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1. Mineral Resources Program :
Natural Environment - Mineral resources
 The Mineral Resources Program of the United States Geological Survey (USGS) provides and communicates current, impartial information on the occurrence, quality, quantity, and availability of mineral resources.
http://minerals.usgs.gov/
 
 
2. Global Fire Monitoring Centre (GFMC) :
Natural Environment - Forest fires
 The Global Fire Monitoring Centre (GFMC) is an Activity of the UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR)
http://www2.ruf.uni-freiburg.de/fireglobe/
 
 
3. 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.
http://www.uneptie.org/media/review/vol20no3/vol20no3.htm
 
 
4. Green Consumer Guide.com :
Technology - Domestic appliances
 The Green Consumer Guide.com, the one of the UK's premier information service hosting unbiased, educational information regarding green initiatives and environmentally sound suppliers, products and services. The site is divided into three main sections, providing domestic, business and governmental user specific information.
http://www.greenconsumerguide.com/
 
 
5. 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
http://www.usaep.org/reports/
 
 
6. Centre for Biological Processes in Contaminated Soil and Sediment (BIOPRO) :
Pollution - Wastes - Soil pollution
 Centre for biological processes in contaminated soil and sediment (BIOPRO) comprises research initiatives within three areas: 1) improved techniques for soil bioremediation, 2) understanding of the biological system in a contaminated soil in order to predict variation in the efficiency of the biological system and 3) risk assessment Ė is the soil clean enough following bioremediation, looking especially on recalcitrant and humano- toxic compounds.
http://www.biopro.dk/biopro/
 
 
7. Swiss Federal Railways SBB AG :
Transports - Railway
 The status of the SBB AG and of the railway as an energy-saving, space-saving and environmentally-friendly transport mode must be maintained and enhanced to give it a central importance.
http://www.sbb.ch/gs/umwelt_e.htm
 
 
8. International Union of Railways :
Transports - Railway
 UIC is the worldwide organisation for railway cooperation. It is active in all the fields involved in developing rail transport.
http://www.uic.asso.fr/
 
 
9. 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.
http://www.fao.org/ag/AGA/
 
 
10. 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.
http://www.worldbank.org/
 
 
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.
http://www.un.org/
 
 
12. World Health Organization :
Quality of Life - Health
 Founded in 1948, the World Health Organization leads the world alliance for Health for All. A specialized agency of the United Nations with 191 Member States, WHO promotes technical cooperation for health among nations, carries out programmes to control and eradicate disease and strives to improve the quality of human life.
http://www.who.int/home-page/
 
 
13. CLEMANCE Clean Environmental Management Center :
Technology - Clean Technologies
 CLEMANCE Clean Environmental Management Center is an environmental technology transfer organisation based at the University of Teesside. The Centre has been established to provide Clean Technology solutions to industry, in particular to Small and Medium Size Enterprises (SMEs). Clean Technology reduces pollution at source, often leading to significant economic and business benefits to the company concerned.
http://sst.tees.ac.uk/clemance/index.htm
 
 
14. Dutch Waste Processing Association (VVAV) :
Pollution - Wastes - Waste incineration
 The Dutch Waste Processing Association (VVAV) represents the interests of composting firms, operators of incineration and landfill facilities and processors of waste in the developing European waste market. The association endeavours to optimalise the conditions under which these companies work to process waste in an environmentally sound and cost-effective manner.
http://www.vvav.nl/e_vvav.html
 
 
15. The Nuclear Energy Institute :
Energy - Nuclear energy
 The Nuclear Energy Institute is the policy organization of the nuclear energy and technologies industry and participates in both the national and global policy-making process. NEIís objective is to ensure the formation of policies that promote the beneficial uses of nuclear energy and technologies in the United States and around the world.
http://www.nei.org/
 
 

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