Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Latin America & the Caribbean: Energy & Environment

 Grey Lake, Chile (in Torres del Paine National Park), Luniya Msuku

Reference Books:

  • Latin America and the Caribbean: Atlas of our Changing Environment, G4411.G3U55 2010

 

Online Sources:

Caribbean Environment Programme
The website of the UNEP's Caribbean Environment Programme has links to documents, project profiles, and environmental agreements and regulations.

EBSCOHost 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
Our EBSCOHost package of databases includes Academic Search EliteBusiness Source Elite and Newspaper Source.  These index databases will give you citations, abstracts and sometimes full text of articles from magazines, journals and newspapers covering a broad range of topics.

Energy Information Administration: Country Analysis Briefs
Energy profiles of the Latin American countries from the U.S. Department of Energy.

GreenFILE 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
An index to magazines and journals in environmental studies.

LANIC: Environment & Natural Resources
Extensive links to agencies and environmental organizations in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Medio Ambiente
The website of the United Nations Environment Programme's Latin America office has links to documents, program descriptions, and news.

ProQuest Central 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
A good database for research on any topic.  ProQuest Central searches academic journals, magazines, newspapers and dissertations with a high percentage of full text content.

ScienceDirect 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
A package of full text electronic journals from Elsevier with archive dating from 2008.

United Nations System-wide Earthwatch
Full text of major assessments by the UNEP.

U.S.-Mexico Border 2020 Program 
The website of a division of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency which focuses on the border area. Links to documents and reports.

World Bank E-Library 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
All current and recent World Bank publications are available here in PDF format.


 

National Ministries:

Argentina 
Bolivia 
Brazil
Chile
 
Colombia
Costa Rica 
Cuba
Dominican Republic 
Ecuador
El Salvador
Guatemala 
Mexico
Panama
Uruguay