description: A comprehensive list of internet sites dealing with sustainable development, including organisations, projects and activities, electronic journals, libraries, references and documents, databases, directories or metadatabases
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Charity jobs, third sector jobs (
· Water footprint network, water footprint of nations, products, companies, persons
· Center for Global development, reduce global poverty and inequality
· Comitment to development index, rates 22 rich countries on how much they help poor countries build prosperity, good government, and security
· CLIMATE-L.ORG, climate change
· Institute of Green Professionals, architects, appraisers, engineers, land-use planners, landscape architects, CSR experts, accountants, and environmental attorneys.
· BIOCONVERSION, sustainable farming
· Latin America (ES, PT, EN, FR), documents and researches
1. Auxilliary lists for environmentalists and SD workers.
2. Aviation, airports, encyclopedia Links, statistics. Reduce noise at airports, especially at nights
3. Best environmental directories, selection of WWW lists of lists, by subject.
4. Basel Convention, Hazardous waste, Basel, import, export, transit, encyclopedia.
5. 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.
6. Central Africa, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, Congo
Kinshasa, Equatorial Guinea, Angola, Burundi, Rwanda,metadatabase. Databases and collections on
7. Charity jobs, third sector jobs (UK) and international development jobs, voluntary work opportunities.
A Portal on Southern Civil Societies, Searchable directory of NGOs from
Africa, Asia and
9. Community based indicators, United States
10. Country profiles, UNEP, Country profiles, indicators, data, maps.
11. Cyprus (gk, en), environmental protection on a local scale, campaigning, seminars and talks, publications, research.
12. Data accessible on-line.for environmentalists and SD workers.
13. Directory of development organizations, NGOs, development. 45000 contacts in 227 countries, 35000 WWW links of International Organizations, Governments, Private Sector Institutions, Development Agencies, Universities, Research and Training Institutes, NGOs/PDOs, Grantmakers, Banks, Microfinance Institutions and Development Consulting Firms.
14. Directory of Human Rights Sites (es), peace, human rights, cooperation, development and environment, education, health, and social justice.
15. Directory of Non-Governmental Organisations Active in Sustainable Development. Part1: Europe, 3900 European NGO. Book + CD-ROM. Contact: OECD, 2 rue André Pascal, F-75775 Paris. Extract for Belgian NGOs,
16. Earthworks, database, career opportunities, environmental scientists, sd professionals, geotechnical/civil engineers, remediation specialists, soil scientists, hydrologists/hydrogeologists, archaeologists, ecologists, plant scientists, forestry/agricultural scientists, geographers, remote sensing/GIS staff, climate/atmospheric scientists, oceanographers, geoscientists and petroleum scientists/engineers in the academic, water, upstream oil and gas, civil and mining sectors, UK, Europe, North America, Pacific Rim, Africa.
17. Ecologia.deeuropa.net Continentes de enlaces excelentes (es).
18. Earthsummit, directory of links.
19. Ecoclub, directory of ecotourism resources from around the world
21. Ecotopie, encyclopédie sur les réalisations écologiques (Belgique-France), sustainable living (fr).
22. EnviroDirectory, metadatabase on environmental lists of links.
23. ELDIS: Electronic Development and Environment Information System, metadatabase.
conservation, all. Ecological Science Based
25. GREENTIE Directory 8,500 international suppliers of technologies, services, research, data, and literature, pertinent to greenhouse gas mitigation
26. Gender, Science and Technology Gateway, women's science and technology contributions to sustainable development
27. Guide to Sustainable Community Indicators, searchable metadatabase.
28. Habitat in developping countries, habitat, developping countries, thirld world
29. Human development indicators, data. A portal to all available data par country. A very efficient tool for indicator building.
30. Global change,metadatabase
31. Information sources for sustainable development, comprehensive metadatabase.
33. International Institute for Sustainable Development, Information Center Database (IISD), sustainable development, metadatabase. The best!, Weekly Journal review, International institutes, NGOs, The UN, the Bank and ODA, Contact list for all organizations, Regional work, Sectoral work, Communications for SD, Information resources, ...
34. International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD),
36. Internetwork for sustainability, news, information, opinion, searchable directory of links.
38. Millennium Eco-Communities on the
39. Minnesota resources
and networking in
40. 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
41. NextStep, resources and information related to sustainability.
44. PANOS, actuality on developping countries
45. Property worldwide, directory of properties for sale or for rent
46. Rain forest, all. Rain forest portal
47. Renew America's Environmental
Success Index, renewable energy, sustainable living, programs, projects,
48. http://www.docrenewableenergy.info, renewable energy (en, sp, it)
49. Répertoire des Organisations Non Gouvernementales actives dans le domaine du développement durable. Tome 1: Europe., 3900 ONG européennes. Livre, CD-ROM. Contact: OECD, 2 rue André Pascal, F-75775 Paris. Les ONGs belges sont sur internet,
50. Roots, bibliographic database
grains, small grains (wheat, ...) production, statistics, producers
52. Small islands information network, information sources on small islands sustainability
53. Solarch, Sustainable Living Education and Innovation Program, Australian High Schools, school visits, teaching materials, over $20,000 worth of prizes through annual AGL Sustainable Living Competition. Australia.
54. Steady State Economics, link between economy and environment.
your watershed,Communities, watersheds (
56. SD Gateway, Calendar of Events, Electronic Mailing Lists (listservs), News Services, Library Collections.
57. Sustainable Architecture, Building and Culture architecture, building, ecology, materials, consultants, events
59. Sustainable Business Network, news, resources, insight, green economy
60. Sustainable development best starting points, selection from this Virtual Library !
63. Sustainable forestry.
64. Sustainable mobility information system (SMIS), mobility, transport, environment, Belgium
65. Sustainable development reports, data. A portal to all available sustainable development reports by companies. Environmental reports are also recorded.
67. Sustainable resources database (North America), metadatabase
68. Web sites on Contribution of Telecommunication on Sustainable Development, communication, telework, telecommunication
69. Tobacco (fr), encyclopedia (for and against tobacco).
70. Tobacco, encyclopedia including "secret" documents by industry.
72. World Directory of Environmental Organisations, 360,000 words, international, country, and subject sections
74. Yearbook of International Co-operation on Environment and Development, international environmental treaties, IGOs and international NGOs, country profiles.
A successfull search is proposed here in different search engines, with some criteria to augment the relevance of hits.
1. Alta Vista advanced search, 'sustainable development' in title and hyperlinks, reference to Agenda 21, resources listing, last updated in 1996 (aboud 15 hits out of 30000 with sustainable development).
2. Excite, sustainable development as a concept.
3. Yahoo, sustainable development, last 3 years, (aboud 111 hits, including many duplicates).
4. Ecosustainable Search
2. ACUNU (American Council for the United Nations University), challenges of the millennium.
3. Addresses of SD organisations, postal address, phone, fax, e-mail.
4. Albemarle Environmental Exchange
5. Alkmaar (Netherlands), case-law, crimes, juridiction (nl)
6. Amnesty International human rights.
7. Through The Bagelhole, grassroots, collecting and sharing low-tech, alternative information, self-reliance, self-sustainability, autonomy, mutual cooperation, building low-tech, self-reliant infrastructures.
8. BC Wild
wilderness protection and sustainable development in
9. BuildingEnvelopes.org , sustainable architecture.
10. Bureau of Resource Sciences scientific analyses and advice.
11. Business and the Environment/Sustainable Commerce Business for Social Responsibility, Sustainable Commerce, climate change, sustainable forestry, supply chain environmental management.
12. CEAbureau voor communicatie en advies over energie en milieu B.V.The Netherlands, duurzaamheid, leefbaarheid, energie-efficiëntie, duurzame energie, strategie en beleid, implementatie, instrumentontwikkeling, communicatie en procesbegeleiding, natuur en milieu, energie
13. Center for Alternative Development
Initiatives, Philippine, Agenda 21,South America,
14. Centre for Arid Zone Studies, University of Wales Bangor, UK
15. Center for Economic and Social Studies on the Environment, Université Libre de Bruxelles, indicators, data sources
16. Center for Field Research at Earthwatch sponsors scholarly field research in biology, sociology, culture, sustainable development.
17. Center for Global development, reduce global poverty and inequality
18. Centre for international university cooperation, development, research, developing countries, cooperation, education.
for Research into sustainable systems of agricultural production
20. Center for the Environment at University of California, Environmental Management, Land Use and Planning, Agriculture, training.
21. Clean Energy Decision Support Center, Canada (EN, FR, AR, BN, ZH, DA, NL, FI, DE, EL, HI, IT, JA, KO, PL, PT, ES, SV, TE, RO, RU).
22. Commonwealth Scientific Industrial
Research Organization (CSIRO) , research,
24. Communications for a Sustainable Future ,education, international studies, peace, conflict, progressive sociology, sustainable economics.
25. Context Institute, Sustainable culture, information; from economics to education, from art to architecture, from ceremony to community.
26. CSF Colorado Environmental Files Collection education, international studies, peace, conflict, progressive sociology, sustainable economics.
28. Cyprus Conservation Foundation, Cyprus (gk, en)
29. Demotech, technology, applications, local materials
30. Earthwatch sponsors scholarly field research in biology, sociology, culture, sustainable development.
32. Earthfoot, small scale ecotours
34. Ecosustainable Hub, links, search, forum, projects.
35. Ecotopie, encyclopédie sur les réalisations écologiques (Belgique-France).
nonprofit, conservation economy, coastal temperate rain forests of
37. ECNC, European Centre for Nature Conservation
38. Energie-Cités (fr) Cities, Europe, urban environment, energy
39. EcoVillage at Ithaca, green market.
40. EPA, Office of Sustainable Ecosystems & Communities, Community Challenge Grants", library, Integrative Approaches.
41. European Fair Trade Association, fair trade
(IT), urban ecotecnology,
43. FAO, rural development, developing countries, food security.
45. Global Change Education, The University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute climate change, education
46. Global Development and Environment Institute, research and teaching materials.
47. Global March, child labour
49. GREENTIE Center greenhouse gas mitigation technologies
50. Halmstads municipality, Agenda 21, Sweden
51. Haribon Foundation, Inc., non-profit organization preserving the environment through sustainable development strategies.
53. Institut pour un Développement Durable, indicators, Belgium, World
for Sustainable Regional Development,
55. Institute of Energy and Sustainable Development, Research, Consultancy services, business, sensible and sustainable energy management strategies
56. Institute of Green Professionals, architects, appraisers, engineers, land-use planners, landscape architects, CSR experts, accountants, and environmental attorneys.
57. Intercultural Institute of Montreal, Canada
58. The International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF), responsible business practices, corporate governance, human rights and business standards, conflict prevention, health, enterprise, communications in development, tourism and the environment, socially inclusive business policies.
59. International Center for the Advancement of Adult Learning (ICAAL), training and workshops for government agencies, organizations and communities.
60. International Centre for Integrative Studies - ICIS, integrative research
61. International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development, weekly e-newsletter
62. International Collective in Support to Fishworkers, artisanal fisheries, small-scale fishworkers, sustainable fisheries and sustainable livelihood
64. International Development Research Centre, Canada
65. International Institute for Sustainable Development, information sources.
66. International Rivers Network protection and conservation of the world's rivers and riverine communities.
67. International Urban Development Association, not-for-profit Association of public and private organisations, government agencies, business and individuals. Promotion and improvement of integrated urban and regional development approach.
68. IRSUD-Researchers for Sustainable Development, Economy, Sociology, Territorial Planning
69. Islands and Small States Institute of the Foundation for International
Studies at the
Toxics Use Reduction Institute,
Timber Council, tropical rainforestry,
72. Maryland Sea Grant, marine ecology, biotechnology
73. Mining Impact Coalition, mineral resources, mining, impact
Institute for Security and Sustainable Development, security, environment,
economic and social issues in
80. Nimbkar Agricultural Research
82. Nuclear-Free Future Award (international money prizes), rid the world of the nuclear scourge, indigenous peoples
83. Office of
the Commissioner of Environment and Sustainable Development, (en, fr)
84. Office of Sustainable Ecosystems and Communities - OSEC, ecological integrity, economic sustainability and quality of life, Community Based Environmental Protection, EPA
86. Ontario Waste Management Association , waste, Ontario.
87. OREE (fr) environmental management of
firms and activity areas,
88. PANOS, actuality
91. The President's Council on Sustainable Development
93. Redefining Progress, ecological footprint, genuine progress indicator
97. Royal Netherlands Society for Agricultural Sciences, agricultural development, education
99. The Rural Advancement Foundation International (RAFI), conservation and sustainable improvement of agricultural biodiversity, socially responsible development of technologies useful to rural societies. loss of genetic diversity - especially in agriculture - and impact of intellectual property rights on agriculture and world food security.
100. SD Gateway: Development Alternatives, Earth Council , Environmental Development Action in the Third World (ENDA), Fundación Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (FARN), International Development Research Centre (IDRC), International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe (REC), Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), Calendar of Events, Electronic Mailing Lists (listservs), News Services, Library Collections.
101. Second Nature education for sustainability
102. Secretaría de Medio Ambiente y Desarrollo Sustentable, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
103. SeedTree, tree planting, endangered forest ecosystems, biodiversity, renewable energy, human development.
105. Small islands information network, small islands environment and sustainability
107. Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life Sciences nonlinear dynamical systems, complex systems, fractals, chaos, bifurcations, ecology, economics, social development.
108. South Centre, developing countries
SPECTRA- research project on
Sustainability Development and Spatial Planning, spatial planning,
110. Stephen Bedford Clark SBC & Associates, Sustainable Freshwater Ecology & Aquaculture Consultancy Services.
Sustainable Cities Research
Sustainable Development Department (SDS) of the
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), (en, es), metadatabase, Full-text publications.
Human resources, social development; environment and natural resources;
infrastructure, financial markets and private enterprise development.
Strategies, policies, best practices, guidelines, technical studies, conference
proceedings, newsletters, books, and other documents. Financial assistance for
Latin America and the
Sustainable Development Unit
in the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA, UK
Sustainable Economic Growth Program; Centre for Strategic Economic Studies;
115. Sustainable Future Instructions, instructions and consultancy (en, de)
Target Earth International(
117. Tata Energy Research Institute (TERI) , energy, environment, biotechnology, plant tissue culture, biodiversity, urban transport, sustainable development, Green India 2047, hydrocarbons, oil, natural gas, coal, renewable energy, regulatory studies, regulatory policy, regulation, deregulation, energy reforms, urban and rural environments, natural resources, forestry, energy data, energy forecast,energy model, energy efficiency, urban waste, climate change, global warming, Eco-refrigeration, power sector, Biogas, biomass energy system, India, energy policy, fuels, solar energy, wind energy, New Delhi
120. Tools for Self Reliance, supports workers, poor countries, basic hand-tools, local tool-making initiatives
121. Trees for the Future, agroforestry self-help projects, developing countries, sustainable agriculture.
122. TUE Centrum Technologie voor Duurzame Ontwikkeling sustainable development, The Netherlands (nl)
UNEP-GRID-Arendal, environment, North Europe,
126. United Nations (UN)
132. Urban Ecology Australia Inc, urban, evolution, ecological cities, education, example
134. Le village des associations, equity, NGOs, telematics, social development.
135. Volunteers in Technical Assistance WWW, technology adaptation, development
Wageningen Agricultural University Library,
138. Water footprint network, water footprint of nations, products, companies, persons
139. William McDonough + Partners, architectural firm promoting and utilizing sustainable design and building techniques
140. The World Against Cancer (TWAC), Fight cancer.
141. World Bank, development
142. World Business Council for Sustainable Development , eco-efficiency through high standards of environmental and resource management in business.
143. World Forest Institute forest resources
World Resources Institute (WRI), sustainable
development indicators, biodiversity, climate change, environmental education,
forest frontiers initiative, forest resources, health and environment,
149. Worldwatch Institute
150. WorldWatch Institute, desenvolvimento econológico (sócio-econômico-ecológico)(pt)
2. Alcan Prize for Sustainability, Funding, World Economic Forum.
3. Après développement, post-development, décroissance
5. Baltic 21, Baltic Sea Region
6. Biodiversity Information Network, biodiversity
8. Bremen initiative,
9. Citizens Network for Sustainable Development information ecology, information habitat, information for sustainable development, children's summit.
10. COGEN, biomass energy technologies, Europe, ASEAN.
11. Comitment to development index, rates 22 rich countries on how much they help poor countries build prosperity, good government, and security
12. Developing the Economy from Within’ (DEW), 52 projects. Lundby (SE), Venice (IT), Genoa (IT), Leipzig (DE), West Yorkshire (UK), Bath (UK) and Leicester (UK). Coherent vision of sustainable local economy, partnerships, implementation, experience, European Union.
14. Earthhope Action Network, environmental activism
15. Ecotopia Box, sustainable development, environment, Europe.
16. ELDIS: Electronic Development and Environment Information System, metadatabase, environment, development
17. EcoHouse, making a
typical building (560 residents, built in 1966) in
18. The Economic TeleDevelopment Forum, relationship between telecommunications infrastructure investment, and enhanced community economic development.
19. EcoRecycle Victoria, reduction of waste, better recycling, home composting, waste wise businesses, waste education, recycled products, recycling services and statitistics, Australia.
20. EcoVillage Network, market
21. European Partners for the Environment, future a better balance between the environmental, social and economic elements of life. Dialogue, long-term relationships, practical action.
22. European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions , (en, fr) European Union, Conferences, Networks, Tools, Training courses, SME Support initiatives.
23. The European International Policy Forum (EIPF), European Union, the World Bank group and Developing Countries.
24. European Sustainable Cities & Towns Campaign, Co-operation 750 cities, European Commission, urban sustainability
25. Fairtrade, fairtrade labels
26. Forêt de Marie-Victorin, Projet AVEC nature, Québec.
27. Forum for Sustainable Development -
29. The GeoSphere Project Report visualizations Earth processes.
30. The Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) "federated" directories, global change
32. Global Environmental Change Programme,
34. Global Volunteer Network,
35. Greenpeace's Arctic Action campaign against BP Amoco's arctic drilling projectcampaign, Arctic, videoclips and multimedia stories, photo gallery
36. GreenNet Home Page environment, peace, human rights, development groups
37. Histocity , historical cities sustainable development, research, training, network, GIS
39. Implementing Sustainable Development in High Consumption Societies: A Comparative Assessment of National Strategies and Initiatives, (research project), high consumption societies, government responses, industrialised countries, Framework Convention on Climate Change; Convention on Biological Diversity, national governments of Australia, Canada, Germany, Japan, Norway, the Netherlands, Sweden, United Kingdom, USA, strategy, policy, law, sustainable development.
41. Intelligent Systems for Sustainable Design sustainable building,
43. International registration of forests, sustainable forestry cooperation
44. The King Baudouin International Development Prize, which has a value of 150.000 EUR , is awarded every other year to an individual or organisation that has made a significant contribution to the development of countries of the South.The official award ceremony is held at the Royal Palace of Brussels, in the presence of HM King Albert II and 500 guests, including the highest Belgian and European authorities and a high level UN delegation.
46. Legecartridge, empty cartridge
47. Mamirauá Sustainable Development Reserve, Brazil, Amazon, flooded forest, wetland, local biodiversity, economic development of local people, Ramsar Convention, ecotourism
49. Melissa Program, Managing the Environment Locally in Sub Saharan Africa, local environment, knowledge management
Sustainable Building research program,
51. MOSES, Car sharing Europe
52. Mountain forum, mountain cultures, environment and sustainable development
53. The Natural Step
55. Norwegian Universities' Committee for Development Research and Education, development, cooperation, research, education, developing countries
57. OECD/DAC Donor-Developing Country Dialogues on National Strategies for Sustainable Development review of experience, developing countries, stakeholders
60. Population and Sustainable Development Programme, American Association for the Advancement of Science, human population, environment, natural resource consumption, demography, reproductive healthcare, gender, culture.
61. Rainforest Action Network, activism
62. Renew America's Environmental
Success Index, renewable energy, sustainable living, programs, projects,
64. SD Gateway, Calendar of Events, Electronic Mailing Lists (listservs), News Services, Library Collections.
65. Small Island Developing States Network, Sustainable Human Development, SIDS, Barbados Program of Action, UN, UNDP, SDNP, Internet, Information and Communications Technology, Coastal and Marine Resources, Sustainable Tourism, Biodiversity, Energy, South Pacific, Indian Ocean, Caribbean, AOSIS, Alliance of Small Island States, Training, Resources, Databases, Waste management, Freshwater Resources, Climate Change, Land Resources, Connectivity
66. Small islands information network, information sources, small islands sustainability
67. Small Island Developing States network. Small islands, 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, l
Global Climate Change, Indigenous Views, Circumpolar Perspective, Ecology,
69. SPECTRA- research project on
Sustainability Development and Spatial Planning, spatial planning,
Partnership Worldwide (SPW), Health Education and Environment Programs in
71. Sustainability Web Ring, link exchange open to any organisation dealing with sustainability
72. Sustainable cities programme (UNCHS (Habitat)/UNEP), urban sustainable development, cities, developping countries
73. Sustainable Development Networking Programme SDNP, United Nations.
74. Sustainable Development Networking Project of Bangladesh, information, resources, sustainable development, debates, discussions, development, environment, actions.
76. Sustainable fisheries, (en, fr, es) artisanal fisheries, small-scale fishworkers, sustainable fisheries and sustainable livelihood
78. Technology, Business and Environment at MIT linking technological change with sound environmental management.
79. Terra-2000 IST programme of the European Commission, scenario and model development.
80. Third Sector and Employment Pilot, employment potential of the third system, social and neighbourhood services, environment and arts, dissemination of results, European Union.
81. TouNet, sustainable tourism.
82. Tradeable Assets for Sustainable Communities, turning blight - deteriorated housing, pollution, and unemployment - into assets - jobs and profits, educational oppurtunities, and clean, healthy rural and urban communities, America.
83. UK Social Investment Forum (UKSIF)
84. UNDP - Devwatch , sustainable development indicators
85. United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), population assistance, developing countries. Fund. Programmes, projects.
86. Urban Habitat Program (UHP) cultivating multicultural urban environmental leadership to create socially just and ecologically sustainable communities.
87. Urban mobility, car-sharing, Europe, encyclopedia.
88. Vasundhara, environmental actions in Kolkata India
89. Verde, (nl) duurzaam verbruik
90. Worldlights, humanitarian capitalism, lighthouse, Tillamook Rock Lighthouse, columbarium
1. Applying Ecological Economics for
social and environmental sustainability, ISEE2008,
Ecological Sustainability and Human Well-Being,
3. environmental events database, metadatabase, events, environment.
4. Protest net, Protest events, human rights, demonstrations, activism
· Catedra UNESCO of Sustainable Development, Online Courses of Building simulation models in Ecology and Environment, ES.
· Environmental Management and Sustainable Development, 12-week course, UK.
· Postgraduate Course on Technology and Sustainable Development : Innovative and integrated approaches in emerging countries, Chennai (Madras), India starting January 2002.
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1. ACDGIS-L , GIS (de)
2. AE , energy.
3. AFRICA-L , Africa, Internet
4. bitl.africa , Africa, Internet
5. AFRICA-N , Africa news
6. AFRICANA-L , information technology
7. AG-ECON , agricultural economy
8. AG-FORST , agro-forestry
9. Ag-Sieve , tropical agriculture
10. ASLE - The Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment
11. BIODIV-L , biodiversity network
13. BIOCONVERSION, sustainable farming
14. BIOREGIONAL , bioregion, global to meet local
15. BIOSPH-L, biosphere
16. CED-NET , community economic development
17. CERRO-L development Central Europe
18. CIAMAA-L , atmosphere (es, en)
19. CITES-L , trade in wildlife, endangered species.
20. citnet-list , information ecology, information habitat, information for sustainable development.
21. Climate/Ecosystem Dynamics - Mailing List, climate, weather, ecosystems
22. CLIM-ECON, Economics of Climate Variability and Global Change
23. CLIMATE-L.ORG, climate change
24. CLIMLIST , climate change
25. CMEP - Critical Mass Energy Project
26. COASTGIS , coast, GIS
27. COMDEV , communication and international development.
29. CONSBIO - Conservation Biology, protection of life, conservation
30. CONSGIS , biological conservation and GIS
31. DEBT, debt, International, Private, Government
32. DEVEL-L , technology transfer, development
33. DevMedia , media for development and democracy
34. Duurzaamlijst, duurzame ontwikkeling en (Lokale) Agenda 21 (nl)
35. EAF-L , EcoAgroForestry
36. EARTHSAVE - Diet and the Environment Mailing List
37. ECOCITY - List no longer exists, but you can still read the old archives. , urban sustainability
38. ECO-ISLA -
Ecological and environmental matters of
39. ECOFEM - Women and the Environment List
40. ECOL-ECON - , ecological economics
41. ECOLOG-L - Ecological Society of
42. EcologiaSocial, Human and
Social Ecology in
43. ECOLOGY - List no longer exists, but you can read the old archives.
44. ecolview , ecology
45. ECONET , environment
46. ECONOMY, economy and politics of less developped countries.
47. ECOPSYCHOLOGY, Ecological Psychology
48. ECOSYS-L , ecosystem modelling.
49. ECOTALK - The Environmental Non-Profit List
50. EECONET-L, ecological networks
51. EGT, Environment and Game Theory
52. EHS-L , environmental health system
53. ELAN - Environment in Latin American Network List
54. ENERGY-L , IISD mailing list
55. ENV-BIOTECH , biotechnology
56. ENVBEH-L, environmental behaviour
57. ENVCEE-L - Environmental Issues in Central and
58. ENVINF-L - Environmental Information Distribution List
59. ENVIROETHICS - Environmental Ethics Forum List, ethics and philosophy
60. ENVSEC_F , environmental dimensions of security, population growth, natural ressources.
61. ENVST-L - Environmental Studies Discussion List
62. ENVTECSOC - Environmental Technology and Society List
63. ENVST-L , environmental studies programs.
64. ENVTECSOC, Environment Technology and Society
65. eon, Environment on the net
66. eon-digest, Environment on the net, digest
67. FEMISA, Feminist Studies
68. FISH-JUNIOR - List no longer exists, but you can still view the old archives
69. FMDSS-L , forest management planning information and decision systems
70. FOREST - Forest List
71. FUTUREWORK, Designing for Post-Industrial Realities
72. GIS-L , geographical information systems
73. GLIPF-L , great lakes
74. GLOMOD-L , global modelling
75. GLOSAS-L , global systems analysis and simulation
76. GREEN , green movments
77. GREEN-TRAVEL - Green Travel List
78. GREENYES - The GrassRoots Recycling Network List
79. GRNSCH-L reducing environmental impact of colleges and institutes activities
80. GRNSD-XX , research on sustainable development
81. H-ASEH - Environmental History List
82. Habitat2 , Habitat II conference.
83. HimNet Hymalaya, geology.
84. HOMELESS, Homelessness
85. IAPWILD , International Arctic Project Wildlife
86. IDS , Indonesian Development Studies
87. INTDEV-L , International development and global education
88. IPE, International Political Economy
89. isdrn-list, International Sustainable Development Research Network
90. iwc-l , Small islands sustainability
91. LAND-L, announcements related to desertification, land degradation and drought, sustainable land management events, policy developments, publications and new initiatives. Not a discussion list and is limited to non-commercial, non-political announcements.
92. LIST GLOBAL, all available lists.
93. MARINE-L, seas, oceans
94. MARMAM, marine mammals
95. mideastenviro, Middle East, environment
96. Mountain forum, mountain cultures, environment and sustainable development
97. NATIVE-L, Aboriginal Peoples
98. NATLIT-Lpublications on nature, environmental science and outdoor activities
99. NATURA-L, Chile
100. NWFOR - The North West Forests List
in cooperation with Global Forum on Oceans, Coasts and
102. PACIFIC-BIOSNET - Pacific Biosnet Mailing List
103. PDBLIST, Paradigms for boosting development
104. PEACE, Peace Studies
105. PLACECOMM - Place and Community Studies Discussion List
106. RECYCLE - Recycling in Practice Mailing List
107. RIMAFNET marine policy
108. RURALDEV, Community and rural economic development internationally
109. RUSAG-L, American and Russian.
SAL-NYC - Animal Rights in
111. Sanet-mg, sustainable agriculture
112. SARDTABLE-L indicators of sustainability
SAVE - Student
SEA - Student Environmental Action at the
115. href="http://www.earthsystems.org/list/seac-discussion">SEAC+DISCUSSION, student action
116. SEASIA-L, South-east Asia
117. SIIN-L, small islands.
118. specieslistspecies lists inventory.
STAMP - Sensible Transportation Alternatives to the
120. SUSAG-LIBRARY, Sustainable agriculture related documents.
121. SUSDEV, sustainable development publications.
122. SUSTAG-L, sustainable agriculture.
123. sustain, sustainability
124. sustainable-development, sustainable development
125. thrdwrld, Third World
126. TRADE-LIBRARY, trade.
127. Trade-News, trade.
128. UIGIS-L, user interface for GIS
129. UN, United Nations
130. UNDP SDN Mail server, To receive documentation on the Sustainable Development Networking Project, type "HELP" in body of text to obtain instructions.
131. urban-forestry, urban-forestry
132. URBANITES, self-sufficiency
133. WALL - Witness Against Lawless Logging
134. WATER-L, water quality
135. WATER-L, water policy
136. wsn, world-systems, transnational, transdisciplinary
137. WILDNET, conservation
2. The "1996 Baseline Environmental Management Report" (BEMR), life-cycle cost and schedule estimate for the cleanup of the former nuclear weapons complex
3. AMVTN Seminar on Health Research Ethics in Africa proceedings (126 pp.), Acta Tropica Vol. 78 Supplement 1 (January 2001). Parasitology-online.
5. Combustion in the RainForest: Ecology, Energy and Economy for a Sustainable Environment, combustion, rainforest, ecology, energy, economy.
6. Country reports (global
change, Kyoto), climate change,
7. CSD Indicators, indicators
8. Global crisis (Ted Trainer), economic hegemony, alternative, sustainable lifestyle, Conserver society.
Daughters of the Pacific, de Ishtar, Zohl. 1994. . Spinifex Press.
10. Definitions of sustainable development. Définitions du développement durable (fr, en), definitions, litterature, implicit model, définition, littérature, modèle implicite.
12. Earthscan Publications Ltd, United Kingdom
14. Ecogeste, FR, que faire de ses dˆ©chets
Sustainable Development in Australia,
16. Effet de serre, conséquences multiples, livre (fr), techniques, socio-économiques, juridiques ou philosophiques
21. Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI), indicators, ranking 122 countries with 67 variables.
22. The Environment and Poverty Times
23. L'environnement du Moyen-Orient, Middle East, environment, book (fr), 1997
24. Executive Summary , sustainable development indicators
25. FAO, SD-Dimensions, rural development, developing countries, internet, communication
27. Geodata, Global Environment Outlook (GEO) report and other integrated environment assessments. Its online database holds more than 400 different variables, as national, subregional, regional and global statistics or as geospatial data sets (maps), covering themes like Freshwater, Population, Forests, Emissions, Climate, Disasters, Health and GDP. Display them on-the-fly as maps, graphs, raw values or download the data in different formats.
29. Global Development: Problems, Solutions and Strategy, obstacles to sustainable development, ways to overcome, strategy.
30. Going Local: Creating Self-Reliant Communities in a Global Age, (book, 1998) locally owned companies, import substitution, new community financial institutions, smart local policymaking
33. Human Development Reports, United Nations, UNDP
35. Indicators of sustainable development for the United Kingdom, download selected indicators (The economy, Transport use, Leisure and tourism, Overseas trade, Energy, Land use, Water resources, Forestry, Fish resources, Climate change, Ozone layer depletion, Acid deposition, Air, Fresh water quality, Marine, Wildlife and habitats, Land cover and landscape, Soil, Minerals extraction, Waste, Radioactivity) on PDF or Works files.
36. Indicateurs(fr), indicators (open list for wide consultation)
37. Indicators of sustainable development, Selected tested indicators and methodology sheets, by United Nations
38. Infoagro, Desarrollo Sostenible. Costa Rica
42. International metal Study Groups, intergovernmental, Lead and Zinc, Nickel, and Copper, non-ferrous metals and their contribution to sustainable development.
43. The Internet Consumer Recycling Guide, home recycling, junk mail & email.
World Forum on Sustainable Development,
45. Journal of Solid Waste Technology and Management, solid waste, (only abstracts and index are available on the Web).
46. Kyoto convention, climate change, global warming.
47. Latin America (ES, PT, EN, FR), documents and researches
48. Livestock Research for Rural Development Scientific Journal , sustainable agriculture research
49. Living planet 2000, ecological footprint
50. Living planet report, environmental sustainability, ecological footprint, living planet index.
52. Memegroup Business ethics information, news, actuality (economic, environment, social)). Electronic journal. Business ethics, ethical finance & investment, sustainability,accountability, strategy, governance, corporate social responsibility,future of work, community, citizenship, renewable energy, consumerism, risk& reputation management, crisis, fair trade, ecology.
53. A Modest Proposal to Save the World by Jay Hanson.
54. Mortality, data.World mortality statistics.
56. Nature photography book, WWF
57. OECD Factbook, indicators, OECD countries, Demographic trends; International migration; Trade; Foreign direct investment (FDI); Employment; Unemployment; Air, water and land; Energy use; Government deficits and debt; Public expenditure and aid; Taxes; Regional disparities; World energy supply; Gross domestic product (GDP); Economic growth; Productivity; Commodities: production and supply; Consumer and producer prices; Purchasing power and competitiveness; Research and development (R&D); Information and communication technology (ICT); Outcomes; Expenditure on education; Health; Work and leisure; Crime; Transport.
58. offshore-environment, environmental problems surrounding the offshore oil and gas exploration and development, marine environment, fish stock, fisheries, shelf waters, anthropogenic impact, coastal waters, marine pollution; drilling, transportation and storage accidents; oil fate, behavior and transformations during an oil spill; sources and volumes of waste discharges from the offshore activity (drilling muds, drilling cuttings and produced waters); biological impact of the natural gas (impact on fish and other marine organisms); abandonment options and secondary use of the offshore installations; oil and gas developments on the Russian shelf.
59. Partnership for Change. Practical examples of Agenda 21 follow-up (Norway's Special Report to EARTH SUMMIT+5, the Special Session of the UN General Assembly to Review and Appraise the Implementation of Agenda 21)
61. Population Index
63. The Process Of Business/Environmental Collaborations: Partnering For Sustainability, by Alissa J. Stern and Tim Hicks, Quorum Press, 88 Press Road, Westport CT 06881 (204 pp $67 2000) ISBN: 1-56720-292-6, practical real world advice, business and environmental collaborations
66. Sinai Bedouin Women Sinai Bedouin women and development, anthropology
67. Smoke and Illusion, tobacco, biomass energy, pesticides, victimes, literature.
68. Social Criticism Review - Selected readings on modern society and its ills, alienation between man, nature, and a dysfunctional technical complex, responsible community, goodness in a complex world.
69. Social Indicators of Development (1994), data
of the Environment report for Tasmania,
71. Sustainable development reports, indicators, United Kingdom, Official reports, documented indicators.
73. SD-Dimensions (FAO) news and analytical articles on people, institutions, knowledge and environment.
76. Sustainable communities , world beach communities living on a barrier island
77. Sustainable Development in
Canada , sustainable development,
78. Sustainable Development, forests.
80. Sustainable Development-English , minerals, metals,
82. Sustainable Development: A Chance for Harvesting and Protection of Forest Ecosystem, sustainable development indicators
83. Sustainable Development And The Delaware Estuary Program , sustainable development indicators
85. Sustainable Development- General , Bibliography, sustainable development (references, 1995)
88. Sustainable ICT Case Studies, institutional, social, poor, ICT.
91. sustain magazine
92. Syllabi and Readings in Ecological Economics, ecological economics
93. Technological Education and National Development (TEND), proceedings from TEND '97
94. Threatened species, red lists species profiles, threats
95. Théorie de la réciprocité, reciprocity, ethics, gift, reciprocidad, ethica, don, vengeance, marché, mercado, échange, exchange.
97. TouNet, sustainable tourism definition and case studies.
UNCED documents, Rio
declaration, Agenda 21,
101. UNEDforum , multi-stakeholder information hub to aid the follow-ups to the conferences on sustainable development and the environment.
102. UNESCO World Science Report 1996 research, education, regional
104. United Nations Conference on Population (Cairo), demography
105. United Nations, Agenda 21 Country reports, sustainable development, Agenda 21, information, indicators
107. A Universal Declaration of Human Responsibilities (draft discussion paper), responsibility, human rights.
Vedams Books International books published in
109. WaterforumNews, water (nl, en)
110. Why sustainability is wrong anti-sustainablility, against.
111. worldcitizenship, helping pupils to have better understanding of inter-dependence of humanity.
2. billy-globe.org , newsletter
3. Bond Beterleefmilieu, News, Flanders (Belgium)
4. Catedra UNESCO of Sustainable Development, Online Courses of Building simulation models in Ecology and Environment
5. Conservation ecology, electronic peer-reviewed scientific journal, environmental economics, ecological economics.
6. Développement durable et territoires (fr) économie, géographie, politique, droit, sociologie
7. e-design online, sustainable building
11. EcoNews Africa
12. Ecoworld, News, species, ecosystems, trees, air, water, fauna, flora
13. Environmental Building News, sustainable design and construction (news, events, highlights from past issues, product reviews).
14. The Environment and Poverty Times
15. ENDS Environment Daily, European environmental information
16. FAO, SD-Dimensions, articles and news focused on developing countries, rural development, communication.
17. Global Change Education, The University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute climate change, education
18. The Guardian bi-monthly newsletter, research assistance, repairing hiking trails, wildlife habitat restoration and preservation, rebuilding of international communities, teaching languages to other cultures. News, eco-products, classifieds.
19. International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development, weekly e-newsletter
20. Internetwork for sustainability, news, information, opinion, searchable directory of links.
22. La revue durable Actualité (FR).
23. Livestock Research for Rural Development Scientific Journal , sustainable agriculture research
24. Memegroup Business ethics information, news, actuality (economic, environment, social)). Electronic journal. Business ethics, ethical finance & investment, sustainability,accountability, strategy, governance, corporate social responsibility,future of work, community, citizenship, renewable energy, consumerism, risk& reputation management, crisis, fair trade, ecology.
25. News (fr), environment, France.
26. OGM et les biotechnologies (fr), journal, GMO, biotechnologies
27. OneWorld Online
28. PANOS, news, Thirld World
30. Permaculture International Journal horticulture, permaculture, Australia
31. Solutions, peer reviewed answers to problems in environment, health, population and development
32. Sustainable Business Insider from recycling to green building, from renewable energy to organic products, from social investing to certified forestry.
34. Sustainable Development International, journal, editorial, case studies, industry
36. Value Created Review,
furniture design, wood design, SMEs,
37. VirtualPresidio Journal, critical commentary on sustainability.
38. Vivre Autrement (fr), sustainable cities, villes durables, Sud.
39. Water Online Newsletter by Ian Lisk, water/wastewater industry.
40. WaterforumNews, water (nl, en)
2. ELDIS: Electronic Development and Environment Information System, comprehensive metadatabase on all types of sources.
3. European Partner Search for Local Sustainability, Open database, constitution local sustainable development projects
4. Global System for Sustainable Development (GSSD), Internet, SIN, information system
5. Information sources for sustainable development, comprehensive metadatabase on all types of sources.
7. Statistical Resources on the Web, 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.
1. building energy and sustainable design, software and demos, energy efficient buildings
4. RETScreen Clean energy decision support software (free), accessible in 21 languages including hindi, bengali, chinese, arabic etc.
building component used to solar heat large buildings in
7. Sustainable world software, Year 2000 bug in microcomputers, GPS rollover bug, developing countries
8. Tools, ideas and technologies to save or recycle energy, waste, energy, sustainable behaviours.
10. Worldometer, continuous data, population, health, environment, energy, food, economy,
1. APEC Master of Sustainable
Development, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum. University of Sydney,
Asian Institute of Management,
2. Citizens Network for Sustainable Development information ecology, information habitat, information for sustainable development, children's summit.
3. Griesinger Films, videotapes on ecological economics
4. NRM_changelinks: a guide to managing change for environment, water, land ..., adaptive management, participatory monitoring and evaluation, conflict resolution, partnership development, collaborative problem solving, decision support, action research, information management and collaborative/organisational learning. Interlinks, Internet for sharing information, networking, decision support and learning. International job opportunities
1. Affluenza, the desease of modern life Check out Quest of the Ringleaders onhttp://www.ringleader.com/q uest - it's an environmental quest
2. Let's Save Our Earth, educational board game
3. New dream, reduce consumption
4. Quest of the Ringleaders, environmental quest
28. Public Health
29. Social Policy
30. Social Sciences
35. Women's Studies
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