Population Pressures : Links

There are 43 documents in this section.

  • Worldwatch Institute

    14 May 2008

    Worldwatch is a well-respected environmental organisation which has done much to alert the public and policy-makers to the long-term consequences of cropland loss, declining biological diversity, damaged fisheries, stressed water systems, unwise subsidies, poverty and consumer pressures in meeting the nutritional needs of a growing world population.

  • Global Environment Outlook

    14 May 2008

    The Global Environment Outlook series keeps abreast of environmental issues as they unfold. It also highlights the most significant environmental developments in the year in a visually appealing and reliable volume.

  • United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

    14 May 2008

    The UN Environment Programme site covers treaties and instruments concerning the environment and sustainable development, most notably Agenda 21 - a working plan for sustainable development to be the basis for national and international action. Also includes information on a variety of environmental topics and related links.

  • Sustainable Development International

    14 May 2008

    Sustainable Development International Online provides a centralised source of information, updated on a regular basis in connection with the World Summit on Sustainable Development, with case studies, news and feature articles.

  • Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.

    24 August 2004

    Founded by Margaret Sanger in 1916, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. is the world's largest voluntary reproductive health care organisation. Its website contains a variety of information on reproductive health issues, news, publications, a comprehensive links section, and more. The organisation also has an international programme at: www.plannedparenthood.org/global/

  • 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.

  • WHO - Healthy Cities and urban governance

    22 May 2003

    A good overview on the connections between the urban environment and human health.

  • Optimum Population Trust

    31 March 2003

    The Optimum Population Trust believes that the UK's long-term sustainable population level is not more than 30 million . And that Earth cannot sustain its current numbers and growth rate without causing catastrophic climate change. Research and policy are summarised on this website and available to all members in the OPT Journal.

  • HIV/AIDS - World Health Organisation

    10 December 2002

    The World Health Organisation's Department of HIV/AIDS has launched its long-awaited new web site. It contains a number of new documents including the AIDS Epidemic Update 2002.

  • Population-Environment Database (PAI)

    7 June 2002

    This provides an interactive database of key natural resource and population indicators updated from PAI's popular publication, People in the Balance: Population and Natural Resources at the Turn of the Millennium. It includes a clickable map to retrieve data by country, and also allows you to search by specific natural resource indicators, including population, arable land, renewable freshwater, carbon dioxide emissions and forest cover.