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Type of Resource Glossary
Title Human Development
Author United Nations Development Programme
Affiliation United Nations
Url http://www.undp.org/hdro/hd.htm
Peer Review Unknown Review Process
Abstract Short glossary of terms used in the annual Human Development Report compiled by the United Nations Development Programme

Type of Resource Glossary
Title Biodiversity - Glossary of Terms
Author World Resources Institute
Affiliation World Resources Institute
Url http://www.wri.org/biodiv/gbs-glos.html
Peer Review Unknown Review Process
Abstract Glossary of Biodiversity terminology.

Type of Resource Glossary
Title Definition of Key Water Terms and Concepts
Author Robert Engleman and Pamela LeRoy
Affiliation Population Action International
Url http://www.cnie.org/pai/glossary.html
Peer Review Independent Peer-Review Process
Abstract Part of a 1993 report by a U.S.-based advocacy group which addresses fresh water resources and their relationship to population, health and development. Strategies and regional examples are discussed.

Type of Resource Glossary
Title Agriculture: A Glossary of Terms, Programs, and Laws
Author Jasper Womach
Affiliation Congressional Research Service
Url http://www.cnie.org/nle/AgGlossary/AgGlossary.htm
Peer Review Unknown Review Process
Abstract Comprehensive glossary of terms, laws, programs and acronyms pertaining to agriculture. Produced by the Congressional Research Service Report, this exhaustive glossary (859 kb) has been broken up into 26 web pages, accessible through the main page. Emphasis is on basic and specialized terms and government programs.

Type of Resource Glossary
Title Glossary of Ocean Terms
Author Gale Mead Hey
Affiliation Independent Writer
Url http://www.cnie.org/pop/glossaries/ocean.htm
Peer Review No
Abstract Glossary of marine terms germane to the subject of human impact upon the ocean environment.

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