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View Resource Disposable Planet

BBC Online presents this six-part special on sustainable development. Created in anticipation of the now concluded Johannesburg Summit, this Web site provides a valuable resource for viewers wishing to learn more about sustainable development and related issues. The Web site consists of an overview and six sections: Population, Food, Cities, Waste, Tourism, and Energy. The sections offer an...

http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/static/in_depth/world/2002/...
View Resource International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives

Founded in 1990 in New York, the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI) is a broad international association of local governments and related units of governance committed to sustainable development. The ICLEI provides support to their members through technical consulting and training programs, and their website also serves as a clearinghouse for this material, along...

https://iclei.org
View Resource The Center for International Environmental Law

There are a number of organizations working to use international law and institutions to protect the environment. The Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) is one such organization, and they work to solve environmental problems through a variety of advocacy and education programs. Visitors to the site will find that navigating the content offered here is quite simple, and that most of...

https://www.ciel.org/
View Resource Sustainability: American Public Media

Sustainability has become a popular buzzword in the past few years, yet it can be a puzzling term to some who encounter it. In the words of this American Public Media site, "it's about meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs." They have decided to contribute to the ongoing public conversation about sustainability by using...

https://sustainability.publicradio.org/