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Environment

  1. Environment
    1. EarthTrends: The Environmental Information Portal
      http://earthtrends.wri.org/
      Developed by the World Resources Institute, EarthTrends provides an incredibly rich resource for information concerning the environment. This is definitely the place to start.
    2. EnviroLink
      http://www.envirolink.org/
      EnviroLink is dedicated to providing you with the most comprehensive, up-to-date environmental resources available. This site features a great collection of resources for environmental education.
    3. Environmental Education Link (EE Link)
      http://eelink.net/ee-linkintroduction.html
      EE-Link develops and organizes Internet resources to support, enhance, and extend effective environmental education in grades K-12. This site is a great resource for online information.
    4. International Institute for Sustainable Development
      http://iisd1.iisd.ca/
      The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), is a clearinghouse for information and resources related to sustainable development issues worldwide. The IISD web site serves a gateway for online information about sustainable development.
    5. Rainforest Action Network
      http://www.ran.org/
      The Rainforest Action Network, or RAN, focuses on the preservation of rainforests worldwide. The RAN web site features general information about rainforests, as well as teaching resources for middle and elementary school grade levels.
    6. The Dark Side of Natural Resources (Global Policy Forum)
      http://www.globalpolicy.org/security/docs/minindx.htm
      Hosted by the Global Policy Forum, this site offers links to articles and resources related to the negative impact that globalization can have upon the environment.
    7. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
      http://www.epa.gov/
      The mission of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is to protect human health and to safeguard the natural environment--air, water, and land--upon which life depends. The EPA web site features an excellent section for teachers and students.
    8. The World Wide Web Virtual Library: Environment
      http://earthsystems.org/Environment.shtml
      This web site is an award-winning, searchable index of over 1,000 environmental resources arranged alphabetically and by category.
    9. U.S. Energy Information Administration-Country Briefs
      http://www.eia.doe.gov/emeu/cabs/contents.html
      This site allows you to search the US Energy Administration's database by country or region in order to learn more about energy consumption and policies worldwide.
    10. United Nations Environment Program
      http://www.unep.org
      The United Nations Environmental Program was established as the environmental conscience of the United Nations system, and has been creating a basis for comprehensive consideration and coordinated action within the UN on the problems of the human environment.
    11. World Resources Institute
      http://www.wri.org/wri/
      The World Resources Institute web site features information about WRI programs and initiatives, as well as an extensive collection of links to information and resources concerning environmental issues.
    12. World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)
      http://www.panda.org/
      This site is loaded with information about a variety of environmental issues related to development including climate change, pollution, and human consumption.
    13. World Wide Web Virtual Library: Sustainable Development
      http://www.ulb.ac.be/ceese/meta/sustvl.html
      This site offers thousands of links to information about sustainable development. Visit links to organisations, projects and activities, electronic journals, libraries, references and documents, databases, and directories.
    14. WorldWatch Institute
      http://www.worldwatch.org/index.html
      Worldwatch is a nonprofit public policy research organization dedicated to informing policymakers and the public about emerging global problems and trends and the complex links between the world economy and its environmental support systems.


       

 
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