Health and Pollution : Links

There are 43 documents in this section.

  • Worldwatch Institute

    14 May 2008

    Worldwatch is a well-respected environmental organisation which has done much to alert the public and policy-makers to the long-term consequences of cropland loss, declining biological diversity, damaged fisheries, stressed water systems, unwise subsidies, poverty and consumer pressures in meeting the nutritional needs of a growing world population.

  • Global Environment Outlook

    14 May 2008

    The Global Environment Outlook series keeps abreast of environmental issues as they unfold. It also highlights the most significant environmental developments in the year in a visually appealing and reliable volume.

  • Planet Ark

    14 May 2008

    Reuters world environmental news and picture service. Also hosts ABC Newsradio's environmental news service.

  • United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

    14 May 2008

    The UN Environment Programme site covers treaties and instruments concerning the environment and sustainable development, most notably Agenda 21 - a working plan for sustainable development to be the basis for national and international action. Also includes information on a variety of environmental topics and related links.

  • Sustainable Development International

    14 May 2008

    Sustainable Development International Online provides a centralised source of information, updated on a regular basis in connection with the World Summit on Sustainable Development, with case studies, news and feature articles.

  • Pollution Issues

    3 August 2006

    A comprehensive encyclopedia of pollution issues including detailed, scientific articles about various aspects of environment protection.

  • IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre

    25 August 2004

    IRC International Water and Sanitation CentreThis website provides news and information, advice, research and training, on low-cost water supply and sanitation in developing countries.

  • Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)

    25 August 2004

    The Stockholm Convention is a global treaty to protect human health and the environment from persistent organic pollutants (POPs). Translated into a number languages the official website contains the text of the treaty, a list of its signatories, background information on POPs, a calender of events, links, and more.

  • UNEP's POPs Programme

    25 August 2004

    This website contains information on international efforts to phases out persistent organic pollutants, as well as proceedings, reports and documents from various POPs related activities. It also provides a forum for information exchange, on both POPs themselves as well as on alternatives and techniques for replacing or reducing or eliminating releases of POPs.

  • Rotterdam Convention

    25 August 2004

    The Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade alerts governments as to what chemicals are banned or severely restricted, by which countries, and for what reasons. The cornerstone of the treaty, prior informed consent, enables Parties to review basic health and environmental data on specified chemicals and to permit or refuse any incoming shipments of those chemicals. The official website contains and Overview to the treaty, the text of the treaty, signatories, related meetings and documents, and more.