New Online Portal Expands Access to Scientific Material in the Developing World
December 5, 2006 | From the field | Conservation & Sustainable Development

In late October, the United Nations launched a new online portal that will make collections of scholarly environmental science journals available to scientists, researchers, and policymakers in 108 developing countries. Called the Online Access to Research in the Environment, and financed by MacArthur and the Hewlett Foundation, it is expected to improve the quality and effectiveness of environmental research, education and training in the developing world.