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This website, by the Food and Agriculture Organization, provides a comprehensive database of statistics on food, agriculture and hunger in 200 countries.
The data includes information about individual countries' crop and livestock production, trade, food supply, stocks, forestry and fisheries.
This website publishes information about climate change mitigation through forest carbon sequestration and storage across Asia. It provides news and views from the media, a library of publications, directories of forest carbon stakeholders, announcements about vacancies and events, links to useful resources and reviews of science and policy developments in the field. The publications section includes in-house articles and research reports that review developments, identify gaps and draw lessons from forest carbon activities in the region. Readers can comment, engage in discussion and contribute information to the website.
This website, created by the Center for International Forestry Research, publishes a wealth of information on the links between climate change and forests in topics ranging from adaptation to mitigation to carbon accounting to the role of biofuels. It includes case studies as well as visual and audio presentations.
The website publishes forest-related information as part of a collaborative effort that also promotes knowledge sharing by developing information exchange standards, building capacity and enhancing partnerships. It aims to make the information accessible to governments, researchers, forest managers, non-governmental organisations, community groups and the public. The website includes links to publications, relevant events, job vacancies as a blog, and other relevant information. It also provides access to a searchable database of organisations working on forest issues worldwide.
The GBIF is an intergovernmental organisation committed to making information on the world’s biodiversity freely available on the Internet. It hosts an online data portal providing free access to scientific records on plants, animals and microbes, including 12 million records on biological specimens. The data are provided by natural history museums, botanic gardens and herbaria as well as conservation organisations.
This online database from The George Institute for International Health in Australia provides data on global research and development funding for more than thirty neglected diseases. It includes data from public, private and not-for-profit organisations across the developing and developed world.
Global Health Action is a free, online, peer-reviewed journal devoted to public health challenges. The journal, launched in 2008, aims to fill gaps in health information between rich and poor countries. Papers should address the global health agenda and include a strong policy or implementation component. The journal welcomes manuscripts from the developing world and may waive the publication fee for authors who are unable to pay. It also offers a manuscript mentorship scheme to less experienced researchers.
This website publishes video news coverage of under-reported global health stories, focusing on HIV/AIDS; polio; tuberculosis; malaria; neglected tropical diseases; maternal and child health; and food security. Each topic includes an overview of the subject, a photo gallery, and the latest news and videos highlighting current issues. The website includes a blog, a 'newsroom' page that highlights developments within the organisation, details of current and future film projects, and links to related organisations.
It aims to keep journalists informed of the latest updates on malaria, HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis. The website has information on the current status of each disease, and links to news items from around the world. There are also extensive links to libraries and many other information resources.
Readers can receive e-mails of news and event updates from the Kaiser foundation, and can use a search facility for news summaries.
This online resource offers access to interactive maps of the world’s marine resources through a combination of satellite imagery, maps and information. The tools allow users to explore oceans underwater, locate areas with habitats that are critical to the ocean’s health, and learn about issues such as biodiversity and climate change. The programme contains ocean floor and underwater life data, provided through partnerships with broadcasting companies, research groups, international bodies and foundations.
The Guardian Environment website publishes news and commentary on environmental issues such as climate change, energy, ethical living, food and recycling.
It also provides blogs, job listings and multimedia, including audio and video podcasts. Users can comment and are encouraged to join discussions.
The website also aggregates relevant news from members of the Guardian Environment Network, which brings together the world's best environment websites including SciDev.Net, China Dialogue, Real Science and the World Resources Institute.