Category : Type of information
Subcategory : Programs
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1. EPA's Acid Rain Program :
Pollution - Wastes - Acid rain
 The overall goal of the Acid Rain Program is to achieve significant environmental and public health benefits through reductions in emissions of sulfur dioxide (SO2) and nitrogen oxides (NOx), the primary causes of acid rain. To achieve this goal at the lowest cost to society, the program employs both traditional and innovative, market-based approaches for controlling air pollution. In addition, the program encourages energy efficiency and pollution prevention.
Science - Knowledge - Rationalism - Natural sciences
 BIOSIS mission is to facilitate understanding of the living world by helping researchers, educators, students and others to access information relevant to the life sciences
3. 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.
4. Organic Consumers Association :
Quality of Life - Consumer Advice and Protection Bureau
 The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) promotes food safety, organic farming and sustainable agricultural practices in the U.S. and internationally. We provide consumers with factual information they can use to make informed food choices. Genetic engineering, irradiation, toxic sludge fertilizer, mad cow disease, rBGH are some of the issues we address. The OCA gives interviews and supplies background material for journalists, news organizations, and public interest activists worldwide. Our campaign strategies include public education, activist networking, boycotts and protests, grassroots lobbying, media and public relations, and litigation. We publish two electronic newsletters: Organic View and BioDemocracy News.
Natural Environment - Animals
 BIOSIS mission is to facilitate understanding of the living world by helping researchers, educators, students and others to access information relevant to the life sciences
6. 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.
7. Transportation & Fuels of Air & Radiation office/ EPA :
Pollution - Wastes - Air pollution
 Transportation & Fuels Web page of Air & Radiation office/ EPA provides links to information about air pollution from motor vehicles, boats and ships, trains, aircrafts, and the fuels that they use. You can also find out about travel choices that minimize emissions.
8. 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.
9. United Nations – Sustainable Development – Agenda 21 - Freshwater :
Natural Environment - Water resources management
 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. This page deals with “Freshwater” issue from the Agenda 21.
10. 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)
11. Nearctica The Natural World of North America :
Environmental Education - Education
 Welcome to Nearctica, your complete gateway to the natural world of North America. If this is your first visit to Nearctica, please bookmark us and take the time to browse around a bit. Nearctica brings you the best of the natural world on the web combining links to other sites with original material. Only the most useful sites are listed and we tell you what to expect when you get to them. Everyone will find something for interest; students, the family, scientists, and decision makers. Nearctica is designed to be easy to use and visually attractive. This segment is about education
12. BirdLife International :
Natural Environment - Birds
 BirdLife International is a global Partnership of non-governmental conservation organisations with a focus on birds that works together on shared priorities, exchanging skills, achievements and information, and so growing in ability, authority and influence. BirdLife International is present in 103 countries and territory worldwide.
13. 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.
14. 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.
15. 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.
16. EPA's section on AIR :
Pollution - Wastes - Air pollution
 These pages lead to information related to AIR
17. 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.
18. Greek Biotope/Wetland Centre (or EKBY) :
Natural Environment - Natural wetlands
 EKBY has adopted the policies and nature conservation principles of the Goulandris Natural History Museum. It was established in 1991 by the Museum with European Community funding and the support of the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF), following an application by the Greek Ministry of Environment, Physical Planning and Public Works.EKBY's overall objective is to promote the sustainability of renewable natural resources in Greece and in the rest of Europe and the Mediterranean region.
19. Slow food :
Quality of Life - Slow food
 Slow Food is a international non-profit movement, democratic, cultural and of social utility, based on the voluntary membership of people who intend to cultivate common cultural and gastronomic interests. Membership of the movement is open to everyone and is personal.
20. 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.
21. 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.
22. Division 34 Population and Environmental Psychology (American Psychological Association) :
Science - Knowledge - Rationalism - Environmental psychology
 Members of Division 34 conduct research, perform service, teach, and consult on population and environment issues.
23. The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) :
Science - Knowledge - Rationalism - Genetics
 The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) was originally established in 1989 as The National Center for Human Genome Research (NCHGR). Its mission is to head the Human Genome Project for the National Institutes of Health (NIH)., NHGRI is one of 24 institutes, centers, or divisions that make up the NIH, the federal government's primary agency for the support of biomedical research. The collective research components of the NIH make up the largest biomedical research facility in the world. NIH is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
24. European Environmental Agency: Section for Air Quality :
Pollution - Wastes - Air pollution
 Good air quality is a prerequisite for health and well-being of humans and ecosystems. Under this theme you will find information on the state and trends of air quality in Europe. Technical documents, about monitoring programmes for example, are presented under the air theme.
25. 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.

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