Forests : Links

There are 57 documents in this section.

  • Forest Friends.Ireland

    15 January 2010

    Forest Friends (Cáirde na Coille) was set up in 2001 with a global remit to help to save the rainforests, (the lungs of the world), and to campaign for the growth of local hardwoods


    19 September 2008

    Forest Protection Portal. Ecological Science-Based Forest Preservation & Conservation Advocacy

  • Rainforest Portal

    19 September 2008

    Rainforest News and Protection Issues

  • 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.

  • Global Terrestrial Observing System (GTOS)

    14 May 2008

    GTOS is a programme for observations, modelling, and analysis of terrestrial ecosystems to support sustainable development. It provides information on terrestrial ecosystems for researchers and policy-makers. Its website includes information on activities, TEMS, publications, resources and links.

  • Global Change and Terrestrial Ecosystems (GCTE)

    13 May 2008

    Learn about a research project of the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme that examines the effects of climate change and land use on terrestrial ecosystems, including agriculture, forestry, soils, and biodiversity. Its website includes news, publications, events, reseach activities and links.