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Web Gleanings: Concerns About the Environment in Asia

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ASIA
Title: WWf Asia-Pacific Programme
URl: http://www.panda.org/asiapacific/
The WWF’s stated aim is to “help conserve the region’s biological and cultural diversity which is increasingly threatened by rapid agricultural, industrial, and urban expansion.” On its Asia-Pacific site, one can read the latest environmental news, learn about the Eco-Regions, and view numerous photos organized around a monthly or special topic.

JAPAN
Title: UNCHS: Habitat
URl: http://www.fukuoka.unchs.org/indexes/index-e.html
This site emanates from the Fukuoka office of the United Nations Centre for Human Settlements (Habitat). Perhaps the most useful portion of this Web site is the section labeled “Information Files,” which includes Occasional Papers, Reports, and Database files.