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Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency - In both of Canada's official languages: English and Francais.

Science and Technology at Natural Resources Canada - Environmental geoscience S&T programmes at Natural Resources Canada

The Green Lane Home Page - Web resources from Environment Canada

Canadian Fire Research Network - Internet links of Canadian wildfire related associations. In both English and French.

Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development - Department's duties are to assist parliamentarians in their oversight of the federal government's efforts to protect the environment and foster sustainable development, by providing them with objective, independent analysis and recommendations.

National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy - An independent agency that provides decision makers with information and object views on the current state of the debate on the environment and the economy.

CRYSYS - Use of the Cryospheric System (CRYSYS) to Monitor Global Change in Canada.

Canadian Science Home Page - Fisheries and Oceans research.

National Water Research Institute - Canada's largest freshwater research establishment. NWRI conducts a comprehensive program of research and development in the aquatic sciences, in partnership with the Canadian and international science communities.

Canada Centre for Remote Sensing - Internationally recognized as a leading centre of excellence in the use of earth-observation data, and supports an expanding industry sector including the world leaders in global ground station, image analysis and radar mapping markets. CCRS is responsible for the reception, processing, archiving and dissemination of remotely sensed data for Canada.

International Development Research Centre, Ottawa, Canada - A public corporation created by the Canadian government to help communities in the developing world find solutions to social, economic, and environmental problems through research. Resources

Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation - Group funds some 600 projects in 20 diverse agricultural areas, totalling around $21million. The site includes comprehensive information on over 300 research projects, including full reports and other publications.

The Society for Research and Initiatives for Sustainable Technologies and Institutions (sristi) - A non-governmental organisation which was set up in 1993 to strengthen the capacity of grassroots inventors, innovators and ecopreneurs engaged in conserving biodiversity and developing eco-friendly solutions to local problems.

B.C. Conservation Data Centre (CDC) - The CDC systematically collects and disseminates information on the rare and endangered plants, animals and plant associations of British Columbia, providing information on rare organisms and ecosystems

Ministry of Forests Home Page - The British Columbia Forest Service is the steward of the timber, range and recreation resources of British Columbia's unreserved public (Crown) forest land, which covers two-thirds of the province (about 59 million hectares). The Forest Service manages this land for many uses, including recreation, forage, timber, and wilderness, and, in cooperation with other agencies, for water, fish, wildlife, tourism, heritage, and minerals.

Prince George Forest Region - Regional silviculture staff enforce policies, procedures and operational standards for reforestation practices, vegetation management and forest health. They also offer training on current silvicultural practices to field staff and the forestry community.

BCFS Cariboo Region Research Department - The program is designed to address operational forest and range management problems through multidisciplinary research and a variety of extension products.

OceansCanada - Facts, quotes, contacts, laws, policies, and other resources about Canada's three oceans.

Canadian Council of Ministers for the Environment - CCME works to promote cooperation on and coordination of interjurisdictional issues such as waste management, air pollution and toxic chemicals.

British Columbia Ministry of Water, Land and Air Protection - Responsible for the management, protection and enhancement of the province's environment. Ministry plans, minister profile, parks information, endangered species, environmental trends, and related materials.

British Columbia Ministry of Sustainable Resource Management - Responsible for ensuring sustainable development of the province's land, water, and resources while protecting environmental values. Mapping progress, reports and publications, water information, land and resource registries, fisheries inventory, and crown land policies.