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International & Non-Profit Environmental Information Sources
Find links to numerous sources of environmental news, data and other information aggregated and continually updated by this long-established non-profit voluntary online community.
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Scientific intergovernmental body set up by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
United Nations agency dedicated to collaborative research, analysis, education, training, networking and information dissemination on the state and behavior of the Earth's atmosphere, its interaction with the oceans, the climate it produces and the resulting distribution of water resources.
World Resources Institute
Global research organization focusing on intersections of environment and development relating to: climate, energy, food, forests, water, cities and the ocean.
Global Environment Facility (GEF)
Multinational environmental organization supporting access to and dissemination of environmental information, education & research.
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Extensive information from the five institutions that comprise the World Bank Group (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development; International Development Association; International Finance Corporation; Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency; International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes)--their organization, mission, programs, quick facts and summaries of individual country activity.
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Find information and analyses gathered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources on the status, trends and threats to species worldwide.
International non-profit organizing providing access to biodiversity & conservation data for rare and endangered species and threatened ecosystems.
Independent organization of leading scientists and journalists researching and reporting the facts about our changing climate and its impact on the American public
Resources For The Future
Non-profit organization conducting research into economic and social aspects of environmental, energy, natural resource and environmental health issues.
United Nations Climate Change Portal
Search or browse climate change subjects including the underlying science, climate change mitigation, adaptation, financing, negotiations, and advocacy. Includes many full text reports, convention documents, training materials, and UN documents.