Best environmental directories

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Last update: 15 Apr 2013

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Annotated list of lists:

Accounting:

·  Accounting (en, jp),selected. Excellent selection of sites with relevant information on green accounting. Lists sites in english and japaneese languages.

Africa:

·  Africa data Dissemination Service (USGS/EROS) provides access to African data, searchable by date or country (mainly satellite imagery or related) and with previews.

·  Central Africa, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, Congo Kinshasa, Equatorial Guinea, Angola, Burundi, Rwanda,metadatabase. Selection of the biggest databases and collections on Central Africa from the last century, made available by Belgium.

Agriculture:

·  Organic farming, encyclopedia. Reports, statistics and links for all european countries.

·  Agriculture industry (North America), all. Comprehensive listing of agriculture in the North America and worldwide, from companies to farms and feed suppliers to training and transportation.

Agricultural pests:

Agricultural pests (fr, en),multimedia encyclopedia of pests of cultures and fruit trees of Western Europe.

Air quality:

Air quality (Europe), a database with real hourly data from selected measurement stations in Europe. The most important pollutants are measured (Pb, Cd, SO2, NOx, SO4, dust, ozone, etc.). The latest data are about 2 years old, but the database is beeing updated recently. Do not select a long period, otherwise you could get an enormous amount of dates and hours ... not always with data related.

Air quality today, Europe, countries, data, selected websites with actual air quality information.

Air quality, Europe, selected official air quality sites in European countries.

Air pollution:

·  Air pollution (USA), site of EPA, with only EPA programs and publications (if you find a better directory, let me know!).

·  Transboundary air emissions, EMEP, Europe, countries, dispersion. All country reports, data, maps, projections and model depositions.

·  Emission factors, air, Europe, encyclopedia. Methodology for air emission calulation by the European Environment Agency.

Alternatives:

·  Alternatives, biodiversity, biotechnologies, ethics, discovery, conscience, traditions, primary peoples (fr), selected links for protecting the Earth.

Amazonia :

Amazonia (en, pt), encyclopedia

Amphibian:

·  Amphibian conservation, threats, encyclopedia. Species profiles, threats, distribution maps, biology, links.

Animal diseases:

Animal diseases, epizooties (en, fr, es), encyclopedia. Files for each important animal diseases.

Antarctica:

Antarctica, all good links.

Arctic:

·  GRID-Arendal provides access to geographic environmental datasets and maps (in ARC/INFO, GIF or TIFF formats). Its International Arctic Environment Data Directory is cooperative directory pointing to most of the important data and information sources of the surrounding countries and international bodies.

Artisanal fisheries:

·  Artisanal fisheries, small-scale fishworkers, sustainable fisheries, sustainable livelihood (en, fr, es), selected

Atlantic ocean, North See:

·  Atlantic ocean, North See, encyclopedia. All more important and recent information on environment in Atlantic and coastal areas.

Atmospheric Systems:

·  Atmospheric Systems (USA), a list of official starting points from US Global change Program.

·  Atmospheric environment (en, fr) encyclopedia. A real encyclopedia adressed to schools and olders.

Australia:

·  Australia, one of the best governmental site. Provides various pages of general interest.

·  Fire, Australia, selected. Mailing lists and other informations.

·  Natural ressources, jobs, Australia,all. Its job section links hundreds of Australian and overseas environment/natural resource management jobs, all regularly updated...plus many more useful links related to environmental management.

Austria:

Austria, the official Catalogue of Data Sources for the country, with powerful search tools and German thesaurus; mainly in German.

Austria, governmental, the official site of the Federal Ministry of Environment, Youth and Family, with all official information, including telephone numbers and various interesting links (in German).

Auxilliary lists:

·  Auxilliary lists, lists not directly related to environment, but that can be useful for environmentalists (geography, standards, general search engines, ...).

Aviation:

·  Aviation, airports, encyclopedia. Links, statistics. Reduce noise at airports, especially at nights; and reduce the industry's growing contribution to global climate change.

Baltic sea region:

BALLERINA,encyclopedia on everything concerning environment in and arround the Baltic sea. With links to various data sources, information and reports, and a search engine.

Baltic sea:

·  GRID-Arendal offers various environmental maps.

·  Baltic sea, eutrophication (en, de, dk, st, fi, la, li, po, ru, se), encyclopedia. Encyclopedia and links in many languages.

Bathing water quality:

·  Europe, atlas, metadatabase. Searchable atlas.

·  Bathing water quality, Europe, atlas, metadatabase. Searchable atlas.

Belgium:

·  Belgium (federal, nl, fr, en), site of the federal State.

government, environment, air pollution, climate change, global warming, greenhouse effect, UN FCCC, Kyoto Protocol (nl, fr, en), encyclopedia. Official climate change web pages of the Belgian federal environment administration: publications, links, addresses, national and international official documents, legislation , data.

·  Belgium, general environment (nl), encyclopedia. A central point which gives in an harmonized structure up to date information picked up from various internet sources.

·  Brussels, products, services, technology, (fr, nl, en). A searchable guide to business services and products in Brussels-capital region (Belgium).

·  Flanders, all official environmental information and databases freely available on-line for Flanders.

·  Flanders, policy, directives, private, contacts, institutions, public(nl). Links and information sources.

·  Nature (nl), all. A starting link for nature on all geographic levels in Belgium.

·  Energy (Flanders) (nl), encyclopedia.

·  Wallonia (Belgium, fr), the official site of the wallonian ministry of environment, natural resources and agriculture.

·  Belgium (air pollution data, air quality, SO2, dust, suspension particules, CO, NO2, NO, O3, atmospheric ozone, CnHm, CxHy, measurement network)(en, nl, fr, de), measurement stations and the latest " top ten " data (1/2 hour, hour, day). Particularilly comprehensive for ozone air concentrations.

·  Wallonia (Belgium, organisations)(fr) , metadatabank of all organisations (NGOs, private, press, administrations) in the region.

·  Stratospheric ozone layer depth data, O3 (Belgium) (en, fr), evolution over the latests weeks.

·  Contacts, EIONET, data contact points (Belgium).

·  Wallonia (Belgium), data,metadatabase on air emissions (CO2, NOx, SO2), criminality, bathing water, metal ressources

·  Convention on biological diversity. First National Report of Belgium to the Convention on Biological Diversity.

·  Biodiversity (Belgium), Convention on biological diversity, database and experts. This inventory is not limited to the biodiversity of the Belgian territory. It concerns specialists (both professional and private), research programmes at universities, research institutes and elsewhere, collections, botanical gardens, zoos, museums, existing databases and their contents, associations and administrations involved in the study and conservation of the diversity of living organisms in all its aspects, from the genome to the biome level, on a planetary scale.

·  Convention on biological diversity, database and experts.

Bibliography:

·  Current contents of environmental journals database,metadatabase of most scientific journals current (last weeks) contents. For some journals, there is a link to the papers themselve. A very valuable resource for researchers.

·  Bibliography, documents (nl), metadatabase

Bicycle:

·  Bicycle, activism, selected Critical Mass bicycle activist movement worldwide

Biocatalysis, Biodegradation:

·  Biocatalysis, Biodegradation,metadatabase. It is a database of microbial biocatalytic reactions and biodegradation pathways primarily for xenobiotic, chemical compounds. Lists of 98 pathways; 674 reactions; 602 compounds; 424 enzymes; 266 microorganism entries; 73 reactions of naphthalene 1,2-dioxygenase; 108 reactions of toluene dioxygenase; Graphical UM-BBD Overview; and Other Graphics (Metapathway and Pathway Maps and Reaction Mechanisms).

Biodiversity:

·  ·  Biodiversity, convention, Europe, encyclopedia.

·  ECNC, with most important European organisations, by country and by subjects, and full conventions.

·  Belgium, encyclopedia in French, covering mainly Wallonian Region and Belgium, but also Europe (CORINE), with dynamic maps and access to data (species distributions, sites, protection status and legislation).

·  Biodiversity (Belgium), encyclopedia. Reports and links to regional sites

Biodiversity and biological collections:

Collections (biological), collections and other biological and biodiversity resources or databases (including images, museums, etc.).

Biofuels:

·  Renewable fuels and chemicals, about 70 links to newsgroups, organisations and other sources (with search tool).

·  Biofuels publications, searchable metadatabase.

·  Biogas, bioenergy, biomass (de, en, fr),selected list of links and other information to improve the use of biogaz.

·  Bioenergy, selected. Biotechnoenergy

Biogeochemical dynamics:

datasets, a metadatabase with possibility to download the datasets found.

Biological engineering employment:

Biological engineering employment, searchable metadatabase.

Biotechnology:

Biotechnology,WWW-Virtual Library.

Biosafety:

Belgian Biosafety Server,encyclopedia.

This server is focusing on all scientific and regulatory aspects of biological safety regarding human activities using pathogenic and genetically modified organisms. A chapter is dedicated to biosafety aspects of biodiversity, focusing mainly on the UNEP International Technical Guidelines for Safety in Biotechnology (full text available on-line) and on the current negotiation process aiming at developing a protocol on biosafety, specifically focusing on the transboundary movement of Living Modified Organisms.

Biosafety (Belgium)(en, fr, nl)

Biosafety european legislation

Birds names, translation index, status:

latin, en, de, fr, it, es, se, ru, fr, nl, Europe, database. Latin (the scientific name of the species), Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Swedish and Russian. The database currently holds 804 records (species and sub-species). It also gives the status of the species as defined by the 79/409/CEE and 91/244/CEE directives of the European Union.

Britain:

Britain. independent charity dedicated to enhancing and protecting Britain's environment through building awareness, dialogue and effective solutions.

Brazil:

Rights, fauna, flora, biodiversity, birds, , nature conservation, children, women, indian, Human Rights, culture, philosophy, speleology (pt, en), encyclopedia. Numerous links and legal arguments for many subjects linked to nature conservation.

Building:

·  Building Design, Green Construction. About 1000 links classified by categories: Alternative Design, Books and Magazines, Case Studies, Companies and Professionals, Education - Jobs and Careers, Famous People, Government, Green Office, Indoor Enviro Quality, online Resources, Organizations, Products, Water, Web Directories.

Business:

·  Sustainable business network,encyclopedia.

Calculators:

Calculators, an estonnish site with links to tools to calculate various thinks including environmental subjects.

Canada:

·  Ecoroute,encyclopedia mostly in French but with substancial parts in English or Spanish.

·  New Brunswick (Canada), news, action (en, fr),encyclopedia. A site for citizens, full of informations, news and vulgarisation of main environmental concerns.

Cancer:

Cancer,all.

Cars:

·  Environmental performances of new car (DE, FR, NL), all. List of modern cars and their environmental performance in term of CO2 emissions and category labels.

Case-law:

Case-law of The Court of Justice of the European Communities (en, fr, nl, de, pt, es, it, gk, dk, fi, se). Full text of the case-law of The Court of Justice of the European Communities. Searchable in full text, by dates, names of parties, themes (including environment) etc.

Central Europe:

Governmental organisations , a searchable metadatabase on official organisations dealing with monitoring, dissemination of information, enforcement and control of environmental regulations and environmental protection. Searchable by country, subject area, monitoring sector and others.

Chemical safety, risk, hazards:

Chemical safety, risk, hazards, encyclopedia. Provides a means of rapid access to information on chemicals commonly used throughout the world, which may also occur as contaminants in the environment and food.

Chemicals:

·  Chemicals , metadatabase of about 100 directories and databases on environmental chemicals. Possible to search by name or by subject. This last option is an advanced form where you can select your themes by type of database (metadatabase, full text etc.), subject coverage, use of chemical, type of information, descriptors (including CAS or 'ECDIN registery number', EEC, EPA, 'address of transporters' etc.).

·  Chemicals (de, en),metadatabase.

·  Chemicals, encyclopedia. The site of UNEP, with all activities, catalogues and sources of information on chemical and safety related matters.

UNEP International Register of Potentially Toxic Chemicals,encyclopedia.

Chlorine and PVC:

Arguments for, a subjective encyclopedia defending the use of chlorine and PVC. Very well done and rich in information to animate the debate on this subject.

Civil protection, disasters:

·  Europe, selection

Cities:

Cities, urbanisation, population, countries, encyclopedia. Comprehensive data on cities worldwide and their development, the degree of urbaniation, the countries and links to other statistical sources for each country.

Clean production:

·  Pollution prevention (en, po), definitions and links to references and institutions.

·  Cleaner production, ecotechnology, selected. Portal.

Clearinghouse (internet resources):

Clearinghouse, selects the best guides to internet resources, following strict criteria (this page is registered there!).

Climate :

·  the National Climatic Data Centre (USA) with on-line data access and interactive visualisation of climate data.

·  Climate, regions, NGOs, international talks, News, Kyoto. The site to follow the negociations and news, from the point of view of NGOs.

Clipart, photos:

Clipart, nature photos, animated GIFs, GIFs, backgrounds, borders, dingbats, fonts, icons, lines (free, shareware),all. Direct access to graphical objects for documents.

Coastal Systems:

·  Terrestrial, Inland Aquatic, and Near Coastal Systems (USA), selected US starting points for global change research.

Collections (biological):

Collections (biological), collections and other biological and biodiversity resources or databases (including images, museums, etc.).

Companies:

Companies (Portugual), Metadatabase. Directory of Portuguese companies that work in several different environment fields. It has more than 100 entries.

Companies, technologies (Brussels), encyclopedia, Directory of companies (Brussels) and technologies.

Firms, metadatabase, products and services including tourism, trade, food, media and sources

 

Compost (de):

Organic segundary rawmaterial (de), a searchable metadatabase on all subjects related to biotechnology and biological waste management. In German.

Conservation:

Conservation, sustainable use of living resource (reports, maps, data and bibliography),encyclopedia
Databases, Species, protected areas, marine and coastal ressources, forests ressources, world, countries,encyclopedia

Consumption :

Sustainable consumption, Belgium (fr, nl), selected.
350 links related to sustainable consumption and products in Belgium: waste, labels, ecofiscality, ecobuilding etc.

Contaminated land:

·  Contaminated Land Resource, United Kingdom, all. Bibliography, electronic journals, forums, news, chemicals, toxicology, risk, remediation.

Conventions:

International conventions (fr, nl, en),selected. Link to official sites of international conventions.

Convention on biological diversity:

·  National reports, selected. Full text reports (html or pdf formats) of more than 50 countries.

·  Data. All data and information.

·  Countries

Conventions on nature and landscape conservation (Europe):

Conventions on nature (Europe), all texts available on-line.

Corporate Environment, Safety and Health Information:

Corporate Environment, Safety and Health Information, a link to the environmental section of many private companies and industries.

Courses:

Directory of environmental courses (UK), searchable metadatabase if you want to follow courses on any matter of your choice.

Current contents of environmental journals:

Current contents of environmental journals database,metadatabase of most scientific journals current (last weeks) contents. For some journals, there is a link to the papers themselve. A very valuable resource for researchers.

Cyprus :

·  Cyprus (gk, en), selected

Data:

GRID-Arendal, a directory of all available data from UNEP and partners.

Data, databases (Europe):

Data, databases (Europe), list of freely available databases of European level: Land cover, Biotopes, nationnally designated areas, biogeographic regions, European rivers and catchments, soil erosion risk, land quality.

Definitions:

·  Terms, definitions (Europe, 23 languages), 500 English terms, definitions and translation in 23 languages.

·  Definitions, translations (FR-EN), data. Definitions in French. Dictionnary EN-FR.

Desertification:

Desertification, selected The main international sites.

Design:

Ecodesign,, selected 20 sites.

Development:

·  Developing countries, comprehensive metadatabase with a selection of good links related to development in a sustainable perspective ('developing countries').

·  Development (fr), encyclopedia. Starting point for debates in French over environment and development. Developing countries (news and essays, NGOs), very popular multimedia encyclopedia with a lot of essays and news on various subjects covering the South.

Dioxin:

·  Dioxins, Europe, encyclopedia. Reports, data and links.

Disasters:

Disasters. About 300 links on disasters: Airplane Accidents, Avalanches, Blizzards, Documentary Films, Drought in the Midwest, Earthquakes, Emergency Management, Events, Fires, Floods, Hurricanes, Typhoons, Tropical Cyclones, Landslides, Nuclear Disasters, Oil Spills, Tornadoes, Tsunamis, Volcanoes.

Earth:

·  Earth, A virtual encyclopedia. Whritten by academic researchers and professors in diverse earth science disciplines.

Earth Island (activist):

Earth Island (activist),site of the Earth Island Institute. The activist's activist-site. Info about many thinks including endengered animals campaings and projects.

Earth observation:

Earth observation, tropospheric air emissions, maps, SO2, NO2, ozone, aerosol, UV, Bromine monoxide (BrO), ozone column, Near-real time data, satellite images, data. Diverse earth observation data and products based on satellite imagery, e.g. maps of anthropogenic and natural air emissions, in near real time, detailed in time and space.

Earthsummit:

·  Earthsummit, selected. Information about the eart Summit 2002.

Eco Friendly Living:

Eco Friendly Living, selected. More than 1000 environmental sites, with a focus on individual eco-friendly behaviour.

Ecological footprint:

·  Ecological footprint, encyclopedia. The master site for ecological footprint.

Ecological networks:

Ecological networks, encyclopedia. It is a Special Interest Network on ecological networks (network of habitats for species conservation for example), with various information providers and communication tools.

Ecology (discussion lists):

·  Ecology (discussion lists), is a metadatabase on discussion lists, with basic information needed before to subscribe to them.

·  Ecology, all. Beautifull list of links classified by thems of ecological science.

·  ecology, environment, sustainability, tools, all. Classified by subjects: Architecture, Planning, Eco Design, Art, Clip Art, Images, Books, Music, Video, Astrophysics, Climate, Global Change, Building, Materials, Housing, Model Projects, Business, Ethical Finance, Enviro Accounting, Careers, Employment, Volunteer Opportunities, Databases, Directories, Resources, Eco-Tourism, Ecovillages, Eco Real Estate, Education, Research, Energy, Solar, Alternative Technology, Friends and Colleagues, Indigenous, Aboriginal, Native, Justice, Environmental Law, Links to other Links, Living Models, Life Style, Vision, Utopia, National Parks, Forests, Waters, Wildlife, Networks, Consortiums, News, Reports, Magazines, Media, Information, Organizations, Foundations, Institutions, Societies, Products, Services, Recycling, Waste, Toxic Materials, Pollution, Sustainable Agriculture, Permaculture, Unusual, Games, Cyber, Sacred Geometry.

·  Deep ecology, ecosophy", selected. Litterature and links

Ecological and Biological Systems:

Ecological and Biological Systems (USA) of the US Global Change Research Programme: starting point for official sources.

Ecological realisations:

Ecological realisations (Belgium), encyclopedia with Belgian good exemples of ecological realisations, including addresses for further information.

Economy:

·  Economy, organisations, research (fr). An impressive list of research institutes in the world.

·  Economics, all. Links sorted by different ecological economics subjects: taxes, climate change, political, business, energy, legislative, incentive, ...

·  Economics, ecological economics, environmental economics, selected. Links, societies, scientific papers.

·  Ecological economics, all. About 30 links.

·  Steady State Economics, selected. Links and papers over the steady state revolution, or the link between economy and environment.

Ecosystems:

Ecosystems,all. Also a lot of other themes with thousands of links.

Ecotourism:

Ecotourism. Several discussion papers are linked from there to present the subject in different situations and countries (America).

Tourism, ecotourism,selected.

Electronic Development and Environment Information System:

ELDIS, metadatabase with some 5200 high quality items related to environment and sustainable development.

Emergencies, civil protection:

Emergencies, civil protection, Europe, encyclopedia. Everything from chemicals to marine pollution.

Endangered species (most endangered):

Endangered species (most endangered),selected species information and needed actions.

Endangered species (global), encyclopedia with all needed information.

Energy:

Finding Energy Information Resources. Provides access to EE/RE informational resources via broad subject divisions, type of resource, type of organisation, by an alphabetical listing of sites, and by a keyword search system.

Energy, all links (Virtual Library), mainly on renewable energy.

Energy efficiency:

Canada (energy efficiency programs),metadatabase available as separate software to download (pc-Windows or Macintosh). Covers about 189 programs covering federal, provincial and territorial governments, and electric and gas utilities. Updated every year.
Energy efficiency in small and medium sized enterprises, measures, success. Interdisciplinary research report. Case studies identifying factors thatsupport the successful implementation of energy measures in small andmedium sized enterprises (from different european countries)

Estrogens:

Estrogens,encyclopedia and list of links for environmental estrogens and hormones.

Estrogens (bibliography),metadatabase of more than 1000 scientific citations.

Ethics:

·  Ethics and development, America (en, es, pt). Site selection from Interamerican Development Bank.

Europe:

·  Central and Eastern Europe, searchable metadatabase of environmental sources.

·  National Focal Points EIONET, countries , all.

·  EIONET Europe, countries, contact points, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany,Ireland

, Italy, United Kingdom, etc., all. The members of the network for providing information to the European Environment Agency. Experts for data sources in european countries.

·  Public opinion, Europe (en, fr), selected. Eurobarometer, at European level, covering various subjects, and regularly environment. European Commission, DGXI,the official site of DGXI environment ...

European data:

Products of European Environment Agency : CORINE air emissions (summary by country) and several report summaries. The contact points to receive complete CORINE databases (Biotopes, Land Cover, Soil & vegetation maps, CORINAIR, or other free reports are also available from there. Several directories exist there (CORINE data dictionary, inventory of Main Component Elements of EIONET) but are not yet accessible on-line... hopefully soon!

European Environment Agency:

European Environment Agency The site is growing every day and will become one of the best valuable source in the future concering environmental information on Europe.

European policy:

·  Europe (policy),encyclopedia. Legislation, policy instruments, subsidies, publications.

·  European legislation,encyclopedia. Full textes of current and foreseen legislation

·  European Union law (full texts), legislation in force, case laws, preparatory acts, Official Journal (es, da, de, el, en, fr, it, nl, pt, fi, sv),encyclopedia. Full text of european legislation.

·  European Commission proposals (EU),all. Full text of european legislation proposals.

Facts:

·  News, polemic, summaries, key scientific reports (EN, DE, FR, ES, NL), encyclopedia. Summaries of assessments reports on key debates: aspartame, GMOs, fisheries, arsenic, climate change etc.

Flood

http://floodlist.com/. Various info on floods, per continent.

Florida:

South Florida ecological region, encyclopedia. Directory of info and resources.

Food safety:

Food safety, encyclopedia

Footprint:

Ecological footprint, encyclopedia. Ecological footprint indicator worldwide

Forest:

Forest health, air pollution effects, encyclopedia. Site of the International Co-operative Programme on Assessment and Monitoring of Air Pollution Effects on Forests operating under UNECE - Detailed anual report on forests surveys. Links to reports and related institutions.

Forestry:

Forestry, virtual library, comprehensive list with various useful headers.

Sustainable forestry. A lot of diverse information is there.

France :

·  Water, France (fr, en, es, pt),encyclopedia Sites, bibliography, news, events, education, data, maps, mainly France (fr, en, es, pt)

Fuels and chemicals (renewable):

Fuels and chemicals, about 70 links to newsgroups, organisations and other sources (with search tool).

Fundings:

Resources, fundings. How to find ressources for social work

Gas:

Greenhouse, technology, searchable structured metadatabase of about 7000 organisations and services.

General (environment):

·  General (environment) (en) , searchable metadatabase with over 500 environmental sites descriptions.

·  General (environment),metadatabase Over 3,000 indexed links.

·  General (environment) (de) , the environmental part of a German speaking Virtual Library.

·  General (environment) (en) , all possible links, by type, mainly for non profit users and activists.

·  General (environment) (en) , all possible links, by type

·  General (environment), commented (en) , selected quality resources, by type (sites, directories, mailing lists, events, ...) with comments in English.

·  General environmental sources (USA governments), official sources related on Global Change

·  General (environment) (fr) , in French, selects very good site with links sorted by various subjects: list of www sites, list of mail lists, best addresses, education (France, Canada, USA), international organisations, associations, thematic sites,

·  General (environment), Netherlands (nl), selected A selection of Dutch sites.

·  General (environment)( de,en, fr, it, nl, cz, pt, se, po, tu). A selection of international companies and jobs from Germany.

·  General (environment) (nl) , selected, in Dutch.

·  General (environmental science)(en) .A selection of directories and scientific papers.

·  General (environment)(fi, en), all. Cartoons, humor and environment.

Geothermal energy:

Geothermal energy, about 40 links.

Germany:

·  Germany (2 landers), metadatabase on Landes Niedersaschen and Baden-Wurttenberg. Thousands of records.

·  Germany (de), encyclopedia. All kinds of links for German users.

Global Change:

Global change Master directory is one of the most complete searchable metadatabase on linked subjects.

The NOAA Data Set Catalog is a forms-based tool that allows users to search for publicly available environmental data held by public and private sources throughout the world, focusing on climatology, meteorology, ecology, pollution, geology, oceanography, and remote sensing satellites.

Global Change (USA, official), selected list of US governmental starting points.

Kyoto convention, climate change, encyclopedia, all basic information and data.

Anthropogenic emissions of greenhouse gases (CO2, CH4, N2O, ...), data for most countries and world.

Country reports (global change, Kyoto), country reports with detailled data and policy information.

·  Global cycles, environmental problems, encyclopedia. The site of SCOPE, with all downloadable reference publications on the global environmental cycles.

Global warming:

Global warming, encyclopedia: summary of latest knowledge (from US perspective).

Governmental organisations:

Central Europe , a searchable metadatabase on official organisations dealing with monitoring, dissemination of information, enforcement and control of environmental regulations and environmental protection. Searchable by country, subject area, monitoring sector and others.

Green engineering, green design:

Green engineering, about 50 links.

Greenhouse gas:

·  Technology, searchable structured metadatabase of about 8,500 international suppliers of technologies, services, research, data, and literature, pertinent to greenhouse gas mitigation

·  Greenhouse gas emissions, countries, socio-economic data and tools, selected

·  Greenhouse gas emissions, countries, socio-economic data and tools, selected

Greenpeace:

Greenpeace,encyclopedia. All kind of information and links, from an activist's point of view.

Guides (internet):

Clearinghouse, selects the best guides to internet resources, following strict criteria.

Sélection des meilleurs sites environnement (fr) , in French, selects very good site with links sorted by various subjects: list of www sites, list of mail lists, best addresses, education (France, Canada, USA), international organisations, associations, thematic sites.

Hazardous waste:

Hazardous waste, Basel convention, import, export, transit, encyclopedia. The site of the Basel convention, with country reports and data.

Hazardous waste transboundary movements, countries, encyclopedia. Site of the Basel Convention

Hazardous waste ,transboundary movements, disposal, official data.

 

Health:

·  Toxic substances , is in fact a relational database with US contaminated sites, substances, toxicology profiles and health effects. Health effects of hazardous substances

·  Health,all. Events, fragrance, pregnancy, ozone, pesticide. A lot of links. Classified by themes.

·  Fragranced products,encyclopedia. 1,560 chemicals of over 5,000 used by the fragrance industry. An deffects on health.

·  Health, Europe (en, fr, de, ru), encyclopedia. Recommendations from WHO for Europa. Also impacs of environment on children etc.

Heavy metals:

·  Lead (fr),selected. A short list of expert's selected links, all in French.

·  Mercury, cadmium (fr),selected. A short list of expert's selected links, all in French.

·  Lead, industry, France (fr),encyclopedia. Inventory of industries concerned with lead in France, with location and activities.

History:

History, historical maps, world, land cover (1700-1990), population, emissions , selected. Maps and data.

Hormones:

Estrogens,encyclopedia and list of links and scientific resources for environmental hormones and estrogens.

Hotel:

·  Hotel , Alternative Design, Case Studies, Companies and Professionals, Education - Jobs and Careers, Green Office, Indoor Enviro Quality, Web Directories.

Human development:

·  Human development indicators. A portal to all available data per country. A very efficient tool for indicator building.

Hunger

Hunger Web, selected list of many links related to hunger and sustainable development.

Hydrology:

Hydrology, all sites classified in various source types: lists, data resources, computer modelling and software, publications, bibliography, projects and specific topics, discussion groups, societies, conferences and courses, universities, other organisations, companies and others. The site titles are also searchable.

Hydropower:

Hydropower, about 40 links to organisations and newsgroups.

Ice and Snow:

Snow and Ice (USA), selected US official sources (linked to Global Change research Program).

India:

·  India, metadatabase. The official site for environmental data in India. Forest Area & Protected Areas. Demography & Socio Economic. Watershed. Land Use/Land Cover.Disaster Prone Areas. Infrastructure. Topography. Archaeology. Ecology. Geology. Soils. Water. Air. Models. Metrology. Time Series Monitoring. Access to data is subject to conditions or payment of costs.

Indicators:

·  Indicators (sustainable development), searchable metadatabase on indicators for sustainable communities development.

·  Indices, indicators, sustainability, selected. Links to the global indices main initiative.

·  Agri-environmental indicators, OECD (en, fr), encyclopedia. Links, data, concepts and bibliography.

·  Indicators, sustainable development, United Nations, encyclopedia. All what is needed to understand the sustainable development indicators developped by the UN.

·  Composite indicators, encyclopedia. Link to documents, projects and theorical backgrounds on composite indicators.

Industry:

Industry (Canada), resources by region, in English and French.

Information:

Alternative information, opinions (fr), selected

Inland Aquatic Systems:

Terrestrial, Inland Aquatic, and Near Coastal Systems (USA), selected US starting points for global change research.

Innovations:

·  Latest technological advances, news, selected. Latest technological advances in alternative energy, green building and sustainable development, transportation and fuel source technology, and environmental protection and preservation.

Institutes:

Institutes, more than 100 links.

International agreements full texts:

Policy Instruments Database: Searchable full texts of more than 120 international agreements. (English version).
International agreements full texts ,encyclopedia, sorted by subject, and with explanations and country profiles.

International Co-operation on Environment and Development:

International Co-operation on Environment and Development, encyclopedia with all the best sources, data and international agreements.

International relations:

International relations (fr). A french website dedicated to international relations

Internet starting points:

Internet starting points, selected (also with Dutch language information's).

Islands:

Small islands, encyclopedia on everything linked to small islands environment and sustainable development, including directories of organisations and sources, full reports and information. Exactly the kind of site we like.

ISO-14000:

ISO-14000, selected. Environmental management. Preview in plain English.

Italy:

·  Italy, selected list of worldwide and italian environmental sites. A lot of images and Java applets.

·  Legislation (Italy), news, companies, ISO14000, EMAS (it), encyclopedia.

Jobs, consultants:

Jobs, consultants, news (United Kingdom), all. News, jobs, offers and links (also commercial) for professionnals.

Journalism:

Environmental Journalism. A rewarding springboard for environmental resources

Journals and newsletters

Journals and newsletters, the index WWW pages of many scientific journals. Useful to find references.

Justice

Justice, encyclopedia describing and linking to all kinds of resources on environmental justice.

Kyoto conference on global change

Kyoto conference (NGO opinion, WWF), encyclopedia with all information from the point of view of international NGO.

Landmines:

·  Landmines (en), encyclopedia. Country reports, definitions, points of contact, internet ressources, treaties, conference calendar, statistical estimations.

·  Landmines (fr), selected. Starting point for sites about antipersonel mines.

Landscapes (Europe):

ECNC, with most important organisations, by country and by subjects, and full conventions.

Law:

·  Environmental law sources, comprehensive list of the WWW Virtual Library.

·  Law, the Virtual Library, with a description of many sites

·  Law, legislation (treaties, national, court, litterature)(en, es, fr). Searchable tool with link to texts.

·  Legislation, Brussels, data

LCA:

LCA, life cycle assessment, all. Huge list of links and references.

List of lists:

List of lists, Virtual library, comprehensive list of lists.

General (environment) (en) , searchable metadatabase with over 500 environmental sites descriptions.

Listservs (nl):

Listservs (nl), selected, with comments in Dutch.

Listservs (en), a searchable metadatabase.

Local development:

Active citizenship, international solidarity, sustainable development, associations (France) (fr), encyclopedia for local development in France

Maps:

·  Maps, indicators, data, environment, world, countries, biodiversity, water, air, climate, threatened animals, protected areas, encyclopedia. Network portal and customable maps with comparable data.

Marine sciences:

·  Marine science information database: it is a searchable metadatabase of more than 350 sites. Points also to very valuable related sites (oceanography, datasets, catalogues of species, etc.).

Media recycling:

Media recycling, selected very short list. But this organisation recycle (for free) huge amount of magnetic and other media.

Meteorology:

World Meteorological Organization, a starting point to various climate and weather related issues and databases.

Models:

About 100 models well described.

Ecological Models, metadatabase, by subject or name.

Monitoring organizations:

UNEP-HEMdisk (Harmonization of Environmental Monitoring): Selected main international organisations.

Monitoring programs:

UNEP-HEMdisk (Harmonization of Environmental Monitoring): Selected international programs.

Mortality:

Mortality, data. World mortality statistics.

Mountain:

·  Mountain, searchable archives, calendar of events, WWW-links and reports.

·  Pyrenees, Alps, mountains, France, ecotourism (fr), encyclopedia. Many informations and practical links.

National parks:

UN 1993 level, more than 1000 ha, all national parks eligible at United Nations level in 1993 classified by country, with their type, geographical coordinates and other information.

National parks (list of lists), all lists of lists of national parks, with links to interesting lists and databases by county or at international level.

National parks (USA), metadatabase of 766 State Parks, 171 National Parks, 590 National Wildlife Refuges, 156 National Forests and 99 Bureau of Land Management Lands; searchable by name, activity or State. The information given is from a touristic point of view.

Nature:

·  Conservation, More than 100 links (not certified).

·  Policy (en, nl), all. A list of 1000 links classified by theme and geography (Netherlands, Europe, world).

Natural resources:

·  Natural resources research information page, all information you need is there. This list is very well presented, with various types of information and a tree presentation for the classifications (e.g. by country): databases, organisations, newsgroups, references, bibliographies etc.

·  Natural resources, coastal and marine ecosystems; forests and grasslands; water resources and freshwater systems; agriculture and food; climate and atmosphere; population, health, and human well-being; economics and business; energy; biodiversity and protected areas; and environmental governance, countries, encyclopedia, data. A very performant tool for access to all information on all countries.

Nature (Europe):

ECNC, with most important organisations, by country and by subjects, and full conventions.

The Netherlands:

·  Cleaner production, subsidies (Netherlands, nl), metadatabase 500 opties for cleaner production. Lot of practical cases and ideas, classified by economic sectors. Most of the cases presented are economically more rentable than the classical option... répondre label.

·  Asbest removal, Netherland (nl), selected Asbest removal industry in The Netherlands.

·  Waste, news, Netherlands, (nl),encyclopedia.

·  Cleaner production, subsidies (Netherlands, nl), selected Subsidies and links for companies in the Netherlands.

·  Demolition, Netherland (nl), selected Demolition industry in The Netherlands.

·  Utrecht (Netherlands)(nl), selected. Advises to companies and citizens for energy and environment.

News:

·  France, Europa (FR, EN, DE, ES, IT), data. News, daily data and maps about environment in Europe and France.

Newsgroups:

Newsgroups, to link directly to the news posted on a lot of newsgroup related to environment.

Non-Profit:

Resources concentrates on NGOs, education, E-Mail lists, activism, green market products, etc.

Organisations, short selection.
Non-Profit Organisations for sustainable development in the South (based in Belgium), metadatabase of about 300 (all) NGOs extracted from the 3000 european NGOs of the original OECD database.

Nordic data:

GRID-Arendal provides On-Line access to geographic environmental datasets and maps.

North Sea, Belgium (en, nl, fr):

·  North Sea, Belgium (en, nl, fr),encyclopedia. Marine environmental protection and ressources assessment. Data, modelling, forecasts. Modelling potential impact of hypothetical spils.

·  Emissions to sea (air, water, Belgium), bibliography, every kind of pollutant, data and bibliography.

Norway data:

GRID-Arendal provides On-Line access to geographic environmental datasets and maps.

Nuclear:

·  Nuclear safety, nuclear plants. Database with localisation and caracteristics of all nuclear powerplants in the world.

·  Nuclear energy reports (OECD), selected.

·  Atomic energy, encyclopedia. Site of the International Atomic Energy Agency, with latest news, downloadable international and national reports end data.

Occupational safety and health:

Occupational safety and health, describes databases, institutions etc. It is the International Labour Organisation Information System. Also in Spanish and French

Oceans:

The National Oceanographic Data Centre

Ocean Systems (USA) selected for official US sources, related to global change.

·  Ocean, marine data (Europe), selected. Link to marine data in Europe.

Organic gardening:

·  Organic farming, selected. The site of the international umbrella organisation IFOAM.

Organic segundary rawmaterial (de):

Organic segundary rawmaterial (de), a searchable metadatabase on all subjects related to biotechnology and biological waste management. In German.

Organisations:

·  Organisations (non-profit), all, without description, but a lot of links.

·  Environmental, 360,000 words, international, country, and subject sections

Ozon maps:

·  Ozone maps (Europe), data. Up to date maps for ozone situation in Europe.

Pests:

Agricultural pests (fr, en),multimedia encyclopedia of pests of cultures and fruit trees of Western Europe.

Photovoltaic suppliers and services:

Photovoltaic suppliers and services, metadatabase with a lot of links around the world.

Photo:

·  Pictures, nature, Alsace (France). Tens of artistic photos.

·  Electronic microscope images, biology (en, fr), data. More than 1000 pictures.

People of the rainforest:

People of the rainforest , environmental protection as seen by indigenous people and tribes: various links and reports.

Persistent Organic Pollutants (POP):

·  POP, Persistent Organic Pollutants, Structured list of selected sites.

Pesticides:

Pesticides , encyclopedia on the toxicity of many pesticides, with search engine and browser.

·  Pesticides (against)(fr), selected. Arguments against pesticides in agriculture.

Philosophy:

·  Philosophy,all

·  Know then Share. Environmental directory related to "know then share" phylosophy.

Pollution:

Pollution on line (news),encyclopedia including news of the day, topical information and directories on the market place. Search engine included.

Transboundary pollution, conventions, long range, air, water, industrial accidents, acces to information, transport, health, LRTAP, emissions, impacts, European countries (UN-ECE region). Many information, full textes and official or modelised data.

Pollution prevention:

Pollution prevention (en, po), definitions and links to references and institutions.

Population issues:

Population issues, links with description.

Portugal:

Portugal (pt), a list of environmental sites in Portugal, by institutes (teaching and research, administrations), research projects,or companies.

Predator defense, animal damage control:

Predator defense, predator control, links to general sites, and to sites specialised e.g. in badgers, bears, bobcats, cougars, coyotes, forest carnivores, foxes, lynxes, hound hunting, raccoons, trapping, urban wildlife. Specialised in Oregon.

Primary people:

·  Primary people, traditions (fr), selected

Products:

·  Suppliers, services, products, event, companies, technology, metadatabase.

Professional diseases:

Professional diseases (fr), encyclopedia. All info related to the work protection

Programs, projects:

Success (USA), metadatabase. Chronicles more than 1,600 effective environmental programs nationwide that measurably protect, restore or enhance the environment.

Publications:

Publications, list of best lists of publications with access to originals.

PVC (chlorine):

Arguments for, a subjective encyclopedia defending the use of chlorine and PVC. Very well done and rich in information to animate the debate on this subject.

Québec, Canada, encyclopedia.:

Ecoroute is mainly in French but contains substancial parts in English and Spanish. It is THE starting point for any information on environment, nature and sustainability in Quebec, including general information, touristical information, weather, WWW links and databases.

Radioactive waste:

·  WasteLink. Very informative and comprehensive indexed list of radioactive waste related sites, with flags indicating the status of the information providers.

·  Radioactive waste management (Europe)(en, fr, de, sv, ru), encyclopedia. Explanations and links.

Radioprotection documents on-line (it, en):

Radioprotection documents on-line (it, en), Selected collection of documents links about radioprotection (ionizing radiation).

Rainforest:

People of the rainforest , environmental protection as seen by indigenous people and tribes: various links and reports.

Recycling:

Recycling, all types of links

Recycling, encyclopedia (a well done reference guide to the public).

References (current contents of environmental journals):

Current contents of environmental journals database,metadatabase of most scientific journals current (last weeks) contents. For some journals, there is a link to the papers themselve. A very valuable resource for researchers.

Remediation:

·  Remediation, news, all. New documents on environmental remediation.

·  Restoration, remediation (bibliography), metadatabase. All documents on environmental restauration.

Renewable energy:

·  Renewable energy, metadatabase with organisations, newsgroups etc.

·  Renewable energy, Europe, encyclopedia. A wonderfull site with searchable links, directories, events, news, funding oportunities, programmes, projects, etc.

Renewable energy international organisations:

Renewable energy international organisations, metadatabase with about 50 addresses.

Renewable energy suppliers and services:

Renewable energy suppliers and services, metadatabase with mainly solar and wind energy suppliers and services from around the world (the link is slow).

Renewable fuels and chemicals:

Fuels and chemicals, about 70 links to newsgroups, organisations and other sources (with search tool).

Reporting, reports:

·  Reporting, reports, selected list and information with links to the world.

·  Corporate reporting, business, accounting. Extensive list of environmental reporting resources and a list 140 corporate environmental reports/information on the Internet which is updated every month (available alphabeticaly and by sector).

·  Country reports, sustainable development, Agenda 21, information, indicators, encyclopedia. The country reports on an easy to navigate presentation.

·  Reports, Europe, selected. Technical and general reports of the European Environment Agency.

·  State of the environment reports, countries, Europe, metadatabase. Official environmental reports in Europe.

Risk management:

Risk management, general list on risk management, good starting point for this point of view.

Risk, selected list

Rivers and riverine communities:

Riverine communities, selected list, part of a network with many information on the subject.

Russia:

Business, companies (ru, en). Addresses and links to russian companies

Safety:

Safety, selected sites for safety, risk management etc.

Santa Cruz Toxic Release Inventory:

Santa Cruz Toxic Release Inventory in a beautiful exemple of encyclopedia on-line.You can browse the complete database by various means including a clikable map of your region of interest. You get the results in various display formats and can click more to view the details or to access the data. User guide for satellite imagery (Belgium). A complete metadatabase including satellites, sensors, images etc., plus a list of images, distributors and users for Belgium.

Scientific journals:

Scientific journals (en, de). This is a directory of links to hundreds of scientific journals, with individual collections for environment & ecology, agriculture, soilscience, hydrology and other subjects of environmental interest

Scientific information:

Scientific information, metadatabase. Search engine for scientific references (not only environment), including links and several full text papers.

Scotland:

Scotland, statistics, encyclopedia. Downloadable data with complete description and link to sources

Sea ice:

Sea ice, several links and information pages on sea ice related subjects: weather history, sea ice modelling, icebergs, interaction sea-ice-atmosphere-ocean etc.

Security :

Security and professional risks (fr), encyclopedia. All info related to the work protection

Servers:

Servers,selected list of servers providing information, by country and subject.

Shopping:

·  Products and companies (USA), all.

·  Online Shopping and Resources, second hand, USA, Canada, all. A directory of green products, producers including second hand, houses etc.

·  Shopping, organic products, alternative techniques, France, Belgium (fr).encyclopedia

Small islands:

·  Small islands, encyclopedia on everything linked to small islands environment and sustainable development, including directories of organisations and sources, full reports and information. Exactly the kind of site we like.

·  Small island developing states Info and databases on experts, institutions and topics such as sustainable human development, SIDS, Barbados Program of Action, coastal and marine resources, sustainabletourism, biodiversity, energy, South Pacific, Indian Ocean, Caribbean, training, resources, databases, waste management, freshwater, resources, climate change, land resources, connectivity.

Snow and Ice:

Snow and Ice (USA), selected US official sources (linked to Global Change research Program).

Social:

Social change,encyclopedia.

Solar energy:

Solar energy, about 100 links of different types (discussion lists, news, organisations etc.).

Solar influences:

Solar Influences (global change), selected US official sources.

Solid Earth Systems:

Solid Earth Systems, selected US official sources.

Solid waste:

Solid waste (USA),encyclopedia including market place, commercial products, search engine, news, articles.

South Africa:

South Africa web sites, list and description of organisations.

Space pollution:

Satellites (space pollution), metadatabase and reports on the position of all satellites of more than 10 cm (more than 20000): most of them are waste and pieces of old destroyed satellites.

Species databases:

European species, metadatabase of the existing national or multinational databases on European species. Gives contact points, availability and covering periods of the databases. The most important ones are there for various European (West and Centre) countries.

Statistics:

·  Statistical ressources, statistics (international, USA), or Statistical Resources on the Web connection to statistics on agriculture; business and industry; cost of living; demographics; economics; education; energy; finance and currency; foreign economics; foreign governments; foreign trade; government finances; government resources; health (natality, morbidity, mortality); housing; labor; military; politics; science (computers, environment, personnel, R&D); sociology (children, crime, elderly, immigration); transportation; weather.

·  FAOstat. Agriculture, nutrition, fisheries, forestry, food quality control, land use, pesticides

·  fr)metadatabase on environmental statistical publications at Eurostat

·  Statistics (Netherlands)(nl), encyclopedia.

·  Statistics, countries, indicators. A portal to all available indicator per country, with the ranking.

·  Statistics, data, indicators, Belgium (fr, nl). A portal to available statistics and data at Belgian, EU or world level.

Sustainable building

·  Sustainable building.

·  Sustainable design, construction, built environment, architecture, fire, indoor, Ireland, policy, label, selected. Selected links within a phylosophical concept of sustainable building.

Sustainable development:

·  Best sustainable development starting points, selection. The IISD directory is a full meta-database with everything you need, up to date.

·  Sustainable development (USA), metadatabase of about 800 sources.

·  listservs, majordomo, forums, all, with description.

·  Sustainable development (Belgium)(nl, fr, en), selected sites in Belgium and in the rest of the world.

·  Targets (Europe),metadatabase. A comprehensive searchable metadatabase with targets by theme, medium, country and legal text reference.

·  Sustainable grounds for companies, subsidies, Netherlands (nl), encyclopedie. A concept of sustainable industrial places.

·  Sustainable development, natural ressources management, all. Capacity building, learning and change, collaborative planning and management, participatory monitoring and evaluation, general resources on participation, knowledge and information management, integrated models, conflict management, action research, individual growth and change, on-site papers.

·  Sustainable development (most quoted sites). Result of an automatic selection of 50 most quoted sites.

·  Sustainable development, United Nations, selected. A long strucutred list of selected focal points for sustainable development.

·  Measuring sustainable development indicators, metadatabase. List and description of projects of sustainable development indicators.

·  Sustainable development indicators, selected. The must on sustainable development indicators.

·  Sustainable development (en, fr) encyclopedia. A real encyclopedia adressed to schools and olders.

·  Sustainability tools. Thousands of links to resources and tools on ecology, environment and sustainability

·  Sustainability, news, information, opinion, news, information, opinion, searchable directory of links.

·  Sustainable development reports. A portal to all available sustainable development reports by companies. Environmental reports are also recorded.

·  Sustainable development indicators, selected. The must on sustainable development indicators.

Switzerland:

Eco-label, business (fr), useful selection of sites.

Switzerland (fr, de), indexed list of sites, by subject and type.

Oekomedia (de), an abstract metadatabase containing more than 50 000 entries since 1987 and covering 150 journals, a calendar with events on ecological topics (Switzerland only) and a calendar with forthcoming TV-shows. In German.

Taxes:

·  Taxes, selection of sites on environmental taxes.

·  Taxes, OECD, Europe, metadatabase. Data and information on environmental taxes and other economic instruments.

·  Taxes, OECD, Europe, metadatabase. Data and information on environmental taxes and other economic instruments.

·  Eco-efficiency, eco taxes, selected. Arguments, selected litterature and catalogue of links related to eco-efficiency, green taxes, and world development modelling.

Technology:

GNET, an impressive hypermedia encyclopedia with description of all technologies, with hyperlinks to related technologies or sites.

Technology, directory of products & services, featuring more than 2,500 leading suppliers from 37 countries. Information about organisations, conferences and publications is complemented by editorial contributions from distinguished experts in their respective fields.

Greenhouse gas technology, searchable structured metadatabase of about 7000 organisations and services.

Terrestrial, Inland Aquatic, and Near Coastal Systems:

Terrestrial, Inland Aquatic, and Near Coastal Systems (USA), selected US starting points for global change research.

Terminology, thesaurus, glossaries:

·  Multilingual thesaurus, definitions, translations. GEMET (General Multilingual Environmental Thesaurus) : 15 languages [ dk - fi - de - nl - no - se - fr - gk - it - pt - es - hg - sl - enUK and enUS ]- 5.298 descriptors, 109 basic sections and 1.264 synonyms.

·  Gl ossaries, all. Glossary Agent(tm) - Environment is a growing collection of links to online monolingual, bilingual, and multilingual glossaries related to the environment and environmental protection.

Tobacco:

·  Tobacco (fr), encyclopedia. Info and links to all types of information (for and against tobacco).

·  Tobacco, encyclopedia. Info and links to all types of information including "secret" documents by industry.

Toll free telephone listing:

Toll free telephone listing (USA), 4500 toll free telephones of US environmental industries, searchable by a comprehensive index.

Tourism:

Ecotourism. Several discussion papers are linked from there to present the subject in different situations and countries (America).

Toxic substances:

·  Toxic substances , is in fact a relational database with US contaminated sites, substances, toxicology profiles and health effects.

·  Toxics, hazards, wastes, Databases, MSDS, organizations, links

Contaminants, toxicity, exposure, health, hazardous waste sites. Alphabetical list and FAQs on contaminants found in hazardous waste sites. Toxicity and health.

·  Toxicology (fr), encyclopedia. Toxicological sheets and background information on all chemical products.

Trade:

·  Trade cases arround consumption products,metadatabase. Hundreds of case studies, with full text reports and internet references.

·  Trade impact, case studies", selected. Case studies of impacts of trade on non-economic spheres.

·  Trade of endangered species, CITES, data. Database on international legal trade of endangered species (CITES).

Transportation, transport, mobility:

SMIS, metadatabase over sustainable mobility and transport. Internet or other sources and contact points for Belgium.

Tropospheric air emissions:

Tropospheric air emissions, maps, SO2, NO2, ozone, aerosol, UV, Bromine monoxide (BrO), ozone column, Near-real time data, satellite images, data. Maps of anthropogenic and natural air emissions, in near real time, detailed in time and space.

Tsunamis:

·  Tsunamis, about 20 links.

·  Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami - December 26, 2004, countries, links per country, international relief effort and general information.

United Kingdom:

Environment-agency,encyclopedia. All information, clickable up to the data.

Sustainable development reports, indicators,selected. Official reports on sustainable development in the UK. A lot of well documented indicators.

United Kingdom:

·  United Kingdom, all links classifies by region, type (organisations, careers, newsgroups), or theme (laws, National parks, ...).

·  Durham's coastline (UK), encyclopedia. Regenerating Durham's coastline in the UK

United Nations:

UNEP-Geneva, with the searchable full texts of the UN environmental conventions with all details, and of course links to other UN bodies.

Urban environment:

Urban ecotechnology (it), selected list of few links (under construction), in Italian.

Urban mobility:

Urban mobility, car-sharing, Europe, encyclopedia.

Valuation, costs, externalities, internalisation:

Valuation, costs, externalities, internalisation, encyclopedia. A userguide to ecosystem valuation methods

Videos:

Videos, a list of about 250 videos for all ages.

Wallonia:

see Belgium

Waste:

·  Belgium, encyclopedia (richer part is in Dutch), with searchable databases etc. THE starting point for Flanders, Belgium. Also comprehensive lists of links to environmental or wastal sites.

·  Waste, companies, services, products, France (fr), encyclopedia. Site for the professionnals of the sector. News, professionnal directory.

·  Material exchanges, logistical service providers, waste, selected. Directory of "Hot Links" and other value added resources helps buyers and sellers quickly identify the best excess materials auction sites and exchanges on the Internet.

Waste water :

Waste water engineering,WWW-Virtual Library.

Water:

·  Water metadatabase, mainly focused on waste water treatment coimpanies, products, services and information.

·  Water, encyclopedia. Links, information and data from the water portal, by UNESCO, World Water Assessment Programme.

Water quality, water resources (and agriculture):

The water quality information centre an impressive metadatabase and encyclopedia on various references, discussion lists, descriptions of other bibliographic databases, and other resources on water (related to agriculture).

Events, conferences, call for papers is updated monthly and typically contains 80 to 100 entries. Encyclopedia, a decision support system, very well done, for people dealing with a problem of pollution of water elsewhere.

Watersheds, communities (USA):

Watersheds, communities (USA). a service to help you locate, use, and share environmental information on your watershed or community. It is a catalog of information about watersheds; visitors may enter information about their site, meeting/event, organization.

Wetlands:

Wetlands, encyclopedia.

Wind energy:

Wind energy, links to organisations, newsgroups etc.

Wind energy suppliers and services:

Wind energy suppliers and services , a metadatabase with numerous entries from all over the world.

Wildlife, animals, plants:

Wildlife, animals, plants,all. Also a lot of other themes with thousands of links.

World, data, selected.

World, data, maps 400 data sets, maps on the fly, the background statistics for the GEO reports from UNEP.

World resources:

·  World resources, encyclopedia and on-line periodic reports on the state of the natural resources in the world.

WWF (World Wildlife Fund),selected.:

WWF (World Wildlife Fund) , the site of this major international NGO gives a lot of information on endangered species and actions to protect them.

WWF (World Wildlife Fund), encyclopedia on the same subjects.

Youth, education:

·  Youth, education (Canada, Quebec)(fr), a network of youths and schools.

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Author: Bruno Kestemont (bkest@ulb.ac.be) of CESSE, under financing of the (Belgian) Federal Science Policy Office

Special thanks to Josef Barth, Tom Bauler, Michelle Batten, Linda Black, Christian Brodhag, Jos Boelens, Robert Bourdeau, Sarah Deutsch, Carol A. Fedora, Seth Finkel, JEZwick@aol.com, Asger Garnak, Walter Hecq, Jacques Jedwab, Marc Leemans, Dirk Leroy, Marc Levy, J.P. Myers, Shay Mitchell, Nestor Navarro, Adora Pozolinski, Steve Habib Rose, Rinaldo Sikking, Dave Story, Kit Strange, Dave Story, Sarah Reeves, Glenn Ronsse, Fred Stoss, Joe Strahl, Michel Vasic, Mathias Verlie, Joana Villas-Boas, Catherine Vits, Erik Vloeberghs, Edwin Zakai, Konrad Zirm, the maintainers of the directories linked from here, for their useful job, and all the others who encouraged me or made comments or suggestions for this list.

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