conference of the Contracting Parties (the main decision-making body of the Convention, composed of delegates from all the Member States) has further developed and interpreted the basic tenets of the treaty text and succeeded in keeping the work of the Convention abreast of changing world perceptions, priorities, and trends in environmental thinking.
15. 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.
16. 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.
17. The World Information Service on Energy & Nuclear Information and Resource Service (NIRS/WISE) :
Energy - Nuclear energy
 The World Information Service on Energy & Nuclear Information and Resource Service (NIRS/WISE) is the information and networking center for citizens and environmental organizations concerned about nuclear power, radioactive waste, radiation, and sustainable energy issues.
18. World Tourism Organization / Sustainable Development of Tourism :
Development - Sustainability - Sustainable Development
 WTO Sustainable Development of Tourism works closely with members and other international organizations to ensure that new tourism development is properly planned and managed to protect the natural and cultural environments.
19. UNEP TOURISM About Ecotourism :
Quality of Life - Eco-tourism
 For UNEP ecotourism is of special interest for its interrelationship with conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity. As a privileged tool, ecotourism can advance the three basic goals of the Convention on Biological Diversity...
20. 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.
21. 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.
22. The European Environmental Law Homepage :
Science - Knowledge - Rationalism - Environmental law (Science - Knowledge - Rationalism)
 Welcome to the European Environmental Law Homepage. Here you can find full text cases, legislation and other materials related to European Environmental Law. Apart from these primary sources, several dossiers and articles offer a more in depth view on specific issues.
23. Industrial Accident Prevention Association (IAPA) :
Pollution - Wastes - Industrial accidents
 The Industrial Accident Prevention Association (IAPA) is a not-for-profit, member-driven organization operating in the Province of Ontario / Canada since 1917. It’s mission is to improve the quality of life in workplaces and communities we serve by being an internationally recognized leader in providing effective programs, products and services for the prevention of injury and illness.
24. UNEP United Nations Environment Programme :
International Conventions - Law - Legislation - Environmental law (International Contracts)
 The process of developing environmental norms, standards and procedures among Governments rests at the core of UNEP's catalytic role.Thés role of UNEP for the promotion and progressive development of international environmental law has been identified as one of its major functions..
25. Clean Technologies in U.S. Industries :
Technology - Clean Technologies
 These reports give a brief overview of the state of U.S. industries textiles, pulp and paper, metal fabrication, food processing with an emphasis on their efforts to incorporate pollution prevention and clean technologies into their manufacturing operations

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