Environment & ICTs

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Computer Aid International / Balkans E-Waste Management Advocacy Network
Description: 

A guide on lobbying and advocacy on e-waste issues. The guide is intended for NGOs and civil society organisations wanting to make a positive change to e-waste policy and practice in their countries. The guide was authored by Computer Aid’s Environmental Advocacy Officer, Haley Bowcock and was financed by the European Union.

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Contact person: 
Anja ffrench
Contact email: 
anja@computeraid.org
Type of access: 
Open access
Type of information available online: 
Website

ICTs and environmental sustainability: Mapping national policy contexts in India, Bangladesh, Egypt, Costa Rica and Mexico

By APC (August 2011, APC )

APC commissioned five of its members to conduct research in their country on the topic of ICTs and environmental sustainability. This report compiles and summarises the findings of research conducted in five different countries.

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United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Description: 

This Atlas is a visual account of Africa’s endowment and use of water resources, revealed through 224 maps and 104 satellite images as well as some 500 graphics and hundreds of compelling photos.

Go to direct to resource: 
http://na.unep.net/atlas/africaWater/book.php
Contact person: 
Nick Nuttall
Contact email: 
Nick.Nuttall@unep.org
Type of access: 
open
Type of information available online: 
Africa water resources, transboundary waters, challenges, water profile of countries
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UN-Water
Description: 

UN-Water is composed of representatives of 28 United Nations organizations. The website presents some examples of statistics related to water, currently incomplete and under development. The Stats section contains graphs and maps visualizing key water statistics. The Documents section contains water-related policy briefs, reports and publications.

Go to direct to resource: 
http://www.unwater.org/
Contact person: 
n/a
Contact email: 
unwater@un.org
Type of access: 
open
Type of information available online: 
global water statistics, graphs and maps
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CGIAR Challenge Programme on Water and Food (CPWF) basin focal project for the Andes BFP-ANDES
Description: 

The CPWF Basin Focal Project for the Andes system of basins is working with a range of local stakeholders to develop a better understanding of the mechanisms for improving the productivity of water in the Andes.

Go to direct to resource: 
http://testing.policysupport.org/cgi-bin/ecoengine/start.cgi
Contact person: 
Mark Mulligan
Contact email: 
mark.mulligan@kcl.ac.uk
Type of access: 
open, registration required to save results
Type of information available online: 
policy support system, scenarios, spatial models, watershed management
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International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) Reporting Services
Description: 

IISD Climate Change Policy & PracticeIISD Climate Change Policy & PracticeClimate Change Policy & Practice is a knowledge management project for international negotiations and related activities on climate change.

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http://climate-l.iisd.org/
Contact person: 
IISD Reporting Services
Contact email: 
enb@iisd.org
Type of access: 
open, subscription required to post to listserve
Type of information available online: 
daily newsfeed, calendar of events, articles, policy updates
Developed by: 
Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC)
Description: 

Call2Recycle is a free collection programme for mobile phones and rechargeable batteries, active since 1994. It operates through a network of 30 000 drop-off locations, such as hospitals, universities, retailers, public institutions and communities, in Canada and the United States. All collected materials are recycled completely, in facilities in North America.

Go to direct to resource: 
http://www.call2recycle.org
Contact person: 
n/a
Contact email: 
customerservice@call2recycle.org
Type of access: 
open
Type of information available online: 
battery disposal point locator, educational materials, videos, recycling laws, recycling facilities, safety tips

APCNouvelles 133 – WikiLeaks, nouveau rapport sur les TIC & changement climatique – 13/12/10

APCNouvelles 133 – WikiLeaks, nouveau rapport sur les TIC & changement climatique – 13/12/10

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APCNouvelles – 13 nov 2010 – Année XI Édition 133
Le service d’actualités sur l’internet pour l‘équité et le développement durable
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APCNews 133 – WikiLeaks, New report on ICTs/climate change/e-waste – 13/12/10

APCNews 133 – WikiLeaks, New report on ICTs/climate change/e-waste – 13/12/10

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APCNews – December 13 2010 – Year XI Issue 133
The news service on ICTs for social justice and sustainable development
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