"This Index allows you to compare well-being across countries, based on 11 topics the OECD has identified as essential, in the areas of material living conditions and quality of life". Environment is one of them.
StatsAPEC provides the only consolidated source of trade, financial and socio-economic data on APEC's 21 member economies. All data can be exported to Microsoft Excel for further analysis. (APEC = Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation)
GreenFILE is a multidisciplinary database that offers information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment in a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. Also included in GreenFILE is a 6,800 term Thesautus.
The Sustainable Organisation Library (SOL) is an online library drawn from books, reprots, was collections and journals, published by Greenleaf, Routledge Publishing and others, focused om sustainability and social responsibility. Each chapter or article is individually tagged with its own metadata.
The Atlas is an information system designed for use by policy makers who need to become familiar with ocean issues and by scientists, students and resource managers who need access to underlying data bases and approaches to sustainability.
The Atlas includes four main entry points to access information:
1. ABOUT (the oceans) - from history, biology, maps and statistics to research, climatology and ecology
2. USES (of the oceans) - from fishing, shipping and mining to tourism, dumping and marine biotechnology
3. ISSUES - from food security and climate change to governance and human health
4. GEOGRAPHY - information categorized by geographical area
Modelling human impacts on biodiversity. GLOBIO is a tool to assess past, present and future impacts of human activities on biodiversity. Since 2002 the model has been extensively used for environmental assessments on the global to national scale.
These profiles are part of the Country Studies Program . Brief, summarized information on a country’s historical background, geography, society, economy, transportation and telecommunications, government and politics, and national security.