Forests : Links

There are 57 documents in this section.

  • European Tropical Forest Research Network (ETFRN)

    6 June 2002

    Established in 1991, ETFRN is a forum for European organisations, researchers, EU institutions and others concerned with (sub-)tropical forest research. Its website includes information on institutes and researchers from its directory, training opportunities, events, links, newsletters and workshops. The ETFRN Topics section provides easy access to a wealth of information on a variety of forest-related issues.

  • Third World Network

    22 May 2002

    TWN, based in Malaysia, is an international network of organizations and individuals involved in issues relating to development, the Third World and North-South relations. Its website contains a wealth of information on trade, environment, human and women's rights issues, from a broad developing world perspective. It also includes publications, papers, action alerts and UN statements.

  • World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) - Forests for Life Programme

    19 March 2002

    link to WWF's campaign site, 'Forests for Life'

  • Forest Conservation Portal

    18 January 2002

    Forests.org is working to end deforestation, conserve and sustainably manage forests. Its website hosts a wealth of educational material on various forest topics, plus forest news from around the world, maps and links.

  • Ogiek.org

    12 October 2001

    This is the website for the Ogiek, an indigenous people living in Kenya's Mau Forest, who are fighting the Kenyan government to remain on the land that has been their home for centuries. The site includes an electronic letter-writing campaign.

  • World Rainforest Movement

    31 July 2001

    WRM established in 1996, is an international network of North and South groups seeking to protect the world's rainforests. It works to secure the lands and livelihoods of forest peoples and supports them in defending forests from commercial logging, dams, mining, plantations, shrimp farms, colonisation and settlement and other projects that threaten them. Its website provides a wealth of information on forest issues, including information on the state of the world's forests, country reports, publications, campaigns, it's news bulletin and links.

  • Forests and National Parks VidBook Guide

    10 May 2001

    This website includes free video-enhanced travel guides to legendary forests and national parks, such as Yosemite and the Grand Canyon. It also provides background educational information on each park/forest listed and a 'topics' section containing specialised information on various subjects.

  • Amazonia News

    8 March 2001

    This website has the latest daily news on Amazonia and is one of the most comprehensive resources of information on the region. As well as news, it has documents on public policy, law and environmental issues relating to the region. There is also data on population, environment, economy and travel.

  • 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.