links for 2010-05-03

  • "Gapminder Desktop (beta)

    Gapminder Desktop is a new application which allows you to use Gapminder World without an Internet connection available. You can:
    Use Gapminder World without the Internet.
    Save a list of your own favorite graphs.
    Update automatically to the latest version."

    (tags: data graphs)
  • "What can Humans do about climate change ?
    Somehow our species has to answer this question. And you can help.

    Anyone—from experts to interested citizens—can use this site to develop plans for what we humans can do, select the most promising plans, and debate the plans and other issues."

  • "Now in its 50th year of publication, Environment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development analyzes the problems, places, and people where environment and development come together, illuminating concerns from the local to the global. More readable than specialized journals and more timely than textbooks, Environment offers peer-reviewed articles and commentaries from researchers and practitioners who provide a broad range of international perspectives. This ISI-rated magazine also features in-depth reviews of major policy reports, conferences, and environmental education initiatives, as well as guides to the best Web sites, journal articles, and books."
  • "Tools for Thought is an exercise in retrospective futurism
    (tags: no_tag)
  • "DFGDocs, the new documentary website brought to you by the Documentary Filmmakers Group, the documentary association for the UK. It's a one-stop shop for documentary, created especially for all of you interested in the art and craft of documentary filmmaking. We'll be bringing you the latest news and events from the global doc community, with more added every day."
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