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This independent bilingual network (French/English) aims to facilitate the flow of climate change adaptation knowledge for sustainable livelihoods between researchers, policy makers, civil society organisations and communities who are vulnerable to climate variability and change across Africa.
Atlas of our changing environment
Through illustrations, satellite images, ground photographs and powered by Google and UNEP, this interactive media depicts and describes humanity's past and present impact on the environment.
Both Ends
Both Ends supports the work of environmental organisations, primarily in the so-called South.
Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE)
Statistics and indicators from the government of South America's biggest country.
Caribbean Planning for Adaptation to Global Climate Change (CPACC)
The project's overall objective is to support Caribbean countries in preparing to cope with the adverse effects of global climate change.
Celsias is a blog that aims to help people discuss climate change, then create and manage projects to reduce global warming.
Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL)
Public interest, not-for-profit environmental law firm founded to strengthen international and comparative environmental law and policy around the world. CIEL provides a full range of environmental legal services in both international and comparative national law, including: policy research and publication, advice and advocacy, education and training, and institution building. United States.
Conference of NGOs (CONGO)
An international, not-for-profit membership association of NGOs that facilitates the participation of organizations in United Nations debates and decisions. The site provides a Calendar of Substantive Committees Events.
Development Goals
Targets for reductions in poverty, improvements in health and education, and protection of the environment.
A gateway to Information Sources on Development and the Environment. The web site provides descriptions and links to information sources, including online documents, organisation's web sites, databases, library catalogues, bibliographies, and email discussion lists, research project information, map and newspaper collections. Eldis is hosted by the Institute of Development Studies, Sussex.
ELDIS is a Gateway to Information Sources on Development and the Environment. ELDIS provides an ever increasing number of descriptions and links to a variety of information sources, including online documents, organisation's WWW sites, databases, library catalogues, bibliographies, and email discussion lists, research project information, map and newspaper collections.
Environmental Engineering Association of Thailand
An educational and technical center which provides its members and the public with the latest information and technologies on environmental management and control. Thailand.
Environmental Reporting via the Internet
A UK-based resource, this page opens a base of 200 specific corporate environmental reports, links for environmental education and research resources, plus reports and papers on internet-based environmental reporting and corporate accountability, from several workshops and conferences.
FTPP Eastern Africa
Forests, Trees and People Programme to develop tools, methods and approaches for participatory forestry.
Global Environmental Negotiations
Factsheet on Global Environmental Negotiations - Centre for Science and Environment
Free access database that offers research information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment.
Idealist - Action Without Borders
Database with over 25,000 nonprofit and community organizations in 153 countries. The organizations can be searched or browsed by name, location or mission. Provides job openings, volunteer opportunities, events, internships, campaigns, and sundry other resources posted by organizations all over the world.
Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN)
IEN is an alliance of grassroots indigenous peoples whose mission is to protect the Earth from contamination and exploitation by strengthening maintaining and respecting the traditional teachings and the natural laws. United States.
Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP)
IATP assists public interest organizations in effectively influencing both domestic and international policymaking through the following activities: monitoring, analysis and research; education and outreach; training and technical assistance; coalition building and international networking. IATP monitors the key events and topics related to agriculture, environment, community economic development and trade.
Nepal Forum of Enviornmental Journalists (NEFEJ)
NEFEJ was formed in 1986 by a group of journalists with an objective of promoting the participation of mass media - both print and electronic - in raising public awareness in these vital areas of national life.
Netzkraft Movement
The Netzkraft Movement is a multidisciplinary international network of currently 1000 organizations throughout the world who are socially, politically, ecologically or spiritually involved.
NGO Environment Botswana
The joint vision of environmental organisations in Botswana.
Information, links, campaigns and documents on a broad range of human-rights, environment and sustainable-development issues.
Radio Earth Summit
Radio Earth Summit is primarily focused on gathering stories from people who have been affected by the activities of multinational corporations. It's a project of Friends of the Earth International.
The Rio10 web page is a part of a project entitled ‘Project of Danish support for increased participation of Southern NGOs in the Rio+10 Earth Summit’. Its main purpose is to facilitate and create quick access to information related to the Johannesburg World Summit on Sustainable Development that is relevant to group is NGOs in the South.
The Ecologist
The Ecologist covers a range of topical and general subjects and opens new areas of debate on everything from science and technology to the impacts of globalisation on jobs, health and the environment. The Ecologist is a non-profit making magazine.
News and reports about environment and development. Some articles in english.
United Nations Non-Governmental Liaison Service (NGLS)
Small inter-agency programme established to strengthen UN-NGO dialogue and cooperation in the fields of development education, information and policy advocacy on global sustainable development issues. Site in english, spanish and french.
Water Remunicipalisation Tracker
This site presents a compilation of examples of how communities in different parts of the world are moving from failed privatised water management to successful publicly managed water and wastewater services.
A community directory and networking forum that maps and connects non-governmental organizations (NGOs), businesses, governments, and individuals addressing the central issues of our day: climate change, poverty, the environment, peace, water, hunger, social justice, conservation, human rights and more.
World Resources Institute (WRI)
WRI provides information, ideas, and solutions to global environmental problems. United States.
Yearbook of International Cooperation on Environment and Development
A web directory of international instruments and players on environment.
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Arid Lands Information Network (ALIN)- Eastern Africa is a network of Community Development Workers (CDWs) who are involved in drylands development.
People United for Environmental Justice (PURE-Justice) is a growing coalition of NGOs concerned with the impacts of oil exploration and exploitation on communities in the Niger Delta. It is committed to achieving environmental justice across the Niger Delta.
A worldwide network of over 340 Non- Governmental Organizations (NGOs) working to promote government and individual action to limit human-induced climate change to ecologically sustainable levels.
Non-profit environmental justice service and developmental organization working primarily in South Africa but increasingly in Southern Africa. It aims to assist and improve the quality of life of the people most affected by environmental injustices.
Broad civil society network of organizations, movements, local communities, trade unions, churches and citizens, from four different south-eastern Brazilian states, who are concerned about the on-going expansion of eucalyptus plantations in their regions, as well as the sale of "carbon credits"; at the same time, the network tries to show the viability of alternative models of development being implemented by several member movements and communities at the grassroots level.

Urgent Appeal to Change the Mindset
Open Letter to the Governments Meeting at the 16th COP of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
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Equity is the Gateway to Environment Ambition: South Centre statement in UNFCCC
Tue Jul 24 2012 - Source: South Centre
Below is the statement by Martin Khor, Executive Director of the South Centre, which was presented at the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Ad-hoc Working Group on Long-term Cooperative Action (AWG-LCA) Workshop on Equity in Bonn on 16 May 2012.
The Rio+20 Summit and its Follow Up
Tue Jul 10 2012 - Source: South Centre
The Rio+20 summit from 13 to 22 June was disappointing to many, but it could still succeed through the mandated follow-up actions. The South Centre’s Executive Director gives an in-depth assessment.
Rio+20: Summit Adopts Text, Ends With Positive Speeches
Tue Jul 10 2012 - Source: South Centre
The Rio+20 Summit ended on Friday, 22 June late evening with the adoption, to loud applause, of the outcome document entitled “The future we want”. This was followed by closing speeches by several delegations, some of which lodged reservations and interpretations.
UN climate conference – Copenhagen, December 2009 Mining Agrofuels Divisions in Africa over GM crops
Tourism Oil fueling conflicts Biotechnology and biosafety Wetlands conservation
Hazardous waste trafficking The water crisis GM food Climate change
Desertification Rio+10: Earth Summit 2002   

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