Chapter 18 Web Links

Earth Institute, Columbia University: The End of Poverty
www.earthinstitute.columbia.edu/endofpoverty/

United Nations Millennium Development Goals
www.un.org/millenniumgoals/

Millennium Ecosystem Assessment
www.millenniumassessment.org/

Convention on Biological Diversity 2010 Biodiversity Target
www.biodiv.org/2010-target/default.asp

The Biodiversity Partnership
www.biodiversitypartners.org/
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
www.unhabitat.org/categories.asp?catid=34
This is a searchable data base of several hundred case studies of sustainable development from more than 90 countries.