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People - Population
Environment - Conventions & agreements
Potential impacts of sea-level rise on population and agriculture
This Special addresses issues related to the potential impacts of sea level rise on the world's coastal populations and agriculture. It is a global study mostly based on national data. The paper stresses that both the impacted system (population and coastal agriculture) and the extreme physical factors have their own dynamics, and that those dynamics are not independent. Some thought is given to t... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIre0045.htm

Environment - Conventions & agreements
Observation requirements of the three Rio Conventions in the light of the Terrestrial Carbon Observation Initiative
The three Rio Conventions have largely overlapping observation requirements covering the spectrum from purely biological/ecological measurements to purely geophysical ones. Unfortunately, beyond the recognition of the relevance of systematic observations there is little co-ordination between the Conventions as yet regarding operational details. It appears that carbon constitutes one of the very "c... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIan0016.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Climate and crisis in Rwanda
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/frdirect/EIan0006.htm

Environment - Policy and management
Status of environment and natural resources in Small Island Developing States
This article reviews the status of the environment and natural resources in small island developing states. The information has been extracted from "Environment and Natural Resources in Small Island Developing States", prepared for the Special Ministerial Conference On Agriculture In Small Island Developing States (Rome, 12 March 1999).
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EPdirect/EPan0015.htm

Environment - Conventions & agreements
Desertification, drought and their consequences
Desertification and drought are the subject of this article. It looks at the relationship between them, the effects of the climatic changes and the consequences at the local, national and global levels.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EPdirect/EPan0005.htm

Environment - Energy and environmental technology
Biomass fuels: "The time is right, but the pricing isn't"
Interview with SD's Senior Energy Coordinator, Gustavo Best, about biomass fuels and other alternative energy sources.
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/frdirect/EGre0035.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/spdirect/EGre0034.htm

Environment - Energy and environmental technology
FAO and bioenergy
This paper presents FAO's views and activities in the area of bioenergy.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EGdirect/EGre0055.htm

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