Population and Environment Research Network
Population and Environment Research Network (PERN)'s "mission is to facilitate scientific analysis and dialogue about population environment relationships. It is an Internet-based network that is open and free to all who are interested in population environment research. PERN's activities include the collection and annotation of relevant web-links, recent publications, and syllabi in an online database, hosting cyberseminars, and the provision of information on meetings, grant and job opportunities and member research.
"The Population Environment Research Network was launched in 2001 by the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) and is co-sponsored by the International Human Dimensions Programme (IHDP) on Global Environmental Change. PERN has received in-kind support from the Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) at Columbia University, which hosts the website...
"PERN was launched in February 2001 with initial funding from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Since 2003, the Network has been supported by a number of sponsors (listed in alphabetical order):
- International Social Science Council (ISSC).
- International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) .
- MacArthur Foundation, Population, Consumption and Environment Initiative (sub-grant from Sara Curran, Princeton University, for the Cyberseminar on Population, Consumption and the Environment).
- Programme on the Intereactions between Population, Development and Environment (PRIPODE) of the Committee for International Cooperation for Research in Demography (CICRED) .
- United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) via IUSSP and the Global Science Panel hosted by the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Austria." 
- Alex de Sherbinin, Senior Staff Associate for Research, Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), Columbia University, Palisades, New York.
- Susana Beatriz Adamo, Associate Research Scientist, Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), Columbia University, Palisades, New York.
- Catherine Marquette (co-Coordinator 2000-2002)
- Laura Murphy (co-Coordinator 2000-2002)
- Annababette Wils (Coordinator 2002-2003)
Accessed September 2008: 
- Alisson Barbieri, Associate Professor, Department of Demography and Center for Regional Development and Planning (CEDEPLAR), Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil (Chairperson)
- Simon Batterbury, Senior Lecturer, School of Social and Environmental Enquiry, University of Melbourne, Australia
- David Carr, Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, University of California at Santa Barbara, USA
- Christophe Guilmoto, Director, Center for International Cooperation in National Research in Demography (CICRED), and Senior Fellow in Demography, Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD), France
- Sabine Henry, Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, Facultés Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix, Belgium
- Haydea Izazola, Professor, Department of Methods and Systems, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Xochimilco, Mexico
- Robin Marsh, Academic Coordinator, Center for Sustainable Resource Development, and Co-director, Beahrs Environmental Leadership Program, University of California at Berkeley, USA
- Sureeporn Punpuing, Researcher, Institute for Population and Social Research, Mahidol University, Thailand
- Wayne Twine, Research Officer, School of Animal, Plant & Environmental Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand,
Ex-Officio Members: Dr. Andreas Rekhemmer, Executive Director, International Human Dimensions Programme for Global Change Research, Bonn, Germany (IHDP Liaison) Dr. Zeng Yi, Professor, China Center for Economic Research of Peking University and Center for Demographic Studies, Duke University (IUSSP Liaison)
Former Members: Dr. Sara Curran (Univ. of Washington, USA), Dr. Daniel Hogan (NEPO, Univ. of Campinas, Brazil), Dr. Lori Hunter (University of Colorado at Boulder, USA), Dr. Jack Liu (Michigan State Univ., USA), Dr. Wolfgang Lutz (IIASA, Austria), Dr. Landis MacKellar (Vienna Demographic Institute and IIASA, Austria), Dr. Vinod Mishra (Macro Inc., USA), Dr. Kwasi Nsiah-Gyabaah (Sunyani Polytechnic, Ghana), Dr. Brian O'Neill (IIASA, Austria, and Brown University, USA), Dr. Xizhe Peng (Fudan Univ., China), Dr. Ronald Rindfuss (Univ. of North Carolina and Carolina Population Center, USA), and Dr. Michael Teitelbaum (Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, USA).