Cities : Links

There are 53 documents in this section.

  • InterWATER

    12 April 2001

    InterWATER offers information about more than 650 organisations and networks in the water supply and sanitation sector, related to developing countries.

  • 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.

  • Population Communications International

    9 October 2000

    This internet service presents news, features and commentary on population issues for journalists and other interested individuals. It covers social, economic, scientific and political factors contributing to population growth and highlights innovative proposals to overcoming barriers to better reproductive health.

  • 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.

  • International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) Human Settlements Programme

    8 September 2000

    This programme aims to reduce poverty and improve health and housing conditions among the urban populations of Latin America, Asia and Africa, especially among low income groups.

  • UN Centre for Human Settlements (Habitat)

    25 August 2000

    This UN website on human settlements focuses on promoting housing for all, improving urban governance, reducing urban poverty and improving the living environment.

  • WHO - Water, Sanitation and Health

    23 August 2000

    WHO sub-site covering many topics, including drinking water quality, hygiene and a global assessment of water supply and sanitation.

  • WHO - Arsenic in drinking water

    23 August 2000

    WHO overview on arsenic pollution in water, including links to UN report and factsheet on the subject.

  • WHO - Air quality guidelines

    23 August 2000

    WHO guidelines for protecting public health from adverse effects of environmental pollutants.

  • 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)