The global environment is in a highly dynamic state. Every day, human and natural forces combine to reshape parts of the world and change the environment.
Scientists measure the environment through a variety of Indicators. These
statistics not only measure the current status of the environment, they also allow us to predict future trends.
Mean for the Environment and for you.
A changing environment will affect people in different parts of the world in unique ways. Find out what these current statistical trends
In many cases, it is nearly impossible to predict what these statistics will mean for the future. As new problems arise and old ones intermix, the world will experience processes that it has never felt before.
1998-1999 World Resources Report – A report put out by the World Resources Institute that covers all aspects of the global environment with up-to-date statistics.
Center for Environmental Information and Statistics – The U.S. EPA's web site for all sorts of statistics on the environment. The statistics are kept up-to-date by the organization and cover the current status of the environment and future trends.1997 UN GEO Report – The United Nation Environment Program provides a description of various environmental factors around the world.
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