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- Raises funds in support of the United Nations effort to remove and raise awareness of landmines around the world.
- Current Issues from the Arms Control and Non Proliferation report of the American Embassy, London.
Backpack Mounted Mine Detection
- InVision Technologies, Inc. subsidiary, Quantum Magnetics (Quantum) has successfully demonstrated 100% detection of anti-personnel and anti-tank land mines during extensive field trials. Detection using a radio-frequency magnetic-field pulse at a frequency specific to individual explosive compounds.
Ban Landmines in Princess Diana's Memory
- Automatic online petition.
- Internet online petition to ban land mines worldwide.
Canadian Landmine Foundation
- Work to eradicate anti-personnel landmines throughout the world and end the human and economic suffering caused by these mines.
- Online activism to clear land mines via clicking the computer mouse. Provided by paid advertising to the Canadian Landmine Foundation.
DeTeC - The Demining Technology Center
- Part of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology. Humanitarian demining activities, technology, reference info and extensive link collection.
- A UK charity aimed at developing low-cost mine clearance machinery for the third-world.
Demining Research at the University of Western Australia
- Support humanitarian demining efforts with research into the needs of deminers working in countries such as Afghanistan and Cambodia, and to develop practical innovations which can improve effectiveness and safety.
- Design, develop and manufacture metal and mine detectors used extensively by the military and police forces.
How Landmines Work
- Provides a photographic tour of the different types of landmines, their basic operation and the techniques used to clear mine fields.
Human Rights and Landmines
- Landmines-101. Overview of types of mines and available resources.
INCORE Guide to Internet Sources on Landmines
- Directory of info on landmines.
International Campaign to Ban Landmines
- ICBL is a network of more than 1200 non-governmental organizations in 60 countries, working for a global ban on landmines. Co-laureate of the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize. Current news from icblmediareports e-zine.
International Student Conference Against Landmines
- "Students For A Mine Free World", International Student Conference Against Landmines to be held in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, October 25-29, 2001.
International Students Against Landmines
- ISAL aims to unite students from all over the world to raise money to adopt a minefield from the United Nations. Provide brochure on land mine awareness. Project of Atlanta International School (AIS).
Land Mine Detection
- Links and references to landmine detection and data. Mainly for sensors.
Landmine Clearance International
- LCI is a non-profit organization that promotes permanent solutions to the economic, environmental, and societal problems caused by landmines and unexploded ordnance.
- Civil society based reporting network for monitoring nations' compliance with the 1997 Mine Ban Treaty and other aspects of the global landmine crisis. Provides reports, database resources, fact sheets and contact information.
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