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Environment: Government Agencies

A guide to resources on Environment at the HKUST Library and on the Internet

Government Agencies


United Nations Environment Programme

Provides leadership and encourage partnership in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing, and enabling nations and peoples to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations.

European Union Environment Information

The site introduces the EU environmental policies and how the policy makers strike the balance between environmental protection and the needs of business.

European Environment Agency

Supports sustainable development and to help achieve significant and measurable improvement in Europe's environment through the provision of timely, targeted, relevant and reliable information to policy making agents and the public.

UNESCAP Environment and Development Division

From the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific. Contains reports and documents.

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) - Environment

The site provides the OECD's studies and data related to environment.

Government Departments/Agencies

China Ministry of Ecology and Environmental 
Hong Kong GovHK: Environment 
Australia Department of the Environment and Energy
Canada Environment Canada
Taiwan Environmental Protection Administration
United Kingdom Environment Agency
United States Environmental Protection Agency


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