Category : Access to Environmental Information
subcategory : Summaries
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1. EPA 's section on Wastes
Pollution - Wastes - Waste
 These pages lead to information related to WASTES.
2. 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.
3. EPA 's section on Wastes
Pollution - Wastes - Waste
 These pages lead to information related to WASTES.
4. - Ecology / Environment Environmental Philosophy
Science - Knowledge - Rationalism - Philosophy
 This website features thousands of annotated links and text resources for students and teachers in the field of Ecology, Environmental Science and Environmental Philosophy.
5. - Ecology / Environment Environmental Philosophy
Science - Knowledge - Rationalism - Ecology (as Science)
 This website features thousands of annotated links and text resources for students and teachers in the field of Ecology, Environmental Science and Environmental Philosophy.
6. Environment Canada - Clean Air - Smog
Pollution - Wastes - Smog
 This web page of the Environment Canada Ministry mainly provides information on the topic of Smog by accessing legislative documents, newsreleases and other interesting data.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. 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.
10. European Commission : Transport
Transports - Transports
 The European Commission's site for Transport.
11. The International Institute for Sustainable Development
Development - Sustainability - Green taxes (environmental taxes)
 This site contains a wide variety of information of use to those interested in the topics of ecological tax reform, taxation and subsidy reform, government environmental policies, eco-efficiency, or sustainable development and government policy. Through the annotated bibliography and case studies, it provides tools for people seeking change.
Biosphere - Global Warming
 The EPA Global Warming Site is provided as a public service by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. EPA's climate change programs and activities are an integral part of the Agency's mission and purpose. With the Global Warming Site, we strive to present accurate information on the very broad issue of climate change and global warming in a way that is accessible and meaningful to all parts of society – communities, individuals, business, public officials and governments.
13. 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.
14. 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
15. International Emissions Trading Association (IETA)
Biosphere - Greenhouse effect (Biosphere)
 The International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) is a non-profit organization created in June 1999 to establish a functional international framework for trading greenhouse gas emission reductions. Our membership includes leading international companies from across the carbon trading cycle. IETA members seek to development an emissions trading regime that results in real and verifiable greenhouse gas emission reductions balancing economic efficiency with environmental integrity and social equity.
16. World Meteorological Organization
Biosphere - Climate
 From weather prediction to air pollution research, climate change related activities, ozone layer depletion studies and tropical storm forecasting, the World Meteorological Organization coordinates global scientific activity to allow increasingly prompt and accurate weather information and other services for public, private and commercial use, including international airline and shipping industries. WMO's activities contribute to the safety of life and property, the socio-economic development of nations and the protection of the environment. Within the United Nations, the Geneva-based 185-Member Organization provides the authoritative scientific voice on the state and behaviour of the Earth's atmosphere and climate
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. 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..
19. British Geological Survey
Science - Knowledge - Rationalism - Geology
 The British Geological Survey’s mission is to enhance the UK science base by providing knowledge, information, education and training in the geosciences, and promote the public understanding of the relevance of geosciences to resource and environment issues.
20. 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.
21. 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.
22. 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.
23. EUR-Lex
International Conventions - Law - Legislation - Environmental law (International Contracts)
 With the aim of offering a comprehensive picture of EU legislation and the decision-making procedures from their concept to their conclusion,the EUR-Lex website has been extended.
24. E-Law Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide
Science - Knowledge - Rationalism - Environmental law (Science - Knowledge - Rationalism)
 The Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (E-LAW) gives public interest lawyers and scientists around the world the skills and resources they need to protect the environment through law. Grassroots lawyers from 10 countries founded E-LAW in 1989. Now, nearly 300 grassroots lawyers and scientists in 60 countries call on the E-LAW network for critical legal and scientific tools.
25. 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.

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