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Global Sustainability

Susatinable Development

  1. UN Development Program (UNDP)
    UNDP is the UN's global development network, an organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life.
  2. World Watch Institute
    The Worldwatch Institute is a nonprofit public policy research organization dedicated to informing policymakers and the public about emerging global problems and trends and the complex links between the world economy and its environmental support systems.
  3. International Center for Trade and Sustainable Development
    The International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development was created in 1996 to contribute to a better understanding of development and environment concerns in the context of international trade. As an independent non-profit and non-governmental organisation, ICTSD engages a broad range of actors in ongoing dialogue about trade and sustainable development. With a wide network of governmental, non-governmental and inter-governmental partners, ICTSD plays a unique systemic role as a provider of original, non-partisan reporting and facilitation services at the intersection of international trade and sustainable development.
  4. International Institute for Sustainable Development
    The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), is a clearinghouse for information and resources related to sustainable development issues worldwide. The IISD web site serves a gateway for online information about sustainable development.
  5. World Wide Web Virtual Library: Sustainable Development
    This site offers thousands of links to information about sustainable development. Visit links to organizations, projects and activities, electronic journals, libraries, references and documents, databases, and directories.
  6. Earth Institute
    The Earth Institute at Columbia University engages in research to develop comprehensive solutions to global problems. The site offers news and multimedia on sustainable development topics.
  7. New York Times Green, Inc.
    A blog with regular stories on innovations in renewable energy and other green initiatives.
  8. Digital Dumping Ground
    A Frontline/World documentary that tracks computers and other recycled technologies that end up affecting communities in developing countries.
  9. Planting the Future
    A dialogue with Nobel Prize laureate Wangari Maathai on public radio's Speaking of Faith.
  10. Natural Resources Extraction
    An exploration of the resources that we use in our daily lives, from National Geographic.
  11. World in the Balance Role Plays
    Role playing activities examining climate change and the connections between population trends and environmental issues.