Coasts and Oceans : Links

There are 51 documents in this section.

  • Oceania Project

    3 November 2000

    The Oceania Project is an Australian educational and research organisation dedicated to raising awareness about Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises and the Ocean Environment.

  • Endangered Seas Campaign (WWF)

    3 November 2000

    WWF's Endangered Seas Campaign is working to: Safeguard fisheries and marine biological diversity by establishing marine protected areas; Reduce wasteful government subsidies that contribute to overfishing; and create market incentives for sustainable fishing.

  • Coral Reef Alliance

    3 November 2000

    The Coral Reef Alliance (CORAL) is a nonprofit organization that promotes coral reef conservation around the world by raising public awareness, building international support, and working with local communities to protect and manage coral reefs.


    16 October 2000

    This regularly updated site, run from Australia on a not-for-profit basis, contains information on all coastal management plans around the world.

  • US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

    16 October 2000

    Contains a wealth of information and images on climate change, the ozone layer, coasts, oceans and fisheries.

  • 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.

  • US National Wildlife Federation

    8 September 2000

    The National Wildlife Federation is the nation's largest member-supported conservation group, uniting individuals, organizations, businesses and government to protect wildlife, wild places, and the environment. Its website provides information on NWF's conservation efforts, education programmes and endangered wildlife. It also includes their magazine, a photo gallery, action campaigns and merchanise from their shop.

  • 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.

  • US Environmental Protection Agency

    23 August 2000

    This US agency seeks to protect human health and safeguard the natural environment. It's website is a thorough resource on issues relating to human health and the environment. (On the hompage click on 'Browse EPA topics)

  • Friends of the Earth International (FOE)

    12 August 2000

    International campaigning organisation dedicated to preserving the global environment.FOE is a federation of autonomous environmental organizations in 61 countries.