Online Access to Research in the Environment Launch

OARE Launch Announced
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation help UNEP, Yale and many leading publishers, societies and associations are launching the Online Access to Research in the Environment (OARE) in New York today 30 October 2006.

Online Access to Research in the Environment (OARE), an international public-private consortium coordinated by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Yale University, and leading science and technology publishers, enables developing countries to gain free access to one of the world's largest collections of environmental science literature.

Over one thousand scientific journal titles owned and published by over 200 prestigious publishing houses, scholarly societies, and scientific associations are now available in 70 low income countries. Another 36 countries will be added by 2008. Research is provided in a wide range of disciplines, including biotechnology, botany, climate change, ecology, energy, environmental chemistry, environmental economics, environmental engineering and planning, environmental law and policy, environmental toxicology and pollution, geography, geology, hydrology, meteorology, oceanography, urban planning, zoology, and many others.

Please click the links below for more details

Oare Website

Press Release for the launch

OARE poster, Combined Hinari-Agora-Oare leaflet and the Barracuda stand