Web Links
updated monday, august 11, 2003

Visit the websites listed below which feature extensive information on topics related to Asia-Pacific sustainable development and security issues. While Nautilus cannot vouch for the information on external sites, we do hope you will find this listing useful.

Program Areas Regional Sites General Reference
Global Peace & Security
Korean Info
NGO Resources
Energy, Security & Environment
Asian Media
General Media
SF Bay Area/Nautical Sites
Asian Resources
General Resources
Globalization & Governance
Asian Government Info
General Government Info

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Global Peace & Security

OnPower.org is an one-stop Internet resource featuring an extensive compendium of both scholarly and popular works and commentary.

Abolition 2000: Global Network to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons Reports, discussion groups, and announcements regarding the complete, unconditional abolition of all nuclear weapons.

Centre for Defence and International Security A U.K.-based research and policy-oriented organization.

Center for Defense Information Arms trade database, military links, plus journals: The Defense Monitor, America's Defense Monitor.

Center for Nonproliferation Studies Covers nonproliferation issues, especially those related to the former USSR. Monitors nonproliferation of nuclear and conventional arms. Includes a database of nuclear and missile proliferation.

Committee on Nuclear Policy A list of projects that examine the role of nuclear weapons in US national security and suggest ways to eliminate such weapons.

ConflictNet Information on conflict resolution: education, news, resources.

Federation of American Scientists Analysis and advocacy in the areas of science, technology and public policy. Areas of interest: Peace and security, governance, global security issues: paper and projects.

Global Peace and Security Program A unit of the University of California at Santa Barbara's Global and International Studies Program.

Greenpeace International's Nuclear Weapons Campaign  [Or visit Greenpeace USA].

High Energy Weapons Archive Many papers, Hiroshima/Nagasaki notes, links to other nuclear-related sites, graphics archives.

Hiroshima Home Page Good links to Hiroshima and related A-bomb material.

INESAP Home Page the International Network of Engineers and Scientists Against Proliferation.

International Security Network (ISN) Resources arranged by subject and region: mostly links to other sites.

NATO Links for Non-Nuclear Issue NNN-Net's list of external links relevant to the debate on NATO's nuclear policy and the suggestions to adopt a no-first-use policy.

National Defense University's Institute for National Strategic Studies Site which includes articles from Strategic Forum.

Nuclear Control Institute "Nuclear proliferation's World Wide Watchdog."

Nuclear Control Related Web Connections A list of web sites of organizations that deal with nuclear energy.

Nuclear Policy Review A list of documents used to persuade the Clinton Administration to conduct a fundamental review of the US nuclear policy that reconsiders the conclusions of the Department of Defense's 1993 Nuclear Posture Review.

PeaceNet Resources arranged by category, ongoing projects. A very diverse resource covering peace and security issues worldwide.

Proliferation News and Resources from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) Library, publications.

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI).

Taiwan Security Research News, papers, and conference information regarding Taiwan security issues and cross-Straits relations.

United States Institute of Peace Publications available on global peace and security issues.

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Energy, Security & Environment Sites

Critical Mass Energy Project Home Page of Public Citizen's project on nuclear power.

Environmental Change and Security Project (ECSP) The Project has served as an information clearinghouse on the views, activities and policy initiatives falling under the rubric of "environment, population and security."

Department of Energy Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Network. Information and news regarding related technology.

GNET Environment and technology: news, products, research, market advice, governmental sources.

Leadership for Environment and Development Program Education for individuals destined for careers in environment and development. Information on curriculum, fellowships and grants, LEADNet (index of members), national programs. Heavy emphasis on global role of Internet.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Information regarding weather, oceanic ecosystems, and education projects.

Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment & Security An independent, non-profit center created in 1987 to conduct research and policy analysis in the areas of environment, sustainable development, and international security.

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San Francisco Bay/Nautical Sites

NOAA Environmental Information Services Weather maps, marine biology, oceanographic data, satellite data

San Francisco Estuary Project's Boater Education Program

California Coastal Commission

California Ocean Resources Management Program

WoodenBoat The magazine for wooden boat owners, builders and designers

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Globalization & Governance

The Official ASEAN Secretariat site.

Berkeley Roundtable on the International Economy (BRIE) A small, interdisciplinary research project at the University of California at Berkeley, BRIE works to challenge conventional economic policy making.

Earth Council Founded after the Earth Summit: description of projects in English and Spanish versions.

East-West Center Datahub for information on environmental governance and policy issues affecting the Asia and Pacific region.

EEPSEA Newsletter, information about training and research awards, and full text copies of Economy and Environmental Program for South East Asia publications.

Ecosystems and Governance (in Asia and the Pacific) is your data hub for information on Environmental Governance and Policy issues affecting the Asia and Pacific region.

European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC) position paper on trade and environment.

The International Institute for Sustainable Development's (IISD) Trade and Sustainable Development Site. The IISD has extended its superior online capabilities to its Trade and Sustainable Development program. On this site you can find many of IISD's publications on trade and environment issues, including reports on the WTO, ISO 14,000, and Rio +5. The site also hosts a Researcher's Guide as well as a number of related projects including the China Council Working Group on Trade and Environment and the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development.

The Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) was established in 1986 as a nonprofit research and education organization. "Our mission is to create environmentally and economically sustainable communities and regions through sound agriculture and trade policy. The Institute assists public interest organizations in effectively influencing both domestic and international policymaking through the following activities: Monitoring, Analysis and Research, Education and Outreach, Training and Technical Assistance, and Coalition Building and International Networking."

ISO 14,000 InfoCenter

International Trade Law Monitor at University of Tromso

IPENet joins students, faculty, professionals, community workers, international bankers, trade unionists, development workers, and other people around the world interested in the workings of the global political economy.

The Milken Institute is a non-profit economic think-tank that focuses on the global economy, capital markets and financial institutions, education and human capital, and regional economics and demographics. Our goal is to create a more informed public, more thoughtful policy-making, and improved economic conditions.

Stat-USA National Trade Databank is a valuable source for US trade statistics.

Tuman River Area Development Programme (TRADP) is a UNDP-funded project aimed at promoting regional economic cooperation in Northeast Asia.

United Nations Environment Program Trade and Environment's web site hosts a large number of monographs and conference papers related to trade and sustainable development.

US-Asia Environmental Partnership (US-AEP) is a comprehensive service to help U.S. environmental exporters enter markets in the Asia/Pacific region.

The USITC, International Trade Commission provides objective trade expertise to both the legislative and is an independent, quasi-judicial federal agency that executive branches of government, determines the impact of imports on U.S. industries, and directs actions against certain unfair trade practices, such as patent, trademark, and copyright infringement. USITC analysts and economists investigate and publish reports on U.S. industries and the global trends that affect them. The agency also updates and publishes the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States.

The World Trade Organization (WTO)

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Korean-Specific Information

DPR Korea, The Latest Information about recent relief efforts for the DPRK.

DPRK News News From the Korean Central News Agency, the official outlet of the Democratic People's Republic Of Korea (site located in Japan).

Korea WebWeekly News, announcements, and other information on ROK and DPRK affairs.

Korean American Sharing Movement Reports on current events on the Korean Peninsula and web site links with related organizations.

JoongAng Ilbo

Korea Economic Daily Economic reports continually updated. English and Korean text.

Korea Herald

Korea Times

The Ministry of National Unification Current news and developments related to the unification of the ROK and the DPRK.

Yonhap News Agency

The following News Service websites require Korean language software to read:

Chosun Ilbo Newspaper

Chunja Newspaper

Dong-A Ilbo Newspaper

Hankyoreh Newspaper

Kyonghyang Newspaper

Maeil Newspaper (in Korean)

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Asia-Related Media

Asahi Shinbun Complete online version in Japanese.

Asia Environmental Review (ASER) is a monthly publication and information service dedicated to the environmental issue and associated markets of the Asia Pacific region. It is one of the few sources of information and analysis covering environmental business in the entire region from Japan, China and Korea to Southeast Asia.

Asia-Pacific Media Network A network of media professionals, government public-information officials, and business executives involved in public information throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

ChinaNews Digest Online magazines/news from China in English and Chinese.

China Net China Internet Home Page, operated by the National Computing and Networking Facility of China. Virutal tourist map, source of China's connection to the Internet.

US Government World News Connection Requires registration.

The Wall Street Journal Requires registration.

The Washington Post (and The Associated Press)

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Asia-Specific Resources

Digital Chinese Library Reference, periodicals, Asia servers, research materials, publications (Chinese and English), links to other Libraries/Chinese resources.

East Asian Libraries Cooperative Links to other WWW libraries by subject area/country: Asian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean Studies.

Internet Resources on Japan Electronic journals, government, Japanese language, research institutes, universities.

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation General Japanese information.

South Asia Net/SAARC, The South Asian Search Engine Extensive menu-based collection of Internet links.

Sustainable Development Networking Program Based in Indonesia.

Tokyo Institute of Social Science At University of Tokyo, newsletter, information.

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Asian Government Information

Japanese government pages Central, prefectoral and municipal government for Japan.

Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Foreign policies, press conferences, speeches, current issues. in Japan.

Malaysian Prime Minister Home Page

Phillipine Senate Personal home page for senator Edgardo Angava.

Taiwanese Government Information Office: news, Taiwan web search, electronic magazine.

Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs Thailand's major government site, featuring press releases, government information, and economic and trade information.

United Kingdom Foreign & Commonwealth Office Speeches, statements, press releases, consular and international travel advice. Keyword search, lots on Hong Kong.

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General Media

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Web site for the journal best known for its "doomsday clock" indicating the current level of risk of nuclear war. Free access.

Cable News Network (CNN) Daily news, video archive, contents index. Free access.

Christian Science Monitor International

Daily Telegraph UK & World News, features - a complete online version. Free access.

ENN Daily News is a subscription-based headline environment news package.

The Los Angeles Times Requires registration.

The Nation Digital Edition

National Public Radio

The New York Times Requires registration.

Online newspapers: An extensive set of Web links, from TIGERX.COMmunications

BBC World Service Online version of the British Broadcasting Company's world news service. News, special projects, regular features. Available in 43 languages.

United Nations

USIA Overseas Media Commentary Reports

USA Today World News

The Washington Times

Yahoo (Reuters)

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General Resources

Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) was founded at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, in 1998. PERI's mission is to facilitate research, graduate education, and outreach in the area of policy-relevant political economy. To this end, PERI supports research by faculty and graduate students, provides visiting professorships and post-doctoral fellowships, organizes collaborative research projects, and holds workshops and conferences. The Institute is committed to conducting and disseminating research to inform policy makers and grassroots activists who are trying to improve living standards and to create a more just, democratic, and ecologically sustainable world.

Center for Global Communications (GLOCOM) Research on telecommunications and technology.

Commission on Global Governance

E-News Listserver (Electronic Energy Network for Developing Countries, Brazil) The first line of the message should contain the text "subscribe l-enews *your name*"

Earth Island Institute (EII) was founded in 1982 by David Brower to "foster the work of creative individuals by providing organizational support in developing projects for the conservation, preservation, and restoration of the global environment."

Earth Network for Sustainable Development, is being developed by the Earth Council as a mechanism to promote networking among NGOs, community-based organizations, and other sectors of civil society toward sustainability in the 21st century.

Econet Extensive environment gopher, publications, news, resources. Sustainable Development links may be found here.

Environmental Data Services, environmental information and extensive links to other Web sites, with a European focus. (Full access requires registration.)

Green CrossRoads is a Green Cross International (GCI) initiative which offers a multi-level forum in which to network, exchange views and gather the lastest information on specific issues with the aim of promoting global value change.

GreenNet A U.K. based global computer network specifically designed for environment, peace, human rights and development groups. Has web resources, services, and links.

Green Seal is the independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting the environment by promoting the manufacture and sale of environmentally preferable consumer products. It sets environmental standards and allows the use of its certification mark on products found to meet them.

National Wildlife Federation One of the largest environmental groups in the United States, with information on their legislation, educational programs, and future plans for international connection.

Visual Credit Counseling Visual Credit Counseling is a non-profit organization dedicated to offering debt management assistance to consumers who are having difficulties with their personal finances.

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General Government Information

US Department of State Current events, Department of State Foreign Affairs Network (DOSFAN), and gopher: US foreign policy information, speeches, statements, testimony, congressional reports, news, DOSFAN search etc.

USIA (United States Information Agency)

White House White House news releases and announcements.

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Related NGO Resources

The Center for Contemporary Conflict (CCC)
A research institute of the National Security Affairs Department at the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. The CCC brings together national security and regional studies experts from academia, government, and the military to assess current and emerging security challenges such as international terrorism, weapons of mass destruction, and regional conflict.

The Fund for Peace
Launched in 1997, the Human Rights and Business Roundtable is the first forum designed for multinational businesses and mainstream human rights organizations to discuss issues of concern in an atmosphere of mutual respect, trust, and confidentiality.

Hudson Institute produces independent, high-quality research and competes boldly in the debate of policy ideas, counsels and guide policy change, and applies ideas using real-world experience .

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis Research projects, publications, news.

InterAction A coalition of US non-profits that "promotes human dignity and NGO development." Excellent resource for related NGO's. Keyword WWW search.

Internet NonProfit Center Information on and for non-profit organizations.

Leadership for Environment and Development Program Education for individuals destined for careers in environment and development. Information on curriculum, fellowships and grants, LEADNet (index of members), national programs. Heavy emphasis on global role of Internet.

RAND "Helps improve public policy through research and analysis." Covers research topics, publications, fellowships/grants, activities. Features RAND Research Review online, internet issues by subject listing. See /areas/ASIA.Toc.html

United Nations Organizations Extensive listing of links to some UN and other related international organizations.

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