Materials for various courses are downloadable from the following link:

 
School of Biological Sciences
http://www.biosch.hku.hk/ecology/lsc
 
 
 
 
Useful Links:

 
 
 
 
 
 
   
     
 
 
Air
 

UCARWeb: University Corporation for Athmospheric Research (USA)
Gives access to National Centre for Atmospheric Research

 

http://www.ucar.edu/ucar

US Environmental Protection Agency
Global warming links

 

http://www.epa.gov/climatechange

Unified Air Toxics
A website from US EPA - Technology Transfer Network

 

https://www.epa.gov/technical-air-pollution-resources

US EPA Office of Air and Radiation
The office is concerned with pollution prevention, indoor and outdoor air quality, industrial air pollution, pollution from vehicles and engines, radon, acid rain, stratospheric ozone depletion and radiation protection

 

http://www.epa.gov/oar

OAQPS - Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards
The office is part of the US EPA Office of Air and Radiation

 

https://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/about-office-air-and-radiation-oar#oaqps

     
NOAA's Air Resources Laboratory
The ARL conducts research on processes that relate to air quality, emergency preparedness forecasting and climate, concentrating on the transport, dispersion, transformation and removal of trace gases and aerosols, and the exchange between the atmosphere and biological and non-biological surfaces
  http://www.arl.noaa.gov
     
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
 

Corporate-Register

 

http://www.corporate-register.com

International Corporate Reporting

  http://www.sustainability-reports.com/

The Centre for Sustainable Design

  http://www.cfsd.org.uk
     
Environmental Education
 

Education for Sustainability: An Agenda for Action

 

http://www.gcrio.org/edu/pcsd/toc.html

EE Perspectives

 

https://naaee.org/

LOICZ International Project Office (IPO)   www.loicz.org
Planet Earth - Earth Sciences for Society   www.yearofplanetearth.org
     
 

   
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) & Auditing
 
Australian EIA Network   https://www.environment.gov.au/protection/environment-assessments

Hong Kong's Environmental Impact Assessment Ordinance

  http://www.info.gov.hk/epd/eia

Introduction to Environmental Management Systems

 

http://www.quality.co.uk/ecoadvic.htm

International Association for Impact Assessment

 

http://www.iaia.org/

New Zealand Association for Impact Assessment

  http://www.nzaia.org.nz

US NCEA - National Centre for Environmental Assessment

  http://www.epa.gov/ncea
     
Environmental Labelling
 

Blue Angel (Germany)

 

http://www.blauer-engel.de/en/index.php

Green Seal

 

http://www.greenseal.org

Scientific Certification Systems

 

http://www.scs1.com

     
Environmental Management
 

European Environment Agency

 

http://www.eea.europa.eu

Human Development Reports  - Fighting Climate Change: Human Solidarity in a Divided World

  http://hdr.undp.org/en/reports/global/
hdr2007-2008
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies – Online Platform on Environmental Strategy, Policy and Research

 

http://enviroscope.iges.or.jp/index.php

International Association for Impact Assessment

  http://www.iaia.org

International Institute for Environment and Development

 

http://www.iied.org

PAGES - Past Global Changes   www.pages-igbp.org
World Trade Organization   http://www.wto.org/index.htm

WWF UK – Changing the Way We Live

 

http://www.wwf.org.uk/

Virtual Library on Urban Environmental Management

 

http://www.gdrc.org/uem/index.html

     
 

   
Environmental Management Systems (EMS)
 

ANSI - The American National Standards Institute

 

http://www.ansi.org

ISO 14001 Information Services

 

http://www.iol.ie/~bruss/enviro/
index.html


ISO14000 & ISO14001 implementation software CD

 

http://www.isotop.net

The ISO14000 Information Centre

  http://www.iso14000.com
     
Government Departments & Related Organisations of HKSAR

Government Units related to formulation/implementation/
supporting service of environmental policies

     

Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department

  http://www.afcd.gov.hk
     
Architectural Services Department   http://www.archsd.gov.hk
     
Buildings Department   http://www.bd.gov.hk
     
Civil Engineering and Development Department   http://www.cedd.gov.hk
     
Drainage Services Department   http://www.dsd.gov.hk
     
Education Bureau   http://www.edb.gov.hk
     
Environment Bureau   http://www.enb.gov.hk
     
Environment Bureau - Sustainable Development Division  

http://www.susdev.gov.hk

     
Environment and Conservation Fund Committee   http://www.ecf.gov.hk
     
Environment Protection Department  

http://www.epd.gov.hk

     

Environment Protection Department - Advisory Council on the Environment (ACE)

  http://www.epd.gov.hk/epd/english/
boards/advisory_council/
maincontent.html
     
Environment Protection Department - Waste   http://www.epd.gov.hk/epd/english/
environmentinhk/waste/
waste_maincontent.html
     
Environmental Campaign Committee   http://www.ecc.org.hk
     
Electrical and Mechanical Services Department   http://www.emsd.gov.hk
     
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department   http://www.fehd.gov.hk
     
Government Laboratory   http://www.govtlab.gov.hk
     
Highways Department   http://www.hyd.gov.hk
     
Hong Kong Police Force   http://www.police.gov.hk
     
Hong Kong Productivity Council   http://www.hkpc.org
     
Hong Kong Observatory   http://www.weather.gov.hk
     
Hong Kong Waste Management Association   http://www.hongkongwma.org.hk
     
Labour Department   http://www.labour.gov.hk
     
Lands Department   http://www.landsd.gov.hk
     
Marine Department   http://www.mardep.gov.hk
     
News - Environment   http://www.news.gov.hk/en/categories/environment/index.shtml
     
Planning Department   http://www.pland.gov.hk
     
Transport Department   http://www.td.gov.hk
     
Water Supplies Department   http://www.wsd.gov.hk
     
     
Government policy documents/reports/information on the environment
     

Environment Protection Department - Environmental Assessment (EA) and Planning

  http://www.epd.gov.hk/epd/english/
environmentinhk/eia_planning/
eia_maincontent.html
     

Environment Protection Department - Environmental Impact Assessment Ordinance

 

http://www.epd.gov.hk/eia

     
 

   
Life Cycle Assessment
 

PRe Consultants
Life Cycle consultancy and software solutions

 

http://www.pre.nl

The Green Design Initiative at Carnegie Mellon University

  http://www.eiolca.net
     
Green Groups
 
Conservancy Association  

https://www.cahk.org.hk/

     
Friends of the Earth   http://www.foe.org.hk
     
Greenpeace   http://www.greenpeace.org
     
Green Power   http://www.greenpower.org.hk
     

World Wide Fund for Nature Hong Kong

  http://www.wwf.org.hk
     
Sustainable Development
 

Caring for the Earth - A Strategy for Sustainable Living

  http://coombs.anu.edu.au/~vern/
caring/caring.html

Community Environmental Council/ Gildea Resource Centre   http://www.communityenvironmental
council.org

Environmental Sustainability Index

 

http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/es/esi

European Sustainable Cities and Towns Campaign   http://www.ndparking.com/sustainable-cities.org

ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability

 

http://www.iclei.org/index.php?id=636

International Coalition for Sustainable Production and Consumption

  http://www.icspac.net/sectors

Sustainable Cities Net

 

http://sustainablecities.net

UK Government - Sustainable Development Index  

http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/
20130123162956/http:/www.defra.gov.uk/environment/

UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs  

http://www.un.org/esa/sustdev

United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development   http://www.un.org/esa/sustdev/csd/
review.htm

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

  http://www.unece.org
United Nations Development Programme   http://www.undp.org
United Nations Environment Programme   http://www.unep.org
United Nations Environment Programme Regional Office for Europe   http://www.unep.ch
United Nations Framework Convention for Climate Change  

http://unfccc.int/2860.php

United Nations Industrial Development Organization   http://www.unido.org
     
 

   
Waste
 

Bioreactor Landfill Demonstration Project
The project is a five-year project managed by the Florida Centre for Solid and Hazardous Waste Management, a State University System Type I Centre of the Florida Board of Regents

 

http://www.bioreactor.org

Brownfields homepage at EPA's Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response
The brownfield project attempts to empower communities, and other stakeholders in economic development to work together in a timely manner for sustainable brownfield management

  http://www.epa.gov/brownfields
Hazardous Waste Clean-up Information
Provides information about innovative treatment technologies to the hazardous waste remediation community

  http://www.clu-in.org

Yale Working Papers on Solid Waste Policy
Papers focussing on solid waste management

  http://www.yale.edu/pswp
     
Water
 

ASMA Enviromalaysia
Provides air and water quality Monitoring

 

http://www.enviromalaysia.com.my

Ecological Wastewater Systems
Offers sustainable strategies

  http://www.ecological-engineering.com

Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Water
Provides information on water management

  http://www.epa.gov/ow

Sanitation Connection
An Internet-based resource that gives you access to updated information on technologies, institutions and financing of sanitation systems around the world

  http://www.sanicon.net