Health and Pollution : Links

There are 43 documents in this section.

  • WWF's Toxics Programme

    11 May 2001

    WWF's Toxics Programme is involved in a variety of projects ranging from cleaning up dangerous pesticide stockpiles in Africa to advancing international treaties to ban toxic chemicals. This special site contains an overview of problems concerned with toxic chemical pollution, as well as solutions to reducing these dangerous chemicals. The site also containsnews relating to this issue and series of helpful factsheets.

  • International POPs Elimination Network

    8 May 2001

    IPEN is a global network of public interest non-governmental organisations united in their support for the global elimination of persistent organic pollutants, on an expedited yet socially equitable basis. Their website includes information about POPs, the IPEN newsletter, reports, a science panel, links and more.

  • InterWATER

    12 April 2001

    InterWATER offers information about more than 650 organisations and networks in the water supply and sanitation sector, related to developing countries.

  • Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

    30 January 2001

    This is the IPCC's official website. The site has information on IPCC's activities, publications, press releases and other data.

  • Natural Resources Defense Council

    10 November 2000

    Nonprofit organization that aims to protect the environment through research and legal action. Provides infomation and news on a variety of topics including clean air and energy, global warming, clean water and oceans, wildlife and fish, forests and parks, toxic chemicals and health, and cities and green living.

  • Our Stolen Future

    6 October 2000

    The authors of the groundbreaking book on hormone-disrupting chemicals have launched a new website, to provide journalists with background and up-to-the-minute information on the subject.

  • Greenpeace

    14 September 2000

    A must-visit site for all aspects of environmental concern, including renewable energy, the marine environment, forests, biodiversity, climate change and pollution and water. Greenpeace is one of the most pro-active environmental organisations.

  • International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) Human Settlements Programme

    8 September 2000

    This programme aims to reduce poverty and improve health and housing conditions among the urban populations of Latin America, Asia and Africa, especially among low income groups.

  • World Resources Institute (WRI)

    8 September 2000

    The World Resources Institute is a US think-tank which analyses a wide range of global environmental issues. It aims to reverse the rapid degradation of ecosystems, halt the changes to the Earth's climate caused by human activity, promote sustainability, and ensure people's access to information and decisions regarding natural resources and environment. This excellent website covers a broad range of subjects including climate change, water resources, health, oceans and coasts, biodiversity and forests.

  • UN Centre for Human Settlements (Habitat)

    25 August 2000

    This UN website on human settlements focuses on promoting housing for all, improving urban governance, reducing urban poverty and improving the living environment.