Ms. Westgate's CAWS website
 
For a description of how Christmas is celebrated by christians around the world: http://www.theholidayspot.com/christmas/worldxmas/ 
A FANTASTIC site for finding the festivals and celebrations for the month of December around the world go to http://worldparty.roughguides.com/default.aspx 
World Party allows you to choose the country, month, and features to search for and then posts the appropriate festivals that you can select to get the detailed infor
History channel for videos and information for many cultural celebrations: http://www.history.com/search?search-field=history+of+the+holidays 
For geographical information and images go to www.atlapedia.com
Use Wikipedia for extensive lists of musicians from your culture.
For artists a good source is Olga's Gallery at http://www.abcgallery.com/
For maps and basic geographical information another source is Maps of World at http://www.mapsofworld.com/
For writers a good starting point is World Literature Index at http://www.zeroland.co.nz/literature_index_3.html which has writers listed by country
For population pyramids a good source is the International Data Base Entry - U.S. Census Bureau at http://www.census.gov/ipc/www/idb/informationGateway.php 
Just select your country, submit and them select the population pyramid tab. It will give you a population pyramid that goes up to 2050 which you can analyze for possible reasons for immigration. If you go to the main page, you can also do other searches for birth and death rates, etc.
Look for your country's tourist information sites. They will give you a wealth of information, links and images.  Fodor's Travel Guides may be a good place to start at http://www.fodors.com/##
You can even see and hear some of the languages online using this site!!!




 
http://www.urbanhabitat.org/node/344 for transportation
www.urbanhabitat.org
www.pbs.org/frontlineworld/fellows/brazil1203/  on Ciritiba, Brazil
www.mnr.gov.on.ca
www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/  Ministry of Transportation
www.greatgreenlist.com
www.sustainable.org/
www.planetfriendly.net/community.html
thetyee.ca/Opinion/2010/09/15/SevenSustainableRules/
www.planetfriendly.net/
www.wwf.ca  for World Wildlife Foundation
www.worldwildlife.org/
www.ducks.ca/  Ducks Unlimited for wetlands
www.evergladesfoundation.org
www.cwac.net/wetlands/index.html  Clean Water Action Network
www.coolearth.org 
www.nature.org/rainforests/
www.rainforestconcern.org/
www.rainforestconservation.org/
www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/08/070809172336.htm
www.sciencedaily.com
www.heartoftherockies.net/AlpineTundra99.1.PDF
http://tundra.terraformers.ca/
www.starfish.ch/reef/conservation.html
www.reefrelief.org/
www.reefprotect.org/reef_crisis.htm
www.coralcay.org/
www.coralreef.gov/
www.coral.org/
www.eoearth.org Encyclopedia of Earth
http://www.fin.gov.on.ca/en/economy/demographics/census/cenhi2.html
www.trueknowledge.com/q/population_of_ontario_in_2050
www.homecareontario.ca/
www.ontario.cmha.ca › About Mental HealthPopulations
http://www.statcan.gc.ca/ca-ra2006/agpop/on-eng.htm
www.ctv.ca/CTVNews/Health/20100223/OTT_Retirement_Home_100223/
www.comfortlife.ca/aging-gracefully-nursing-home.php
www.cbc.ca
http://atlas.nrcan.gc.ca/site/english/maps/peopleandsociety/age/age1996/ont_graph.gif/image_view for a population pyramid for Ontario
http://atlas.nrcan.gc.ca/site/english/maps/index.html for online atlas
www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/en/inpr/su/index.cfm CMHC on sustainable communities
www.vcn.bc.ca/edrs/resources/sust_cmtydsgn.html  sustainable community design
www.centerforsustainability.org
www.sustainable-city.org/
sustainablecities.net/
http://ecolocalizer.com/2010/11/25/curitiba-sustainable-transportation-sustainable-city-leader-video/ 
http://ecolocalizer.com/