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Organizations relating to Sustainable Development

IIED América-Latina / Buenos Aires, Argentina / Est. 1988
Agence internationale pour le développement durable et l\'économie sociale / Paris, France / Est. 2005
Caribbean Alliance for Sustainable Tourism / Coral Gables FL, USA / Est. 1997
International Model Forest Network / Ottawa ON, Canada / Est. 1994
Global Ecovillage Network - Europe / Beetzendorf, Germany / Est. 1995
TransWorld Development Initiatives / Brentwood MD, USA
NGO Committee on Sustainable Development, Vienna / Est. 1994
Latin American Working Group / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1983
Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry for International Environmental Rehabilitation / Maasmechelen, Belgium
Memorandum of Understanding Concerning Conservation, Restoration and Sustainable Use of the Saiga Antelope - Saiga Tatarica Tatarica / Bonn, Germany / Est. 2005
Global Action Plan International / London, UK / Est. 1989
David Livingstone Centre for Sustainability / Glasgow, UK / Est. 1973
AGRECOL Afrique: Networking and Information Centre for Sustainable Agriculture in Africa / Thiès, Senegal / Est. 2001
EcoAgriculture Partners / Washington DC, USA / Est. 2002
Global e-Sustainability Initiative / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2001
Rinoceros / Paris, France / Est. 2002
Environmental Partnership for Sustainable Development / Brno, Czech Rep / Est. 1991
Stockholm Environment Institute / Stockholm, Sweden / Est. 1989
Forest Carbon Partnership Facility / Washington DC, USA
European Partners for the Environment / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1993
International Coalition for Sustainable Aviation / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1998
Inter-American Parliamentary Group on Population and Development / Panama, Panama / Est. 1982
International Centre for Coastal Resources Research / Barcelona, Spain / Est. 1993
Opportunities Industrialization Centers International / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1964
World Organization of United Cities and Local Governments / Barcelona, Spain / Est. 2004

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World Problems relating to Sustainable Development

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Unsustainable short-term improvements in agricultural productivity
Unsustainable development of coastal zones
Overexploitation of underground water resources
Inadequate integrated freshwater management
Burden of servicing foreign public debt
Government budget deficits
Unsustainable exploitation of fish resources
Natural environmental degradation from recreation and tourism
Unsustainable development of forest lands
Unsustainable agricultural development
Unsustainable economic development
Unsustainable energy consumption
Unsustainable population levels
Overpopulation of shipping vessels
Excessive consumption of resources in industrialized countries
Unsustainable livelihoods
Inadequate watershed management
Increasing unsustainability of global development
Defective land use planning
Environmental impacts from mining
Unsustainable harvesting rates
Resource consumption exacerbated by price distortions
Degradation of mountain environment by leisure activities
Copyright barriers to transfer of knowledge
Socially irresponsible programmes of transnational banks

Action Strategies relating to Sustainable Development

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Ensuring sustainable development of energy resources
Promoting sustainable energy consumption
Researching water resources for sustainable development
Planning development of natural resources
Managing data base on biodiversity
Ensuring environmentally responsible production
Maintaining database on plants
Developing broad environmental education
Identifying benefits of biodiversity conservation
Promoting sustainability through cross-sectoral dialogue
Improving access to sustainable development information
Expanding sustainable development education
Expanding trade union participation in sustainable development
Making trade and environment mutually supportive
Designing sustainable urban settlements
Applying culture-based knowledge systems
Creating appropriate transport systems
Applying science sustainably
Developing sustainable population policy
Strengthening capacity to build demographic factors into national sustainable development policies
Strengthening institutions responsible for population and sustainable development research
Living sustainable lifestyles
Developing national strategies for sustainability
Developing sustainable development policy
Developing eco-tourism business strategies for biodiversity conservation

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