Useful Web Resources

ORGANIZATIONS

The Philippine Institute of Environmental Planners is a national association of professionally trained planners who will advance the study of environmental planning in the best interest of the nation as well as promote the professional status of environmental planners.

Land Care Research is New Zealand’s leading provider of solutions and advice for sustainable development and the management of land-based natural resources.

  •    http://www.sojournsinnature.com/

To convey the intrinsic value of the natural world through compelling, technically superb, and artistically photographed images of Nature and informative articles and essays.

Urban Land Institute initiates research that anticipates emerging land use trends and issues, proposing creative solutions based on that research.

Cornell University Institute for Social and Economic Research

DIGITAL LIBRARIES/OPEN SOURCE DATABASES

 

The Data Catalog provides download access to over 7,000 indicators from World Bank data sets.

The AGORA program, set up by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) together with major publishers, enables developing countries to gain access to an outstanding digital library collection in the fields of food, agriculture, environmental science and related social sciences. AGORA provides a collection of 1900 journals to institutions in 107 countries.

Online Access to Research in the Environment (OARE), an international public-private consortium coordinated by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Yale University, and leading science and technology publishers, enables developing countries to gain access to one of the world’s largest collections of environmental science research.

HINARI Programme set up by WHO together with major publishers, enables developing countries to gain access to one of the world’s largest collections of biomedical and health literature.

Wageningen Yield (WaY) is Wageningen University and Research Centre’s digital repository. The database is updated daily and currently holds more than 160 000 items.

JOURNALS

The Trumpeter is an environmental journal dedicated to the development of an ecosophy, or wisdom, born of ecological understanding and insight.

Environmental History addresses issues relating to human interactions with the natural world over time, and includes insights from history, geography, anthropology, the natural sciences, and many other disciplines.

Science, journal of original scientific research, global news and commentary.



					
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