Forests : Links

There are 57 documents in this section.

  • Global Forest Watch

    13 May 2008

    Founded in 1997 by the World Resources Institute, GFW is an international data and mapping network that combines on-the-ground knowledge with digital technology to provide accurate information about the world's forests. The website provides interactive maps and links to many country- and regional-level publications that can be downloaded.

  • Jungle photos

    27 October 2005

    Jungle Photos is an information resource about the Amazon rainforest, Galapagos Islands and Africa. Since 2000 it has provided resources for students and teachers, travelers, researchers, or anyone else interested in these regions. The site features hundreds of pages with high resolution photographs, each captioned with relevant natural history or cultural information.

  • Development in Nigeria (DIN).

    18 October 2005

    DIN is the community action project of the African Research Association. Research by ARA and DIN in rural communities highlights the link between poverty and forest degradation. DIN strives to work in partnership with local communities to promote forest conservation and sustainable livelihoods through micro-economic development.

  • ClimateArk

    26 May 2004

    This site is Climate Change Portal and Search Engine also containing the latest climate change news, information and relevant links.

  • UN Food and Agricultural Organisation's statistical databases

    25 May 2004

    FAOSTAT is an on-line and multilingual database of international statistics covering agricultural production, trade, food balance, fertilizer and pesticides, land use and irrigation, population, forest and fishery products.

  • The Good Wood Guide

    10 May 2004

    WWF has launched a comprehensive on-line guide on how to buy, sell and trade timber responsibly. The 'good wood' webpages show step by step how consumers, traders, retailers, forest managers, governments and financial institutions can help stop bad practices like illegal logging and trade. The webguide includes information on credible certification and current trends in responsible forest management.

  • Environmental Investigation Agency

    17 June 2003

    With offices in London and Washington DC, EIA is an independent, international campaigning organisation committed to investigating and exposing environmental crime such as the illegal trade in wildlife, illegal logging and trade in timber species, and the world-wide trade in ozone depleting substances. Its website includes information about its current campaigns and action, news, a photo gallery and links.

  • Living Planet Report (WWF)

    17 June 2003

    The excellent Living Planet Report is WWF's periodic update on the state of the world's ecosystems - as measured by the Living Planet Index - and the human pressures on them through the consumption of renewable natural resources - as measured by the Ecological Footprint. There is a cause/effect linkage between the two measures.

  • OUTREACH

    30 April 2003

    OUTREACH seeks to improve the health and the environment of the poor in the developing world by providing relevant learning materials to educators and communicators. OUTREACH has produced a selection of easy-to-use learning materials on 'soil erosion', 'genetic diversity and food crops', and 'trees for people'. Materials come either as as Issue packs which examine a specific environmental or health issue, and Solution packs which help young people take actions to improve health and environmental conditions. The information is presented in an understandable and practical way.

  • Cloud Forest Website - Strybing Arboretum

    13 August 2002

    This educational site invites you to explore Cloud Forests in the far reaches of the globe and discover why it is important to save these fragile ecosystems. It is filled with captivating images, resources, and information showcasing biodiversity conservation, cloud forests, and Strybing Arboretum's collaborative expeditions to Southeast Asia.