Human Systems



  1. Canada yearbook
  2. core texts
  3. Canadian Social Trends



Population pressure [videorecording] : Mexico City / Classroom Video. 

Population picture [videorecording] / TVOntario

Population [Videorecording] 

Multiculturalism [Videorecording]: Access Alberta 

Two Languages, One Country [Videorecording]: Canada Official Languages Comm 

Promise in the land [videorecording] : sustaining our agriculture / University of British Columbia. 

Sustainable environments [videorecording] / San Luis Video Publishing. 

A question of distribution [videorecording] / Encyclopaedia Britannica Films. 

Energy choices [videorecording] / Medicinema. 

Port of Halifax [Videorecording] 

City Survival [Videorecording] 

Canada [videorecording] : economy and government.

International trade [videorecording] : tomorrow challenges / National Film Board.

Production [videorecording] : consumption / National Film Board. 

Needs and wants [videorecording] : the market / National Film Board. 

Macroeconomic concepts [videorecording] / United Learning. 

Microeconomic concepts [videorecording] / United Learning

Fundamental economic concepts [videorecording] / United Learning. 

Marilyn Waring on women and economics [videorecording] / National Film Board. 

Sharing fishing resources, sharing responsibility [videorecording] / Yorkshire Television 

Measuring the wealth in a new industrial nation [videorecording] / Yorkshire Television 

Money, Banks and the Role of Government [Videorecording]: Target Canada Productions Ltd. 

Economic Principles and Problems [Videorecording]: Target Canada Productions Ltd.



Virtual Economics CD from NCEE

E-STAT on web at

Tom Synder's Urbanization

Tom Synder's Immigration

Country Watch.Com CD format and also web based

DataScape CD Format







National Atlas at

StatsCan on line at

Teacher's Resources:

A virtual classroom to the Nile, Central America, Black Sea and the North

Africa - General
Africa-South of the Sahara. Links

Africa - Regions
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A very good cultural page from a city in Siberia.

Arctic Circle
A very good site for teachers and students who are studying regions and subjects within the arctic circle. See also documents and statistics- Arctic Circle- for treaties, and agreements.

Artists Against Racism

Asian Studies WWW VL
This is the best take off point for researching any country in Asia. Just follow the links to the country's economic and social fabric. Includes research on specific subjects.

Bangladesh :
Go to my Geographic Index Page for further listing of countries in South Asia Studies.

A good site to study the physical, cultural and economic character of Bergen,Norway.One can find similar sites through the Virtual Tourist or City.Net. One can now get an instant view of Bergen at Tommies place below.

A magazine that keeps one up to date on all things British. Travel, news and science.

Canadian Aboriginal Law
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A Canadian Northern Adventure
Travel to the arctic in movies and pictures from Ottawa to Iqaluit, Resolute.

Canada First Nations
A terrific assemblage of information about America's Native People. U.S and CANADA.

Canada's SchoolNet
Directs one to Geographic and other disciplinary sites. Back here also. Check out the Canadadisk online for a historical overview of Canada's settlement and development.

Canadian Geographical Names - Natural Resources Canada
Search the data base for geographic names in Canada. Good information but difficult format.

Cape Breton Island
A tour through New Scotland.

City.Net World Map
Use this link to any country or city.

Contemporary conflicts in Africa
This new site is well prepared on the issues of peace, peacekeeping, human rights, and other contemporary issues in Africa.

FAQ for soc.culture.african
To find similar resources merely type in at Lycos-????-FAQ

Finnra TODAY
The relationship between transportation and economic development. This site like many others can be found via a live cam. ie. Tommy's list below.

Geography & Web Cameras
Here it is. Study distant places through pictures, live cams and video. One needs Web Whacker or Quick Time to show in class.

GISnet Web Camera Page
Someone took my idea and what I have been suggesting to heart. USE THOSE WEBCAMS TO STUDY DISTANT PLACES. One can use Webwhacker and bring it to class.

GNN TC: World Travel Watch
Get the latest advisories concerning crime, waring factions and people being shot at around the world.

Get the latest information on Mexico. N.A.F.T.A., ecomomic newsgroups, faq's.

Links to the GREEK culture in Europe and North America

Hong Kong Links
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India related Links
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India - The Country I Love the Most (Vipul Kapadia)
Ranked by many as the site of the year.

International and Area Studies
The best international studies sites. More of these on the geographic index page.

InfoHub WWW Travel Guide
A good site . They want people to learn about the culture before going. What a concept.

Innu Nation WWW Site
Learn about the history as well as recent issues facing the INNU from Labrador.

Internet Resources--Countries
Links to cities around the world.

InterKnowledge Travel Index
Travel to the Caribbean, Chile, Malasia, Russia, Ireland and Belgium.

Jewish/Israel Culture - Link Launcher
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Kibbutz Cabri
Learn about the kibbutz in Isreal.

Learning Tool - Geography, Culture, People
Connie has links to most countries of the world.

Les Pages de Paris / The Paris Pages
If the Virtual Tourist or City.Net cannot find something or somewhere, the wise old gnome suggests to just type into the URL address -http://www.???.org or com.

Lobster Capital of the World (tm)
A good look at my favorite food resource. Shediac is also my favorite place to go for all you can eat lobster for $25.

Lonely Planet Online
An excellant guide for tourists to any place on the planet. Go to destinations.

Magic Assembly: Index of Articles
Study the multiculturalism of Toronto through storefronts and articles by ethnic group.

Mennonite Historical Society of Canada
A distinct group found in Oxford-Waterloo Counties. This is a good site to begin one's research.

Mennonites in Canada, 1995
Go to WebCrawler and type in Mennonite-Canada to aquire more information.

Travel to Japan, China

Current online publications regarding Mexico's domestic affairs. U. of Texas.

Moncton, N.B.
Offers relatively good data on the socio-economic structure. Much better than St. JOHN.

More Native People Sites
Links to world Aboriginal sites.

Multicultural Internet Sites
African-American sites.

A link to the economic-social and human character of P.E.I., NFLD. and other islands in the northwest Atlantic. U of P.E.I.

Norh images
The history of the Inuit

The Northumberland Strait Bridge
Linking P.E.I. to the mainland.

Northern Learning Network
A good educational resource when one wishes to study water resources and native peoples in the N.W.T.. I found this site through the Canadian archives index.

Nova Scotia: The African Presence
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OneWorld Online Home Page
Human Rights

Pennsylvania Dutch Country Welcome Center
Compare this group to the menninites of Ontario.

The effects of tourism in Peru. Machu Picchu.

PBS offers some excellent learning tools and resources regarding its programming. At present it offers information on the Inland Sea and Flood Disasters. Teachers can co-ordinate lessons with film.

Teachers- One can make some great lessons from these using Power Point. Provides links as well. Try hypersnap- What a utility.

Use this page as a jump off to images of distant places,computer graphics and satellite images . A good tool to study the cultural geography of Russia, Japan, Bulgaria and others.

Point Communications Corp.
Alphabetical links to all countries.This is a good starting point to find a country's cultural, socio-economic character. Follow the world link.

Point Communications --> Global Village
A starting point to find the cultural mosaic of a country.

Polish Home Page
My mother was Polish so special status has been given.

Rec.Travel Library -- Canada
A good starting point when travelling within Canada.

A comparison of 35 religions.

Report no. 12 - Russian Survey
Environmental studies in Northern Russia.

An index from Bucknell University.

Russia / Exploring Siberia / The Trans-Siberian Railway
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Russian and East European History, Geography and Sociology
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Russian Area Studies
Links to all socio-economic sites.

Shanties and Sea Songs
Use these to study the cultural mosiac of our Atlantic friends.

Links to small island research and development around the world. U of P.E.I.

SouthEast Asian images & Texts
Historical documentation about people, conflicts, agriculture and architecture in South- East Asia. Prior to 1930. Good site for relating past to the present.

Soviet Archives Exhibit
Library of Congress has documents about the recent changes within Russia.

A Super Site. At present view virtual Galapagos and virtual Anarctica

The Acadian Odyssey
The past and present historical description of our friends from the east coast. Acadians from Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.

The AP Page
Japanese resources-well done.

The Azteca Web Page
The indigenous people of MEXICO with additional links to facts and figures, immigration, and music

The Embassy Page
Links to all embassies online. Embassies give facts on tourism, currency, news, history and culture.

The Green Arctic home page
This is an Anomaly from Scandinavia.

The HungerWeb
A great compilation of hunger related information. A winner.

The Nordic Pages
Links to the socio-economic fabric of all the Norden countries.-Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Norway, Iceland.

Learn what a thumbs up in another country might symbolize. Go to (: jestering:)

Town of Taber, Alberta, Canada - Urban Community Profile
Compare this community to your own- socially as well as economically. I wish all communities set up their info package this way.

Tommy's List of Live Cam Worldwide
This site can be used as a take off to possible sites for studying distant places. Can be interjected into coarses like Geography of Europe and Asia or Tourism. Use your imagination.

Toronto Coalition Against Racism
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Travels with Samantha Table of Contents
Travel with Sam across Canada, the U.S.A. including Alaska.

Trip to Beijing - Introduction
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The U.N's information centre regarding the status of refugees. True life stories and pictures have been added.

UNESCO World Heritage List
Leads one to the 400+ world cultural and physical sites. A nice place to spend some time.

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West Indies Links--Bob Olajos
Thanks Bob for all the lead-ins. I still want your tree. gif

Virtual Tourist II World Map
A beginning to links around the world.

Athena, K-12 Curriculum Development
Curriculum Dev't between N.A.S.A. and the school system-U.S. Good lesson plans for the grade 9's.

The Virtual Toronto Project Homepage.
A geographer's dream. Go here for the socio-economic, political, physical attributes of Toronto. Well done Ryerson.

Vanishing Cultures
Based on the series by Jan Reynolds. Mongolia, Sahara, Arctic and Australia.

Virtual Hawaii
Tourism in Hawaii.

Virtual Visitor
Tours of dams, St Louis, Minnesota

Yukon home page
Check out our friends in this friendly part of Canada. They have information on the gold rush, places to visit as well as facts about the weather, economics and law.

U.N. Child Labour
Good documentation regarding child labour around the world.

Health Information For Canadian Travellors
Don't leave home without it. Travel suggestions.

Government Advisories for Canadian Travellors
Advisories to Canadian Travellors to other countries.

Canadian Communities Atlas Project
A project for teachers and students in Canada. Co-ordinated through GeoAccess. This project will reflect the human, physical, cultural and economic geography of selected communities across Canada.

Geography and Earth Science
The Everglades and Bosnia are two subjects that are well done. George Mason U. has also been listed for their work in cartography.

Oxford County- Ontario
Leads to information about the communities in Oxford County.

Chicago - Neighborhoods
The socio-economic breakdown of neighbourhoods in Chicago.This is in my opinion an award site.

The INNU are located at Emish or Voisey Bay, Labrador.

Gives one the basics of the culture, geography and history of Bali, Indonesia. Links also to Jakarta.

The official body that will bring Nunavut alive. Good documentation and statistics about the communities within its boundaries. A good map illustrating those boundaries. Bring a screen capture to isolate the map since it not clickable.

Exploring Nunavut
Travel to Nunavut and the land of the Inuit.

Bergen, Norway
Bergen, Norway. More than just a travel guide.

Destination Indonesia
Begin here to search and follow the links to study the culture and economy of Bali, Java, Lombak and Sumatra.

World Culture and Travel
When one travels to other places learn what not to do. Jestures. This site has other ammenities.

Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation
Follow the topics closely. Many of the best leads are going to cost you money. They are similar in mind to Stats Can.

Dept. Of State- U.S.
Travel warnings by country as given by the U.S. Dept. of State. Includes entry requirements, medical facilities, crime.

Life Education International
The illegal drug survey. Go to the maps and statistics page for production breakdown by country. Peru, Columbia, China.

Waterloo, Ontario
The historical and economic growth of this city. German, brewing, mennonites.

Angus Reid Polls
The latest poll results regarding our politicians and socio-economic issues. I am looking forward to their new release - How Canadians view themselves and how the world views us. ' Are we sexy?'

The Urban Institute
Baby Boomers and their economic well-being. U.S.

Census of Niagara
The census for St. Catherines, Welland, and Niagara Falls. The whole socio-economic breakdown. Well done Brock U.

Canadian Centre For Minority Affairs
The black and Caribbean outlook in Canada. Immigration and minorities.

Research On Immigration In The Metropolis
Riim is one of four Canadian research centres dedicated to studying the impact of Canadian immigrants on local economies,the family, educational systems and the physical infrastructure of cities.

Edmonton's Islamic Resources
The quran. Many spacific issues facing people practising the Islam religion.

Guide To Japan Homepage
A socio-economic guide to Japan. Food, manners, religion and economic development.

Scotish Culture and Heritage
The culture of New Scotland (Nova Scotia) brought to you by the clans. Events and history.

Hong Kong -Lives in Transition- Stories about the impact the change is having on the citizens of Hong Kong

Canada's School Net- Canadian Issues
Aging Population. The issue lies in the fact that in a few years those kids born in the 1950s and early 1960s (the "baby boomers") will be reaching their "golden" years. What impact is this going to have on pension plans and medical facilities?


ReliefWeb is a project of the United Nations Department of Humanitarian Affairs (DHA). Current information on disasters. Floods, Earthquakes, hurricanes, locusts and drought. Also a lead to Africa maps.

The Irish Famine
Pictorial and document form.

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Following Tuareg refugees back to the hottest, driest regions of the Sahara and Bosnian families attempting to restore order to their lives.

Manitoba Museum of Man and Nature

New York Times
The New York Times looks at the forces that have shaped Hong Kong and at the story unfolding as this city-state undergoes a change of leadership From British to Chinese rule.

***USGS- Earthshots ***
Nile River Delta, Egypt (includes Cairo, irrigation, urbanization), Rondônia, Brazil (includes city of Ariquemes) San Antonio, Texas, U.S.A. Garden City, Kansas, U.S.A. (includes irrigation, shortgrass prairie, Ogallala Aquifer, corn).

*** USGS- Earthshots ***
Kuwait (includes Kuwait City, oil fires from the Persian Gulf War), Lake Chad, West Africa (Chari River, Logone River, drought), Lake Turkana, Kenya (Lake Rudolf, Rift Valley, Omo River, El Molo tribe), Mauritania National Highway 2 (includes Senegal River, Rosso, Richard Toll, Lac de Guier, desertification), Mount St. Helens, U.S.A.

*** USGS- Earthshots ***
Elburz Mountains, Iran (includes Caspian Sea, Tehran, forest, irrigation), Great Salt Lake, U.S.A. (includes Bonneville Salt Flats, Newfoundland Evaporation Basin) Hubbard Glacier, Alaska, U.S.A. (includes Russell Fiord/Lake, Situk River, Yakutat, Wrangell-St.-Elias National Park), Kara-Bogaz-Gol, Turkmenistan (includes Caspian Sea, evaporating basin).

*** USGS- Earthshots ***
Aral Sea, Kazakstan (includes Amudar'ya River, irrigation, salination, air pollution), Beijing, People's Republic of China; Buraydah, Saudi Arabia (includes irrigation, cities of Buraydah and Unayzah, aquifers), Dallas, Texas,(includes Fort Worth). All earthshots include a comparison of satellite images from two time periods.

Hunger Notes
The World Food Summit: Will It Reduce Hunger? Rwanda: What Have Humanitarians Learned? Helping Andean Women Revive Textile Art in Bolivia. Women and Solar Drying of Vitamin A-rich Foods in Haiti.

Many articles dealing with multiculturalism, immigration and racism found in Canadian cities in 1983-4. Some from 1990. A History lesson.

A description of certain groups around the world and how their language has and will become endangered.

Geography Lesson Plans - U Of Florida
Lesson plans with accompanying maps that cover Africa, Kenya, Australia/Oceania, Environmental Problems In Europe, The Culture Concept, Alaska (Mini-Unit), Brazil, Japan, Germany, Mexico, Nigeria and the U.S.

Nepal Home Page
Culture and economic development.

A demonstration for Nepal
Maps and analysis of population, literacy, fertility, age distribution and pysiographic divisions in Nepal.

INCORE internet country guides
A very good source of information for the following countries: Myanmar (Burma),India, Kashmir, Pakistan, Sindh, Kashmir, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Albania, Russia, Chechnya, Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaire,

Good maps ,photos and links. Transalvania.

Project Central America
Good maps, lesson plans and documentation for both the student and teacher. Belize, Honduras, Panama, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Nicaragua.

The Northern Ireland Conflict- U. of Ulster
Issues, conflict studies and data.

**Art and Life in Africa Online**
Newborn/Infancy, Childhood, Initiation and Education, Adulthood, Marriage and Eligibility, Religion, Elderhood, Leadership, Death and Re-birth, Changing Face of African Art. Culture.

Baobab Project- Harvard University
Go to NARRATIVES for an investigation into why certain cultures, places, and periods encouraged creativity and innovation in the studies are: Asante political expansion, Batimalliba two-story architecture, Islam and indigenous African cultures, Shawabtis and Nubia, Yoruba masking traditions, and Ife

The "Working in Ghana" Project
"I hope and expect that all readers will develop a better understanding of working and living conditions in contemporary Ghana, and a closer identification with the Ghanaian people". Africa culture.

Africa South of the Sahara - Topics
Links to culture, maps, Environment/Ecology, Human Rights, International Relations and travel.

Africa South of the Sahara - Regions
Links to Burundi Congo (Kinshasa) Rwanda Zaire (see Congo-Kinshasa) Kenya Tanzania Uganda Djibouti Eritrea Ethiopia Somalia Sudan Swaziland Zambia Zimbabwe Angola Botswana Lesotho Malawi Mozambique Namibia South AfricaGuinea Bissau Liberia Mali Mauritania Niger Nigeria Senegal Sierra Leone Togo

The Smithsonian
Lesson Plans to view via adobe include: Japan: Images of a People, Contrasts in Blue: Life on the Caribbean Coral Reef and the Rocky Coast of Maine (I'm going to use this one for Travel and Tourism), Ocean Planet: Interdisciplinary Marine Science Activities

Rural Scotland People, Prosperity and Partnership. Scotland's Coasts. Slow but worthwhile. culture and lifestyle

Sarah Zupko's Cultural Studies Center.
Go to articles/papers for the papers, abstrcts about Cyberspace and Technology , Nationalism, Ethnicity, Cultural Identity. Culture. Many leads are no longer availble. But, some of mine are also.

What Is Culture Page
The relationship between culture and the physcial environment. Rain: A physical event with diverse cultural meanings. Interesting.

The Castles Of Wales
Castles in photo and cultural research. Links to FAQ. This is well done. Select

Windows on Italy
Maps and links to history and culture of cities and towns.

Cultural Landscapes -Ingolf Vogeler -
Description and/or photos include: Hutterites , Amish, Religious Landscapes- 1) Roman Catholics in Quebec, 2) Roman Catholics in central Minnesota, 3) Mormons in Utah; Geography of Racism- 1) Indian Reservations, 2) Japanese Farmers in California and Internment Camps, 3) African-Americans in the South, 4) U.S.-Mexican Borderlands

A photo journal and great description of seigneurs , long lots , Ile d'Orleans , Quebec City, habitants

Ingolf Vogeler's Publications
The Cultural Landscape of Wisconsin's Dairy Farming and collective German farms

Human Geography-Ingolf Vogeler
Good section on the third world. Follow the third world link as well as Third World images of Central America, West Africa, and South Asia. Shifting Cultivation, Buddhism, India. African slavery, Slave.

Human Geography-Ingolf Vogeler
Good section on the third world. Follow the third world link as well as Third World images of Central America, West Africa, and South Asia. Shifting Cultivation, Buddhism, India. African slavery, Slave.

Race and Racism- A Cultural Study
Spatial Distribution of Races. Landscapes of Racism inlude: American Indians, Japanese Americans, African Americans, Latino/a Americans in the U.S. Scroll to the bottom.

Africa Recovery- U.N.
Initiatives to the socio-economic recovery of Africa.

***GEOGRAPHY USA: A Virtual Textbook-Alan A. Lew***
Good base maps for North America and the U.S. BY REGION. Appalachia, Agriculture and von Thünen's Land Use Model. The South - Black Africans and Plantations, North-South Relations. Great Plains, Alaska, Hawaii,

The Arab World
Facts about Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunesia U.A.E., Yemen. Includes a map.

Vancouver Culture
Chinese, Japanese and Native cultures in Vancouver. Go to locales for Gastown, Chinatown, Granville Island. Good information. Japan, China.

MIDDLE EAST STUDIES- Columbia University
Scroll to bottom for country specific links.

University of Kentucky Appalachian Center
Kentucky's Cumberland Plateau- A historical, cultural and economic study. Complete with maps and statistics.

Himalayas-Where Earth Meets Sky
Geography, culture, wildlife and history of the Himalayas lands of India, Nepal and Tibet.

U. of Washington
A VonThunen lab exercise TO BE USED IN CLASS. Land use, transportation

The ACG Ethiopia Page
Links to dozens of Ethiopian sites of information. CULTURE, ECONOMIC.

Djibouti Page
Links to many socio-economic sites for this country in Africa. oct/97

(Eritrea) Page
Links to socio-economic information for this country in Africa. oct/97

The ACG Somalia Page
Links to socio-economic information for this country in Africa.

Interesting readings about the socio-economic and cultural life in this African region. oct/97

SIBERIA: Culture-Economy-Business
Economic Development, Business ventures. Map, natural resources and ethnographic images included. All of the information is good but I don't see an organization or institute for its source. Be careful on this, it may not be acceptable.

This resource site is one of the best. Geography, natural resources, maps, news, history, economics. Eastern Europe.

Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage. ADOBE REQUIRED. oct./97

Commission for the New Towns- U.K.
Information regarding new towns being developed in Great Britain. Click the dot.

Computer Research Association
Culture, Society and Advanced Information Technology. How technology has had an impact on social change. Adobe Acrobat to view and download.

Center for Urban Studies - Wayne State
Try their crime and safety page (statistics) for a good GIS interactive example.

Project GeoSim- Geography at Virginia Tech.
Education modules for introductory geography courses. Software includes modules for HumPop is a multimedia tutorial program. IntlPop is a population simulation program. MigModel is a migration modeling and simulation program. population, migration

*** Country Studies- Library Of Congress ***
Information on the historical, socio-economic fabric of most coutries. Albania, Algeria, Angola, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Commonwealth of Caribbean Islands.

*** Country Studies- Library Of Congress ***
Information on the historical, socio-economic fabric of most coutries. Comoros, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Finland, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Isreal, Ivory Coast. ,

*** Country Studies- Library Of Congress ***
Information on the historical, socio-economic fabric of most coutries. Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Madagascar, Maldives, Mauritania, Mauritius, Moldova, Mongolia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland.

*** Country Studies- Library Of Congress***
The physical, socio- economic and historical fabric of most coutries. Romania, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Singapore, Somalia, South Korea, Soviet Union (former), CIS, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yugoslavia (FORMER), Zaire.

World Communities
A guide to country information by region. Africa, Europe, Asia, Middle East, Pacific,Central and South America. After you select the country of your choice, one will also be provided links to U.S. TRAVEL ADVISORIES BY GOING TO directories and then U.S. State Department Travel Advisories for the specific country.

MicroState Network
A good site to learn about the smallest countries around the globe. Use this Caribbean starting point as a resource to other links. Travel and tourism, history, environment, cultural links.,1

World Communities
Good links to country information. Travel, problems are highlighted. Good maps.

Women Of The World
This site contains a review of women's reproductive freedom in six countries around the world - Brazil, China, Germany, India, Nigeria, and the United States. Each country's pertinent laws and policies are discussed on a wide range of topics.

The Wadden Sea game is designed to test your skills using a Decision Support System based on geographic variables. Netherlands, Dutch. Polder. Download the game for students and teachers.

***The Geo-Images Projec***
Hundreds of photos and brief descriptions of California, British Columbia, Morocco, Hong Kong, Papua New Guinea, Western states, Themes from California.

Maps, Geography, History, People, Government, Economy, Communications, Health profile, European Union and Cyprus. Tourism and travel. All you needs.

Ireland Information
Government] [Arts and Media] [Education] [Community] [Business] [Recreation] [Travel and Tourism]

Lonely Planet- Bolivia
Environment, History, Economy, Culture, Events, tavel and tourism in Bolivia.

Socio-economic and cultural links for Bolivia.

Lantic- U. Of Texas
Socio-economic and cultural information for Brazil. Travel and tourism links included.

Guide To Australia
Good information within the geography section. Topics include Trade & Commerce, Science, Geography, Travel & Tourism, Culture & Entertainment.

Multicultural Pavilion
Resources for educators to explore and discuss multicultural education. Culture. Immigration and International Minority Resources.

Virtual Tourist- Ireland
Migrating to Ireland, Irish Music on the Web, Irish Economics, Politics and Current Affairs, Irish Food. Links to Dublin.

Russian Regional Reports
Regional profiles, Economic and Social Issues, Election updates.

Toronto's Urban Region
A huge analysis of Toronto's Urban form and structure. In text and good graphic format, they describe the success of its historical development through community participation. I guess this is why Harris wants to change it into a megacity concept???

Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area- U Of T.
Cities in Canada are different from our U.S. counterparts because there is a fundamental difference in our social value systems.Quality of Life- Toronto ranked fifth in North America as a place of Arts and Culture. Social Harmony-ranked safest large metropolitan area in North America . Harris wants to improve this?????

The Project on Environment, Population and Security- U Of T
This report on urban growth and violence examines whether causal links exist between rural-urban migration, rising urban populations and civil violence. Crime. Case studies include: Chiapas, Mexico., Palestinians in Gaza. Pakistan. Rwanda and South Africa.

Peace and Conflict Studies Program, University of Toronto
THE INGENUITY GAP: A society with a serious and chronic ingenuity gap (ability to form new ideas when resources become scarce) will face declining social well-being and perhaps civil turmoil. Population growth.

Community Links- New Brunswick
Most work. Recognize that many will be in french.

DHD Photo Gallery: Places and Sights
England, Ireland, Whales, Scotland, Isreal, Niagara Falls, Egypt, Cyprus, Germany, Japan.

German Embassy
Business and travel, statistics, history, culture, and a newstand.

Go to 'info on Hungarian culture' for staistics, history and the geography of Hungary.

The Hungary Page
Scroll down for lots of links for culture , history, food, transalvanian maps and documentation.

Japan FAQ
Some practical suggestions and knowledge that one should know before going to Japan.

The Baltics Online
News, economy, culture on Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.

*Central Europe Online*
News and information on Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Russia (via Russia Today), Slovak Republic, and Slovenia, Yugoslavia.. Travel and culture, Business and economics. Award winning.

Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor - U.S. State Dept.
International Women's Issues. Contemporary Forms of Slavery; Traffic in Women and Girls. Integrated Sustainable Development.

MicroState Network
History, Travel-Tourism & Recreation, Environment, Culture & Language, Business & Economy of the U.S., Canada, and the Caribbean. Includes links to Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, Saba, St. Eustatius, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, St. Martin, St. Vincent, Suriname. SLOW LOADING.,1

MicroState Network
History, Travel-Tourism & Recreation, Environment, Culture & Language, Business & Economy of the U.S., Canada, and the Caribbean. Includes links to Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos, Virgin IS. Prince Edward Island, N.W.T., ANQUILLA, ANTIGUA, ARUBA, Bahamas, Barbados, Bonaire, Belize, Bermuda, Caymen Is., Curacao, Dominica, Grenada, Florida Keys,,1

Great Lakes Vessel Passage
Shipping, water levels, Description of vessels, passage handbook - costs and much more, Soo Locks. Go to facts and figures and each topic for good information, photos, diagrams.

Army Corps Of Engineers- Detroit
Great Lakes Shipping , Current water levels and forecasts for the Great Lakes and Connecting Channels. Erosion issues and terms, as well as a small picture gallery.

Virtual Tourist Guide to Ireland
Irish Economics, Politics and Current Affairs. Dublin, Ireland's Capital City, Irish Food , The Irish Language.

Introducing County Mayo on the West Coast of Ireland
Its physical, historical and economic geography.

Tour Ireland for all interests. Maps =$

Tour Ireland for all interests. Maps =$

The Lonely Planet- Destination Ireland
Brief facts for the traveller. History, Environment, travel tips, Economy, culture, Atrractions.

Stone Pages
Stones of Ireland, England and Scotland. Stone circles, dolmens, standing stones, cairns, barrows and hillforts: on these pages we introduce some of the most interesting megalithic and other archaeological sites in Europe. Slow but certainly interesting to travel to.

Travel And Tourism In The Netherlands
Architecture | | Attractions | | Boats and Maritime Industry | | Camping | | Concerts | | Directories | | Drugs | | Events | | Festivals | Hospitality and Lodging | | Museums | | Nice Spots |

City Net- Holland index
Your guide to cities in the Netherlands.

***City NET***
YOUR GUIDE TO TRAVEL AND INFORMATION TO ALL REGIONS, CITIES AND COUNTRIES. Africa, Antarctica/Arctic, Asia, Australia/Oceania, Caribbean, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America, South America.

Historical, Geographic, Cultural study of this part of Great Britain. Travel and tourism, traditional food.

Welcome to Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Tourist Board. Travel. Culture.

The Nunavut Handbook
Good travel decriptions of this newly formed area in Canada. Terrific maps with photos and description.

Sudan Home Page
Geography, History, Economy, Human Rights. SUDAN NEWS & VIEWS. Scroll down for added links.

Foreign Languages for Travelers
Follow the link for a host of country sounds and words of your choice. Hopefully your Netscape Cool Talk is operating. Travel and tourism. Country Studies.

Innu Nation
The view of the Innu in Labrador regarding resource development at Voisey Bay, Forestry in Nitassinan.

MAPS- Paula Giese
Canadian First Nations TREATY MAP INDEX. Native people, Inuit, Nunavut.

The Basque People. Their culture, sports, language and gastronomy( food). town descriptions and photos provided.

T o u r i s t Office Of Spain
General information on Spain and social customs. Go to Tour Spain for specific information on cities and their customs, entertainment and highlights.

***Environment Canada***
Aboriginal Issues-not complete but for some good material go to Water and Art- Selected Artwork , Water and Canadian Identity- Water and the first Canadians, Water in Canadian history, Water in words, Water and image, The Group of Seven, Water and music.

Bangladesh : Geography
Overview / maps / satellite images / land and resources / climate / flora and fauna / natural resources / thumbnail facts.

History and Geography, economic development, tourism.

Federated States of Micronesia
Go to info. for statistical briefs and socio-economic data. Good map. News updates provided.

Egypt Profile
Socio-economic data.

Links to Business/Tourism, Travel.,_Travel/welcome.html

Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Equador
Go here if you can read spanish or portugese. AT present there are very few english developed sites from south america.

Republic of Benin
Political, economic, and geographic information.

Historical, cultural and economic information from this country's leaders. Good site. Somewhat slow.

Federal Ministry for Foreign Affairs- Austria
Homepage for this European country. Go to general information.

Japan Insight
A spotlight on trends that are changing the fabric of Japanese society.

A good site for the total picture of GUYANA.

Environment Canada
Recreation and Tourism along the St. Lawrence River.

Washington Post
Kenya's AIDS crisis, families in Abidjan, Ethiopian midwives', fisherman of Senegal. Sudan, Ghana, Ivory Coast.

Muslim Women's League
An Islamic Perspective on Women's Dress. Go to position papers for Gender Equality in Islam, An Islamic Perspective on Violence Against Women. Many more. Islam. Arab.

Luke Powell Photographs
One hundred seventy-two color photographs from Afghanistan, Iran, Ladakh, Ceylon, Palestine, and Egypt are mounted here with text material.

WorldView Christmas
A descriptive look at Christmas around the world. Counter Studies and culture.

African Studies - U. Of Penn.
Egypt Page. Maps , basic facts and links.

Saudi Arabia
A very well done site on a host of information about the country's islam religion, economics and cultural makeup.

Republic of Turkey
Business & Economy, Tourism, Turkish Culture.

Iran Yearbook (1997)- Institute for Political and International Studies
A full source of information regarding Iran's political, social and economic fabric.

Asean Focus Group
The Histories of the ASEAN Nations. SOUTHEAST ASIA. COUNTRY INVESTMENT BRIEFS. ASIAN HOLIDAY CALENDAR. Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malasia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam.

National Archives and Records Administration - U.S.
The Digital Classroom. Primary Sources, Activities, and Training for Educators and Students. EX.Migration North to Alaska.

Library Of Congress
Country Studies. Europe, Asia, South America, North America, Africa, Australia, Central America.

Government of Australia
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission (ATSIC) Homepage, Australia. Cultural information on the native people.

Many readings for teachers who are preparing lessons for studies about Asian countries. China, India, Japan, Korea, Phillipines, Vietnam.

Many maps and photos for teachers and students who are preparing lessons/research for studies about Asian countries. China, India, Japan, Korea, Phillipines, Vietnam. Maps and photos are for all Asian countries.

The socio-economic, historical facts for most countries of the world. Country studies.

WorldWide Classroom
Travel Planner For Study / Travel Abroad. A breakdown of what an individual should cover before travelling abroad.

Facts About Denmark
A good starting point.

Czech Info Center page of information on the Czech Greenway from Prague to Vienna. Ecotourism. Czechoslovakia.

Internet Travel Guide
Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar, Sumatra, Switzerland, Tibet, Vietnam.

This is your starting point for information about Scotland. Well done brothers. A lead to the Royal Scottish Geographical Society.

Africa Online
News and information for Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Kenya.

The European Travel And Tourist Center
Train schedules, currecy, airlines and other information for Germany, Austria, Netherlands, Belgium, Norway, U.K., Sweden, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Liechtenstein, Poland, Monaco, Czech Republic, Finland, Luxembourg, Portugal....Electricity Voltage and plug types found across Europe .. Eurostar.

What is Culture- Washington State U.
Please recognize that, at present, these pages focus on the concept of culture as it has been articulated in Western scientific and philosophical traditions.

City Of Yellowknife
Good section on mining for gold and diamonds. Good section also on climate and weather.

Library of Congress
The African-American Mosaic. Resource Guide for the Study of Black History and Culture.

The St. Lawrence Seaway Authority
Good information about the seaway . Leads to ports of Toronto, Windsor, Thunder Bay, Montreal, Valleyfield, Duluth, Milwaukee, Chicago and Quebec City.

The geography and climate of Japan with good maps and information. Main focus is the importance of our oceans.

U. Of Queensland- A Remote Sensing Study of NEPAL
Pictures and satellite imagery. Rice and terrace farming. Geology and geomorphology of Nepal.

Duke University- Special Topics for the Age of Asia
Economic Topics . Asian Economic Crisis, Predominately Japan.

Library Of Congress
Indonesia. Country Studies.

Canadian Forces College, Department of National Defence (Canada)
Contemporary conflicts around the world. War.

China's Free Markets- Ditty Deamer
This photographic essay is an annotated walk through the free markets also called farmers' markets in China.

Slovenia Resources
Economy and culture. Includes map at top.

National Museum of American History
A Collector's Vision of Puerto Rico. Cultural, historical photos. Go to Other Sources and Related Links and then to Puerto Rico Overview for all your research needs.

Health Canada
AIDS in Canada, Cancer, Children, Consumer products, Disease info, Drugs, First Nations, Health alert for travellers to Yukon and Alaska, China.

Introduction to Grain Elevators. Wheat.

***U.N. Cyber Schoolbus***
The U.N. offers units for teachers and students curriculum and lessons about Cleaner Oceans, urbanization, "Cities of Today, Cities of Tomorrow", human rights, fighting disease, and landmines.

Resources for Population. Food. Health. Education. Literacy. Country statistics, 20 city profiles, 185 different countries. You can find anything from population to the level of carbon emission, from the average temperature to the GDP.

Celtic Art And Culture
Ireland. Go to maps and timelines for further information.

Rice U.
Good documentation about China- ex.Three Gorges Dam Project. Economic and Environmental Issues. Chinese Political Identity. Health Issues . Chinese American Identity Issues.

New Brunswick- Newswire By Department
Get the latest info on Agriculture and Rural Development , Fisheries and Aquaculture. Most depts.

Whole Cloth- The Society for the History of Technology (SHOT)
Bring science, technology, and invention into middle and high school social studies classrooms through interdisciplinary curriculum materials. Textile Industry. It also has a lead to Technology and Culture- a scholarly journal dedicated to the historical study of technology in its relationships with society and culture.

Food and Drug - U.S.A.
The year I retire- The U.N. has made 1999 as the International Year Of Older Persons. Elderly. Arthritis | Cancer | Nutrition | Food Safety | Medical Treatments | Osteoporosis | Women's Health.

Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)now available in over 250 languages.Global Campaign to end Violence against Women. :Islamic Perspectives on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. UN CyberSchoolBus Human Rights module.

This database was developed to meet the growing interest in the committees established to monitor the implementation of the principal international human rights treaties.

Learn about the mideast using esri's internet map server- must have a java compatable web brouser.

U. of Texas- Proceeding Papers
Cuba In Transition- A terrific resource. Start at Volume 8.

The South China Sea- Virtual Library
Leads to Great maps and documentatation for places like: Singapore, Malaysia, China. World Oil Transit Chokepoints. Piracy and Attacks on Merchant Shipping.

Includes the climate, history and news about the Galapagos. Charles Darwin. Tour the islands.

Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs, Province of British Columbia
Nisga’a Treaty. First Nations, Native peoples.

Nisga'a Homepage
We are Nisga’a — the people who live in the Nass River valley of northwestern British Columbia and claim it as our territory. Aboriginal People, native peoples.

UNESCO- Information Society
Information Technology. Documents and links.

U.S.Dept. of Labour (Labor)
Efforts to Eliminate Child Labor. Developing countries. Statistics provided.

Annenberg/CPB Multimedia Collection.
Russia -then and now.

Annenberg/CPB Multimedia Collection.
Russia- then and now.

The Annenberg/CPB Projects
South Africa. Diamonds and gold. Apartheid.

PovertyNet- World Bank.
Poverty and related issues. The Social Crisis in East Asia. Debt Relief For Sustainable Development.

The BBC World Service- Children
Child workers, wounded and displaced children. Intimate reports and analysis.

***Early Canadiana Online***
Full text online collection of more than 3,000 books and pamphlets documenting Canadian history from the first European contact to the late 19th century. The collection is particularly strong in literature, women's history, native studies, travel and exploration, and the history of French Canada.

Art and Life in Africa Online
Information for 107 African Cultures. Information for 27 Sub-Saharan African Countries. Daily Life in Mali and Burkina Faso. : Diffusion and other Problems in the History of African States .

Multicultural Pavilian
Resources and dialogue for teachers and students. Multiculturalism. Racism.

World Bank Group
Developing country information bringing a mix of finance and ideas to improve living standards and eliminate the worst forms of poverty. Africa, Asia, Latin America.

Republic Of China At A Glance
Socio-economic Information like language, the economy, climate. Taiwan included.

A large selection of information regarding Oman located on the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Oman. Camels, Qanats (irrigation), dhows (traditional boats), ....

Mountain Forum On-Line Library and Reference Database
An online resource for mountain areas around the world. Great research documentation -- ecotourism, tourism, ecology and biodiversity, cultures to name a few. Peru a good example

Nepal Information Center
A wide range of information for this country in the Himalayas.

Nepal Information Center
A wide range of information for this country in the Himalayas.

Nepal Information Center
A wide range of information for this country in the Himalayas.

Nepal Information Center
A wide range of information for this country in the Himalayas.

Nepal Information Center
Information regarding this country in the Himalayan Mountains.

The Gulf-2000Report
A wealth of information on the eight countries of the Persian Gulf region--Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. Sept/99

East Timor Human Rights Centre
Updates on Human Rights' violations. Sept/99

East Timor Human Rights Centre
Updates on Human Rights' violations. Sept/99

East Timor Human Rights Centre
Updates on Human Rights' violations. Sept/99

Columbia U.- Gulf 2000 Project
Persian Gulf region--Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. Oct/99

Amazon Interactive
Explore the geography of the Ecuadorian Amazon through online games and activities. Learn about the rainforest and the Quichua people who call it home. Ecuador. Nov./99

Latin American Information Center - U.of Texas
Bahamas, Barbados, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti Jamaica, St. Lucia, Trinidad & Tobago, Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela and Mexico.

Holiday and Festival Site
Holidaya and Festivals for all countries. If one travels , learn about them first. travel and tourism. nov./99

The Gulf/2000 Prroject- Columbia U.
Designed to make available in a single location a wealth of Information on the eight countries of the Persian Gulf region--Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. NOV./99

PBS- Living Edens
Bhutan, Borneo, Denali Alaska, Etosha, Kakadu Australia, Madagaskar, Manu Peru, Namib, Palau , Patagonia, Colarado Plateau dec./99

**Medical Geography Page**
How to apply geograhy and the spread of disease. GIS and Remote Sensing Applications . Diffusion, AIDS, BLACK DEATH, Good site.. Many published case studies. dec./99

United Nations- Aids
Children Orphaned By AIDS: Front-line responses from Eastern and Southern Africa," dec./99

***Library of Congress- Country Studies***
Albania, Algeria, Angola, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Brazil , Bulgaria, Cambodia, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia Commonwealth of Caribbean Islands, Comoros, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia (former), Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Estonia, Ethiopia, Finland, Georgia, Germany, Germany (East). History, geographic information. dec./99

Human Rights Watch - 2000
For most countries of the world. dec./99

***University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries ***
Photos and sounds from Africa. Angola, Algeria, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Egypt, Etheopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya. May/00

***University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries ***
Photos and sounds from Africa. Malagasy, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe. May/00

Canadian Capital City Organization
The flags and armories for the capital cities, territories and provinces of Canada. Iqaluit, Yellowknife, Whitehorse, Winnipeg, Regina, Edmonton, Victoria, Toronto, Quebec City, Fredricton, Charlottetown, Halifax, Saint John's. May/00

Virtual Saskatchewan - Interactive maps
Tourism, Golf, Ecosystems, Provincial Parks, events, history for the province. may/00

Asia Observer
News and important research links to Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, China, East Timor, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Mongolia, North Korea, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam. may/00

Images of England
English heritage. Monuments. Description and photos. Everything from churches to bridges and phone booths. Go to regional Information. May/00

Great Buildings Online
Architecture . Visit great buildings by country. Part of your cultural research. May/00

Tourism Educational Materials -Michigan State U.
Go to full text articles =137. B&B STUDIES, ECO-TOURISM, ECONOMIC IMPACTS. Sept/00

This site provides great up-to-date data on virtually every country in the world. There is a wonderful section on population pyramids

 The Population Reference Bureau is an excellent source of population information. Their World Population Data Sheet that is published annually is a great source of data. They also have a monthly newsletter as well as many small bulletins on a wide range of population topics. All are reasonable priced.