Category : Natural Environment
Subcategory : Forest fires
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1. Global Fire Monitoring Centre (GFMC) :
  The Global Fire Monitoring Centre (GFMC) is an Activity of the UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR)
2. United Nations – Sustainable Development – Agenda 21 - Agriculture and Rural 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. This page deals with “Agriculture and Rural Development” issue from the Agenda 21.
  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.
  FAOSTAT is an on-line and multilingual databases currently containing over 1 million time-series records covering international statistics in the following areas: Production, Trade, Food Balance Sheets, fertilizer and pesticides, land use and irrigation, forest products, fishery products, population, agriculture machinery, food aid shipments
5. Amazing Environmental Organization WebDirectory :
  Amazing Environmental Organization WebDirectory is the result of a group of hard working people dedicated to helping others keep in touch and informed on the World Wide Web. With thousands of sites, it is the largest exclusively environmental organization directory on the Web and includes sites from over 100 countries. Our goal is simple - to make it easy for people from around the world to find your web page.
6. Sustainable Horticulture Website at the University of New Hampshire :
  This site describes research and education on sustainable horticulture.
7. Biodynamic Farming and Gardening Association :
  The Biodynamic Farming and Gardening Association (BDA), a non-profit organization open to the public, was formed in the U.S. in 1938 in order to foster, guide, and safeguard the Biodynamic method of agriculture
8. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Forum: Technical Consultation on 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.
9. International Society for Horticultural Science :
  The ISHS was formally established in 1959, and is now the leading worldwide organization of Horticultural Scientists with contacts all over the world. The aim of the ISHS is to promote and to encourage research in all branches of Horticulture and to facilitate the cooperation of scientific activities and knowledge transfer on a global scale by means of its publications, events and scientific structure.
10. AGP Plant Production and Protection Division of FAO :
  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.
11. EUROPEAN ENVIRONMENTAL BUREAU Federation of Environmental Citizens Organization :
  The EEB is a federation of 134 environmental citizens organisations based in all EU Member States and most Accession countries, as well as a few neighbouring countries. They range from local and national to European and international. The aim of the EEB is to protect and improve the environment of Europe and to enable the citizens of Europe to play their part in achieving that goal The EEB office in Brussels was established in 1974 to provide as a focal point for its members to monitor and respond to the emerging EU environmental policy.
12. Foundation for Environmetnal Education in Europe :
  The Foundation for Environmental Education in Europe (FEEE) was established in 1981 both to raise awareness of environmental issues and effect change through education. These are both crucial in striving towards sustainability.
13. Women, health & environment :
  This Anthology is part of a teaching package aimed at enhancing information in the area of women, health and environment, and encouraging teaching and research around the issues it contains. It cannot provide answers to the many difficult questions raised, although we hope that teachers, students, or other users may be inspired to undertake or promote further research on these or similar issues, thus bridging the gaps in existing knowledge in the interrelated areas of women, health and environment.
14. Biopolitics International Organisation (B.I.O.) :
  The Biopolitics International Organisation (B.I.O.) is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation, founded in Athens, in 1985, out of the urgent need to raise awareness of current environmental problems, and to accelerate the implementation of new and more effective approaches to safeguarding the earth for the generations to come. This is the website of Biopolitics International Organisation, which offers access to: all BIO publications, reports on conferences, a cross-reference library on the environment in relation to other fields and the World Referendum.
15. International Vegeterian Union - Animals & Environment :
  The International Vegetarian Union is a non-profit making organisation with membership open to any non-profit organisation that advocates vegetarianism and is governed exclusively by vegetarians. A Supporter of IVU may be any individual, family or organisation that supports the aims and objectives of IVU, regardless of whether they are vegetarian or not. This particular section of the library concers "Animals & Environment".
16. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations :
  The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations was founded in 1945 with a mandate to raise levels of nutrition and standards of living, to improve agricultural productivity, and to better the condition of rural populations. Today, FAO is one of the largest specialized agencies in the United Nations system and the lead agency for agriculture, forestry, fisheries and rural development. An intergovernmental organization, FAO has 183 member countries plus one member organization, the European Community.
17. FAO - Biodiversity :
  This website contains a range of reference materials, including a bibliography of FAO's documentation on Biological Diversity for Food and Agriculture and an inventory of ongoing activities and instruments in agricultural biodiversity at the international level, as well as links to international organizations, networks and databases and FAO links and contacts.
18. Cornell University - Controlled Environment Agriculture Information Resources 1996 :
  This partial listing is not intended to endorse or discriminate against any organization or resource. Asterisks (*) mark resources judged to be the most up-to-date or comprehensive.
19. World Trade Organization (WTO) :
  The World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations. At its heart are the WTO agreements, negotiated and signed by the bulk of the world’s trading nations and ratified in their parliaments. The goal is to help producers of goods and services, exporters, and importers conduct their business.
20. International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development :
  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.
21. Crops and Livestock :
  This website Crops and Livestock includes Crops and Livestock programmes and services presented by the British Columbia ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries.
22. Global Change and Terrestrial Ecosystem (GCTE) :
  Global Change and Terrestrial Ecosystem (GCTE) is a Core Project of the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP).GCTE has two objectives: To predict the effects of changes in climate, atmospheric composition, and land use on terrestrial ecosystems, including (i) agriculture, forestry, soils; and (ii) biodiversity. To determine how these effects lead to feedbacks to the atmosphere and the physical climate system.
23. Earth Day and Schools. Teacher's corner: other Environmental issues Teachers Corner: Other Environmental Issues :
  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. It's a wide wide Web out there, chock-full of interesting and valuable projects, games, downloadable files, and more. There's plenty to help you develop a curriculum to celebrate Earth Day in the weeks and months leading up to April 22nd.
24. Hellenic Ministry of Agriculture :
  The electronic page of ministry for Agriculture presents the structure of the ministry, the institutions which are under the ministry's supervision and provides even more information about the ministry's services for the users of the page.
25. Cornell University - Department of Horticulture :
  The Department of Horticulture serves professionals, students and citizens of New York State, the nation, and the world, by generating and extending knowledge about fruits, vegetables and landscape plants, for the purpose of sustaining the environment, enhancing economic vitality, and improving the quality of life of individuals and their communities.
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