The GEO Data Portal is the authoritative source for data sets used by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and its partners in the Global Environment Outlook (GEO) report and other integrated environment assessments. Its on-line database holds more than 300 different variables, as national, regional and subregional statistics or as geospatial data sets (maps).
GBIF is an international organisation that is working to make the world's biodiversity data accessible everywhere in the world. GBIF and its many partners work to mobilise the data, and to improve search mechanisms, data and metadata standards, web services, and the other components of an Internet-based information infrastructure for biodiversity.
The National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) manages and distributes scientific data, creates tools for data access, supports data users, performs scientific research, and educates the public about the cryosphere.
The Canadian Gallup Polls are omnibus polls, containing questions of a political, social and economic nature, with the occasional question(s) on subjects of current interest. Each poll contains various questions on such topics, as well as questions on political affiliation and demographics which are standard from poll to poll.
Access is via ODESI
The Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life, launched in 2001, seeks to promote a deeper understanding of issues at the intersection of religion and public affairs. It cpmducts surveys, demographic analyses and other social science research on important aspects of religion and public life in the U.S. and around the world.