Water : Links

There are 60 documents in this section.

  • IUCN - Wetlands and Water Resources Program

    16 January 2001

    This area of the World Conservation Union's (IUCN) website is concerned with the protection of wetlands and sustainable use of water. Includes information on IUCN's water projects worldwide, links, and publications.

  • Wetlands International

    16 January 2001

    Wetlands International is the world's leading non-profit organisation concerned with the conservation of wetlands and wetland species. It website includes facts on wetlands, news and events, projects, information on specialist groups. Its website is also divided into three regions of concern: Africa, Europe and Middle East, Americas and Asia-Pacific.

  • World Conservation Monitoring Centre - Water

    16 January 2001

  • Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment, and Security, The

    5 January 2001

    The Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment, and Security is an independent, non-profit center created in 1987 to conduct research in the areas of environment, sustainable development, and international security. The organisation's website provides a great source of information on water conditions worldwide and the effects of climate change on the environment.

  • RAMSAR Covention on Wetlands

    4 January 2001

    The Convention's objective is the conservation and wise use of wetlands by national action and international co-operation as a means to achieving sustainable development throughout the world.

  • The World Commission on Dams

    4 January 2001

    The site of the WCD is the definitive site for information on big dams and their effects on the environment.

  • International Rivers Network

    4 January 2001

    IRN supports local communities to protect their rivers and watersheds and campaigns against destructive river projects. Its website contains infomation on their worldwide campaigns, news releases, on-line newsletter, and publications and reports. Also a good source for information on river pollution and impacts of development projects.

  • World Wide Fund for Nature Living Waters Campaign

    4 January 2001

    Launched early 1999, the Campaign highlights the potential crisis facing freshwater biodiversity and global water resources. The site contains solid material on state of freshwater ecosystems worldwide, sustainable water management, publications, news items and WWF's own campaigns worldwide.

  • 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.

  • 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.