as updated on 29/6/1995.
GreenNet, British member of the APC Networks, provides this Home Page linking to all the WWW Home Pages prepared by the APC Networks members.
The Regional Node is an initiative to identify available information on the Baltic countries (Estonia, Latvia, Luthuania) and provide the access to the information. The Node is being developed in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme under its Sustainabe Development Network initiatives.
The Network (BIN21) will consist of a series of participating "nodes" providing authoritative materials on biodiversity in a wide variety of formats (publications, newsletters, conferences, datasets, images, audio, software, mailing lists, newsgroups, etc.)
For more information about the Network, see Proposal for Implementing a Biodiversity Information Network: Proposal. [Green, D.G. and Croft, J.R. (1994) Proposal for Implementing a Biodiversity Information Network. In Linking Mechanisms for Biodiversity Information : Proceedings of a workshop for the Biodiversity Information Network].
The Home Page posts the information about the first Campus Earth Summit which was held at Yale University during February 18-20, 1994 and its outcome and follow-up activities.
You will find in this Home Page: Campus Blueprint for a Sustainable Future (the outcome document of the Summit); speakers at the Summit; Brown is Green Program on the campus of Brown University; Environmental Studies mailing list hosted by Brown University; Recycle mailing list hosted by University of Maryland; and Internet Environmental Resources, etc.
This Home Page was created by the Princeton Environmental Reform Committee (PERC) at Princeton University.
Campus EarthNet promotes sound environmental practices and education on college and university campuses across the world. EarthNet began as a follow-up effort to the Campus Earth Summit in February 1994, which gathered students, faculty and administrators from campuses in 50 states and 20 countries to draft a Campus Blueprint for a Sustainable Future. EarthNet is a joint project of the Center for Environmental Citizenship and Brown is Green Program at Brown University, and is sponsored by the Heinz Family Foundation. As of February 1995, EarthNet is in an early pilot phase.
Central European Environmental Data Request Facility is providing environment and sustainable developed related information through its World Wide Web server. This site is currently under construction. As of December 1994, CEDAR World Wide Web is offering data provided by the following institutions:
* Central European Environmental Data Request Facility;
* Austrian Federal Ministry for Environment;
* INFOTERRA: United Nations Environment Programme;
* Central and Eastern European EcoDirectory Project;
* Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe;
* World Wildlife Fund - U.S.;
* Polish Institute of Environmental Protection;
* Central and East European Environmental NGOs Network;
* The Environmental Training Project Bibliography;
* UNEP Global Resource Information Database (GRID);
* International Legal Instruments (Conventions/Protocols).
A great launching point for a wide variety of environment and related information available on the Internet. The sites directly linked include: Harvard Biological Laboratories (U.S.A.) for Biodiversity & Ecology information; the University of Calgary (Canada) for Earth Sciences information; the Finnish Forest Research Institute (Finland) for Forestry information; School of Mathematics at the University of Anglia (U.K.) for Oceanography information and many more.
A great launching point for forestry related information available on the Internet. The main menu is organized by:
1) What's new in this collection;
2) Governmental Organizations and Departments;
3) University Departments and Research Groups;
4) Non-Governmental Organizations;
5) Working Groups and Networks;
6) Journals, Newsletters and proceedings;
8) Research Papers and Other Publications;
9) Legislation and International Agreements;
13) Libraries and Bibliographies;
14) Conferences and Meetings;
15) Forestry Sources by Location; and
16) Related Fields on Separate Lists.
This Home Page was compiled by Jarmo Saarikko of The Finnish Forest Research Institute. For further information, contact him directly at
The CGNET is currently operating an experimental WWW server.
CIESIN, the Consortium for International Earth Science Information Network, is an American organization created to address environmental data management issues and to facilitate access to, use and understanding of global change information worldwide. CIESIN is developing ways to help users access and use data and information that will help them understand the impacts of global environmental change and support sustainable development.
This Page links to the following options:
* Projects, Resources, and Services
* What is CIESIN
* Information Cooperative
* CIESIN's Gateway
* Information Resources
The Cygnus Group also provides a Web site to deliver useful information on conservation and waste reduction/prevention. The contents are similar to its Gopher site.
DLO-NL is the Netherlands organization for agriculture research. It works towards a competitive and sustainable agriculture, horticulture, forestry and fisheries and an optimal development of rural areas. DLO-NL comprises 12 research institutes with 3200 personnel. Brief descriptions and contacts for each research institute are available from this server: Click Here.
Topics provided at this site (as of May 1995) are:
* National Councils for Sustainable Development (Directory, 2nd ed. April 1995, etc.)
* Examples of UNCED Follow-up Initiatives
* Survey of Sustainable Development Information Providers
* Environmental Law
* Earth Council's Information Letter
* Indigenous Peoples Program
* Lectureships and Professorships in Science and Sustainable Development
* Essay Contest/International Internet Dialogue (Earth Pledge Foundation)
* Rio Agreements (FTP) * Earth Charter
* Other Sustainable Development Information Resources
EarthAction Page is part of ECO-HAB International Inc. World Wide Web Home Page
ECO-HAB International Inc. (EHI) provides in this Home Page its organizational brochure and information about the EHI's International Forum which took place in New York City, March 1995, discussing issues of housing finance as a preparatory process for the HABITAT II conference. Home Page is under construction. For further information about this Home Page, contact David Sundell, webmaster at e-mail:
EE-Link is a project of the National Consortium for Environmental Education and Training (NCEET) and is funded by a grant from the EPA. The objective of the project is to support, enhance and extend effective environmental education in grades K-12.
With EE lesson plans and curriculum material, conference schedules, information about networking opportunities and grants, software and the full-text of NCEET's publications , EE-Link is an efficient single point of access to environmental education resources on the Internet.
EE-Link is still in the development stage and wishes to receive ideas about design and content and looks for potential collaborations with other EE providers.
The EINet Galaxy is a directory service for the World-Wide-Web, intended to make information on EINet and the Internet easy to find and access. The EINet Galaxy is a collection of navigation databases with searchable indexes for the Internet resources. The address for the EINet Galaxy is "http://galaxy.einet.net".
This page of the EINet Galaxy is specialized in environmental resources and includes such topics as: 1) Agriculture; 2) Air and Water Quality; 3) Ecosystems; 4) Government; 5) Waste Management. The page also provides direct links to a numerous organizations and research centres providing environment related information on the Internet.
The EINet Galaxy also informs users regularly by posting new environmental information sites on the page.
Edited by Ivo Bouwmans at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, the paper version of the Directory is available from:
The Interduct Secretariat
2628 AL Delft
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The EERC is one of the world's leading energy and environmental facilities. The Center conducts research on all ranks of coal and is recognized as an international leader in low-rank coal research and technology. EERC researchers are in high demand in the national and international marketplace, with a growing list of customers. The premier research and development center on the Great Plains, the EERC also has the leading groundwater protection program in the Upper Midwest. Other major and expanding programs in the Upper Midwest. Other major and expanding programs include the areas of advanced power systems, waste disposal, waste reuse, air emissions control, biomass fuels, energy policy, contaminant cleanup, and mine land reclamation.
The Home Page posts detailed information on the Center's research activities with the following headings: 1) Environmental Management Technology Demonstration and Commercialization; 2) Groundwater; 3) Carbon-Based Energy; 4)Gas; 5) Nonfuel Carbon; 6) Advanced Power Systems; 7) Atmospheric Emission Control; 8) Reclamation of Disturbed Lands; 9) Waste Management: Utilization and Disposal; 10) Contamination Cleanup and Site Remediation; and 11) Experimental Design and Analytical Methods Development. The Home Page also posts the Centre's mission and philosophy as well as the information about the Centre's facilities.
For further information, please contact the Center's Communication Coordinator, Patrick Miller: Tel. 701-777-5113 ; Fax. 701-777-5181 ; e-mail: [Referred to the EERC Home Page].
[Referred to the EERC Home Page].
Environment Canada, the Canadian governmental agency dealing with environmental issues, provides "The Green Lane on the Information Highway". The Green Lane is intended to be an environmental information domain within the World Wide Web. The Green Lane will comprise various sub-domains of information (products, services, regions, etc.) supporting Environment Canada's business lines. The Green Lane will also provide access to Environment Canada services, products, information holdings, programs and policies. It intends to be a road map to enviornmental information and knowledge found within Environment Canada, across Canada and throughout the world.
As of June 1995, the Home Page provies the following menu selections:
* What's New
* Issues and Topics
* Who We Are and What We Do
* Products and Services
* Regional Green Lane Sites
* Enviornmental Knowledge Network
The EnviroWeb is the EnviroLink Network's World Wide Web server. All of the services and products available from the EnviroLink Network are accessible through the EnviroWeb as follows:
1. Animal Defense Network: an on-line collaborative effort among many animal rights/defense organizations and the EnviroLink Network;
2. The EnviroChat: an interactive chat environment for discussions related to environmental issues;
3. EnviroFreenet: telnet://envirolink.org/23 4. EnviroForum: a discussion area for people to express their thoughts and ideas about the environment;
5. Environmental Education Network: a clearinghouse of general and environmental education materials;
6. EnviroProducts Directory: a directory of "green products";
7. Internet Environmental Resource Directory;
8. NativeWeb: A Partnership Between NativeNet and the EnviroLink Network;
9. Virtual Environmental Library: meant to be a clearinghouse of all environmental information available on the Internet; and
10.World Species List: a comprehensive listing of all specieis on the planet.
Many other projects are under construction. If any organizations or individuals that are interested in starting a new on-line project, the EnviroLink Network wishes to be contacted. A specific form is available for this purpose: "http://envirolink.org/comment-form.html".
Based in Australia, the Environmental Resources Information Network was set up to draw together, upgrade and supplement information on the distribution of endangered species, vegetation types and heritage sites. The ERIN gopher contains a number of detailed data sets and project information. Many of the data sets available were compiled, assessed or integrated using GIS technology.
Some examples of what is available in this rich resource include: management plans for nature conservation reserves, lists of endangered or extinct Australian flora and fauna, Australian environmental legislation, international conservation agreements, lists of new publications received by the library, specialized bibliographies (some annotated), proceedings of environmental conferences and workshops, and updates on projects in which ERIN is involved.
The Institute posts here its mission, research agenda, resources, databases, upcoming events, etc. This Home Page also provides pointers to other information sources relevant to European forest issues, for example, it links to forestry universities and research institutions; environmental information sources; European WWW sites; Finnish WWW sites, etc.
The purpose of the network is to develop a National Focal Point, a technology centre and a clearinghouse, and the network of information severs in participating organizations that carry the data, information, and knowledge of Finnish biodiversity. This is a part of the Biodiversity Information Network 21 (International).
The Institute posts here its organizational and research information. This WWW server also acts as a good launching point for other Finnish WWW servers. Among others, this server links to the Institute's gopher service; the WWW Virtual Library: Forestry; International Biodiversity Network.
Jarmo Saarikko of The Finnish Forest Research Institute has prepared a small paper concerning the electronic resources on forestry over the Internet for the EUFORIS'94 meeting at Nancy, March 1994.
Friends of the Earth provides its organizational, environmental campaign information as well as key links to other environmental and related resources on the Net. Includes member organization contact information.
Greenpeace International World Wide Web Home Page acts as a contents page to the constantly updated areas of Greenpeace's presence on the Internet. The type of information offered includes press releases, latest reports, graphics, photographs and in some cases video clips. The Home Page will lead you to other areas and issues Greenpeace is working on, as well as to other sources of environmental information available on the Internet. Greenpeace International also has a gopher site.
This is posted as part of Linkages, a clearninghouse of electronic information for international negotiations and meetings related to environment and development, made available from the International Institute for Sustainable Development.
This Home Page is designed to be an electronic clearinghouse mechanism for information on the global forest policy debate and posts upcoming international meetings, major initiatives since UNCED, and some useful background information on the forestry policy dialogue.
The GNET is a partnership of the Global Environment and Technology Foundation and the Together Foundation. For further information about NGENT, contact the Togehter Foundation directly.
GRNSD is a world wide, independent forum of researchers and other professionals that aims to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the sustainable development research process. GRNSD complements the work of other organizations and networks. As an independent network, it aims to systematically analyze the roles and impact that science and related knowledge have in sustainable development. Further more, the network develops new and creative approaches to increase the quality of research and communication processes of the participating individuals, organizaitons, and networks. All stages of the sustainable development research process are analyzed and supported: the planning and conduct of sustainable research activities, and the dissemination and implementation of the results.
The core of GRNSD is the Scientific Meta-Network (SMN), which is an international, interdisciplinary, and interactive meeting point for professionals from any field related to sustainable development. The SMN consists of several disciplinary, theme and project groups, focusing on topics as diverse as 'Atmospheric Dispersion of Chemicals', 'Sustainable Development Measurement and Indicators', 'Sustainable Community Development', and 'Forests and Forestry in British Columbia, Canada'.
GRNSD does not choose sides. The desire for change is the only common denominator of its members. They differ in their views on what this change should entail and how it can be implemented. The role of the network is to facilitate constructive interaction between its members, without forcing any of them to support majority opinions that conflict with those of their own. For this reason, GRNSD is developing certified discussion procedures.
For more information, visit the GRNSD World Wide Web site or contact Aldo de Moor, the General Coordinator, Infolab B303, Tilburg University, P.O. Box 90153, 5000 LE Tilburg, The Netherlands, e-mail:
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An environmental information system based at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, with services available in either Hebrew or English. The system includes a list of environmental organizations, national, U.S., and international; a list of relevant journals and electronic newsgroups; bibliographies on topics such as GIS; and access to online news reports, an environmental law database on Israel and commercial databases.
IIASA provides users of the World Wide Web with:
* press releases and information on press conferences
* information about weekly events, IIASA conferences and workshops
* the latest research plan and annual report and tables of content of the Institute's quarterly Options Magazine
* descriptions of current research projects
* a searchable cross-referenced catalog of IIASA publications
* complete texts of recent scientific working papers
* information about the Young Scientist Summer Program
* general information about IIASA, its history, membership, etc.
For more information about IIASA's World Wide Web service, contact:
IISD is currently developing a hub of sustainable developent information resources and forum on the World Wide Web.
The Institute for Global Communications provides a series of useful information resources through its gopher and World Wide Web servers. This is the Home Page with links to PeaceNet, EcoNet, ConflictNet, LaborNet Home Pages and many more links to resources covering a range of progressive and environmental topics.
The Library contains some 60,000 volumes on economics, politics, sociology, and recent history of developing countries. It has a very good collection on agricultural economics and rural development. The Library subscribes to 600 journals, and maintains newscuttings files on development topics and individual developing countries.
This Home Page provides direct links to key resources on the Internet which are of interest to people interested in development research. Some examples are:
DEVLINE, the online library catalogue of British Library for Development Studies; BBC's One World Online WWW site; German Development Institute; HugerWeb; Bristol University Social Sciences Gateway; University of Bath Development Studies Gopher; Library of Congress Web site; African studies resources at University of Pennsylvania; United Nations Development Programme; Greenpeace; the White House; and the Envirolink Web Page.
This WWW server is the host for the WWW pages for the Department of Plant Sciences, the Oxford Forestry Institute (OFI), the International Foundation for Science (IFS) and the Centre for Research in Sustainable Systems of Agricultural Production (CIPAV). You will find at this site, occasional papers, research reports and databases currently published by the Oxford Forestry Institute and the Department of Plant Sciences. A Quick page gives an overview of the information on this server and also a what's new page containing pointers to information recently added to the server.
As of May 1995, IDRC Asia Regional Office Web is under construction and find the following programme information posted:
* Pan Asia Networking programme
* Healthy Communities
* Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Use
* Community-based Natural Resource Management
* Communities in Transition - Managing Social and Economic Change
* Sustainable Technologies
* Combodia: Human and Natural Resources
All the back issues, current dailies and summary issues of the Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB) are electronically available through LINKAGES.
LINKAGES, a multimedia resource for environment and development decision makers, is a World Wide Web server providing full searchable hypertext of the Earth Negotiations Bulletin and clickable links to documents related to many environment and development negotiations.
The Earth Negotiations Bulletin can be received or retrieved through gopher, listserver, WWW and for further information, contact: "email@example.com".
OneWorld Online is a WWW site prepared by One World Broadcasting Trust, a British charity whose remit links the worlds of development and broadcasting. OneWolrd Online is "a place to meet other people who are involved in the issues of global justice, peace, aid, trade, population, human rights, or other aspects of sustainable development".
This Home Page contains rich resources emanating from key government agencies and NGOs in the United Kingdom working on development issues. These include: ActionAid; Amnesty International; CAFOD; Christian Aid; Comic Relief; Commonwealth Broadcasting Association; Commonwealth Foundation; Crosslines Global Report; Development Education Association; EarthAction; Gemini News Service; International Healthy Cities Foundation; International Institute for Environment and Development; International Planned Parenthood Federation; New Internationalist; Oxfam; Overseas Development Administration, etc.
Some Key Features of the Home Page are:
* One World Correspondent -- the Home Page plans to link to a series of hypertext essays with some links for further information in the related subject areas;
* Emergency News -- Press releases and reports from troubled areas around the world;
* Development in Action -- First-hand stories and features on people working together for a better life;
* New Thinking -- Analyses and fresh perspectives from academia and beyond; and
* Critic's Choice -- Transcripts and reviews of outstanding television and radio programmes on One World themes, with guest critic Peter Fiddick.
The Home Page also provides Index Page listing everything on the Page in alphabetical order and also you can search with keywords.
The Institute provides OFI occasional papers; OFI and Department of Plant Sciences Annual reports; OFI and Department of Plant Sciences Staff contact information; and other key foresty resources available on the Internet.
An affiliated network of Pegasus Networks (APC Networks member). Most notably, Pactok is involved in Pacific Sustainable Development Network (UNDP initiatives) and provides a link here to its own Home Page.
Posted as part of the EINet Galaxy, PlanetKeepers' Directory links to projects and people who are networking for the health and well-being of life on planet Earth. PlanetKeepers' Directory currently features the following: 1) This Month's Featured Article; 2) Planet Puzzle (monthly); 3) Editorial (monthly); 4) Upcoming Events and Conferences; 5) Related Organizations; 6) Information Sources; and 7) Related Directories.
The following are some examples you will find in PlanetKeepers' Directory:
As of February 1995, under Related Organizations, the Directory has direct links to:
* Institute for Global Communications (EcoNet, PeaceNet, ConflictNet, LabourNet);
* International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (through CIESIN site), etc.
Under Sustainable Development, the Directory gives direct links to:
* International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISDNet);
* Linkages (Earth Negotiations Bulletin - IISD);
* Sustainable Earth Electronic Library by EnviroLink;
* United Nations Deveopment Program (UNDP) gopher;
* UNDP Sustainable Development Network gopher.
The EINet Galaxy is a directory service for the World Wide Web, intended to make information on EINet and the Internet easy to find and access. The EINet Galaxy is a collection of navigation databases with searchable indexes available on the Internet. The address for the EINet Galaxy is "http://galaxy.einet.net".
The Directory is compiled by Wayne Pendley.
To connect to The PlanetKeepers' Directory: Click "The Environment" under the listed topic category Community -> Click "Environmental Activism" under Topics -> Click The PlanetKeepers' Directory.
Prof. Richard J. Estes of the University of Pennsylvania provides on this Home Page, a vast array of archival resources on international and comparative social development. The intellectual commitment of PRAXIS is to the promotion of positive social change through informed action.
Information resources on this Home Page are organized by the following headings:
* Organizational Resources for Social and Economic Development
* International Organizations
* U.S. Government Organizations & Information Services
* Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Area Organizations
* International Social Work/Social Welfare Organizations
* International Social Work Education
* Levels of Social Development Practice
* Development Studies Home Pages and News Services
* Sectoral Resources for Social and Economic Development
* Resources on Historically Disadvantaged Population Groups
* Country Resources
* Regional Resources
* Careers in Social and Economic Development
* International Travel
Both Gopher and WWW sites are populated with items related to marine ecology, environmental science and biotechnology.
For any information or comments about the sites, contact Dan Jacobs at Maryland Sea Grant, e-mail: "firstname.lastname@example.org".
This Home Page includes the following information:
* An overview of the Sierra Club and its history
* A list of current conservation action alerts
* A searchable collection of Sierra Club conservation policies
* Descriptions of 1995 outings in the U.S. and around the world
* Books published through the Sierra Club book program
* Contact information for the Sierra Club local chapters
* The Planet - the Sierra Club's newsletter
This is a project initiated by Institute of Island Studies, University of Prince Edward Island and its goal is to establish an easily accessible electronic information network to link people interested in small islands with each other and with information relevant to small islands. The purpose of the Home Page is to "explore how World Wide Web can be used to enhance the capacities of small islands to cope effectively, creatively and in a sustainable manner with threats to their fragile ecosystesm by facilitating access to and integration of the most reliable information from as wide a range of sources and disciplines as necessary."
WSL is indexing as many species lists as they are available from all over the world. The coordinator of WSL is asking the electronic community, scientists, educators, students, curators, taxonomists, publishers, museums, environmentalists, ecologists, bacteriologists, agronomists, biotechnologists, world organizations, database managers, bird watchers conservators of intellectual property rights, and biodiversity, park directors and the general public to assist in the building of a World Species List.
This Home Page provides an overview information about the Stockholm Environment Institute and links to its program activities and publications and separate Home Pages made available by its headquarters in Stockholm, Boston, and York (U.K.).
This Home Page was created by Chattanooga Community Link, a group seeking to facilitate community electronic access for local civic and community functions, a locally based Internet provider, and the Chattanooga arm of the Presidewnts Council on Sustainable Development, Public Linkage, Dialogue and Education Task Force. The objective of the Home Page is to share information on sustainable technology and development, both locally and globally. It posts a brief of local sustainable development progress and other related information. A separate "President's Council on Sustainable Development" Home Page is under construction (as of June 1995) by the Chattanooga Community Link and it can be accessed from this Page. It plans to provide more detailed information on the PCSD, the PCSD documents and policy options, etc.
The Sustainable Earth, Inc., a non-profit organization devoted to the creation of environmentally-related information tools and services, provides this Library. This is a unique collection devoted exclusively to materials that educate people on ways to preserve and restore what is left of our natural environment. The majority of the collection in this library will include full-text materials published by private environmental organizations and educational institutions and organization.
As of June 1995, the Library maintains the following subject headings:
* Air and Atmosphere Environments
* Economy, Economics, Business and Industry
* EcoTravel, Tourism and Enjoying the Outdoors
* Environment - General
* Hazardous Waste
* Health and the Environment
* Law, Politics and Government
* Plants and Sustainable Agriculture
* Society, Culture and Human Ecology
* Trees, Forests and Forestry
* Water, Hydrosphere and Aquatic Environment
* Whole Earth Systems and Conditions
For Collection Development and Selection Criteria for the Library: UNEP World Wide Web Server
UNEP posts full text of key international agreements and related information available on the Internet at this site. As of March 1995, many of the features of this site are under construction. Some of the topics included in this Home Page are:
The Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal;
Convention on Biological Diversity;
Endangered Species (CITES);
Toxic Chemicals (IRPTC); and
Trade and the Environment.
UNDP posts here organizational information; publications and videos; press releases; UNDP Sustainable Development Network Programme (SDNP); UNDP Capacity 21; and UNDP Revolving Fund (UNDPRF), etc. The server also provides links to key environment related information on the Internet and other United Nations System gophers and WWW servers.
USAID, the United States development agency posts descriptions of its programmes and policy documents at this site. The selections include: Stabilizing Population Growth and Promoting Health; Protecting the Environment; Promoting Sustainable Economic Growth; Promoting Democracy; Humanitarian Assistance and Post-Crisis Transition; USAID Gopher; the International Development Page, etc.
Web Networks provides links to the World Wide Web Home Pages covering a range of progressive social change topics. Internet resources are organized by the following eight subject areas: The Arts; Community; Economy; Education; Environment; Health; Social Justice; and Women. Web Networks mainly supports communications by non-profit and community-based organizations based in Canada with connections to other international organizations.
The Foundation offers access to its collection of material through the Internet. The environmental Legal Information BASE (ELIB) will include the Foundation's collection of statutes, publications and catalogue references as well as interactive collections on protection of private land and environmental assessment. The Foundation also provides a wide variety of links to legal and environmental information available on the Internet.
The West Coast Environmental Law Research Foundation has been operating an environmental law centre in B.C., Canada since 1974. The Foundation is a charitable organization conducting environmenal legal education and research. Its library collects environmental legal materials and is open to the public. The Foundation provides free legal advice to anyone in the province with environmental concerns. The Foundation takes test cases on matters of major environmental legal importance. In addition, the Foundation advocates legislative reforms to protect the environment and to ensure public participation in environmental decision-making.
The Foundation also manages the Environmental Dispute Resolution Fund (EDRF). Its purpose is to improve the rational resolution of environmental disputes in B.C. by providing financial assistance to concerned citizens.
For further information, connect to their World Wide Web server or contact: West Coast Environmental Law, 1001 - 207 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6B 1H7, Canada; Tel.: (604) 684-7378; Fax: (604) 684-1312; e-mail: [Referred to the Foundation's Home Page].
[Referred to the Foundation's Home Page].
Western Canada Wilderness Committee (WCWC), a non-profit environmental society working for the preservation of Canadian and international wilderness through research and education, posts WCWC's campaigns and public information at this site.
This guide was compiled by the International Institute for Sustainable Development, in partnership with the Sustainable Development Research Institute based on the survey which was distributed to the participants of Women and Sustainable Development : Canadian Perspectives Conference (1994: Vancouver). The guide includes:
* more than 400 profiles and contact information for Canadian women working in sustainable development;
* a survey of historical cornerstone events, from Nairobi to Beijing;
* summaries and full text of major documents including the report and policy statements from the Women and Sustainable Development : Canadian Perspectives Conference (1994: Vancouver), Chapter 24 of Agenda 21 and the Women's Action Agenda 21;
* contact information for international women's organizations.
The guide is also available in a diskette (3 1/2") in both Windows and Macintosh from the International Institute for Sustainable Development.
For access to a World Wide Web client, the information can be obtained through: "ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/usenet/news.answers/www/faq" or contact your administrator. URL: http://iisd1.iisd.ca/work/women/wguide1.htm
The World Bank provides through its World Wide Web server: 1) Project Information Documents; 2) Environmental Data Sheets; 3) World Bank publications catalogue; and 4) An overview of the World Bank's public information system. Later in 1994, the Bank will provide a larger number of documents as well as other types of information through the system.
As part of the Centre's information service, WCMC has developed a World Wide Web Server on the Internet, with the support of the European Union and the BT Community Support Programme.
World Health Organization posts organizational information, descriptions of its programmes and various Internet services available from WHO on this server.
For further inquiry about this service, please contact: WHO Web Server Administrator, Division of Information System Management, World Health Organization, Headquarters, CH-1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland, Tel.: +41-22-791-2434, Fax: +41-22-791-0746, e-mail:
This site is a collection of digitized texts, finding aids, data sets, maps, and pointers to print and electronic information. Subject coverage includes disarmament, economic and social development, environment, human rights, international relations, international trade, peacekeeping, and population and demography.
The site is organized into three main sections:
* Academic Information about "UN Studies at Yale University"
* Research Tools to Locate UN Information
* Research Approaches to UN Information