think-tanks and governmental agencies, with a special emphasis on the Great Lakes region.
Independent Institutes, Archieves & Organizations
Environmental Working Group. Cutting-edge reserach on the environment and health, including archieves of primary materials.
Global Development & Environment Institute Research and resources at all levels on economics and the environment.
International Institute for Sustainable Development A resource for sustainable development, whose goals are to "improve economic efficiency, protect and restore ecological systems, and enhance the well-being of all peoples."
International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE) "ISEE is a nonprofit organization that encourages the integration of economics and ecology into a transdiscipline aimed at developing a sustainable world."
The Buffalo State Great Lakes Center A research and education institute housed at Buffalo State
The Center for Great Lakes Environmental Education offers a one-stop approach to Great Lakes education for both formal and non-formal educators, linking them to publications, curricula guides, resource materials and training programs.
The Great Lakes Commission is a binational agency that promotes the orderly, integrated and comprehensive development, use and conservation of the water and related natural resources of the Great Lakes basin and St. Lawrence River.
Great Lakes Information Network. A database of resources on all aspects of the Great Lakes Region. The economy section is linked here.
Great Lakes United is an international coalition, with offices at Buffalo State, dedicated to preserving and restoring the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River ecosystem.
International Joint Commission. was established by Canada and the United States to manage their mutual boundary water systems.
Environment Canada. Onterio Region web site.