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Global-change networks


IGBP projects and contacts

IGBP partners

Below is a list of some of the key organizations in global change and global sustainability research and policy

Earth Observation agencies and networks

National global-change programmes and institutes

Sustainability institutes and departments

Alliance for global sustainability International
Stockholm Resilience Centre Sweden
Stockholm Environment Institute Sweden
McCormack Graduate School of Policy Studies US
Institute for Sustainable Futures US

Sustainable development and other networks

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