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Environmental Law

BNA Online Services
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Lexis-Nexis Academic
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Lexis
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Westlaw
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Global Newsbank
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CEC EnvironmentNAFTACommission for Environmental Cooperation
Information on the Protection of the North American Environment in the context of increasing economic, trade, and social links among Canada, Mexico and the United States.

CIESIN/ENTRI
Environment Information Resources (multilateral environmental treaties and
national resource indicators).

ECOLEX
The ECOLEX database contains legislation from around the world, whether at national or provincial level, information on treaties, more than 480 multilateral treaties relating to environmental conservation, international soft-law and other non-binding policy and technical guidance documents, judicial decisions, and law and policy literature.

Environmental Agencies of the World
This is a lists of the agencies in most countries primarily responsible for environmental issues at the national level. As can be seen from scanning these lists, different countries organize their environmental monitoring and regulatory systems differently.

European Environment Information and Observation Network (EIONET) See also the International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River.

European Union Environment Policy
Index to EU research tools on environment.

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Faolex contains a collection of national laws and regulations on food, agriculture and renewable natural resources. Carries the full text of treaties and agreements, bi-lateral and multi-lateral, concluded by sovereign countries in regard to the development and management of rivers and lakes, and/or of groundwater resources, which form an international boundary line or which are bisected by such boundary line (1909 to-date).

GREED Arendal, Norway (UNEP)
Contains information on Arctic, Nordic/Baltic, Central & Eastern Europe, and other regions. It also contains the Green Globe Yearbook.

Greenpeace International
Contains hot topics on toxics, nuclear , oceans , genetic engineering, ocean dumping , and forests.

Human Rights to Water
Major contributions treaties, agreements.

International Society for Environmental Protection
A forum for the exchange of environmental information between environmental experts, administration, industry, research and the public.

International Institute for Sustainable Development and IISD Linkages
An electronic clearinghouse for information on past and upcoming international meetings related to environment and development.

The International Environmental Law Research Centre
IELRC is an independent, non-profit research organisation established in 1995. It is an Association under Articles 60ff of the Swiss Civil Code. It has offices in the International Environment House in Geneva (Switzerland) Nairobi (Kenya) and New Delhi (India). IELRC provides a unique forum for collaborative research between researchers in the North and South. IELRC is uniquely positioned to provide policy-relevant research at the international level given its strong network of competence in two significant regions of the developing world. IELRC's offices in Geneva and Nairobi give researchers access to primary international materials for research.

International Water Law Project
See the Treaty Web Sites.

Natural Resources
Maintained by the University of Denver, the site is a research tool in the natural resources and environmental law fields offering country-specific information, including legislation, legal databases, government agencies and search engines.

Pace Virtual Environmental Law Library
Currently under construction.

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
The site provides parties, representatives of observer organizations and others interested in the UNFCCC process with a one-stop source of news, data, information and documents. Information is organized under main headings: What's New, The Secretariat, Programs, Resources, Sessions, and Media Room.

The United Nations Environment Programme - Geneva Executive Center Switzerland
UNEP, the United Nations Environment Program, and GEO Data Portal.

The United Nations Environment Programme

US Enviromental Protection Agency

Water Law and Standards
Contains national water laws.

Guides:
A Basic Guide to International Environmental Legal Research by Heidi Frostestad Kuehl
ASIL Guide to Electronic Resources for International Law by Anne Burnett

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