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View Resource Sustainable Development Timeline

Prepared by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), the Sustainable Development Timeline traces milestones in the shifting relationship between the environment and development from 1967 to 1997. The Timeline is divided into five year blocks, each of which features milestones in four spheres of interest: Public Awareness; Institution Building; Reports and Publications; and...
View Resource Compendium of Sustainable Development Indicator Initiatives and Publications

The Compendium of Sustainable Development Indicator Initiatives and Publications site is jointly developed by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), Environment Canada, Redefining Progress, and the World Bank. It provides an "information base of indicator initiatives being carried out at the international, national and provincial/territorial/state levels in the context of...
View Resource Institute of Development Studies

Located in Sussex, England, the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) is an international authority on development. IDS serves as a center for research and education on development and offers conferences and workshops, as well as a host of online information about research and publications. Full-text working and discussion papers are available online, as are several special research reports and...
View Resource Sustainable Growth in America's Heartland: 3-D Geologic Maps as the Foundation (USGS Circular 1190)

This US Geological Survey circular offers the idea of using 3-D geological maps as a foundation for understanding the geology of the Great Lakes region with the hopes of applying this knowledge to fundamental sustainable development issues concerning natural resources of the area. The circular represents the work of a coalition of State and Federal Geological Surveys which advocates the use of...
View Resource GSSD: Global System for Sustainable Development

A project of the Global Accords Consortium for Sustainable Development (located at MIT), this site offers a collection of over 2,500 abstracted, indexed, and cross-referenced online resources on sustainable development. Users have four options for searching the index: text (keyword and advanced) and three graphical browsers, one indexing all holdings (organized by subject and problems and...
View Resource World Resources Institute

The goals of the World Resources Institute (WRI) are to reverse existing environmental problems and avert future ones, foster active public and private involvement, and make environmental improvement compatible with economic growth. Their Website contains countless documents sorted by (worldwide) geographic location as well as subject area, including sustainable development, biodiversity, climate...
View Resource Bretton Woods Project

The Brettonwoods Project, founded in 1995, "works to monitor and reform the World Bank and IMF." This London-based organization is particularly interested in the environmental and social impact of these two organizations. Current issues include an update on Social Principles and the Comprehensive Development Framework. The Website also features a broad list of IMF and World Bank briefings, a...
View Resource Poverty Reduction Project

A German Technical Cooperation (GTZ: Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Technische Zusammenarbeit) initiative, the Poverty Reduction Project aims to bring the needs of poor people to the forefront of economic development agendas worldwide through an Internet forum. The site describes current projects with financial intermediaries in El Salvador and food security in China and is home to a library of...
View Resource Development Forum

An electronic venue for "dialogue and knowledge sharing" among international development community members, the World Bank's Development Forum includes ongoing Development Dialogues, or discussion groups, geared to share "high-value information" on key development issues. Each dialogue is open to the public but varies in content, format, and duration. Currently, dialogues on violence against...,,contentMDK:2...
View Resource Industrial Transformation Science Plan

From the International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change, this "Industrial Transformation Science Plan" incorporates a multidisciplinary research effort which is "based on the assumption that important changes in production and consumption systems will be required in order to meet the needs and aspirations of a growing world population while using environmental resources in...
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