Chapter 18 Web Links

Earth Institute, Columbia University: The End of Poverty

United Nations Millennium Development Goals

Millennium Ecosystem Assessment

Convention on Biological Diversity 2010 Biodiversity Target

The Biodiversity Partnership
This initiative of Defenders of Wildlife showcases some of the best examples of effective conservation planning in the U.S. Includes special sections on conservation economics and incentive programs.

UN-HABITAT—Best Practices
This is a searchable data base of several hundred case studies of sustainable development from more than 90 countries.