Monday, February 25, 2008

Population and everything after

Everything you need to know about world population -- simple demographics, migration rates, birth and death rates -- is offered at this great data base, sponsored by the United Nations Population Division.

It is here. Check out Panel Two: Detailed Data for heavier numbers.

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Is that a GMO in your pocket? Tracking biotechnology and GMOs in developing countries

FAO, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, tracks the use of different biotechnologies and GMOs in developing countries across many sectors: crop, animal, forestry and fisheries.

is the FAO search engine, which can query by country, sectors, region and different traits.

Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Sodomy laws worldwide

A look at different laws throughout the world (and U.S.), with updates on different legal issues affecting the gay community.

Here is the link.