A set of Alternative Treaties from the Global Forum includes English, French, and Spanish texts of NGO policy agreements on a variety of environment and development issues. The Global Forum was an international gathering of NGOs held in conjunction with the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1992.
The Biodiversity Information Network is a source of information on biological diversity data, research, and policy.
Declaration of the Mexican Action Network on Free Trade on the Implementation of the NAFTA and the Armed Conflict in Chiapas (from Red Mexicano via International Political Economy network) is an NGO statement on the relationship between Mexico's economic policy in NAFTA and the roots of the Chiapas rebellion.
Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (E-LAW), an international NGO concerned with environmental law issues, maintains a bulletin board on the Institute for Global Communications' Econet, excerpts of which are available via gopher.
The Fletcher Collection of Environmental and Other Treaties (from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University) is a collection of complete treaty texts.
The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) as amended through 1966 (from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University) is the text of GATT, the major international trade agreement.
The International Political Economy network (IPEnet) is a gopher server containing material on environment-trade issues and other topics in political economy.
An International Trade Law page from the University of Tromso Law School in Tromso, Norway, has links to trade law sources on the Internet.
Mexican Trade News Summary (from Equipo PUEBLO via International Political Economy network) is a newsletter on Mexican trade issues.
NAFTA Monitor (from The Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) via International Political Economy network) is a newsletter that tracks developments related to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) between the United States, Mexico, and Canada.
NAFTA papers from the International Political Economy network IPEnet is a collection of essays related to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) between the United States, Mexico, and Canada.
NAFTAthoughts (from The Development GAP via International Political Economy network) is a newsletter on issues related to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) between the United States, Mexico, and Canada.
A Note on Regional Biodiversity Agreement for Andean Countries critiques (in Spanish) a regional agreement between Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, and Venezuela on intellectual property rights related to plants.
Oregon environmental legislation, part of the Oregon Legislative Information System, contains texts of Oregon environmental bills.
The Patent Cooperation Treaty--1970 (from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University) is the text of this agreement.
Swords & Ploughshares is a biannual publication of the Graduate Student Council of the School of International Service at The American University, Washington, D.C., that includes articles on environmental policy issues.
The Trade News Bulletin (from The Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) via International Political Economy network) is a weekly electronic newsletter on international trade issues.
The United Nations Gopher includes information on the U.N. System, its programs, and activities.
The U.S. Climate Change Action Plan is the official plan of the United States on reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.
The 1993 U.S. Congress Environmental Scorecard from the League of Conservation Voters and Econet is a graphical presentation of the environmental voting records of U.S. Congress members, with ratings by the League of Conservation Voters of support for environmental issues.
U.S. Federal Legislation via the Library of Congress Information System contains federal legislation introduced in Congress since 1973. Information includes summaries and status of legislation. Searchable by subject (legislative), member's name, key words, bill number, public law number, and committee name. Current file updated daily. Database has limited hours.
The Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad (INBio) is a research center in Costa Rica dedicated to preservation and promotion of biodiversity.
The World Bank Public Information Center contains a number of resources relevant to environmental policy:
The World Heritage Convention is the text of the international treaty protecting sites of unique cultural and natural value.
The Earth Negotiations Bulletin is available from a listserver, ENB@ciesin.org. To subscribe send the following electronic mail message to firstname.lastname@example.org:
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BIODIV-L is a mailing list concerned with scientific and policy issues related to biodiversity. Organizers of the Biodiversity Information Network moderate the list, and Network symposia and technical workshops are posted to the list. To subscribe send the following electronic mail message to email@example.com
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