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Science and Environment In the Middle East

The Arab Center for the Studies of Arid Zones and Dry Lands (ACSAD)

Established to develop scientific agricultural research in arid and semi-arid areas; includes information about their programs and projects, training workshops, news, and contacts. Based in Syria.

Arab Group for the Protection of Nature (APN)

Aims to protect the natural and human resources in Arab countries; describes their campaigns, practical projects, and education activities.

ArabScientist.org

A non-profit, non-governmental project that aims to publish scientific research of interest to the Arab world in various fields; includes a wide ranging collection of papers, with listings of members and institutions, and details of conferences.

Friends of the Earth Middle East

Brings together Jordanian, Palestinian, and Israeli environmentalists to promote cooperative efforts to protect their shared environmental heritage. Includes information about their projects, publications, and regional data.

Mediterranean Information Office for Environment, Culture and Sustainable Development

MIO-ECSDE is a federation of nongovernmental organizations from around the Mediterranean. Its site includes information about events, research and projects, and a list of members.

The Ornithological Society of the Middle East, the Caucasus and Central Asia

Promotes birdwatching and the conservation of birds in the regions; includes details of membership and publications, sighting and trip reports, and their support for local projects.

Regional Centre on Urban Water Management (RCUWM) - Tehran

Urban water management agency under the auspices of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Includes center profile, board and committees composition, project description, publications, and schedule of future events.

Waternet

Resources about the impact of water on politics in the Jordan river basin, the Middle East and North Africa, and generally on international geopolitics.

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