Category : Access to Environmental Information
subcategory : Abstracts
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26. United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
Development - Sustainability - Trade
 Established in 1964 as a permanent intergovernmental body, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) is the principal organ of the United Nations General Assembly dealing with trade, investment and development issues.
27. The Columbia Environmental Research Center
Biosphere - Research Institutes (Biosphere)
 The Columbia Environmental Research Center provides leadership and scientific information for the U.S. Geological Survey by addressing national and international environmental contaminant issues, and assessing effects of habitat alterations on aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. This includes large-river floodplains, coastal habitats, wetlands, and lakes.
28. American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS)
Development - Sustainability - Horticulture - Gardening
 Founded in 1903, the American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS) is the largest, most visible organization dedicated to advancing all facets of horticultural research, education, and application. Nearly 4000 strong, ASHS members (researchers, faculty and other educational personnel, extension agents, Federal and state experiment station representatives, growers and distributors of horticultural products, and personnel in related industries) continue to make significant advances in these areas. ASHS is well positioned to lead the rapid evolution of horticultural science into the new century.
29. Development of Urban Green Spaces to improve the Quality of life in Cities and Urban Regions
Anthropogenic Environment - Urban green space
 The aim of the URGE project is to improve the provision of cities with green spaces, both qualitatively and quantitatively, thus enhancing the quality of life of the urban population and contributing to the sustainable development of European cities. One major objective is to increase the available knowledge of the complex interactions between nature, economy and social systems in urban environments, considering this as a premise to the development of modern strategies for the design and management of urban landscapes.
30. The Greening of Industry Network
Development - Sustainability - Industry
 The Greening of Industry Network is an international partnership, a research and policy institute without walls, focusing on issues of industry, environment and society, and dedicated to building a sustainable future.
31. International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development
Development - Sustainability - Mountainous regions economy
 The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) is a diverse, knowledge-based institution that spans the Hindu Kush-Himalayan range east to west and north to south and brings together mountain scientists and farmers in a common cause from diverse nationalities in a region that is difficult politically, physically, and economically. ICIMOD develops, tests, and shares knowledge that helps poor mountain people have better and more sustainable lives. ICIMOD works with mountain people to find solutions that they need.
32. Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association (HELMEPA)
Pollution - Wastes - Marine pollution
 The Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association, known as HELMEPA, is a non-profit and non-governmental organization structured according to the Marine Pollution Action Plan.
33. United Nations Centre for Human Settlements (Habitat)
Anthropogenic Environment - Human Settlements
 UNCHS (Habitat) was established in October 1978 as the lead agency within the United Nations system for coordinating activities in the field of human settlements. The mission of UNCHS (Habitat) is to promote socially and environmentally sustainable human settlements development and the achievement of adequate shelter for all.
34. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Forum: Technical Consultation on Decentralization
Development - Sustainability - Decentralization
 THE TECHNICAL Consultation on Decentralization (TCD) was sponsored by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the German Agency for Technical Cooperation (GTZ), the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and the World Bank (WB). The TCD brought together policy-makers, practitioners and academics from the developed and developing world to review and discuss the contribution of decentralized and participatory strategies to rural development. To achieve this goal the TCD was structured into working groups organized around selected themes. The TCD also included four presentations by key speakers and a poster session.
35. The Institute of Petroleum (IP)
Energy - Oil
 The Institute is an independent body that develops technical standards, codes and guidelines for the international oil and gas industry and provides comprehensive information about this sector.
36. Polyproject Primalp - Sustainable Primary Production in the Alpine Region
Development - Sustainability - Primary production
 A broad interdisciplinary co-operation is required to develop improved technical, organizational and political concepts and solutions for sustainable future primary production. These principles are pursued within the scope of the Polyproject 'PRIMALP Sustainable Primary Production in the Alpine Region'.
37. James Rennell Division Meteorology Team
Science - Knowledge - Rationalism - Meteorology
 The Research of the Meteorology Team concerns the surface fluxes of heat, water and momentum over the global ocean.
38. European Society of Human Genetics
Science - Knowledge - Rationalism - Genetics
 ESHG is an international professional society founded in 1967 which - promotes research in basic and applied human and medical genetics - facilitates contact between all persons who share these aims
39. National Center for Marine Research
Biosphere - Research Institutes (Biosphere)
 Greece's National Centre for Marine Research (N.C.M.R.) is a governmental research institution belonging to the General Secretariat of Research and Technology. It was founded to promote basic research in all fields of the aquatic environment and provides comprehensive and technical support to the public on all aspects of the marine and freshwater environments.

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