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Desalination [English].
Euro-Mediterranean Information System on know-how in the Water sector with additional information on desalination trends and projects in the Arab countries.
 
Earthwatch Institute [English].
Earthwatch Institute is an international non-profit organization that brings science to life for people concerned about the Earth's future. Founded in 1971, Earthwatch supports scientific field research by offering volunteers the opportunity to join research teams around the world.
 
Environment Agency-Abu Dhabi [English][Arabic].
EAD is a governmental agency -established in 1996- with a commitment to protect and manage biodiversity, provide a clean environment and promote sustainable development in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
 
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [English][Arabic][French].
The Panel on Climate Change is the leading body for the assessment of climate change, established by the United Nations Environment Programme and the World Meteorological Organization to provide the world with a clear scientific view on the current state of climate change and its potential environmental and socio-economic consequences.
 
International Center for Biosaline Agriculture [English].
ICBA has two main research programs, (1) Integrated Water Resource System that examines the system flows, balances, impacts, tradeoff, trends and dynamics in different water resources. and (2) Marginal Quality Water Resources that revolves around a major solution: the use of marginal quality water, which includes municipal and industrial wastewater as well as saline water, is seen as a key strategy to deal with the severe freshwater shortage.
 
Jordan - Meteorological Department [English][Arabic].
 
Kuwait - Meteorological Department [English][Arabic].
 
Libyan National Meteorological Center [Arabic].
 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [English].
NOAA is an agency of the United States Department of Commerce. NOAA is dedicated to a wide range of climate monitoring- daily weather forecasts, severe storm warnings- as well as fisheries management, coastal restoration and supporting marine commerce.
 
Oman - Meteorolgical Deparment [English][Arabic].
 
Palestinian Meteorological Department - Ramallah [Arabic].
 
Pew Center on Global Climate Change [English][French].
The Center brings together business leaders, policy makers, scientists, and other experts to bring a new approach to a complex and often controversial issue. The approach is based on sound science and a belief that we can work together to protect the climate while sustaining economic growth.
 
Qatar - Meteorology Department [English][Arabic].
 
Saudia Arabia - Presidency of Meteorology and Environment [English][Arabic].
 
Sudan Meteorological Authority [Arabic].
 
United Nations Environment Programme [English][French].
UNEP aims to provide leadership and encourage partnership in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing, and enabling nations and peoples to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations.
 
United Nations System-Wide Earthwatch [English].
Earthwatch mechanism is a broad UN initiative to coordinate, harmonize and catalyze environmental observation activities among all UN agencies for integrated assessment purposes. Through Earthwatch, UN agencies work together on global environmental issues, by exchanging and sharing environmental data and information. Earthwatch was established at the 1972 UN Conference on the Human Environment in Stockholm and reinforced by the 1992 UN Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro and its Agenda-21 chapter on Information for Decision Making.
 
World Meteorological Organization [English][Arabic].
WMO is a specialized agency of the United Nations. It is the UN system's authoritative voice on the state and behaviour of the Earth's atmosphere, its interaction with the oceans, the climate it produces and the resulting distribution of water resources.


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